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  • Posted: Jul 29, 2019
    Deadline: Aug 23, 2019
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    Miro is a sustainable forestry and timber products business with plantations in Ghana and Sierra Leone, West Africa.

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    Tractor Operator

    Job Description

    • To assist with machine operation
    • To assist with vehicle and machinery checks, repairs and maintenance
    • To cover colleagues job roles in their absence, as required Liaise closely with line manager to ensure the effective management and use of land
    • To abide by health and safety at work regulations
    • Maintenance to high forestry standards of existing Establishment.
    • Assist the supervisor to maintain a record of materials consumed (chemicals) and reporting (daily reports) on materials required such that they can be sourced for the time they are required.
    • Ensuring works are carried out according to Company policies and procedures and to high health and safety standards


    Functions of Appointment


    • Drive and control farm equipment (Light and heavy) to till soil and to plant, cultivate, and Spray (Inter row And Boom), Bulldozer, Grader, Back hole.
    • Observe and listen to machinery operation to detect equipment malfunctions.
    • Attach implements such as ploughs, discs, sprayers, or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools.
    • Adjust, repair, and service farm machinery and notify supervisors when machinery malfunctions.
    • Spray fertilizer or pesticide solutions to control insects, fungus and weed growth, and diseases, using
    • Mix specified materials or chemicals, and dump solutions, powders, or seeds into planter or sprayer machinery
    • Getting Information – Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
    • Performing General Physical Activities – Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
    • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
    • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings – Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess



    Formal Education:


    • Commercial driving license
    • A good standard of general education (Basic or Secondary)
    • A relevant agricultural driving certificate is desirable other land based qualifications would also be advantageous
    • Good mechanical skills will be an advantage




    • At least Three years experience in operating machinery with good driving records
    • Experience of agricultural and farm work
    • Tractor/machinery driving experience
    • Experience in routine grounds maintenance, including fencing, Strumming and grass cutting
    • Have the necessary skills to enable manual tasks to be carried out effectively & efficiently.


    Personal qualities and competencies:


    • Fitness and alertness
    • Willing to work long and irregular hours, weekends and on public holidays as required
    • Excellent operating skills
    • A good level of understanding of Health & Safety considerations
    • Be able to work from own initiative with minimum supervision
    • Have the ability to priorities and adapt a flexible approach to working

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    Fleet and Transport Officer

    Job Description

    Main Purpose of Appointment: 

    • Management of Company fleet
    • Management of driver and operator compliance and safety
    • Manage procurement of all fleet related items
    • Employee monitoring and training

    Functions of Appointment: 

    • Manage the execution and coordination of all transportation, vehicle and heavy machinery and workshop matters within the organisation.
    • Manage Miro’s workshop, ensuring:
      • Efficient management of the workshop, ensuring scheduled maintenance and vehicle monitoring timetables are adhered to
      • Ensure workshop maintains correct records, including but not limited to; vehicle scheduled and ad-hoc maintenance times, time spent working on each vehicle and issues resolved (such that workshop personnel can best plan/prioritise their time and so poor vehicles are identified clearly and early so that replacement can be promptly considered)
      • Organising stock management (including spare parts / tyres etc.) including procurement in line with maintenance requirements.
    • Manage the electronic tracking system to ensure efficiency and compliance to the Road Safety Management Plan (RSMP) and monitor driver compliance (with speed restrictions and authorised travel routes).
    • Maintain data and report monthly on fleet and drivers including:
      • Scheduled and ad-hoc workshop maintenance time and cost spent
    • (including spare parts) on each vehicle and brief description of issues fixed and pending
    • Fuel use per vehicle o Mileage/hours o Maximum speed travelled
    • Whether any unauthorised travel detected via tracking system o Utilisation rate of the vehicle (whether used daily and average hours per day over the month)
    • This information should be linked to each driver (as well as the vehicle) so the performance of each driver is also reported against each vehicle.
    • Ensure the same driver consistently drives the same vehicle (thus having ownership over looking after the vehicle), and where a different driver/operator is used, that this is recorded. Report on the performance of each driver, based on the above captured information. With the support of HR ensure best driver is rewarded periodically and worst is disciplined / retired / trained / treated appropriately.
    • Ensure compliance of vehicles with regulations (servicing requirements are met, insurance, log books etc.) and drivers (licenses, eye tests).
    • Conduct and co-ordinate scheduled and ad-hoc safety checks on vehicles and operators, in conjunction with the company’s health and safety team (spot checking to ensure full compliance: e.g. that all persons have a seatbelt on, and that all seatbelts are working, and that vehicle checklists have been properly completed). Report wrong doing/breach to HR and follow up to ensure company disciplinary procedure is strictly followed in respect of all fleet drivers / operators.
    • Ensure all vehicles and drivers comply with national legislation, fleet regulations and the RSMP.
    • Train and educate staff on the RSMP concepts, practices and procedures.


    • Relevant tertiary level qualification


    • Preference for 5 years’ experience as fleet, logistics or transport manager

    Work hours:

    • The daily work schedule of a fleet manager requires him/her to work for forty hours per week or more (7.30am to 4.30pm). He/she will also be required to work out of hours on occasion, in cases of high workload or emergencies.

    Personal qualities and competencies:

    • Ability to supervise, coordinate and direct work of subordinates
    • Ability to diagnose problems and rectify
    • Effective oral and written communications
    • To analyse the requirements of the situation and take effective and corrective action
    • Work independently in the absence of supervision
    • Understand occupational health, safety and environmental issues
    • Proficiency in computer skills are required

    Method of Application

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