Transport and Workshop Manager (International School) – Nairobi.

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Our client, an International School based in Nairobi, Kenya is seeking to recruit a Transport and Workshop Manager. He/ She will be responsible for overseeing the daily activities, workload, and personnel of organizations that rely heavily on vehicle use during their normal operations.  The ideal candidate Must have over 7 years of experience in the transportation or logistics field. Experience working in the Education sector is preferred.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor the transportation budget to ensure funds are properly utilized and implemented.
  • Supervise mechanics’ and service assistants’ performance, allocating driver assignments, ensuring compliance with safety standards, and maintaining all vehicles in top working order.
  • Manage databases that detail transport activities, financial accountings, and employee schedules, personnel records.
  • Create, implement, and revise an annual budget for transportation department expenditures.
  • Provide long-range planning for the transportation department.
  • Participate in the development of time and cost estimates for major vehicle repairs.
  • Determine the appropriateness of vehicle service requests and authorize work to be completed.
  • Establish standards of maintenance and preventative maintenance for vehicles.
  • Ensure that standards consistent with all applicable laws and regulations are maintained.
  • Manage compliance with all safety regulations governing pupil & student transportation.
  • Inspect all vehicles on a regular basis to determine that high standards of cleanliness, safety, and security are maintained.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise all bus drivers.

Key Qualifications:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Practices of operating a school transportation system and fleet vehicles.
  • Knowledge of Laws, safety precautions, and rules pertaining to the transportation of children and the maintenance of transportation vehicles.
  • Effective communication techniques using tact and professionalism.
  • Ability to Coordinate and supervise the work of others and develop and maintain cooperative working relations with those contacted in the course of the work.
  • Carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Read and interpret transportation policies.
  • Prepare and present oral and written reports.
  • Assist and provide direction to the employees as it relates to personnel issues and concerns.

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary: Competitive Package depending on experience and qualifications.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Management
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 10th April, 2024