Transport & Logistics Officer Job Vacancies – National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Job Title:          Transport & Logistics Officer
Organization: National Identification and Registration
Authority (NIRA)
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Administration
About US:
The National Identification
and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established on the passing of the Uganda
Registration of Persons Act, 2015. The Act was made to harmonise and
consolidate the law on registration of persons; to provide for registration of
individuals and to establish a national identification register. It provides
for the mandatory registration of all Ugandan citizens within Uganda and abroad
as well as aliens identification cards and for related matters.
The Transport
& Logistics Officer will manage the Authority’s fleet and ensure an
efficient logistics service delivery.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent will develop driver and transport safety programs and ensure
    safe driving practices of NIRA transport staff
  • Develops
    the dispatch and trucking plans in liaison with the warehouse and field
  • Manages
    the preparation and approval of the distribution plans based on the
    updated Authority information
  • Coordinates
    the transport of staff and goods to support efficient service delivery
  • Inspects
    commodity delivery trucks and ensures that they are in good and safe
    mechanical condition
  • Facilitates
    contracting of all services relating to transport within the Authority
  • Ensures
    proper filing of all the contract documents (Transport agreements, vehicle
    insurance as well as service level agreements with vendors)
  • Coordinates
    servicing of vehicles and works in liaison with management to design
    necessary service contracts based on Authority guidelines
  • Provides
    oversight management of logistical support services programmmes
  • Provides
    supervision to all logistics requirements of the Authority
  • Keenly
    reviews vehicle movement, fuel usage and prepares vehicle monthly reports
  • Works
    closely with the manager to ensure that Authority’s fleet is safe and well
  • Ensures
    safe custody of vehicles and motorcycles both at the national office and
    in the field
  • Performs
    any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the National Identification and Registration Authority
    (NIRA) Transport & Logistics Officer career vacancy should hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant
    field from a recognized University
  • Possession
    of a post graduate qualification in Transport and Logistics management or
    an equivalent qualification is an added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of three years of relevant work experience in a reputable public
    or private organization
  • Computer
    literacy skills
  • Impeccable
    level of integrity
  • High
    level of organization and attention to detail
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested persons should send their applications, curriculum vitae, copies of
academic and professional certificates/ testimonials to the National Director,
Profiles International Uganda Limited (PIUL), Plot 26B Tufnell Drive, Kamwokya,
Kampala, P.O. Box 3024, Kampala or hand deliver the application at its offices
indicated above from 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. Please indicate a
daytime telephone contact and names and contact details of three professional
referees. Also, in your application letter and on the cover of the envelope,
clearly indicate which position you are applying for.
Deadline: 24th August, 2016
If you do not hear from NIRA within two months from the closing date, please consider
your application unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to disqualification.

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