NWSC Jobs – Transport Manager at National Water and Sewerage Corporation

Job Title: Transport
Manager
Organisation: National Water and Sewerage Corporation
(NWSC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Administration
About NWSC:
National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) a leading organisation
in the Water sector in Uganda with a Vision “To be a leading Water Utility in
the World.” NWSC is a utility parastatal 100% owned by The Government of
Uganda. It was established in 1972 under decree No: 34. The mandate of the
Corporation as defined in the National Water & Sewerage Corporation Statute
of 1995, Section 5 (1), is to operate and provide water and sewerage services
in areas entrusted to it, on a sound, commercial and viable basis. The NWSC
operations were initially in three towns of Kampala, Jinja, and Entebbe.
Job Summary: The Transport
Manager will offer transport services to the Corporation and ensure proper
maintenance and utilisation of the fleet.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Develop an efficient and effective fleet
    management system to ensure efficient utilization of the fleet.
  • Ensure that all vehicles used by NWSC are
    safe and roadworthy, driven by trained drivers and maintained by
    experienced serviced Providers.
  • This includes both NWSC – owned and leased
    vehicles.
  • Ensure that the regulations in the Vehicle
    Logbooks and Driving Policies are adhered to by all the drivers
  • Take full day to day transport fleet
    management with system of reporting to Manager Administration.
  • Work closely with the Directorates,
    Departments, Areas and Sections by providing them with required number of
    vehicles of appropriate conditions and relevant load capacities.
  • Oversee transport planning system in order
    to come up with the vehicles distribution plan to satisfy all the requests
  • Develop and implement Plan Preventative
    Maintenance program (PPM).
  • Ensure timely delivery of materials and
    chemical.
  • Initiate disposal of uneconomical/
    absolute vehicles.
  • Initiate procurement of new vehicles.
  • Initiate leasing / hiring of vehicles.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of an
    optimal fleet size
  • Ensure timely fleet repair and
    maintenance.
  • Initiate and manage the issuance of fuel.
  • Carries out any other relevant duties as
    may be assigned by supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should possess a
    Master’s Degree in Transport and Logistics, Mechanical Engineering,
    Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Work and Social
    Administration, Development Studies and Social Sciences.
  • At least four years’ of post qualification
    experience in a large reputable organization in Transport management field
  • Two years working with a large parastatal
    or busy commercial entity is a must.
  • Membership with professional bodies like CILT is an added advantage
  • Proficiency in using reporting, statistical and data analysis tools
  • Strong analytical and problem solving
    skills.
  • Good communication and coaching skills
  • Strong attention to detail and highly
    organized.
  • High level of integrity.
Age Limit: Between 30 – 55
years of age.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested individuals should send in their
applications with detailed Curium virtue (CV) attached with academic
transcripts /certificates including three professional referees addressed to
Senior Manager Human Resource, P.O. Box 7053 Kampala, Uganda or hand deliver
them at our Head Office Plot 39 Jinja Road.
E-mail to: christine.amucu@nwsc.co.ug
NB: Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: Tuesday 30th September
2014 by 5.00 p.m.
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