British Embassy Transport Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

British Embassy Transport Manager Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)

Main purpose of job

  • To oversee the day-to-day running of the British Embassy transport section, providing a quality and efficient service to staff and stakeholders in compliance with British government policies / procedures.

    Roles and responsibilities

  • Plan, organise and direct the administration of the British Embassy transport requirements, staff duty rosters including vehicle fleet management and deployment.

  • Implement and monitor the delivery of the Embassy transport policy.

  • Prepare and monitor annual/quarterly budgets for the transport team, prudently managing, authorising, recording and regularly reporting on all expenditure

  • Ensure effective and efficient management of all resources; vehicle replacements, servicing, spares and fuel stocks.

  • Manage and supervise a Deputy Transport Manager and a pool of 14 embassy drivers.

  • Close supervision of the official pool of vehicles, ensuring valid documentation, proper maintenance, driver competence and adherence to health, safety and security regulations.

  • Central point of contact for liaising and communicating with various customers, internal and external partners on all transport related matters.

  • Negotiation with
    commercial partners (dealers, garages, insurance agents, fuel suppliers) to ensure VFM for HMG on all transport related purchases and contracts

  • Plan and co-ordinate logistical arrangements for VIP visits and up-country journeys

    Resources managed (staff and expenditure):

    Deputy Transport Manager and 14 Pool Drivers

  • armoured vehicle, 50 soft skinned vehicles, diesel fuel and vehicle spare parts stocks.

  • Management of £140k operational running cost budget

    Essential qualifications, skills and experience

  • 3+ years of experience in Transport or Logistics management roles

  • Experience of managing a large team to deliver a quality service in a high pressure environment

  • Fluent in English and Amharic

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Budgeting and Financial management experience

  • Must hold a valid 3rd grade / equivalent driving license

    Desirable qualifications, skills and experience

  • Relevant educational qualifications (Business and Logistics related Degree or Professional Qualification)

    Required competencies

  • Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; British Embassy Transport Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

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