Entry level Transport and Logistics Officer Jobs – National Medical Stores (NMS)

Organization: National
Medical Stores (NMS)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Report to:
Senior Maintenance Engineering Officer
About US:
National 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 Officer will
oversee fleet deployment, repairs and maintenance and to supervise drivers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To develop and implement the maintenance management element as part
    of the adoption within NMS that includes:
    • Asset criticality, maintenance strategy development and spares optimization/management.
    • Ongoing development and review of maintenance standards and
      procedures to continually improve asset integrity, safety, efficiency and
    • Establish key performance indicators and reporting mechanisms to
      provide quality assurance demonstrating compliance and a culture of
      continuous improvement.
    • Authorization requirements are met for all process changes required
      during maintenance (in design, materials or settings) with supervisor.
  • To ensure all maintenance undertaken is adequately resourced by
    trained and competent staff and contractors.
  • To monitor and evaluate with regular internal reviews and audits of
    maintenance management system and standards of inspection, maintenance and
  • To document a transparent asset management strategy for all vehicle
    classes and ware house equipment in place that all stakeholders
  • To develop annual inspection plan, communicate and implement safety
    compliance deadlines.
  • To ensure timely, safe and efficient equipment inspection,
    assessment repairs, and certification, return to service and job close
  • To investigate vehicle or warehouse equipment failures or opportunities
    for improvement.
  • To prepare and seek approval of maintenance budget.
  • To monitor expenditure and ensure any deviations are reported.
  • To maintain an overview of the maintenance system ensuring all data
    is accurate and timely, system process are run.
  • To maintain a current knowledge of vehicle and warehouse equipment
    service, repair and management standards and practices.
  • To identify any risk(s ) noted during the course of execution of
    your duties and formally report to your immediate supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the National Medical Stores (NMS) Transport and
    Logistics Officer job must hold an Ordinary Diploma in mechanical
  • Two years of working experience in fleet management and motor
    vehicle Mechanic repairs.
  • Computer literacy skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters with
updated CVs, copies of the academic documents/ transcripts, documents
supporting your work experience, names and contact details of three
professional referees addressed and delivered to the Head of Human Resource and
Support Services, National Medical Stores (NMS), Plot 4-12, Nsamizi Road, P.O
Box 16, Entebbe, Uganda.
Deadline: 25th January 2019
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