MANAGER FOR COMMUTER TRAINS AND LONG DISTANCE PASSENGER TRAINS. - 1 POST

Employer: TANZANIA RAILWAYS CORPORATION (TRC)
Date Published: 2018-09-13
Application Deadline: 2018-09-27

JOB SUMMARY:

To develop and implement business strategies and plans for Commuter Trains and Long Distance Passenger Trains including cost and pricing policies for rail business profitability as specified and agreed in the corporate strategic plan, Business plan and Service Level Agreements.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

i.    Leads the Commuter Trains and Long Distance Passenger Trains Section;
ii.    Develops business strategies and plans for Commuter Trains and Long Distance Passenger Trains, including cost and pricing policies;
iii.    Identifies potential new profitable train services to meet customer needs;
iv.    Advises on fare structures appropriate for the market;
v.    Identifies investment opportunities and provides recommendations;
vi.    Negotiates and monitors implementation of ‘Service Level Agreements’ with the Director of Railway Operations;
vii.    Optimises the ‘financial bottom line’ for Commuter Trains and for Long Distance Passenger Trains;
viii.    Compiles annual Profit & Loss Accounts for Commuter Trains and for Long Distance Passenger Trains;
ix.    Submits monthly Commercial Reports to the Director of Business Development;
x.    Handles customer enquiries;
xi.    Participate in core strategic plans of the Corporation; and
xii.    Performs any other relevant duties as may be assigned by his/her Supervisor.


QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

•    Bachelor’s Degree either in Transport Management, Logistics Management, Freight and Forwarding, Marketing, Economics, Transport Economics, Business Administration (majoring in either Marketing, Transport Management or Logistics Management) or equivalent qualifications from recognized institution with working experience of at least five (5) years of which three (3) years must be in managerial positions, experience in the Railway industry will be an added advantage.
•    Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage.

REMUNERATION: Salary Scale TRCS 11

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