Manager Expedited Mail Services & Logistics Careers - Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)

Organisation: Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head, Department of Expedited Mail Services

About US:
Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda) is a wholly-owned government company which is the leading provider of a wide range of postal, logistical, IT and financial services in Uganda with international links to all major postal administrations worldwide.

Job Summary: The Manager Expedited Mail Services & Logistics will oversee, plan and coordinate the activities of the EMS unit and ensure efficient operations and that there venue targets of UPL are achieved.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • The jobholder will determine work procedures, prepares work schedule and expedites workflow of the EMS, and recommend budget needs for the unit.
  • Manage and direct staff in the dispatch section to ensure safe and timely delivery of mails and other items in accordance with UPL delivery standards
  • Prepare annual plans for the department for approval by line supervisor on an annual basis, and ensure planned activities are implementation in line with UPL's Business plans.
  • Contribute to the income generating and sustainability initiative of UPL.
  • Regularly monitor revenue earnings and manage expenditures within the section, supervise counter sales staff, ensure timely billing/invoicing of contract customers.
  • Plan the daily logistics requirement and schedules for EMS delivery fleet of vans and motorcycles, either entering or leaving Head Office.
  • Set, review and liaise with regional supervisors in monitoring and growth of SCHOOL POST and EASY MAIL product, prepare operational and performance reports on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Implement appropriate marketing strategies and high level of customer service to enhance the brand of UPL’s products.
  • Render support to the EMS team through capacity building, coaching and mentoring.
  • Carry out the Performance Management of the staff in the unit by setting sales targets, carrying out performance reviews, convening corrective meetings, reviewing and preparing UPL performance reports.
  • Oversee and coordinates all air freight business operating in conjunction with the mailing unit.
  • Recommend optimal transportation model, or routing of mails or items
  • Resolve problems concerning transportations, logistic systems, imports or exports and ensure customers concerns are addressed 
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Increased sales and revenue generated.
  • Timely billing/invoicing of contract customers.
  • Completed performance reviews. 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should hold an honours Bachelor's degree in a Business studies or Management from a recognized institution
  • Possession of a relevant postgraduate qualification is desired
  • At least eight years of related working experience, five of which should have been obtained at supervisory level.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in Logistics Management, Customs procedures and Courier Service

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, detailed CVs and certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates to:

The Head, Department of Human Resource and Administration,
Posta Uganda,
P.O. Box 7106 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 24th July 2017

NB: Candidates who do not receive feedback within a month’s time from the deadline should consider their applications

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