Fleet Officer – a reputable company

Job Description
Our company is a leading haulage company in Nigeria, looking to engage qualified and experienced Fleet Officers to manage our fleet across various locations in Nigeria. The ideal candidate would be required to:
Oversee assigned fleet’s operations and make direct reports to the Fleet Coordinator on fleet performance and other operational requirements
Monitor and report daily trucks turn-around time
Direct activities related to dispatching, routing, and tracking vehicles
Direct investigations to verify and resolve all complaints relating to fleet management or drivers conduct
Obtain and maintain annual inspections certification by regulatory authorities or in line with contractual obligations from clients
Obtain and maintain all truck licensing, registrations and permits
Oversee proper use of fuel/diesel rations; maintain log and account for fuel/diesel and oil storage tanks
Coordinate daily pre-trip and post-trip truck inspections
Utilize GPS systems in conjunction with tracking unit to monitor drivers and track vehicles at all
Develop, maintain and ensure adherence to disciplinary procedures and drivers’ orientation program and administering disciplinary measures to non-compliant drivers.
Assist the HR unit in the recruitment of quality drivers into the fleet.
Managing drivers so they adhere to strict schedules.
Training and re-training of the drivers (and motor mates) for efficiency
Regularly holding meeting with the (except those on official assignment) to discuss and ensure the smooth operations and the actualization of the goals of the company
Constantly monitor the tracking report and follow up with drivers on issues raised and send updated report on issues resolution.

Academic Requirements And Experience
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized tertiary institution
Minimum 4 years’ experience in supply chain management, including, haulage, logistics, and fleet management and customer service operations
Complete and up-to-date knowledge of Federal and State transportation regulations.
Ability to accurately calculate load arrival times and other performance parameters.
Must have a working knowledge of computers and Intermediate to advanced level Microsoft Excel with a manifest readiness to learn company specific fleet management software quickly
Ability to develop and maintain an accurate record-keeping system
Ability to think on one’s feet and make decisions quickly
Listening skills: Willing to listen to drivers, office personnel, management, state and federal regulators and their concerns.
Handle emergencies: Ability to stay calm and take decisions quickly
Differentiate driver issues, decipher problems versus complaints and proffer relevant solutions

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: recruitment@whitesoulmotors.com using the Job Title as subject of the email.

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