17 Jan 2024

Transport Officer at ROPEAK Limited

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Job Description

ROPEAK Limited is a multi-disciplinary Engineering, Construction, and Procurement firm. We are committed to providing integrated and innovative solutions to challenging engineering problems. The company is headquartered inKenyasi,Ahafo Region. ROPEAK Limited is dedicated to providing quality services to our clients. The company seeks to find and give opportunities to dynamic and smart individuals to join our exciting team as a Transport Officer.

Job Summary

As a Transport Officer, you will be responsible for managing and coordinating the transportation of materials, equipment, and personnel to and from sites. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth flow of logistics, maintaining compliance with safety and regulatory standards, and optimizing transportation efficiency.

Primary Responsibilities

Logistics Coordination:

• Plan and coordinate the transportation of materials, equipment, and personnel to project sites.
• Collaborate with the Head of Administration, site managers, site supervisors, and other relevant stakeholders to determine transportation needs.

Fleet Management:

• Coordinate and manage a fleet of vehicles, including trucks and specialized construction equipment.
• Oversee the maintenance and operation of the company’s vehicle fleet.
• Schedule regular maintenance checks for all vehicles to ensure they are in good working condition.

Regulatory Compliance:

• Stay informed about and ensure compliance with local (Newmont) and state transportation regulations.
• Obtain and renew necessary permits and licences for all (both generalized or specialized) transportation as required.

Safety and Risk Management:

• Implement and enforce safety protocols for transportation activities.
• Conduct regular safety training for drivers and other transportation personnel.
• Investigate and report any accidents or incidents involving company vehicles.

Route Planning and Optimization:

• Plan and optimize transportation routes to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of materials and equipment.
• Consider factors such as traffic conditions, project timelines, and vehicle capacity.
• Utilize GPS and other route planning tools to optimize transportation routes.

Documentation and Reporting:

• Maintain accurate records of transportation activities, including fuel usage, vehicle maintenance, and driver movement logs.
• Prepare regular reports on transportation efficiency, costs, and any incidents.

Budget Management:

• Work with the finance department to develop and manage the transportation budget.
• Identify cost-saving opportunities without compromising safety or efficiency.


• Liaise with the site managers, suppliers, and other drivers to communicate delivery schedules, delays, and any transportation-related issues.

Qualification Required & Experience

• Candidate must possess a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in logistics, transportation management, or a related field.
• Must have a minimum of five (5) years proven experience in a transportation or logistics role, preferably in the construction or mining industry.
• Knowledge of safety regulations and best practices in transportation is required.
• Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
• Familiarity with transportation management software and GPS systems.
• Must possess a Valid Driver’s License C.

Professional Membership

• Membership in relevant Transport and Logistics professional bodywill be an added advantage.

Personality/Behavioural Competencies

• Assertive, Reliable, Integrity and Independent.
• Road Safety conscious.
• Results oriented and proactive.
• Pay attention to details.
• Ability to handle work pressure.

Location: Kenyasi – Ahafo Region

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants should submit an application with RESUME to the address below no later than 29THJANUARY, 2024.

Human Resource Manager
Ropeak Limited
? Human Resource Department
Newmont Ghana Gold Limited – Ahafo

Qualified applicants can send their RESUME to:

[email protected] with the role as the subject.

Closing Date: 29 January, 2024

Please only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

NOTE: To enable Newmont Company to determine that an applicant is a native of its mine impact community, all local-local applicants from the communities must be ENDORSED by the Chief, a nominated Assemblyperson, and the Youth Leader of the applicant’s community, and must be delivered to Newmont Security gate at Plant Site or the Yamfo Office not later than the stated date.
Females are encouraged to apply.

All applicants must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and should have their vaccination card available at the time of application.

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