Job Summary

Responsible for overseeing MTI’s fleet of vehicles to ensure that fleet is efficiently utilized, maintained and accounted for. Provides technical supervision to regional Fleet Assistants and directly manages Drivers.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Department - Operations

Reports to Direct: Procurement and Logistics Manager

Location - Kasulu with frequent travel to field

Work Days & Hours - Monday-Friday, 40-48 hours/week, occasional weekends and public holidays

Supervises Direct: Drivers

Technical: Fleet Assistant

MTI Calling - Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for ensuring the implementation of fleet management systems and policies in compliance with MTI and donor requirements

  • Responsible for using Unit 4 ERP system to track and manage expenses in line with budget and ensuring resources are utilized efficiently and with integrity, paying special attention to fuel consumption and liaising with Finance and Operations departments to ensure availability of fuel funds to support field operations
  • Ensure that timely vehicle movement plans are prepared according to MTI and donor policies and procedures to ensure the efficient movement of MTI assets, patients and personnel; share regularly with SMT and relevant MTI staff
  • Maintain GPS tracking system, conduct field training and utilize tracking data to inform decision making  Ensure direct reports have clear objectives, receive mentorship and participate in capacity building opportunities
  • Conduct performance evaluations and enforce disciplinary procedures as per MTI policy
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Transport and Fleet Management, Logistics or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent is required
  • Professional Certification in CILT is required
  • Driving licence class A, B, D
  • Training in basic mechanics is an added advantage

EXPERIENCE

  • 4 years of experience in Logistics or Fleet, including 2 years of supervisory experience
  • Experience working with NGOs is an added advantage

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE

• In-depth knowledge of fleet management systems, GPS tracking, fleet maintenance and driver training

  • Knowledge of budget management

SKILLS

  • Skilled at managing fleet and logistics
  • Skilled in mentoring and building capacity of direct reports
  • Skilled at using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • A good command of both written and spoken English

ABILITIES

  • Highly organized with good quantitative ability
  • Ability to maintain detailed records with high accuracy
  • Ability to support MTI Calling and adhere to the MTI Code of Conduct

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS

This position requires occasional travel to health facilities located in remote areas with very basic living conditions.

  • Participate in annual fleet management needs assessment and planning; assist in fleet life cycle management from procurement to disposal
  • Plan technical vehicle specification and maintenance schedules; monitor Fleet Assistants to ensure regular inspection of fleet and contracted vehicles and maintenance/repair work in accordance with MTI and donor policies
  • Conduct spot checks to physically verify MTI fleet assets and analyse management of assets; review condition reports for the purpose of insurance, sales and purchase
  • Assist in the establishment and management of supply and maintenance contracts for MTI fleet workshops
  • Prepare complete fleet management reports to MTI management for informed decision making
  • Develop and implement in liaison with Senior Manager Operations a training and development plan for fleet staff to improve skills, safety and security and efficient use of transport resources
  • Works closely with security team to ensure that all vehicles are secure when not in use
  • Supervise Drivers and coordinate movements of-related activities
  • Book domestic flights and liaise with other transport agents as required


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