Chief Executive Officer

Job description

  • Reporting to the Board of Directors of GMR Freights, the responsibility extends to the effective management of the enterprise within the framework of the policy laid down by the GMR Freight Board.
  • Ensure the implementation and achievement of GMR Freights current and future strategic, and ensure delivery of strategic and operational key performance results, and outcomes, across the organization.
  • Provides the mandate and leadership for the Executive Team to work in partnership across their operational groups, In developing and growing the International freight forwarding business of GMR Freight
  • Accountable for developing new business opportunities and sustaining valuable relationship with private and public sector stakeholders to ensure the company’s continuous expansion and business growth
  • Assess and mitigate principal risks and compliance of the company’s business, together with its growth and profitability and ensures that appropriate management and technological systems are in place for delivering the expected services and performance standards


  • International Tertiary Degree


  • Over 15 years experience in International Freight forwarding operations with Demonstrable leadership at a senior managerial level
  • Results oriented with the drive to grow an international freight forwarding business
  • Identify internal/external customer needs and develop solutions to solve challenges
  • Develop and build relationships with international transportation carriers
  • Negotiate and establish pricing for international shipping needs
  • Strong analytical skills with a systematic problem solving approach

Company profile

GMR Freights (Botswana) (Pty) Ltd, a company incorporated according to the laws of Botswana under Company No. 2/80 of which the main business of the company is freight, logistics and distribution services

Closing date and application instructions

Candidates who meet the requirements for the above mentioned position should apply and enclose a comprehensive curriculum vitae, certified copies of certificates, valid copy of national identity and at least three work related references from current and previous employers. All applications should be addressed to:

Chairperson- Human Resources Committee

GMR Freights

P.O Box 1444

Plot 4786 Moapare Road

Industrial Sites

Gaborone, Botswana

Applications sent through email will not be considered. For more information regarding this position, please contact the Human Resources Administrator via telephone +267 39523484

Note: The GMR Freights Human Resource Committee will enter into correspondence only with shortlisted candidates.

Closing Date: 18th June 2019





Publication date


Publication end date


Other details
P.O Box 1444, Gaborone
Match criteria
  • Gaborone
Education level
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Transport / Logistics / Aviation
  • Project Management
  • Public Relations
  • Product Management
  • Customer service
  • Administration
  • Supply Chain
  • Business services
Facebook Twitter LinkedIN Google Plus Share