Unigroup Transporters General Manager, Transport Officer and Workshop Manager Jobs in Mombasa Kenya 2014


Unigroup Transporters is a leading transport firm with its offices located in Mombasa.
We are looking to fill the following positions;
General Manager
Reporting to the Managing Director
The General Manager will be responsible for maintaining smooth and efficient operations of the company.
Key responsibilities include:-
  • Develop criteria, procedural manuals and contracts for commercial transportation programs.
  • Ensure relationships of the company with key customers in order to further the company business interests.
  • Optimally manage the company finances in order to sustain the operations while focusing at the interests of the investors in order to reap maximum return on investment.
  • Prepare a long-range strategic plan in marketing, business development and general operations of the organization.
  • Manage and motivate the personnel in order to synergize their efforts towards the company’s targets and goals.
  • Prepare management reports such as proposed tariff increases or schedule.
  • Analyze expenditure and other financial information in order to develop plans, policies and budgets for increasing profits and improving services.
  • Must be an MBA holder, or a Degree in a Management related field.
  • Understanding of the transport and logistical industry.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the trucking business.
  • Thorough knowledge of the East & Central Africa road network coupled with upto date understanding of cross border regulatory requirements.
  • Outstanding time management skills
  • Demonstrate a proven track record in developing and driving business strategies.
Transport Officer
Reporting to the General Manager
The Transport Officer will be responsible for effective running of the fleet and ensuring that laid down standards of service are maintained at all times
Key responsibilities include:-
  • Participate in budget formulation process.
  • Maintain and update vehicle inventory in liaison with the Workshop Manager to ensure seamless service delivery.
  • Manage staff and ensure a high degree of motivation, efficiency and discipline.
  • In liaison with the Workshop manager ensure vehicles and properly maintained.
  • Prepare regular reports on vehicles mileage, fuel consumption, repairs and maintenance thereof
  • Maintenance of the fleet management system and generation of reports.
  • Follow-up proper reporting and documentation of accidents and claims and statutory requirements.
  • University degree from a recognized institution
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in a commercial environment of which 2 years should be in a similar position
  • Good customer care and coordinating skills
  • Well developed communication skills, both written and verbal at all levels
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to make decisions and to solve problems
  • Ability to work long and odd hours and meet strict deadlines
Workshop Manager
Reporting to the General Manager
The Workshop Manager will be responsible for the effective running of the workshop and optimal utilization of assets
Key responsibilities include:-
  • Ensuring all trucks are well maintained and down times minimized.
  • Developing a preventive maintenance schedule for the trucks.
  • Managing expenditure and providing monthly cost reports
  • Providing technical support on fault diagnosis and solution finding.
  • Liaise with procurement department on stock planning and procurement of spares
  • Receiving and issuing maintenance reports on vehicles requiring mechanical attention.
  • Overall supervision of the workshop department.
  • Accident management and handling of related emergencies.
  • University Degree in relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in a similar position
  • Prior experience in dealing with Heavy Commercial vehicles
  • Good communication, management and leadership skills
  • Excellent levels of quality control
If you believe that you are the right candidate for this position, please email your CV only to jobs@unigroup.co.ke.
In addition send your letter of application, CV and related documents to
The Human Resources Officer,
Unigroup Transporters,
P.O. Box 21210, 00505,
to be received not later than Monday 9th December, 2013.
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