Women's University in Africa

Transport And Logistics Officer

Women's University in Africa
Apr. 03, 2023
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Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the above vacant position which has arisen at the Women’s University in Africa. The Transport and Logistics Officer will report to the Deputy Director, Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Processing transport requests and allocating pool vehicles to users for optimal use.
  • Overseeing the operations, maintenance and repairs of University fleet and ancillary equipment.
  • Ensuring that University vehicles are roadworthy, branded, serviced and licensed timeously and stored safely.
  • Developing policy procedures and safety protocols in order to improve the provision of transport services to the University.
  • Drafting and presenting weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports on the status of the University’s fleet.
  • Managing resources in an economic, efficient and cost-effective manner, and in line with set standards, policies and procedures.
  • Overseeing and scheduling vehicle inspection, maintenance, and servicing to minimise down time.
  • Overseeing the maintenance of vehicle information and inspection records.
  • Superintending over the routing and timetabling of the University fleet.
  • Leading in the investigations into vehicle accidents, incidences, damages, misuse and abuse.
  • Processing of transport requests from University satellite campuses.
  • Managing Board of Surveys and disposal of vehicles.
  • Providing strategic inputs and recommendations into the purchase of new vehicles or related equipment for the University.
  • Handling of fleet related grievances, queries and complaints from University clients.
  • Supervising junior staff in the Transport and Logistics Section.
  • Performing any other duties as delegated by the Deputy Director, Operations. 

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Higher National Diploma in Transport Management or equivalent from a reputable examination board.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Transport Management/Administration from a recognised university is an added advantage.
  • Must hold a clean class 4 driver’s license.
  • Defensive Driver's License is a must.
  • Membership of a Professional board is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant professional experience as Transport and Logistics Officer or equivalent.
  • Experience in the transportation industry is an added advantage.


  • Outstanding organisational skills.
  • Analytical mindset, good problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.
  • A high degree of maturity, self-discipline, initiative and creativity.
  • A good team leader and player.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to work under pressure.


How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit six (6) sets of applications with detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic and professional qualifications including transcripts to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resources & Administration)

Women’s University in Africa

P.O Box GD 32 Greendale


Or Hand deliver at

Women’s University in Africa

Number 549 Arcturus Road Greendale

P.O Box GD 32 Greendale

Deadline: 03 April 2023

Women's University in Africa

Women's University in Africa is a "private university which is supported through student fees and donors from around the globe", established in 2002 and located in Marondera, Zimbabwe. It has a student enrolment policy of 80% women and 20% men. Wikipedia

Address: 549 Arcturus Road, Harare

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