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Assistant Group Technical Manager - Male - Harare,Zimbabwe

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #8233
Job Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Company Type Transport & Logistics
Job Role Assistant Group Technical Manager - Male
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Highly Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Harare,Zimbabwe
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Zimbabwean
Degree Qualified Class One Mechanic or similar

Job Description

  • Job Status: Closed

Our client, a large transport & logistics company, is now looking for an experienced and qualified Assistant Group Technical Manager to join them asap.

Develop and improve fleet maintenance strategies that support Organisational strategy
Identify and recommend initiatives aimed at eliminating waste, improving productivity, and reducing operating costs
Oversee fleet maintenance within the Group to ensure delivery on time and reduce down time
Provide relevant and specialized technical support to subordinates
Provide executive support to the Group Technical Manager
Effectively manage the department and its objectives in line with approved budget and monitor remedial action within the span of control
Ensure that the department is adequately staffed to achieve objectives, that the technicians are aware of procedures for using new products and equipment
Maintain good relationship with the 3rd party clients
Ensure adequate maintenance of tools and equipment
Monitor workflow to anticipate impact of delays due to team members being absent for leaves, holidays or sickness
Review customers service orders and inspect the quality of a technician repairs before the release of vehicles
Review work orders to ensure that all actions have been documented according to Service Workshop Policies and procedures
Plan and adjust the workloads of department personnel to match their skills and abilities
Facilitate the training and development of team members in the department, by providing feedback and coaching to support improvements in their job performance
Conduct annual Performance Appraisals for Workshop team
Ensure subordinates adhere to statutory safety regulations at the highest level, procedures and practices such as PPE and safe working practices
Provide sufficient resources in support of production targets and objectives
Adhere to Group Company Policies and Procedures
Adhere to Group Compliance Policies
Ensure upkeep of ISO systems and procedures
Produce month end reports

Key Skills
Self-motivated and mature
Automotive systems (vehicle layout, function and location of parts)
Knowledge of mechanical issues, warranties and general repairs
Technically competent with ability to train others
High energy level and results-oriented
Able to work extended hours on occasions when required
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Should have the business acumen and should be business strategy driven
Demonstrate sound work ethics
Attention to detail prerequisite

  • Job Role: Assistant Group Technical Manager - Male
  • Industry: Transport / Shipping /Logistics
  • Salary: Highly Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
Min of 5 – 10 years in Fleet management and/ motor industry
Diploma/degree - Mechanical/Automotive Engineering
Certified motor vehicle mechanic Class 1/Artisan
Good command of Accpac/Microsoft office
Orb fusion/Sage knowledge added advantage

Additional Requirements


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