Planning Officer - Bridgegap Careers

Planning Officer

Full Time
  • Post Date: July 11, 2018
  • Offered Salary Competitive Remuneration
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Both
  • Industry Agriculture
  • Qualification Associate Degree, Bachelor Degree, Master’s Degree
Job Description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position below:

Job Title: Planning Officer 

Department: Operations

 Job Objectives

Carry out route surveys on new routes and prepare schedules based on route research.

Carry out price surveys on routes and prepare reports based on observations and research.

Monitor schedules and analyse performances.

Prepare reports for management decisions.

Aid the company in utilizing the fleet better. 

Job Description 

Liaise with HSSEQ Department on any health, safety or security problem which you cannot resolve.

Responsible for the health, safety and welfare of all staff under direct management and expected to contribute to the health and safety of all personnel in the overall business unit.

Comply with health and safety procedures and instructions.

  Duties & Responsibilities

Develop, maintain and use predictive modeling techniques to plan schedules

Monitor service performance against set targets through analysis and interpretation of data.

Analyze and explain factors affecting service performance on all routes.

Lead creation of schedules for both express and stopping services

Monitor route schedule adherence to ensure compliance with public timetables.

Develop long/short range service plans, corridor networking and integration of interchange services.

Coordinate researches to develop plans that promote new routes and changes that offer opportunities for increased ridership.

Develop and modify service levels and responses, to service changes.

Prepare periodic statistical analysis of service activities for operational and policy impacts.

Undertake research and performance analysis in conjunction with other departments on related transport service activities.

Contribute to performance reports for related transport service activities.

Assist in the production and presentation of TSL performance management processes.

Liaise with the field operations team and control room staff to ensure effective flow of information.

Use and maintain the information database effectively to ensure easy access and retrieval.

Undertake any other duties consistent with the position and as required by tsl management.

Health &Safety responsibilities

Ensure compliance with all health, safety and security regulations and policies.

Ensure that adequate and effective risk assessments are undertaken and regularly reviewed.

  Job Requirements 

A good University degree

Training on Operations Management 

A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a logistics company

Professional membership or registration

Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics Nigeria

Job knowledge

The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

Transport & Logistics management

Good geographical knowledge

Member of the chartered institute of logistics and transport.

A good understanding of public transport issues and bus operations.

Knowledge in human behavioural and motivational factors affecting decision making.

Experience in measuring performance in connection with complex service delivery issues.

Experience in using electronic management systems and generate reports from such systems


The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:

Planning & organizing

Project management

Interpersonal and communication skills.

Time management skills.

Proven ability to prioritize and meet deadlines and targets.

Experience in a technical environment for monitoring service performance levels.

Confidence to work under pressure, and pay great attention to details.

Advanced competency in Microsoft office suite

Well-developed research, strategic analysis and writing skills.