Transport Manager Job Vacancy at British Embassy, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

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Transport Manager

The British Embassy is inviting applications from the eligible candidates for the post of ‘Transport Manager’ Job vacancy at its office located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It’s a full-time job opportunity open to everyone so, interested candidates check their eligibility below and Apply to the vacancy.


Salary: ETB 20,298.71

Job Post: Transport Manager

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Organization: British Embassy, Addis Ababa

Last date to Apply: 24 September 2020

2nd November 2020

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Job Summary

To oversee the day-to-day running of the British Embassy transport section, providing a quality and efficient service to staff and stakeholders in compliance with British government policies / procedures.



Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Plan, organise and direct the administration of the British Embassy transport requirements, staff duty rosters including vehicle fleet management and deployment.
  • Implement and monitor the delivery of the Embassy transport policy.
  • Prepare and monitor annual/quarterly budgets for the transport team, prudently managing, authorising, recording and regularly reporting on all expenditure
  • Ensure effective and efficient management of all resources; vehicle replacements, servicing, spares and fuel stocks.
  • Manage and supervise a Deputy Transport Manager and a pool of 14 embassy drivers.
  • Close supervision of the official pool of vehicles, ensuring valid documentation, proper maintenance, driver competence and adherence to health, safety and security regulations.
  • Central point of contact for liaising and communicating with various customers, internal and external partners on all transport related matters.
  • Negotiation with commercial partners (dealers, garages, insurance agents, fuel suppliers) to ensure VFM for HMG on all transport related purchases and contracts
  • Plan and co-ordinate logistical arrangements for VIP visits and up-country journeys

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Resources managed (staff and expenditure)

    • Deputy Transport Manager and 14 Pool Drivers
    • 1 armoured vehicle, 50 soft skinned vehicles, diesel fuel and vehicle spare parts stocks.
    • Management of £140k operational running cost budget

  • 3+ years of experience in Transport or Logistics management roles
  • Experience of managing a large team to deliver a quality service in a high pressure environment
  • Fluent in English and Amharic
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Budgeting and Financial management experience
  • Must hold a valid 3rd grade / equivalent driving license



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