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Friday, June 30, 2017

Logistics Supervisor Job at Umeme - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Logistics Supervisor

Jobs at:

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday I3th July, 2017 at 17:00 hr

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Umeme is a public company cross listed on both the Uganda Securities Exchange and the Nairobi Securities Exchange. As an employer of choice, Umeme remains committed to providing exciting career opportunities that bring the best out of our people in addition to providing safe and reliable electricity, improving customer service, minimizing energy losses and operating in a cost effective manner. Are you an individual with high integrity, dedication and commitment? Then we welcome you to a future of possibilities.
Job Title: Logistics Supervisor
Reports to: Procurement Manager
Department: Supply Chain Management
job Purpose:
Manages the efficient delivery of imported goods through developing effective logistics strategies for each category.
Key Result Areas:
  • Manage. execute and provide guidance on inbound logistics management in compliance with regulatory guidelines taxation, clearing and forwarding, international procurement and other relevant regulations.
  • Develop logistics plans and strategies for each category in collaboration with the respective category manager.
  • Keep and update a list of logistics and customs agents and ensure timely contract renewal for third party logistics suppliers and clearing agents.Coordinate with the Contracts and Performance Management team to establish that the third party logistics suppliers and customs agents are compliant with all necessary regulations.
  • Maintain and manage a direct relationship with respective regulatory authorities such as Uganda Revenue Authority. (URA) and customs handling services to enhance business efficiency, and escalate challenges to the procurement Manager.
  • Review and establish the integrity of import documentation such as Bills of Lading. commercial invoices and packing lists etc and store them appropriately for future reference.
  • Periodically identify and provide an analysis of the most effective means and cost of transportation for all in-bound transactions to the Procurement Manager.
  • Track all inbound procurements, prepare and maintain a delivery schedule for all materials and communicate proactively to all relevant departments.
  • Supervise timely processing and monitoring of customs/tax payment process for all business imports and returns.
  • Review tax assessments for goods to ensure cost efficient compliance is maintained.
  • Provide periodic reports to the Procurement Manager on the company's tax exposure and performance arising from imports.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by your line manager.
job requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Procurement, Business Administration (Finance), Statistics or an associated discipline.
  • Postgraduate qualification in procurement and (SCM). such as (CIPS), (CPSM), (CSCP) etc.
  • At least 3 years of working experience in an SCM role.
  • Membership to an accredited professional Supply Chain Management body is an added advantage.
  • Experience in use of logistics management system.
Job application procedure
if you believe you are the one we are looking for please visit our website:  to fill in our job application form clearly detailing your suitability for the position in terns of required qualifications and experience by Thursday I3th July, 2017 at 17:00 hrs.