Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Transport Specialist Jobs Vacancy at Dar es Salaam Corridor Committee (DCC)

Job Title: Transport Specialist (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)

Employer: Dar es Salaam Corridor Committee (DCC)

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Application Deadline: 7th May 2014

Job Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Assess fluidity of supply chains for commodities transiting the corridor and facilitate dialogue at various levels to continuously improve the performance of the supply chains, in collaboration with the Transport Working Group of the DCC;
Assess the efficiency of corridor transport systems, with emphasis on multimodal transport, periodically assessing infrastructure conditions, institutional arrangements, procedures and practices, as well as the policy environment, to facilitate policy and other dialogue for their continuous improvement;
Build up an inventory of procedures, document requirements and charges through the supply chain of key commodities transiting the corridor, and collaborate with respective agencies and the Transport Working Group for the simplification and harmonization of procedures, reduction of trade and transport related barriers, and adoption of international best practice in determining and implementing transit regimes;
Collect and analyze data on corridor performance to identify and unpack choke-points, with special emphasis on the impact of non-tariff measures, and collaborate with respective agencies and the Transport Working Group to develop and implement effective remedies;
Build functional relationships with regional bodies, international cooperating partners and relevant private sector associations to keep corridor stakeholders abreast with relevant developments on the international, regional and local scenes;

Qualifications and experience:

Master's degree in Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or other relevant qualification;
Knowledge of international transport/shipping and trade issues, including policy, legal, regulatory and institutional issues affecting the shipping industry (laws, rules, licensing procedures and the institutions enforcing them);
Minimum 6 years managerial experience in a transport/logistics or trade environment;
Knowledge/experience in regional integration and/or corridor organization and functions, with respect to trade facilitation theory and practice;
Broad understanding of the transport industry in the region. Experience on multimodal transport projects desirable;
Active membership of relevant professional bodies in Transport desirable (e.g. CILT);

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send an application in PDF format by email to:, and copy to:, specifying the position being applied for in the subject of the email, and attach the most recent Curriculum Vitae, with names of three (3) professional referees, including copies of relevant certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.