3 Fleet Assistant Job Careers – Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Organization: Office
of the Prime Minister (OPM)
Duty Station: 
Mbarara and Adjumani, Uganda
Reports to:
Refugee Desk Officer
Reference Number: Adjumani (AD/007/2019) and Mbarara (MB/004/2019)        
About US:
The Office of the
Prime Minister (OPM) is the Leader of Government Business in Parliament and
responsible for the coordination and implementation of Government Policies
across Ministries, Departments and other Public Institutions.
Job Summary:  The Fleet Assistant will take the overall
responsibility of the Fleet and Transport Unit under the supervision of the RDO
in leading, coordinating and supervising all activities pertaining to the Desk
Operation. This will involve managing the entire fleet cycle, which includes
fleet service plus maintenance, fuel management, scheduling and route planning,
driver management plus supervision among other tasks as assigned by the
supervisor. Additionally, the Fleet Assistant will also support to the
Logistics function.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinate, manage and support all the fleet management activities
    in the Desk Office.
  • Implement effective fleet management that regularly monitors the
    fleet pool, saves cost and safeguards the investment of the Desk.
  • Apply DOR’s fleet management strategy when preparing plans for
    purchase of important fleet assets. Conduct spend analyses using
    historical spend data to identify trends that can be used to plan
    procurement activities and Frame Agreements.
  • Plan for acquisition, maintenance and replacement of fleet assets.
    Develop local fleet management replacement strategies taking into account
    the Desk’s short and medium term requirements.
  • Coordinate activities of implementing partners and/or contractors
    performing fleet related activities, and ensure that they understand and
    adhere to relevant DOR rules and procedures.
  • Respond to field requests for information and advice and timely
    response to the field.
  • Support the Logistics function at the Refugee Desk Office as and
    when required.
  • Provide fleet management reports, customized reports, and gathers
    information on all fleet assets and provides in-depth reports periodically
    and when requested.
  • Monitor the quality and accuracy of fleet related data in relevant
    business systems. Compile and analyse statistical information, identify
    trends and developments in fleet related matters that will assist in
    decision making.
  • Disseminate, promote commitment to and monitor compliance with
    UNHCR’s global policies, standards and guidance on fleet management.
  • Any other duty assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • Applicants should be holding either a Diploma in Stores Management
    or Supply Chain Management or a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a
    recognised University. A certificate in professional supplies and
    logistics studies is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience working in general
    logistics, including warehousing, transportation, customs clearance and
    procurement, and in managing and supporting staff is a prerequisite for
    this position.
  • Age: 23 – 45 years
How to Apply:
Applications are
invited from qualified Ugandan Nationals to fill the under listed vacant
positions available at Arua Refugee Desk, Adjumani Refugee Desk, Hoima Refugee
Desk, Mbarara Refugee Desk and Kampala Refugees Department Head Office.
Handwritten application letters be addressed to the Permanent Secretary Office
of the Prime Minister, P.O. Box 341, Kampala. Uganda
All application
letters should include personal contact addresses e.g. phone contacts, e-mail
addresses, and a recent passport photograph of the applicant and indicate three
referees. The applicant should be a person of high moral character and
integrity, willing to work in remote rural settlements.
All applicants must
quote the Reference Number of the post advertised (Check top of the advert),
indicate the reference number on the top left hand side corner of the
application letter’s envelop, seal it and submit their application letters to
the Human Resource Office, Open Registry 3rd Floor, Office of the Prime
Deadline: 31st May 2019 by 5:00pm
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