Transport Officer – Rail (2 Entry Level Vacancies) – Spedag Interfreight Uganda Ltd



Organisation: Spedag
Interfreight Uganda Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala and
Mukono, Uganda
About Spedag:
Spedag Interfreight Uganda Ltd is the leading clearing, forwarding and
freight logistics company in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Transport Officer – Rail will all coordinate
activities regarding movement of client cargo on rail to ensure safe and timely
delivery of the cargo.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will be tasked with
    acquisition of timely updates on SPEDAG INTERFREIGHT allocated Wagon
    arrivals and departures from RVR and share the same with the team.
  • Ensure proper coordination and
    communication between Spedag Interfreight and RVR officers at the various
    locations.
  • In charge of the collection of Customs
    documents accompanying SPIF imports on wagons and delivery of the same to
    the relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Send timely updates of the Cargo tracking
    system on arrivals and departures of Spedag Interfreight wagons at
    good-shed.
  • Work in liaison with the RVR yard staff to
    shunt Spedag Interfreight wagons to the ICD and other destinations within
    the set lead times.
  • Work collaboratively with RVR for prompt
    availability of GIs / RCNs so as to facilitate immediate and fast movement
    of Spedag Interfreight wagons and cargo. For wagons / containers
    terminating at Mukono, timely updates to be sent out to the respective
    CREs so as to initiate the process of clearance immediately.
  • Work closely with Road transport to ensure
    that containers cleared at Mukono are delivered to respective clients in
    the shortest possible time so as to avoid SPIF paying unnecessary
    container storage charges to RVR.  
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a bachelor’s degree in Transport & Logistics or any other relevant
    field
  • At least two years’ experience in a
    similar position in a fast paced reputable organization
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. Proficiency
    in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Be a good team player
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized and meticulous
  • Highly proactive
  • Disciplined and able to work under minimum
    supervision
  • Self-driven and assertive  
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified applicants should send their applications with a
detailed curriculum vitae including three professional referees, Copies of
academic documents and an application letter to; the Human Resources
Department, ug.vacancies@spedaginterfreight.com.
NB: Only short listed
candidates will he contacted.
Deadline: 20th July
2015.
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