Logistics Officer Job Opportunities – SolarNow

Job Title:         Logistics Officer
Organisation: SolarNow
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Logistics Manager 
About US:

SolarNow is a distribution and finance company that sells high quality solar product and appliances to households and businesses in Uganda. The company started in 2011 and has since opened 36 branches throughout Uganda, employs around 250 people. 

Job Summary: The Logistics Officer will be responsible for high actor satisfaction due to optimal communication; and ensuring Standard Operational Procedures compliance by staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Co-ordinate the warehousing, distribution, transportation functions of all inventory in the company.
  • Create and maintain proper reporting tools that optimise performance of the logistics department.
  • Create and implement best practice logistics principles, policies and processes across the organisation to improve operational and financial performance.
  • Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle
  • Liaise and negotiate with local suppliers
  • Keep track of quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency
  • Arrange and plan out warehouse, catalog goods and plan delivery routes
  • Resolve any arising problems or complaints from clients both internally and externally
  • Supervise, coach and train the logistics team
  • Meet cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
  • Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements
  • Comply with laws, regulations and OHS & E requirements
  • Continuously look for improvements to operations
  • Working proactively with various departments to realize efficiencies and manage expectations



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Logistics Officer job placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Transport and Logistics or Supply Chain and other any relevant courses.
  • Professional Courses in Logistics and Supply Chain Management are an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years of proven working experience in the same capacity. 
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage team
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
  • Having strong communication skills with keen attention to detail
  • High degree of integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Good personal presentation skills
  • Ability to make tough decisions even when under pressure
  • Good commercial and business understanding
  • Mature personality
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Good team player
NB: Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates without passion and energy need not to bother applying.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications to the Human Resource Manager, SolarNow Uganda Services via e-mail, recruitmentug@solarnow.eu, including their updated CVs (no other documents).
Deadline: 31st December 2017
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