Job Title: Route Planner
trading as Q-Sourcing Servtec is a manpower management solutions firm operating
in the East African Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda,
and South Sudan. On behalf of our client, we are looking for a competent, skilled,
and experienced Route Planner to work in Kampala Uganda.
Job Summary: The Route Planner will be responsible for the
operational activities of the Delivery-function with duties including, but not
limited to, route planning of delivery trucks/vans, health and safety
implementation by ensuring actual driving/delivery shift-time is within the
required legal parameters, On Time In Full (OTIF) Delivery performance and
overall service-quality across the Company delivery value-chain.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Service drives your role. You are obsessed with delivering the Company orders
the available fleet of delivery trucks/vans to deliver all outstanding orders
OTIF, in the most cost-effective way.
perform route planning across the Company Delivery-network using the Company
authorized information system platform, and review clusters per route every day
in light with the growth and Dynamic Route Planning expectations.
manage projects & participate in projects relating to expansion of delivery
routes, with a focus on mobilizing resources that balances between people,
processes and information system deployment;
ensure all operational expenses related to the Company deliveries are
maintained within the laid budget (planning to optimize routes and reduce
actual driving distances, and leverage on optimal service time to deliver best
in class OTIF Delivery Service);
deliveries and assign to appropriately trained /vetted drivers;
for ensuring all Delivery activity is carried out in a professional manner and
complies with current legislation governing drivers and trucks/vans;
and plan (approved) 3rd party support for deliveries (i.e. appropriately
trained and vetted subcontractors);
monitor the delivery status, and report any unsolved discrepancies to the Head
action to solve potential delivery delays e.g. coordinating drivers and driver
Customer Service on (potential) delays impacting agreed service levels and
negative status codes.
manage Driver’s Assistants (DA) and driver performance across the Company fleet
using the Company Delivery App, C-track and Chartio delivery Dashboard.
deliveries according to capacity and consult the vehicle sourcing supervisor to
facilitate trucks, solve outbound and inbound related issues on real-time
with Sales operations on New agent’s sign-up and new delivery co-ordinates.
with state laws on occupational health & safety in transport.
maintain, and adhere to vehicle safety procedures as well as driver and
delivery assistant orientation programs.
Outbound and Inbound Logistics planning.
pragmatically solve problems that your fleet might encounter (fit. truck stuck
in muddy road due to excessive rain).
ensure returns are properly ‘shuttled’ back to the Company fulfilment Centre.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
Diploma/Degree from a recognized institution.
Professional Qualifications will be an added advantage.
experience in route-planning and/or having worked with the Company programmes
or similar software, is advantageous.
outstanding planning and organization capabilities.
a structured approach to dealing with a fleet of delivery vehicles and teams.
to work on various information systems platforms such as Route
Planning/Scheduling Software, Fleet-Management Systems, Warehouse-Management
Systems and Microsoft Word Suite programs.
of the rural/peri-urban delivery network and the various parties within the
worker with excellent verbal, written and communication skills.
and result oriented.
in your work and take the initiative to propose and implement new approaches.
level of integrity.
and out of the box thinking.
have a sound judgement when it comes to making choices related to delivery of
How to Apply:
All candidates who
meet the criteria outlined as above are encouraged apply online under the job
vacancy “QSSU-COT-RP- ROUTE PLANNER.”
shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 15th February, 2021 by 5:00 pm
NB: Q-sourcing Servtec
is an equal opportunity employer. any solicitation will lead to