Transport Officer Job in Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Transport Officer Job in Kenya 2020
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

The International Committee
of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation
with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of
victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It
also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening
International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.

The Transport Officer is
responsible for coordinating shipping and transport by air, sea, road, rail and
river for ICRC operations on a global level.

  • Manages
    orders for transport, cargo handling and storage ensuring that approvals
    and recording are carried out according to established criteria;
  • Liaises
    with staff working in the regional centres, headquarters, the Supply Chain
    Unit and import-export to efficiently plan dispatch and shipment of cargo;
  • Maintains
    and updates shipping instructions to ensure that the required
    documentation is accurate, on time delivery is achieved and information is
    shared with the stakeholders;
  • Purchase
    logistics services (transport & handling) in line with the ICRC’s
    procedures and rules on financial management;
  • Negotiates
    freight charges and ensures that cargo is dispatched in a safe and
    cost-efficient manner;
  • Keeps
    track of all international truck movements and follows up with fleet
    responsible to ensure a timely and swift turnaround;
  • Analyses
    and mitigates risks (vehicle looting & safety hazards) in dangerous
  • Coaches
    and supervises staff within his team;

  • Degree
    in Logistics or equivalent;
  • Five
    years’ work experience in transportation/Logistics industry;
  • Excellent
    command of written and spoken English;
  • Working
    knowledge & certification of ERP systems will be an added advantage;
  • Excellent
    computer skills;
  • Valid
    driving license and IATA Dangerous Goods Regulation Certification;
  • Certificate
    of good conduct;
  • Must be a Kenyan Citizen;
The interested
candidates should submit their applications on or before 7th
August 2020 at 4:30 pm
 with the CV, motivation letter,
including references details, supporting documents (Certificates, Diplomas etc)
and current
and expected remuneration
 to ICRC Logistics Support
Centre, HR Department via: E-mail :
The reference Transport Officer must be stated in the application
to be valid.
 If you do not clearly state the position for which you are
applying & attach the required Degree & other supporting documents,
your application will not be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
ICRC does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment
 All applications are free for all candidates and no one
should require any payment or compensation during the recruitment process. If
the candidate is asked for any fee, he/she must report to ICRC HR Department
through the recruitment contact.

ICRC is committed to
diversity and welcomes applications from qualified candidates regardless of
disability, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour
or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.