Transport Manager (Logistics / Oil & Gas / Supply Chain / Operations ) – Gauteng

Southern Africa
Posted 2 weeks ago

Reference No. DSS01 – GS

Reference Number: DSS01 – GS

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a reliable Transport Manager to oversee the secure, efficient, and cost-effective distribution of bulk petroleum products to their installations, retail outlets, and consumer sites.


  • Ensure the transportation operations meet client demands and maintain strategic stock levels, optimizing costs for maximum returns.
  • Optimize the company's vehicle fleet to minimize downtime.
  • Design, implement, and maintain efficient scheduling systems for loading, transport, and delivery.
  • Co-coordinate contract negotiations for road transport, ensuring adherence to terms and conditions.
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures, manuals, guidelines, and codes relevant to transport operations.
  • Maintain the safety of all company vehicles and conduct bi-annual safety inspections.
  • Perform Transport Audits for Road Transport Contractors, ensuring closure of Remedial Action Plans.
  • Create transport costing models to maximize commercial value while adhering to safety and security standards.
  • Identify areas for performance optimization in collaboration with Supply, Sales, and Marketing.
  • Stay informed about industry developments, road networks, infrastructure, vehicle tracking, theft prevention, and relevant legislation to align transport strategy.
  • Evaluate and enhance compliance with customer service standards.
  • Ensure the transport department is fully staffed and compliant with labor laws and sector regulations.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Logistics, Supply Chain or similar
  • 5 years’ experience in Transport/Fleet Management.
  • Experience in the petroleum industry or transporting hazardous products is mandatory.
  • Experienced with HSEQ environment in relation to the transport of petroleum or hazardous goods.
  • Strong analysis, scenario planning and costing skills.
  • Experience working with, implementing, and enforcing operating procedures, processes, standards, and policies.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Experience in contract management and working knowledge of commercial contract law.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent employment
  • Base Salary
  • Eligible for commission based on KPI.
  • Provident Fund


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