Transport Officer Job at Africa Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Job Title: Transport Officer
Company: Africa Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 3 years
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Job Field: Engineering / Technical   Transportation and Driving
Africa Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is the umbrella organization for applied epidemiology training, programs in Africa. It oversees the Field Epidemiology (and Laboratory) Training Programs (FETP) in 16 countries of Africa. FETP is modeled after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS). The main objective of AFENET through its FETP is to build and offer epidemiological services in the country for strengthening public health systems particularly disease surveillance and response, The program is partly funded by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). AFENET’s current focus is on interventions for the control of priority diseases in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS.
Job Description:
The responsibilities of the Transport Officer include: – To provide Transport administrative support functions to the NFELTP/NSTOP office. – Direct supervision of all NFELTP/NSTOP drivers to ensure discipline and compliance with lawful directives and assignments; – Daily monitoring of all vehicles using the installed Vehicle tracking system or as requested by the supervisor – Prepare transport plans/ dispatch vehicles within Abuja and outside Abuja movements of personnel – Prepares daily reports for all vehicles detailing conformity to movement schedules as indicated in Vehicle Log Sheets. – Make spot checks and ensure the drivers fill the various documents accurately at all times. This includes Log sheets, mileage records, service cards and fuel records. – - Prepare electronic reports, print and file the same reports for each vehicle every day for management use – Follow up on Vehicle insurance and maintenance – Follow up on all personnel issues related to drivers i.e. contract validity, recruitment, training, evaluation etc. – Prepare a monthly report to the administrator entailing a monthly activity analysis giving recommendations on their administration and operations – Should be ready to travel within Nigeria to execute responsibilities
-Any other related duty assigned by Supervisor
Qualification and Experience: – First degree in Engineering – Post graduate degree in Management/ administration is an added advantage – Minimum three years’ experience in transport management in an organization with a fleet of vehicles – Good knowledge of Transport Management and related disciplines.  Ability to acquire sound knowledge of AFENET rules, regulations and procedures.   – Proficiency in Microsoft Office; especially the use of MS Execl – Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels – Language Proficiency: Level IV English (fluency in both written and oral) is required

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