Transport Manager Job Placement – PEO International Limited – Uganda (PILU)

Job Title:          Transport Manager
Organisation: PEO
International Limited – Uganda (PILU)
Duty Station: Mukono,
Reports to: Operations
About US:
PEO International –Uganda is
your dedicated Professional Employer Organisation (PEO) that handles all your
HR, & Business management and Benefits administration as you retain the
day-to-day control over your employees. With PEO International Limited (PILU)
services, Employers benefit from our “shared responsibility approach” hence
enabling small and mid-sized organisations to maximise investment in Human
capital and remove Administrative burdens whilst enabling clients to focus on
building their business. Built on four principal values; integrity, excellence,
innovation and commitment, we to deliver the most valuable services to our
Job Summary: The
Transport Manager will lead transportation fleet operations to ensure maximum
truck turn around and ensure proper maintenance and utilisation of the fleet.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop
    an efficient and effective fleet management system to ensure efficient
    utilization of the fleet.
  • Inform
    the client (internal or external) of delivery/collection status.
  • Request
    additional instructions if information provided unclear.
  • Alert
    the client in case of operational issue (potential or real).
  • Provide
    support to credit control in case of cash collection issues arising.
  • Manage
    the deliveries and container collection.
  • Ensure
    that all vehicles used by company are safe and roadworthy, driven by
    trained drivers and maintained by experienced serviced Providers.
  • This
    includes both companies – owned and leased vehicles.
  • Ensure
    that the regulations in the Vehicle Logbooks and Driving Policies are
    adhered to by all the drivers
  • Manage
    recruitments and interview/select potential staff.
  • Manage
    the operational relationship with the client
  • Receive
    the instructions from the clients (internal or external) on cargo delivery
    or collection
  • Transport
    fleet management and reporting system
  • Work
    closely with the Directorates, Departments, Areas and Sections by
    providing them with required number of vehicles of appropriate conditions
    and relevant load capacities.
  • Oversee
    transport planning system in order to come up with the vehicles
    distribution plan to satisfy all the requests
  • Develop
    and implement Plan Preventative Maintenance program (PPM).
  • Ensure
    timely delivery of materials and chemical.
  • Initiate
    disposal of uneconomical/ absolute vehicles.
  • Initiate
    procurement of new vehicles.
  • Initiate
    leasing / hiring of vehicles.
  • Organize
    the quality of service monitoring and ensure a proper follow-up
  • Responsible
    for the maintenance of an optimal fleet size
  • Ensure
    timely fleet repair and maintenance.
  • Initiate
    and manage the issuance of fuel.
  • Carries
    out any other relevant duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The
    applicant should hold at least seven years of experience in transport.
  • Motor
    mechanic background is a MUST
  • At
    least four years of experience as a manager
  • Financial
    reports:  Detailed costs of the
    Transport business unit
  • Computer
    literacy i.e. working knowledge of Microsoft Office and email
  • Proficiency
    in using reporting, statistical and data analysis tools
  • Strong
    analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good
    communication and coaching skills
  • Strong
    attention to detail and highly organized.
  • Standard
    Operating Procedures
  • Support
    tools and documents
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their personal suitability
statement, copies of academic transcripts/certificates and a detailed CV to:
The Head Recruitment, PEO International Limited (U) via email to Or Download Application form,
and please specify the
position title as subject of the E-mail.
NB: Only shortlisted applicants
will be contacted. Applications received after the closing date will only be
considered for future related jobs openings.
Deadline: 15th February 2018
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