Transport Coordinator NGO Job Careers – Concern Worldwide

Job Title:         Transport Coordinator
Organisation: Concern Worldwide
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Systems Director
About Us:
Worldwide is an international non-governmental, humanitarian organisation
dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate
elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. Our mission is
to help people living in extreme poverty achieve major improvements in their lives
which last and spread without on-going support from Concern.
Job Summary: The Transport Coordinator will manage and
coordinate Concern Uganda’s fleet and Drivers ensuring that all vehicles remain
roadworthy and are serviced and fuelled regularly.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Ensure that an
effective and efficient transport management system is in place, by:
  • Surveying the transport needs of the Head
    Office and programme offices and developing a plan to meet both current
    and anticipated future needs.
  • Ensuring that an effective system is in place
    to meet the transport needs of staff in the most cost-effective manner
    possible (e.g. by planning and tracking vehicle allocation, vehicle
    movements, vehicle utilisation, fuel consumption etc.).
  • Scheduling and planning the maintenance and
    repairs of vehicles to ensure vehicles are maintained in good working
    order; ensuring high quality maintenance of vehicles.
2. Take lead of the team
of Kampala-based drivers, and provide support to programme-based drivers, by:
  • Ensuring that work is planned and organised,
    that staff are given appropriate workloads and are clear about what is
    expected (e.g. writing job descriptions, setting goals, regular planning
  • In charge of monitoring and reviewing
    progress and in particular, ensuring that transport staff are working
    effectively to meet their customers’ needs (e.g. by gathering feedback
    from customers and by carrying out regular Performance Development Reviews
    with staff).
  • Supporting transport staff to enable them perform
    their duties effectively.
  • Ensuring that transport staff are adequately
    trained and developed for their roles e.g. by analysing staff training
    needs, organising the delivery of training, coordinating the sharing of
    experience etc.
3. Oversight of Kampala
Stores by:
  • Scheduling transportation of goods between
    Kampala and the field.
  • Mentoring and supervising the Store Keeper.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must have attained a formal qualification
    in Transport management i.e. diploma in motor mechanics or Postgraduate
    Diploma in Logistics and Transport Management (DLTM).
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in Transport
    plus one year experience managing/supervising staff in the area of
    Logistics and Transport.
  • Excellent computer and communication skills.
  • Leadership qualities, personnel and team
    management including mediation and conflict resolution.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and
updated CVs (max 4 pages) with day time phone contacts, names and addresses of
three (3) professional referees via email to with the
job title as the subject of email or address hard copies to: The Human
Resources Department, Concern Worldwide Uganda, P.O. Box 6599, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 5th August 2016 by 5:00pm
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