Fleet Lead

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Contract duration: 1 year
Project: EACOP
Open to: Locals only

Recruitment Partner: Airswift
Recruiter: Caio Bonancin

Keywords: Oil and Gas, Fleet, Logistics, Logistics Supervisor, Tanzania, Vehicles and Traffic, Mining, O&G, Construction.

Our Company
We are currently recruiting for a Fleet Lead to be placed in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and would be on a 1-year contract with possibility of extension. The logistics fleet manager is based in Tanzania but he/she will also cover Uganda activities. The Job Holder participate for Light Vehicles fleet management for logistics activities relating to the project to insure efficient and safe transportation of personnel. It includes responsibility over:
· Daily follow-up of activities.
· Monitoring of activities to ensure reliability of the transportation.
The position will be based at Dar Es Salaam with sites visits in Uganda or Tanzania with temporary  mission abroad to follow construction activities until mid-2026.


  • With the support of the 2 Logistic Officers based in Dar es Salaam and Kampala.
  • Management of light vehicles and drivers allocated to different locations to ensure resource optimization while complying with Company requirements – over 200 light vehicles, 150 in Tanzania and 50 in Uganda
  • Day to day management and coordination of personnel transport in and out of the field sites, Dar Es Salaam, and Kampala
  • Ensure that inspection of all vehicles mobilized to any site is done on time without exceptions.
  • Participate in preparation of the logistics budget (BU) for the activities in area of responsibility.
  • Participate in the definition of contractual strategies, scope of works and technical evaluation of bidders during the Call for tender.
  • Attend regular meetings with the contractors and ensure the proper implementation of contracts.
  • With the support of HSE team, develop a safety culture with the team and service providers, with a specific focus on drivers.
  • Ensure proper and effective internal controls and safety standards are in place for all transport activities, ensuring that all activities are performed according to EACOP transport operating procedures.
  • Vehicles pre-inspection controls before fleet integration Reporting/Audit/Methods
  • Analyse the performance of land transport/drivers’ contractors.
  • Propose appropriate improvements.
  • Maintain records and statistics to ensure accurate reporting, KPIs and prepare consolidated reports.
  • Effective follow-up of daily activities
  • Effective monitoring of the transportation activities
  • Effective reporting providing accurate information.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Higher National Diploma and relevant professional experience.
  • Fluent in Swahili and English, both written and spoken.
  • Computer literate with all MS Office programs.
  • 5 years’ experience (at least 3 y. on site) in a function involving logistics supervision in mining, construction, or O&G sectors.
  • International environment experience would be a plus.
  • Good knowledge of Logistics activities.
  • Good knowledge of vehicles and traffics regulations.
  • Good knowledge of fleet management, including drivers’ supervision.

The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift.

To apply for this job please visit www.airswift.com.