1.Liaise with Transport section at Country Office/Khartoum on the preparation of the monthly commodity release note (CRN) for commodities stored in Port Sudan.
2.Upon receipt of CRN issue stock transfer orders/STO’s for the primary and tertiary movement of goods to nominated transporters.
3.Notify transporters of their STO’s, obtain a delivery plan, guide them on order of priority in dispatch, monitor their speed of uplift, inform Country Office/Khartoum in case of difficulties for reallocation or other such corrective action and support.
4.Process and create dispatch details OBDs in LESS for all food movement Ex Port Sudan for the primary and tertiary transport.
5.Prepare STOs for any movement of non-food items/NFI rationalising the truck size to be used for minimum dead space.
6.Continuously liaise with transporters on WFP transport operations going on in the Port, WFP and service provider warehouses.
7.Prepare and disseminate the daily stock movement report for commodities originating from Port Sudan.
8.Escalate with proposed solutions any transport bottlenecks that may inhibit or delay prompt, efficient, cost effective dispatch and delivery of commodities to final destinations.
9.Daily follow up with transporters on performance issues and feedback Country Office/Khartoum accordingly. At end of contract period, prepare transporter performance evaluation in liaison with the logistics officer.
10.Participate and prepare transport market assessment for the contracting Unit.
11.Act as the LESS Local Process Expert (LESS LPE) and the 1st level of LESS Support at Port Sudan sub office level. Extend LESS support to other sub offices when requested.
12.Supervise, organise and lead the transport unit staff/ Logistics assistants.
13.Verify all warehouse labour invoices and local shunting transporters invoices to be in accordance to existing contracts.
14.Follow up with the labour union for timely submission of their final invoices for any completed tasks.
15.Upon receipt of the final invoices, verify correctness of invoiced amounts and quantities, attach the respective LESS reports, create purchase order/PO in WINGS, address any errors with the service provider and Submit error free invoices to Country Office/Khartoum for payment. Keep track of the payments. 16.Perform other related duties as required and requested.