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Operations Assistant at Transport Company

  • Contract
  • Kitwe
  • 00 USD / Year
  • Salary: 00

Transport Company

The Operations Assistant  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
  • 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
  • Engage senior management for buy-in to implement solution identified
  • Formulate vehicle fleet management strategy across different plans.
  • 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 intuition 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

Method of Application

If you meet the above requirements, email your cover letter and CV as one document(DOC or PDF) to

Copperbelt residents are encouraged to apply.

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