Transport Manager in Abuja, Nigeria

Logistics and Supply Chain
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities) 

  • Plan,  organise and direct the administration of the British High Commissions   transport requirements, staff duty rosters including fleet management and   deployment.
  • Effective   and efficient management of all resources; vehicle replacements,servicing,  spares and fuel stocks.
  • Manageand supervise a group of transport co-ordinators, mechanics and other  support staff employed in the transport team in addition to a combined pool of 30+ drivers.
  • Prepare and monitor annual/quarterly budgets for the transport team, prudentlymanaging, authorising, recording and regularly reporting on all  expenditure.
  • Close supervision  of the official pool of vehicles, ensuring valid documentation, proper maintenance, driver competence and adherence to health, safety andsecurity regulations.
  • Central point  of contact for liaising and communicating with various customers, internaland external partners (including the Nigeria Police, FRSC, DFID, BDHC  Lagos, British Council, etc) on all transport related matters. 
  • Plan and co-ordinate logistical arrangements for VIP visits and up-country journeys. 

Desirable Qualifications and Experience 

  • Relevant educational qualifications (University Degree, HND or Professional Certificates)
  • Familiar with the Nigerian transport system and the Abuja road networks
  • Possess a valid drivers licence

Essential qualifications and experience:

  • Previous experience in Transport or Logistical Management
  • Experience of managing a large team to deliver a quality service in a high pressure   environment
  • A good command of English language - both verbally and in writing .
  • Flexible approach to problem solving with an ability to think on their feet
  • Demsontrate good interpersonal skills
  • A self starter able to work with minimal supervision
  • Good organisational skills - capable of working quickly and accurately
  • Budgeting and financial management experience
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office tools.

Required Competencies 

  • Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace.

N 493,126 monthly



  • To apply please attach CV and a cover letter as one document
  • Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Nigeria are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Country.
  • Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.
  • Any questions you may have about this position will only be answered during interview, should you be invited.



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