Transport Manager : Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (MUAST) Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (MUAST)

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the following posts that have arisen in the University


Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities
 Day to day management of the transport section.
 Ensure that all vehicles meet legal and regulatory requirements.
 Ensure that drivers hold the appropriate entitlement for the vehicle they are driving.
 Ensure drivers comply with the drivers’ hours and working time rules.
 Ensure that drivers are properly trained and competent to operate all relevant vehicles and equipment.
 Ensure that a proper system of vehicle maintenance is in place and carried out and that all vehicles are kept in a roadworthy condition.
 Liaise with third parties to co-ordinate and book transport for University activities, including trips, visits and sporting events.
 Develop and keep current the Transport Department Incident Management Report, Policies and Procedures, and ensure compliance by all drivers.
 Manage incidents requiring employee discipline
 Order and manage diesel/petrol coupons.
 Working with vendors and suppliers, authorize and manage vehicle repairs, fleet cards and maintenance.
 Keep current with and maintain an awareness of the Transport industry.
 Maintain safety standards to ensure compliance with insurance regulations, and develop a program of preventative safety
 Complete insurance reports.
 Monitor and maintain a vibrant vehicle tracking system.
 Develop and monitor the Transport section operations and capital expense budgets.
 Identify training needs and continued driver development, such as advanced driver training and safety.
 Maintain accurate current year and historical transport department files
 Other duties as may be assigned by the Line Director/ Supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants must have a Higher National Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Management/Transport/Logistics or Supply Chain Management, or equivalent.
At least five (5) years post-qualification relevant experience at Senior Management level. A relevant Masters’ degree in the area would be an added advantage.

How to Apply

Information on salary and other benefits will be made available to shortlisted candidates.
Applicants must submit six (6) sets of applications which should include the application letter, certified copies of certificates, national identification, birth certificate and detailed Curriculum Vitae giving full personal details including full names, place and date of birth, qualifications, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact details, names, addresses and email addresses of three referees. Applications in envelopes clearly indicating post applied for should be addressed to:
The Acting Deputy Registrar, Human Resources
Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
P.O Box 35

Hand deliver to or send by courier to:
Marondera University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
CSC Campus, Industrial Sites
15 Longlands Road
The closing date for receipt of applications is Thursday, 29 September 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The University does not charge applicants a fee at any stage of the recruitment process and does not have Agents who receive applications on its behalf

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