Transport Officer Jobs – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Job Title:    Transport Officer
Organisation: Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager
About US:
Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under
the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives mandated to coordinate the
elaboration of standards and quality of products and services so as to
facilitate fair trade, promote local industries and protect consumers.
Job Summary: The Transport Officer will be responsible for
overseeing UNBS fleet, dispatching of Drivers, monitoring vehicle movement,
ensuring timely and proper maintenance and repairs, tracking fuel usage and
consumption rates.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan, organise and
    coordinate vehicle movements through proper supervision of all Drivers
  • Develop and implement
    guidelines and procedures for fleet management at the Bureau
  • Maintain proper
    inventory of all components of vehicles, and ensure they are maintained
    and checked frequently.
  • Keenly track repairs
    and costs as part of monitoring and overseeing the repair processes.
  • Prepare requisitions
    for servicing, repair and maintenance at the appropriate garages.
  • The incumbent will
    assess and analyze the quotations submitted by Garages inclusive service,
    repairs, battery, seat cover and tyre replacement among others to
    determine value for money.
  • The Transport Officer
    will propose improvements in the existing transport processes, systems and
  • Track vehicle and fuel
    usage and consumption rates; ensure that potential problems or fuel misuse
    is raised to management.
  • Track vehicle
    registration and insurance and liaise with procurement to ensure these are
    always renewed in a timely manner.
  • Check and analyse UNBS
    vehicle logs information weekly, make corrections where necessary and sign
    off in each log to verify that this has been done.
  • Periodically collect
    vehicle logs from the field and review them for accuracy and follow up on
    field transport operations.
  • Collect daily and
    weekly vehicle checklists, verify their accuracy, and work with drivers to
    correct any problems.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the
    UNBS Transport Officer job opportunity should hold a bachelor’s Degree in
    Mechanical Engineering or Automobile engineering from a recognized
    University/Institution. Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or
    Automobile engineering from a recognized University/Institution
  • A minimum of three
    years’ experience in motor vehicle transport operations and management in
    a reputable Institution
  • Demonstrated ability
    to assess potential mechanical problems and advise on preventive
    maintenance and repair procedures
  • Possess a valid
    driving license with at least 2 classes.
  • Ability to provide
    leadership to transport and mechanical staff
  • Excellent verbal and
    written communication skills
  • Excellent independent
    judgment and decision-making skills
  • Age: Between
    25 and 35 years.
How to Apply:
All interested and eligible persons with the requirements may submit
their applications together with attached copies of all academic qualifications
and detailed CV’s with mobile telephone numbers indicated and copies of valid
National IDS can apply online: Click Here or email
to: or send their applications to the address;
The Executive Director,
Uganda National Bureau of Standards,
Bweyogerere Industrial Park,
Plot 2-12 Kyaliwajala Road,
P.O. Box 6329, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 16th March 2018 by 5:00pm
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