22 May 2017

Station Manager Employment Opportunity - SGS

Job Title:       Station Manager
Organisation: SGS
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 90,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 2,000 offices and laboratories around the world. SGS has been appointed by the Ministry of Works and Transport (MoWT) to implement the Mandatory Vehicle Inspection Services (MVIS) programme involving the development, installation and operation of vehicle inspection centers on a national scale to improve road safety by assuring -the road worthiness of vehicles m circulation in Uganda.

Job Summary: The Station Manager will mainly be responsible for the day-to-day management and supervision of assigned Vehicle Inspection Station (VIS) operations to ensure that operations are run smoothly and according to SGS quality guidelines. The position also has the overall responsibility of ensuring integrity, excellent customer service delivery and application of the rules of procedure in the overall operations of the VIS.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Ensure that all VIS operations are carried out according to agreed procedures and in line with SGS quality standards.
  • Supervise and review the performance of all VIS staff to ensure quality of the VIS operations.
  • Uphold safety, health, environment and quality requirements and standards and ensure system equipment integrity.
  • Work in close collaboration with maintenance manager to ensure that all VIS maintenance activities are carried out per schedule.
  • Maintain full records of both technical and administrative work at VIS and report to Operations Manager on the same; prepare monthly management report on VIS operations.
  • Ensure new procedures and processes to be introduced as part of VIS operations are effectively and clearly communicated to all VIS staff and assisting with training on the same, as required.
  • Mentor and train VIS staff and manage the team to ensure the best is derived from them at all times;
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with the local authorities, partners and the general within the VIS area of operation and report to management on any issues arising.
  • In charge of preparing the annual budget for the station and working within the approved budget. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Higher National Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or Automotive)
  • At least four years’ experience in a similar role, with experience in supervision of staff
  • Engineers Registration Board Membership required
  • Ability to manage, coordinate and lead a team towards a common goal.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of management, third-party providers, clients, internal & external customers.
  • Ability to work autonomously and to plan/coordinate several activities simultaneously
  • Technical knowledge and experience in related field

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should upload their applications and updated CVs/resumes either in PDF or Microsoft Word format with three work-related references at the link below. Do not include your academic documents.

Deadline: 2nd June 2017 by 5:00pm

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