Transport Manager Vacancy – Pan Afric Impex

Job Title: Transport Manager
Organisation: Pan Afric Impex
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About Pan Afric
Impex: 
Pan Afric Impex Transport Division, is a market leader in large scale
transportation and logistics in Uganda and the East African region. Since 2006
they have increased the fleet of Scania trucks from 50 to over 160 with routes
to DRC, South Sudan, Rwanda and Kenya.
Job Summary: The Transport
Manager will primarily be responsible for the general operations of the entire
entity are monitored closely and accurately. The incumbent will also be
responsible for all the organisation’s assets, equipment and finances and
regulates the use thereof reporting regularly to the General Manager. He/She is
also responsible for coordinating, setting up and Optimizing resource
utilization by implementing standard operating procedures for all operations.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
1. Operations:
  • Ensure that the general operations of
    transport department are monitored closely.
  • Conduct departmental meetings weekly.
  • Instill systems to ensure legal compliance
    of all operations, including insurance, safe contracts, statutory
    remittances etc.
  • Coordinate flow of work within and/or
    between all departments.
  • Working out the human and material
    resources needed.
  • Intuitively review master production
    schedule and work orders, establish priorities for specific customer
    orders, and revise schedule according to work order specifications,
    established priorities, and availability or capability of workers, parts,
    material, machines, and equipment.
2. Financial:
  • Produce weekly, monthly and annual reports
    on expenditure, fuel consumption and conditions of the vehicles.
  • Ensure stocks of fuel and other materials
    are kept accurately. Maintain integrity in movement of stocks between
    operations and technical departments
  • Estimating costs and setting the quality
    standards.
  • People Management
  • Ensure planned KPI’s of efficiency and
    performance are met or exceeded.
  • Responsible for product training to
    showroom sales staff.
3. Technical:
  • Oversee the adherence to prescribed
    procedures to ensure quality is met and complete compliance as per the
    company health and safety requirements.
  • Monitor progress of work and downtime due
    to failures of trucks and equipment to appraise maintenance planning
    personnel of delays.
  • Ensuring safe working practices for a safe
    working environment
  • Ensure that there is periodic and
    corrective maintenance service of vehicles is carried out in a timely and
    perfect manner.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The best candidate should hold a Business
    degree with a bias in Logistics, Fleet Management, Procurement or a
    related field. A Post Graduate qualification in the same is strong
    advantage.
  • A minimum of eight or more years’
    experience working as a part of senior management team in a reputable
    organization.
  • Technical and mechanical knowledge, of
    Scania trucks is important for this role.
  • Prior training in supervisory skills,
    people management and/or leadership skills is desirable.
  • Strong organization, supervisory,
    problem-solving, interpersonal, communication as well as team building and
    negotiation skills.
  • High integrity, self-driven and able to
    set own work schedule with rigorous deadlines.
  • Possess the ability to initiate and
    complete assignments and to work under demanding circumstances with
    minimal supervision.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and
    problem solving skills.
How to Apply: 
All candidates are encouraged to send CVs and cover letters with three
work related referees including copies of certificates to the address or e-mail
below. All applications shall be marked: “Pan Afric – Transport Manager”.
E-mails that exceed 2 MB will not be considered.
People Performance Group
Plot 8 Kitante Close
E-mail to: application@ppg.co.ug
Deadline: 4th July
2014 by 5pm

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