An ultra modern Oil and Gas Firm Job for Transportation Manager

An ultra modern state-of-the-art tank farm Oil and Gas depot located in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, requires the services of:

Job Title: Transportation Manager

Job Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers 

Educational Qualification:

  • The ideal candidate must be holders of a good Bachelors’ degree in Mechanical or Automobile Engineering
  • An MBA degree will be an added advantage.


Years of Experience: At least eight years cognate experience in managing fleet of trucks in the oil and gas industry, three of which must be at management level.

Other Requirements:

  • Age range: 30 – 40 years
Professional Experience/Competencies:
  • Able to operate effectively in a high volume service driven transport operation.
  • Knowledgeable in all process compliance areas including; Legislative, Productivity, Quality, safety and Service delivery.
  • Full understanding of Transport Operational Systems.
  • Able to work diplomatically in a unionized environment.
  • Possessing a good understanding of all relevant legal compliance and fleet controls.
  • Strong technical background that will aid accurate diagnosis of vehicle problems for quick resolutions
Personal Attributes:
  • Able to multiply tasks at different levels.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Problem solving and prioritizing skills.
  • Man management skills.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Transport operations, Staff appraisals, Eye for details, Safety compliance, Planning and
  • Scheduling, Vehicle maintenance, Route/Itinerary planning, People management.
The remuneration attached to this position is excellent but negotiable, above industry average and able to attract and motivate the right candidate.

Job Specification(s):

  • We require an energetic, innovative and dynamic Transport Manager with a proven track record in managing a highly competitive commercial operation in a fast paced oil and gas environment.
  • This candidate will lead and motivate the entire transport team and be responsible for looking after all vehicles in the fleet which run on a 24 hour basis.
  • He/she will therefore be on call at irregular hours and at weekends to deal with any urgent matters arising.
  • The ideal candidate should easily demonstrate experience of effectively running a successful transport function in a high pressure environment and will be responsible for the transport and distribution operations and also for providing excellent standards of service, safety, efficiency and performance through outstanding people management skills.
  • In charge of the day to day operations of the transport department.
  • Efficiently managing a team of drivers and vehicles.
  • Maintaining accurate vehicle administrative records.
  • Organizing regular vehicle checks.
  • Identifying operational issues, potential problems and opportunities.
  • Resolving and managing queries and complaints courteously and efficiently.
  • Appraising staff performance and also recommending disciplinary measures whenever required
  • Responsible for all vehicle accident investigations.
  • Supervise schedules of truck loading, movements, drivers’ activities, and maintain log books for all company vehicles.
  • Responsible for all of the dispatching, routing, and tracking of delivery vehicles.
  • Ensuring company compliance with all Government transport policies, legislation and procedures
  • Managing, monitoring and developing a team of drivers and line managers.
  • Initiating all vehicle maintenance activities in conjunction with maintenance manager to meet safety, service reliability, scheduling and monetary budgets.
  • Engage in the induction and training of all new staff and retraining of existing ones.
  • Regularly liaising with the logistics manager to ensure a smooth running of both departments.

Apply Before: 19th July, 2016.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidate should send their resume to:

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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