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Transport/ Logistics Contract Manager

Minimum Requirements Degree or Diploma in Road Transport or Logistics or a Degree in Management with financial electives. (An Industrial/Mining Engineering qualification would be ideal)Experience in a Mining environment (surface mining preferably) where yellow equipment and specialized vehicles were used is required.Knowledge of Logistics and Supply Chain ManagementKnowledge of logistics equipment within a Mining operationManagement experience (operations management with large production teams plus employees)Human resources management skillsDuties & Responsibilities Effective management of operational processes and contracts/serviceDevelop and maintain procedures that relate to day-to-day operational requirementsEnsure proper routing of deliveries and scheduling of vehicles to achieve delivery targets as per customer requirements.Vehicle downtime is monitored, controlled, and kept to a minimumMonitor fleet constantly to ensureVehicle, driver, and cargo securityOptimal usage of fuelNo unnecessary route deviationEnsure adherence to procedures pertaining toLoading and offloading procedures (as per client requirements)Safety and security standardsOptimal allocations of vehicles and staffTimeous vehicle inspectionIdentify, implement and maintain site/depot-specific requirements as per legislation, policy, and customer requirementsManage and control vehicle hire and maintenance Attend to and manageTyre tracking and scraping requirementsTyre costs, quality. Suppliers agreementTyre management system Effective customer relationship managementUndertake effective client relationship managementIncluding client entertainment when necessaryAudit the quality of service provided through personal interaction with the customer on an ongoing basis and timeous corrective action is taken when requiredMonitoring and measuring Management of financial and administration requirementsMonitor and Manage costsUndertake accurate and timeous forecastingScreen all suppliers by comparing costs, quality products, and BEEAuthorize and submit cash book payments so that the costs are correctly allocatedReport weekly on projects contract revenue, kilometers, and profitsMonitor and reconcileDaily kilometers traveledMonitoring fuelRectify problematic vehicles or driversReport on the performance of the contact on a monthly basisManage and control all assets that are acquired and disposed of according to the relevant procedure and ensure accurate recording Management of safety, health, environment, and qualityManage housekeeping, safety, and quality by ensuring that all housekeeping audits are conducted regularly and that corrective action is taken if required. This includesCondition of the vehicleAppearance of driversAppearance of officesManage accidence and insuranceEnsure the accident report-keeping system is maintainedSafety and security orientationImplement and manage an effective SHEQ system addressing all safety risksEffective management of human resourcesEffective Performance managementDevelop performance standardsMeasure performance accordingly for each positionConduct Performance Reviews and evaluate performance on a regular basisCoach and provide feedback on possible areas that can be developed or rectifiedCorrect performance when required and discuss problem areas and discuss possible actions that can be undertakenEnsure effective record keeping by maintaining personal files for all subordinatesDevelop a Workplace Skills Plan by assessing the development and training required by subordinatesResponsible for compilation of Training Needs AnalysisUndertake purposeful recruitment as per operational requirements in line with Recruitment ProceduresEnsure that planned progress is made in terms of the Employment Equity PlanMonitor employee's remuneration and benefits and compare the monthly staff costs with budgeted allocationsManage employee relationsTO APPLY:Only if you do meet the minimum job requirements and experience as mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV. 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Durban, ZN, ZA