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Chief Transport Officer

Chief Transport Officer

Chief Transport Officer

Central University seeks the services of a Chief Transport Officer

Job Summary

  • The Transport Officer is the head of the Transport Unit and reports to the Director (Administration) of the University

Job Description

  • Draws up plans for routine maintenance of vehicles and recommends for procurement of essential spare parts and vehicle accessories
  • Receives and handles transport requests from all departments/schools/faculties of the University
  • Draws up charts/programmes for all transport requests
  • Schedules vehicles and drivers for official assignments
  • Plans for renewal of documents of all University vehicles
  • Manages drivers’ leave and makes alternative arrangements in the event that a driver is relieved or on assignment outside
  • Sources for additional transport for field trips and clinicals where necessary
  • Analyzes log books and fuel utilization of vehicles and produce relevant reports for management decision
  • Assists in the formulation of transport policy
  • Organises vehicle checks
  • Performs any other duties related to transport management assigned by management from time to time



  • Relevant diploma or degree in transport management or driving management science
  • Membership of relevant Associations will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 15 years post qualification experience in similar position in a reputable public/private institutions



  • Excellent knowledge of traffic rules and regulations
  • Strong mechanical background
  • Ability to diagnose vehicular problems
  • Excellent inventory management skills
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to influence others
  • Ability to forge collaboration with diverse stakeholders
  • Knowledge of road safety procedures
  • Ability to management people
  • Knowledge in vehicle scheduling and route planning
Interested persons with the requisite qualification(s) and related working experience should submit
* Employment forms (can be obtained eitherby downloading from www.central.edu.gh or from the Office of the Director, Human Resource Directorate, Miotso Campus or Call 0303 951478 / 0302 935687 or 0289 546164 for further enquires.
*Application letter
*A 2-page statement indicating how you intend to use the period in office to address relevant issues pertaining to the function, to:
P. O. BOX 2305
Interested persons can submit soft copies of their CV and other relevant documents to hrdirectorate@central.edu.gh
Completed Application Forms should be submitted to the Director, Human Resource Directorate, Miotso latest 21st June, 2016.
Please note that only short listed applicants will be contacted.
Source: Daily Graphic, Tuesday June 14, 2016 on page 39.