UNITRANS Is Hiring: Despatch Supervisor – South Africa

Closing Date: 27 February 2023

Job Advert Summary

An opportunity has become available for Despatch Supervisor to take full responsibility of the overall function of the despatch function.

To plan, coordinate and manage daily operations in the department such that work is performed effectively by those accountable and tasks are executed timeously and effectively.

Minimum Requirements
Grade 12

Tertiary qualification in Logistics/ Transportation Management or studying towards is an advantage

Must have experience in Live Stock transportation

Administration Skills

2 years experience in the Transport industry in a supervisory position

Hands-on involvement in all areas of the business

Problem solving abilities Skills and Knowledge

Excellent communication skills on all levels

Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team

Valid drivers license and Own Reliable transport
Analytical, pro-active, organized, innovative

Computer literate (MS Office and Outlook)

Transport Management

Health and Safety Legislation and Procedure

Knowledge of NBC regulations

Knowledge of the Road Traffic Legislation

Knowledge of SHEQ systems, Safety Legislation and Procedures

Labour Legislation

Duties & Responsibilities

Supporting and assisting Management with:

Handling administrative tasks and supervising and controlling driver activities

Briefing / debriefing of Drivers (loading and off loading)

Able to Schedule loads

Trip sheet analysis and dispatching vehicles, monitoring progress and utilization

Handling administrative tasks and supervising and controlling driver activities

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