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Office Dispatcher

Company:
Casoline Concept
Location:
Lagos, Nigeria
Salary:
80000
Posted:
November 29, 2016
Description:

Job brief

We are looking for a reliable Dispatcher to act as a communication point for emergency and non-emergency calls. You will receive requests, transmit messages and track vehicles.

The ideal candidate must be primarily an excellent communicator and able to remain calm and composed, especially in emergency situations. You must be able to multi-task as well as take the appropriate action with little supervision.

The goal is to enable different parties to communicate well by ensuring the accurate and timely transmission of information.

Responsibilities

Receive emergency and non-emergency calls and record significant information

Address problems and requests by transmitting information or providing solutions

Receive and dispatch orders for products or deliveries

Prioritize calls according to urgency and importance

Use radio, phone or computer to send crews, vehicles or other field units to appropriate locations

Monitor the route and status of field units to coordinate and prioritize their schedule

Provide field units with information about orders, traffic, obstacles and requirements

Enter data in computer system and maintain logs and records of calls, activities and other information

Requirements

Proven experience as dispatcher or relevant position

Tech-savvy with knowledge of relevant methods (CAD)

Fast typing with experience in data entry

Knowledge of procedures and guideline for emergency situations

Proficient in English (oral and written)

Outstanding organizational and multitasking abilities

Active listener with excellent communication skills

Sound judgement and critical thinking

High school diploma