Entry Level Jobs – Transport and Logistics Assistant at National Medical Stores (NMS)

Organisation: National
Medical Stores (NMS)
: Entebbe, Uganda
Transport & Logistics Officer         
Ref: NMS/2015/ 36
Medical Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was established by an Act of
Parliament 1993. Our mandate is to procure, store and distribute medicines and
other medical supplies to public health facilities in Uganda.
Job Summary:  The
Transport and Logistics Assistant will manage fleet deployment, repairs and
maintenance and to supervise drivers.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Carry out routine monthly service for corporation
Keenly inspect vehicles before and after use and
undertake minor repairs in line with NMS procedures
In charge of preparing National Medical Stores
vehicle repair orders and spot check vehicles repair progress from garages or
and spot check the vehicle working conditions in line with NMS set guidelines
Follow up NMS vehicle registration, licensing and
motor vehicle as per NMS set guidelines
In charge of preparing budgets, for fuel and other
logistics per vehicle as per NMS set guidelines
To prepare supervise and allocate duties to
drivers/Dispatch Assistant as per sectional activity schedule
Oversee the timely and efficient loading of
supplies from the dispatch ware house in line with the set departmental
Develop daily, weekly monthly annual maintenance
To arrange equipment (e.g. Spare, tools and materials)
in collaboration with stores
To control maintenance activities-periodic checks,
standard engineering practices, root cause analysis and corrective action
Make sure there if proper maintenance and repair
of vehicles and warehouse
Troubleshoot and identify faults within the
vehicles and ware house equipment
Carry out regular general checks of vehicles and
recommend to the garages for specific repairs to be made.
Skills and Experience: 
The ideal candidate should at least hold an Ordinary
Diploma in mechanical Engineering.
At least two years’ experience in fleet management
and motor vehicle Mechanic repairs 
including: motor cars, heavy
trucks, Trailers, and Forklifts.
Hold a Certificate in Supervisory Management.
Computer literacy skills
to Apply: 
candidates are strongly encouraged to send their application letters with
updated Curriculum vita, copies of academic documents/transcripts, names and
contact details of three referees 
addressed to the Head of Human Resource and Support Services, National
Medical Stores, Plot 4-16 Nsamizi Road, P.O Box 16 Entebbe. Uganda.
13th November 2015 by 5 p.m

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