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Job Information OPERATIONS ASSISTANT Company Information
Contact Name The Recruiter
Contact Email
Since 03-06-2011
Job Information
Job Type Full-Time
Salary Range Per Month
Category Logistics/Transportation
Sub Category
Shift 08:00hrs to 17:00hrs
Experience Summary 3
Posted 07-07-2021
Minimum Education College
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 3 Year (Diploma in Shipping and Procurement)
Work Permit
Job Status
Job Status Receiving Applications
Start Publishing 02-07-2021
No of Jobs 1
Stop Publishing 31-07-2021
[Ndola,Zambia ]


Our client from the Transport and Logistics industry is seeking to recruit for an Operations Assistant to be responsible for daily routine including supporting all supply chain procedures, coordinating deliveries, managing border documentation, managing drivers tracking vehicles to run in a safe, efficient, reliable manner. Ultimately, you will ensure our customers receive the right orders on time. The job role is in Ndola.


  • Optimum resource utilization
  • Market trend and customer behavior trend understanding
  • Conversant with all port operation such lodging documents with Kwatos and cargo clearance at the surrounding ports.
  • Conversant with calculations i.e tonnage calculations, volume cargo, density, and documentation needed
  • Ensuring data record is kept for all incoming and outgoing cargo stored at the warehouse, addition to that the other role is to ensure the warehouse is neat to avoid infestation of customers good
  • Handling all documentation for shipment related to ZRA and customs clearance
  • Optimum resource utilization to control the costs in transport department, Monitor and maintain reports on transportation costs                                                                                                
  • Ensure all drivers have valid driver’s license, all staff have passes for port entry, all vehicles, employees and goods are insured as per company policy
  • To ensure accurately documented cargo is cleared and loaded on vehicles in road ready condition.
  • Ensure all shipping, storage and distribution procedures meet company policies and government regulations.
  • Ensure enough cargo is available from the clearing departments for the fleet
  • Ensure the information on dispatched trucks is given to trucking team on daily basis and after every dispatch.
  • Working hand to hand with the general manager to ensue schedule departures and deliveries with no delays
  • Ensuring the right cargo and tonnage is loaded to the assigned vehicle
  • Co-ordinating with Workshop Team to reduce the off road days for the fleet, to increase revenue.
  • Monitor and report diesel consumption for each trip, if anomalies, investigate and report the same
  • Supervise tracking of the  on road trucks throughout the trip to avoid unnecessary delays caused by unscheduled stop over’s and to check that trucks don’t carry un authorized goods and passengers
  • Report maintenance and repair needs for transportation vehicles and equipment, ensure the repairs are tracked and completed within the timeline
  • Schedule daily and weekly routes for the fleet, allocate staff as per the truck dispatch plan.
  • Ensure for available and enough cargo for that particular day.
  • Ensure drivers are present to perform their duties
  • Keep organized records of vehicles, schedules and completed orders
  • liaise with workshop which trucks are ready for loading from that particular day
  • Conduct regular safety audits on equipment’s and fleet
  • Ensure of availability of enough fuel which can accommodate trucks, Monitor diesel rates on a daily basis
  • Monitoring time delays on trips, investigate and take corrective action
  • Ensure goods are delivered on time, in good condition, without any shortages before closing the trip
  • keeping 24hrs supervision on road patrols to  cub on un necessary stop overs of trucks,
  • Keeping daily data on work shop to evaluate on daily basis hours taken in workshop.
  • Having staff meetings    on 15th of every month to evaluate the performance
  • Monthly Business Review- Trucks Report to be submitted by 5th of every month (it would report on the total cargo transported in a month, road side breakdowns in the month, new clients that we have served in the month) to GM
  • Monthly Business Review report on Clearing and Warehousing to be submitted by 4th of every month to GM.
  • Report on drivers hired and dismissed to be submitted by 8th of every month to HR

Method of Application


If you closely fit the above requirements and are interested in the position, please send your CV to: before 9th July, 2021 clearly stating in the email subject line the position you are applying for or Visit our website Download our Recruitment App from Google Play store: THE RECRUITER KSM.



  • Diploma in Shipping and Procurement.
  • 3 years of experience in the transport and logistics department
  • Should have work experience in Zambia and surrounding SADC countries
  • Knowledge of Tax compliance, highway departments and customs agencies for freight and shipping guidelines
  • Cargo handling procedures for all imports and exports
  • Fleet maintenance and operational costs
Preferred Skills
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