Transportation Operations Manager

A Leading Trading Industrial Group in Qatar


Ref: GP585-09

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Responsible for direction and oversight of the Inter Change Group Transportation Division, including, but not limited to operations, maintenance, safety/compliance, equipment and personnel:

• Responsible for divisional economic performance
• Responsible for the justification, specification, selection and purchase of new trucks, trailers and other necessary equipment and systems
• Responsible for disposal of transportation equipment through sale or trade
• Responsible for managing assets and available business in such a way as to minimize operational expenses while maximizing equipment utilization
• Supervise key terminal staff to monitor operations at all company truck terminals, ensuring workload is completed per customer expectations: efficiently, safely and compliant with all applicable regulations
• Coordinate with company maintenance personnel and terminal supervision to keep owned/leased trucks and trailers maintained, safe, and operating per local law while managing associated costs
• Plan with COO and corporate leadership to determine strategic direction of the Transportation Division
• Develop and implement compliant, effective safety programs
• Work with COO, corporate management, human resources department, and terminal supervision to determine staffing levels, job descriptions, and assist in the recruitment of drivers and support staff
• Assist sales team with marketing transportation services by providing information about available capacity and working with existing customers in sales opportunities
• Partner with accounting staff and sales team to monitor customer payment
• Provide back-up support to terminal supervision and administrative staff in the performance of their duties
• Share in off-hours/weekend call duties with other staff members and management
• Develop and implement divisional standard operating procedures
• Coordinate with terminal supervision at current and future locations to help maximize driver and equipment utilization across the fleet
• Assist with the compilation and communication of payroll information
• Serve as a member of the corporate leadership team by participating in regular meetings and projects related to the operation of the company as a whole
• Perform all duties in a professional manner which promotes the image, growth, profitability, and success of the company
• Maintain a high degree of confidentiality with issues related to drivers (private and personal matters), rates, customers, and other proprietary items


• University degree required (advanced degree preferred)
• Fluent in English and Arabic
• Extensive operations related training, especially with regard to depot operations
• Project management experience including planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation of transportation systems
• Experience with governmental services and agencies
• Experience on infrastructure build a plus

About the Company

A leading Trading Industrial group in Qatar.

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QAR 18,500

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