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The Edo State Transport Authority (ESTA) has been established by the Edo State Government as the sole Transport Authority with the responsibility to plan, implement, regulate and coordinate all transport and traffic activities in Edo State including transport modes (Bus, Rail, Air, Non-Motorized Transport Maritime), Policies and Transport Master Plan (TMP), Traffic Impact Assessment (TIA), Operation & Maintenance among other responsibilities highlighted in ESTA Law.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Personal Secretary to the Managing Director (MD)

Location: Edo

Job Role

  • Provide full executive and administrative support to the MD and manage his office environment.
  • Manage, coordinate and maintain the calendar of the MD, including appointments, meetings and travel.
  • Responsible for organising internal and external meetings on behalf of the MD, ensuring all necessary
  • Provide full executive and administrative support to the MD and manage his office environment.
  • Manage, coordinate and maintain the calendar of the MD, including appointments, meetings and travel.
  • Responsible for organising internal and external meetings on behalf of the MD, ensuring all necessary requirements are made available e.g. meeting venue, equipment, presentations, agendas etc.
  • Responsible for managing MD’s domestic personnel as well as daily schedule in line with MD’s daily requirements.
  • Arrange office and senior leadership events. Manage MD’s budget lines including office expenses, supplies, stationery and entertainment.
  • Responsible for management of MD’s office petty cash.
  • Responsible for organising the MD’s travel and logistics, including flights, visa requirements, hotel accommodation, car rental, meeting schedules while travelling. completing expense reports etc.
  • Monitor and respond to incoming communications (including complaints) to MD’s office which could be via phone calls, emails and walk-ins etc.
  • Secretarial support for meetings as and when required by the MD, including drafting and circulating meeting agendas, preparing minutes, communicating meeting reminders, confirming venues and arranging refreshments.
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned by the MD.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience as an Executive Assistant, Personal Assistant or similar role Strong operational and administrative management capabilities.
  • Ability to work independently on projects from conception to completion
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure at times and to multitask.
  • High level integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and result orientation.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities.
  • Excellent report writing.
  • Strong operational and administrative management capabilities.
  • Familiarity with productive tools including Microsoft Office suite, office gadgets and applications (e.g. e-calendars and copy machines).
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of personal information.
  • Strong project and time management capabilities with keen attention to details.

 

 

Job Title: Head – Planning, Policy and Research

Location: Edo

Job Role

  • Plan, coordinate and implement the Authority research projects.
  • Design and execute surveys and research projects that will provide information about the users of PT in Edo for administrative decision-making. institutional reporting and possible publications.
  • Designs, maintains, manipulates and queries specialized databases and information systems for research, planning, and accountability.
  • Maintains research data warehouse system and an indexed archive of information and reports suitable for responding to surveys, questionnaires, and federal and state data collection or accountability requirements.
  • Applies appropriate quantitative and qualitative research design and statistical techniques to collect, prepare, and maintain data in the preparation of periodic reports related to transit operations in the state Develop, review and update Edo state Comprehensive Transport Master Plans (CTMP).
  • Ensures that meaningful, appropriate, and accurate data and supporting documentation is provided as needed to meet the decision- making needs of EDSTA.
  • Supervises state-wide planning, assessment, continuous quality improvement. Analyze all trends and identify and resolve all users’ trends.
  • Coordinate with various teams to prepare all proposals for various functional project teams

Education and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in a specialization involving Transport Planning, Social Science, Psychology or a related field and ten years of research experience.
  • Understanding of computer software associated with research, such as spreadsheets, statistical software, data warehousing, databases, inter/intranet, operating systems, and the integration of the above.
  • Accreditation standards as it pertains to planning, research, and data to support the process.
  • Communicator who can convey information to those he/she leads, and those he/ she supports.
  • Research theory and methodology; advanced applied statistics; report writing; survey design.
  • Critical thinker who recognizes and can advance the role of his/her division in supporting the Authority success.
  • Knowledge and experience in leading comprehensive master planning, annual planning, and program review.
  • Lead, plan, organize, and conduct analytical studies in various methodologies.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with other departments;
  • Facilitate groups and build consensus; analyze and interpret complex data; effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Problem solver who can work with her/his peers and members of the division to gather relevant data, examine root causes, generate
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with other departments; Facilitate groups and build consensus; analyze and interpret complex data; effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Problem solver who can work with her/his peers and members of the division to gather relevant data, examine root causes, generate recommendations and implement solutions.

 

 

Job Title: Head, Procurement

Location: Edo

Job Role

  • Analyze all suppliers in order to select the most suitable suppliers who are able to deliver high quality products at competitive pricing.
  • Negotiate with suppliers on lead-time, cost and quality so as to obtain the maximum benefit for the company.
  • Manage suppliers to meet objectives related to cost, delivery performance, schedule and quality.
  • Develop purchasing or sourcing strategies based on portfolio analyses and supplier preferencing study.
  • Define and maintain documented category and supplier strategies using market and competitive data.
  • Liaise with suppliers on delivery schedule so as to ensure on- time deliveries of final product.
  • Develop, implement and drive the procurement strategies in order to meet cost savings targets.
  • Review and manage the supplier base to ensure consistency with the sourcing strategy.
  • Perform regular performance review with suppliers to drive continuous improvements.
  • Create monthly performance reviews and reports focusing on overall sourcing requirements.
  • Ensure commercial, legal and contractual compliances in all the procurement transactions.
  • Adopt appropriate supplier management methodologies and procurement strategies in purchasing to secure better prices.
  • Train team on effective procurement processes and strategy.
  • Coordinate with vendor on continuous quality improvement.

Education and Experience

  • B.Sc Degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Business Administration
  • Proven working experience as a Procurement Manager, Head of Procurement for 5-7 years
  • Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques as well as a dexterity in “reading” the market
  • Talent in negotiations and networking
  • Good knowledge of supplier or third-party management software Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data
  • Strong leadership capabilities.

 

 

Job Title: Head, Human Resources

Location: Edo

Job Role

  • Design and implement total rewards program including compensation and incentive programs, non-monetary recognition program, health, welfare, retirement programs, including voluntary benefits programs and country-based compensation structures and benefit programs to ensure organizational equity and competitiveness.
  • Manage the administration of expatriate employment agreements to include compensation, assignment allowances and benefit programs.
  • Oversee the development and monitoring of HR metrics and organizational dashboards to support planning and decision making.
  • Participate in appropriate compensation and benefit surveys and benchmarking and monitor trends and new/innovative practices.
  • Review, update and implement organizational policies and procedures, as necessitated by organizational needs and to ensure ongoing compliance with all labor laws.
  • Support the administration and performance of the organization’s Pension.
  • Collaborate (lead, direct, coach) with the Shared Services team and the organization’s vendors to ensure benefits products and services are available and being offered at the highest level of service and value.
  • Lead annual merit planning and performance management processes.
  • Assist with Employee Relation-related matters as needed.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field or equivalent work experience; advanced degree in Human Resources or International Business a plus
  • 5 years of demonstrated experience in human resource management and demonstrated experience in designing and implementing compensation and benefit programs
  • Direct experience providing consultative HR support and guidance to employees.
  • Cross-cultural experience gained from working in culturally diverse environments
  • Cross-cultural experience gained from working in culturally diverse environments
  • Awareness and understanding of total reward trends and practices in other competing industries.
  • Strong leadership and project management skills, including the ability to build and manage effective internal and external relationships
  • Ability to apply discretion and maintain confidentially
  • Proficient in global HR systems, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
  • Previous experience implementing a global HRIS is preferred

 

 

Job Title: Head, Public Transport Operations

Location: Edo

Job Role

  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the planning and operations of transportation in Edo state.
  • Provides general transportation planning support for the Authority.
  • Monitors stakeholders’ action that impact transit operations in the state.
  • Prepares the annual unmet PT needs analysis and short and long- range transportation plans,
  • Reviews identified needs, conducts analyses, and implement solutions as appropriate.
  • Formulates, recommends, and administers policies and procedures governing transport operations.
  • Recommends resulting policies and procedures.
  • Review and evaluate proposed transport infrastructure construction and identify impact to operation, recommend and implement solutions.

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University with major coursework in Business Administration, Public Administration, Transportation Planning, Environmental Studies, Political Science, Public Policy or a related field.
  • A Master’s degree in one of those fields is highly desirable
  • Ten years of progressively more responsible professional-level public transportation-related experience, including at least five years in a supervisory capacity.

 

 

Job Title: Head, Transport Infrastructure Engineering

Location: Edo

Job Role

  • Developing plans for improvements to existing infrastructure i.e, bus stops, stations, terminals, streetlights, depots or creating new infrastructure where none currently exists.
  • Developing budgets for proposed projects, which often require state approval before proceeding with implementation.
  • Design transport infrastructure like bus stops, terminals depot etc that are user-friendly for the implementation of modern bus transportation in Edo state.
  • Identify transport corridor in Benin Urban Area for that would be classified for transport operations as Declared Road Networks (DRA).
  • Conducting feasibility studies to determine whether proposed projects are likely to be successful based on existing conditions.
  • Evaluating the safety of transport infrastructure to determine if they need repair or reconstruction.
  • Evaluating the efficiency of existing systems and developing plans for improvement based on their findings.
  • Responsible for ensuring projects are constructed in accordance with project intent within the approved scope, schedule and budget.
  • Any other duty that may be assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or in another field with equivalent experience
  • Minimum of (10) years’ experience.
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of infrastructure design and construction, and the design aspects of building construction.
  • Considerable knowledge and ability to read and interpret project design drawings in 2D and 3D, schedules, budgets/costs and construction drawings and specifications.
  • Considerable knowledge of and experience in construction dispute resolution and resolution methodologies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in a timely manner with senior management and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience and the ability to lead and manage staff.
  • Demonstrated experience in organizing and coordinating work of others, setting priorities and assigning work.
  • Ability to translate long-term strategies into day-to-day operations, with demonstrated experience aligning resources with goals in an environment of competitive demands and resources.
  • Ability to work state agencies

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email

Application Deadline  13th December, 2022.


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