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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Manager Expedited Mail Services & Logistics Job at Uganda Post Ltd - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Manager Expedited Mail Services & Logistics

Jobs at:
Uganda Post Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 24th July 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Job Title: Manager Expedited Mail Services & Logistics (1 Position}
Level: 3 .
Departments Expedited Mail Services
Reports to: l-lead, Department of Expedited Mail Services

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Lead, plan and coordinate the activities of the EMS unit and ensure efficient operations and that there venue targets of UPL are achieved.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Determine work procedures, prepares work schedule and expedites workflow of the EMS, and recommend budget needs for the unit.
  • Manage and direct staff in the dispatch section to ensure safe and timely delivery of mails and other items in accordance with UPU delivery standards
  • Prepare annual plans for the department for approval by line supervisor on an annual basis, and ensure planned activities are implementation in line with UPL’s Business plans.
  • Contribute to the income generating and sustainability initiative of UPL.
  • Monitor revenue earnings and manage expenditures within the section, supervise counter sales staff, ensure timely billing/invoicing of contract customers.
  • Plan the daily logistics requirement and schedules for EMS delivery fleet of vans and motorcycles, either entering or leaving Head Office.
  • Set, review and liaise with regional supervisors in monitoring and growth of SCHOOL POST and EASY MAIL product, prepare operational and performance reports on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • implement appropriate marketing strategies and high level of customer service to enhance the brand of UPL's products.
  • Provide support to the EMS team through capacity building, coaching and mentoring.
  • Carry out the Performance Management of the staff in the unit by setting sales targets, carrying out performance reviews, convening corrective meetings, reviewing and preparing UPL performance reports.
  • Oversee and coordinates all ail’ freight business operating 1n conjunction with the mailing unit.
  • Recommend optimal transportation model, or routing of mails or items
  • Resolve problems concerning transportation logistic systems, imports or exports and ensure customers concerns are addressed
KEV PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
  • Increased sales and revenue generated.
  • Timely billing/invoicing of contract customers.
  • Completed performance reviews.
Qualifications
  • An honours Bachelor's degree in a Business studies or Management from a recognized institution.
  • A relevant post graduate qualification.
Experience
  • Eight (us) years relevant working experience in a similar industry of which five year should have been obtained at supervisory level.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in Logistics Management, Customs procedures and Courier Services
Job application procedure
Interested persons who meet the stated minimum requirements are invited to apply for the following vacancies by sending their application letter, certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates, and a detailed CV, to reach the address below, not later than 24th July 2017.
The Head, Department of
Human Resource and Administration
Posta Uganda, P.0. Box 7106 Kampala
Please Note:
  • Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Applications without certified copies of the above stated academic credentials shall not be considered.
  • Candidates who do not receive feedback within a month's time from the deadline should consider their applications unsuccessful.