Uganda Industrial Research Institute - Fleet Manager Jobs

Uganda Industrial Research Institute - Fleet Manager Jobs

Job Purpose:

  • To manage the execution, direction and coordination of all transport matters in the Institute. A key part of this role is ensuring that vehicles are well maintained and available to meet the Institute`s transportation requirements. This includes ensuring that vehicles are safe and meet legal requirements, managing budgets and making sure that drivers are aware of their responsibilities.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develop, implement and periodically review the fleet management system in the Institute to ensure effectiveness in transport service delivery.

    • 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 within approved budgets.

    • Ensure accurate, proper and timely accounting for transport expenditure.

    • Ensure the safety of all Institute fleet, 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 Institute`s transport policies and procedures and suggest improvements where necessary.

    • Provide appropriate technical support for fleet acquisition and disposals.

    • Manage the organization’s 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.

    Qualifications, skills and experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Automotive Engineering, Transport and Logistics Management or any other related field.

    • Valid driving permit with at least class A, B & CM.

    • Membership of any recognized transport professional body would be an added advantage.

    • At least five (5) years or more in a transport and logistics management supervisory role in a reputable organization.

  • Experience in Months: 60

  • Level of Education: Bachelor Degree.

    How to Apply

  • The Applications are to be delivered by hand and addressed to:

    The Human Resource Manager Uganda Industrial Research Institute
    Plot 42A Mukabya Road, Nakawa Industrial Area, Kampala - Uganda

  • The deadline for applications is on Monday June 21st, 2021 at 5:00pm

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