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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Transport Manager Job at UMEME - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Transport Manager

Jobs at:
UMEME

Deadline of this Job:
22nd June 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda




JOB DETAILS:
Job: Purpose:
The Transport Manager shall be responsible for managing the execution, direction and coordination of all transportation matters in the company. This includes ensuring vehicle availability to meet the company transportation requirements, that vehicles are safe and meet legal requirements, managing budgets and making sure that drivers are aware of their responsibilities.
Key Responsibilities
  • Develop, implement and periodically review the fleet management system in the company to ensure effectiveness in transport services delivery.
  • Periodically review and track compliance to transport supply contracts and agreements by third party transport providers to ensure the company gets value for money.
  • Plan and implement routine fleet maintenance checks and data analytics and advise management on necessary interventions
  • Monitor overall transport spending to ensure expenses are consistent with best practice and are within approved budgets.
  • Ensure accurate, proper and timely accounting for transport expenditure
  • Ensure safety of all company fleet and users and ensure adherence to company and national safety regulations and legislation
  • Monitor operations to ensure effective internal controls in fleet management, compliance to the company transport Policies and procedures and suggest improvements where necessary
  • Provide appropriate technical support for fleet acquisition and disposals
  • Manage the company Fleet insurance policy and ensure all insurable risks are mitigated.
  • Conduct employee training sessions for all company drivers in areas such as safety, hazardous material handling and quality improvement
  • Supervise transport staff, ensure staff growth, productivity and succession planning
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering
  • Membership of an internationally recognized transport professional body would be an added advantage
  • At least 5 years or more in a transport and logistics management supervisory role in a busy commercial entity
Job application procedure
if you believe you are the one we are looking for please fill in the job application form Through the following link www.umeme.co.ug/careers