Transport Manager Job Placement – PEO International Limited – Uganda (PILU)

Organisation: PEO International Limited – Uganda (PILU)
Duty Station: Mukono, Uganda
Reports to: Operations Manager
PEO International –Uganda is your dedicated Professional Employer Organisation (PEO) that handles all your HR, & Business management and Benefits administration as you retain the day-to-day control over your employees. With PEO International Limited (PILU) services, Employers benefit from our “shared responsibility approach” hence enabling small and mid-sized organisations to maximise investment in Human capital and remove Administrative burdens whilst enabling clients to focus on building their business. Built on four principal values; integrity, excellence, innovation and commitment, we to deliver the most valuable services to our clients.
Job Summary: The Transport Manager will lead transportation fleet operations to ensure maximum truck turn around and ensure proper maintenance and utilisation of the fleet.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop an efficient and effective fleet management system to ensure efficient utilization of the fleet.
  • Inform the client (internal or external) of delivery/collection status.
  • Request additional instructions if information provided unclear.
  • Alert the client in case of operational issue (potential or real).
  • Provide support to credit control in case of cash collection issues arising.
  • Manage the deliveries and container collection.
  • Ensure that all vehicles used by company are safe and roadworthy, driven by trained drivers and maintained by experienced serviced Providers.
  • This includes both companies – owned and leased vehicles.
  • Ensure that the regulations in the Vehicle Logbooks and Driving Policies are adhered to by all the drivers
  • Manage recruitments and interview/select potential staff.
  • Manage the operational relationship with the client
  • Receive the instructions from the clients (internal or external) on cargo delivery or collection
  • Transport fleet management and reporting system
  • Work closely with the Directorates, Departments, Areas and Sections by providing them with required number of vehicles of appropriate conditions and relevant load capacities.
  • Oversee transport planning system in order to come up with the vehicles distribution plan to satisfy all the requests
  • Develop and implement Plan Preventative Maintenance program (PPM).
  • Ensure timely delivery of materials and chemical.
  • Initiate disposal of uneconomical/ absolute vehicles.
  • Initiate procurement of new vehicles.
  • Initiate leasing / hiring of vehicles.
  • Organize the quality of service monitoring and ensure a proper follow-up
  • Responsible for the maintenance of an optimal fleet size
  • Ensure timely fleet repair and maintenance.
  • Initiate and manage the issuance of fuel.
  • Carries out any other relevant duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant should hold at least seven years of experience in transport.
  • Motor mechanic background is a MUST
  • At least four years of experience as a manager
  • Financial reports:  Detailed costs of the Transport business unit
  • Computer literacy i.e. working knowledge of Microsoft Office and email
  • Proficiency in using reporting, statistical and data analysis tools
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good communication and coaching skills
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized.
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Support tools and documents
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their personal suitability statement, copies of academic transcripts/certificates and a detailed CV to: The Head Recruitment, PEO International Limited (U) via email to Or Download Application form, Click Here and please specify the position title as subject of the E-mail.
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Applications received after the closing date will only be considered for future related jobs openings.
Deadline: 15th February 2018

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