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Transport Manager

Job Title: Transport Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basrah, Iraq
REF: 1194
Contact Name: Zainab Mohammed
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Transport Manager
MSELECT is looking to hire a Transportation Manager for an international logistics company in Basrah, Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience as Transport or Logistics Manager, Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Job Description
Looking for a Transportation Manager to plan and coordinate daily deliveries as per client orders.
To succeed in this role candidate should have
  • Thorough knowledge in Logistics, Transportation, and or supply chain management
  • Understanding of customs clearance procedures, including shipping documents review, loading and transportation orders and tracking transportation vehicles.
  • Candidate should also be familiar with safety processes and legal regulations and have strong knowledge in managing transportation activities and transportation contractors in Iraq.
  • Must have strong ability to manage fleet utilization and performance. Ultimately, ensuring that all shipments are handled quickly, safely and within budget.

  • Plan and supervise the shipments from ports of Iraq to the end-user facilities.
  • Schedule daily and weekly routes, vehicles requirements, transport contractors plans, and delivery plans.
  • Coordinate with ports operators and storage yards at the port to ensure proper pick up and distribution of cargo.
  • Monitor and report on transportation costs and transportation performance.
  • Ensure shipping documents are properly filed, and all transportation record is kept in an organized manner.
  • Report maintenance and repair needs for transportation vehicles and equipment
  • Coordinate for vehicles inspection (Daily, weekly, and timely … as required and as per the schedule).
  • Maintain vehicles inspection record.
  • Research and suggest cost-effective transport methods.
  • Conduct regular safety audits on equipment.
  • Organize training and awareness sessions for employees on the route management, planning, escort, and transportation management.
  • Prepare Journey Management / Plan and communicate with all concerned parties.
  • Keep organized records of vehicles, schedules and completed orders.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and shipping legislation.
  • Stay up-to-date with safety regulations.

  • Proven work experience as a Transportation Manager, Logistics Manager, or similar role for at least 7 years.
  • Must have knowledge in transport equipment.
  • Strong HSSE background.
  • Knowledge about route management, route survey.
  • Knowledge in Heavy lift operations.
  • Solid knowledge of supply chain management.
  • Experience preparing and tracking orders.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • BSc in relevant field.