Transport Company

Junior Assistant Operations Officer

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Job Description

The Junior Assistant Operations Officer is responsible for managing fleet for the company. He/she will take the lead in planning, organising and managing the work to ensure that everything is accomplished in a manner consistent with the organisational requirements.

Planning routes and load scheduling for drivers
Responsible for selecting and maintaining trucks in order to keep deliveries and distributions on schedule and within their established budget
Ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained
Booking subcontractors and ensure that they deliver within agreed terms
Making sure that the trucks are in road-worthy condition
Anticipate emerging transport operations parameters to determine future resource requirements
Communicate importance of achieving cargo handling timeframe outcomes with efficient use of resources
Communicate key messages resulting from transport operation’s data analysis to key stakeholders
Engage senior management for buy-in to implement solution identified
Formulate vehicle fleet management strategy across different plans.
Identify strategic priorities of each specific transport link in development of plans
Manage overall transportation operations, including the transport of dangerous goods and chemicals
Motivate colleagues at organisational level to develop innovative solutions for driving change
Review areas in logistics operations where technology can enhance processes
Review cargo consolidation plans to identify savings in space, cost and efficiency
Manage the company’s field fleet security arrangements and coordinate any evacuations


Good numeracy skills and analytic mind
Excellent geographical knowledge
Good people management and coordination skills
Extensive knowledge of the transportation industry
Good intuistion to make crucial judgement calls
Clear communication skills
Computer Literacy to effectively operate and manipulate online management systems


A Diploma or Degree in any relevant discipline or equivalent vocational experience in Transport / Logistics
At least 1 year experience in the field

If you meet the above requirements, email your cover letter and CV as one document(DOC or PDF) to [email protected]
Copperbelt residents are encouraged to apply.

Job Summary

Kitwe, Zambia Location
Full Time Job Type
Transport Company

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