USAID Project Jobs – Fleet Management/Transport Officer at University Research Co LLC

Organisation: University Research Co LLC
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About URC:
University Research Co., LLC (URC), a US-based public health organization working in Uganda since 2005, is implementing the USAID-funded Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) project. The project supports delivery of quality HIV prevention, treatment, care and laboratory services at selected referral and general hospitals. URC is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions based in Kampala at SUSTAIN offices (unless stated otherwise):
Job Summary: The Fleet Manager will work under the direction of the Director of Operations to manage a pool of project vehicles, ensuring efficient use of resources and coordinating field travel to hospitals across the country.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Develop weekly/monthly field travel schedules, coordinating between program staff and drivers to allocate use of vehicles
·         Under the guidance of the Director of Operations, manage the pool of vehicles including their maintenance.
·         Ensure vehicles have valid insurance; drivers have valid permits; insurance claims are processed in a timely; maintenance and servicing is achieved in a timely manner
·         Monitor vehicle log books on a weekly basis
·         Keep track of fuel card utilization for each vehicle and make monthly reconciliation of bills and vehicle records.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
·         Bachelors Degree in Logistics Management or a related field
·         Minimum of 2 years of fleet management experience, preferred with USAID-funded programs
·         Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple tasks
·         Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
·         Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
How to Apply:
Qualified applicants should submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references & indicate the position your applying for in the subject line through our website;  addressed to:
University Research Co., LLC –
Centre for Human Services, SUSTAIN Project,
Kampala, UGANDA.
Deadline: 11th March 2013
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