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Unfilled 1x position of Transport Manager at SASA, South Africa- Apply now!


SASA is on the lookout for experienced candidates to fill the Transport Manager position in the City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa. The ideal candidate should possess strong communication and negotiation skills. It is also mandatory to have demonstrated experience in transport logistics, especially within African routes such as Zambia, Dar es Salaam, and South Africa.

To apply for this position, carefully review the job description and requirements below and take the opportunity to be a part of the SASA team. Your expertise could be the perfect fit for this exciting role.

Job Title: Transport Manager

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Employment Type: Full-time
  • Industry: Agricultural
  • Functional Expertise: Supply Chain
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Location: City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality, WC
  • Job Published: 18-12-2023
  • Job ID: 34488
  • Phone Number: +27310018945


  • Join a leading multinational company in Cape Town as a Transport Manager.
  • Deep understanding of African routes, with a focus on Zambia, Dar es Salaam, and South Africa.

Key Responsibilities:


  1. Building Relationships:
    • Foster strong ties with existing and potential transporters to ensure a robust network.
  2. Supplier & Transporter Account Management:
    • Oversee and manage supplier and transporter accounts for efficient transactions.
  3. Financial Reporting & Analysis:
    • Generate monthly transport profit and loss reports per contract, comparing budgeted versus executed figures.
  4. Transport Rate Management:
    • Develop and maintain a comprehensive transport rate matrix, staying updated with industry changes.
  5. Industry Insights:
    • Provide weekly updates on transport industry movements, including rate fluctuations and market changes.
  6. Strategic Booking:
    • Secure transport in advance at fixed rates, optimizing cost-efficiency.
  7. Approval & Coordination:
    • Sign off on transport accounts and payment requisitions, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
  8. Logistical Liaison:
    • Interface with load points, manage truck bookings when necessary for seamless operations.
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  • Experience:
    • Demonstrated transport logistics experience, especially within African routes (Zambia, Dar es Salaam, SA), preferably in grain transportation.
  • Industry Background:
    • Previous experience in the fruit or agricultural industry is highly desirable.
  • Analytical Skills:
    • Proficient in data management, reconciliation, reporting, and analysis.
  • Communication:
    • Strong communication and negotiation skills for effective interactions with suppliers and transporters.
  • Organizational Skills:
    • Ability to coordinate and manage multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Adaptability:
    • Thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing industry trends.

How to Apply: If you’re interested in this opportunity and have carefully reviewed the description, kindly submit your CV to [email protected].

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