Logistics Assistant/Driver Job Careers – Living Goods (LG)

Job Title:      Logistics Assistant/Driver
Organisation: Living Goods
(LG)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Living Goods
supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door
teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling
affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water
filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights.
Job Summary:  The Living Goods Logistics Assistant/Driver
will be tasked with stock management and distribution, safe transport of goods
and staff, and logistics support for trainings and branches.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
1.
Assist in management of daily logistics and driving tasks:
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The incumbent will also manage and receive
deliveries to ensure quantities and quality meet expectations and are received
on time.
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The incumbent will also manage stock storage
conditions; prepare all documentation for outgoing stock and oversee truck
loading from HQ.
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Write purchase orders for necessary approvals.
·        
Manage contractors during renovation works at new
and existing branches to ensure quality of work.
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Deliver stock and non-stock items to branches in a
timely manner.
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Ensure LG vehicles are always fueled, clean, and
maintained and repaired as needed.
·        
Drive LG staff and guests to branches and other
locations as needed.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
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The applicants should hold a University Degree or
Diploma required; Procurement & Logistics, Business Administration,
Transport or related field preferred.
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At least three years’ professional work experience
in logistics management.
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The ideal candidate should have a proven ability to
work under pressure in a fast moving dynamic environment while delivering
results at an individual and team level.
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The incumbent should be self-driven, smart and
pragmatic person with an exceptional track record of stock management and
logistic processes, have a clean driving history, some computer skills, and are
attentive to detail.
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Excellent analytical and math skills, basic computer
skills.
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Possession of driving permit with defensive driving
certification required.
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Ability to identify potential problems before they
occur and to take imitative in response.
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Proactive in preparation.
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Proven ability to work in a multi-cultural
environment, and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both
within and outside the organization.
·        
Keen attention to detail and a sense of
professionalism a must.
·        
Fluency in Luganda and English – Ability to manage
day-to-day interactions with contracted external service providers and to
analyze their performance.
How to Apply:
All candidates
are strongly encouraged to Apply Online at the web link below.

Deadline: 9th November, 2015

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