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Transport Supervisor


  • Organization: ICRISAT - The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
  • Location: Patancheru
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Logistics
    • Infrastructure and Urban-Rural development
    • Transport and Distribution
    • Supply Chain
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date:

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Key skills

An ex serviceman with graduation or its equivalent having valid heavy DL and experience in driving all four wheelers including staff buses.

Additional/Preferred Skills

Experience in transport office management and Liaising with RTA office.

Preferred Qualifications

An ex serviceman with graduation or its equivalent

The incumbent will support the Security & Transport manager in the day to day functioning of transport services including office works, vehicle's maintenance, log books maintenance, vehicle fitness certification, pollution control certification, Vehicle insurance, RTA related works etc. 


ICRISAT seeks applications from internal candidates only for the position of Senior Executive as Transport Supervisor to ensure overall Transport management for the Institute through proper monitoring and reporting mechanism. Transport Supervisor will be responsible for managing the day to day functions including detailing the Transport Assistants, maintenance of transport vehicles, coordinating with workshop, procurement team etc. The position is based at ICRISAT Headquarters in Patancheru, Telangana.

ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world. Covering 6.5 million square kilometers of land in 55 countries, the semi- arid or dryland tropics has over 2 billion people and 644 million of these are the poorest of the poor. ICRISAT and its partners help empower these disadvantaged populations to overcome poverty, hunger and a degraded environment through better agricultural production systems.

ICRISAT is headquartered at Patancheru near Hyderabad, India, with two regional hubs and eight country offices in sub-Saharan Africa. ICRISAT envisions a prosperous, food-secure and resilient dryland tropics. Its mission is to reduce poverty, hunger, malnutrition and environmental degradation in the dryland tropics. ICRISAT conducts research on its mandate crops of chickpea, pigeonpea, groundnut, sorghum, pearl millet and finger millet in the arid and semi-arid tropics. The Institute focuses its work on the drylands and in protecting the environment. Tropical dryland areas are usually seen as resource-poor and perennially beset by shocks such as drought, thereby trapping dryland communities in poverty and hunger and making them dependent on external aid. Please visit –

The Transport Supervisor will report to Manager, Security & Transport Services and seek advice wherever required. To update progress on issues/matters assigned by the Manager, Security and Transport Services.

Primary Function:

·Support Manager, Security & Transport in the smooth running of the transport unit.

·Make sure all the transport vehicles are properly maintained.

·Inspecting vehicles on regular basis.

·Look after routine maintenance and arrange repairs wherever required.

·Maintaining vehicle records including log books etc.


·Transport Supervisor will coordinate with programs as per the online transport requests and generating bills.

·Ensure the appropriate use, maintenance and repair of all staff buses and other vehicles in the transport unit.

·Up to date maintenance of vehicle documents such as registration, fitness certification, insurance, vehicle logs, daily inspection reports etc. 

·Delegating work to Transport Assistants and Other tasks include ensuring adherence to safety standards 

·Leave management 

·Maintaining liaison with RTA for Institute transport related works.

Eligibility and Qualifications:

·Graduate or Intermediate pass with an experience of over 3 years as Transport supervisor / Transport assistant and having valid heavy driving license

·At least 3 Years in Transport Office Administration with a valid Heavy DL and 07 years’ experience in driving staff buses.

·Significant experience in transport office management.

·Understanding of policies and procedures governing the management of motorized assets and due compliance.

·Excellent communication skills in English and Telugu with good working knowledge of computer.

·Should be willing to work in shifts.


This position is open for internal candidates only, initially for a period of 36 months (3 years) extended based on the performance of the incumbent and the institute’s continuing need for the position.

How to apply:

Applicants should apply on or before 27 May 2022, with their latest Resume, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about their professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged; however only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 “ICRISAT is an equal opportunity employer”

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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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