Depot Operations Manager Employment Opportunity – Zoe Recruitment

Job Title:    Depot Operations Manager (Oil

Organisation: Zoe

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Supply
and Distribution Manager

About US:

Zoe Recruitment is
an HR consultancy company that exists to contribute to the transformation of
productivity and work ethic, by linking talent to business/organizations, and
placing people right. At Zoe we believe this then forms the foundation for
sustainable business and on a larger scale, economic growth. They are
recruiting for their client in the Oil and Gas industry.

Job Summary:  The Depot Operations Manager will ensure that
depot operations processes are done in accordance with specific procedures for
Lower Kampala depot, Upper Kampala Depot, Mbale Depot and Entebbe Aviation

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensuring that operating procedures for each key activities are in
    place, followed and are regularly updated to reflect any policy or
    operational changes.
  • Agreeing tasks with sub-ordinates staff, training, providing resources,
    supervising and appraising for performance against plans
  • Ensure that the depot activities fully support marketing efforts by
    ensuring that there is continuous and timely despatch and receipt of
  • The Depot Manager is charged with seeing to it that risks to the
    operation are regularly identified, quantified and remedied and that
    business in the depots is carried out at all times in a manner that is acceptably
  • The responsibility to ensure that product loss is within control
    lies primarily with the Depot Manager who monitors losses on daily basis,
    prepares formal reports, deduces likely problems and effects immediate
  • Ensuring that the operating expenses for the Depots are reviewed at
    least once every month and any significant departures from the budget plan
    are appropriately addressed.
  • Ensure compliance to additivation process seeing to it that facility
    safety and technical audits are done bi-annually for all Depots (Kampala, Tankfarm,
    Mbale, Entebbe) and the key outstanding issues therefrom are advised to Engineering
    for action.
  • Innovatively proposing and following up implementation of methods
    that will make operations cheaper, safer and faster. This includes
    especially the bridger discharge and delivery truck filling activities.
  • Acting as asset custodian and ensuring that Company assets in the
    Depots are kept securely and affordably maintained in a manner that will
    ensure they are preserved and serve satisfactorily over their expected
    lifetime of useful service.
  • Ensuring that product measurement at receipt, storage and issue is
    done in compliance with both Company and National legal requirements,
    including carrying out annual calibration of supply bridgers, bi-annual
    calibration of loading meters and annual calibration of secondary distribution
  • Ensuring accounts for utility providers are managed to ensure
    continuity of services (phones, power supply and water).
  • Ensure aviation operations comply with the company aviation
    assurance policy in all aspects.
  • Liaise and corporate with the VE aviation central to obtain and
    implement effectively the VE aviation assurance policy and changes that
    occur from time to time in the company.
  • Ensure on- time fuel deliveries to contracted airlines and general
    aviation customers
  • Participate fully in the Sales-led Aviation Tenders to present
    operational excellence as a competitive edge and ensure smooth
    communications across these interfaces with Customers.
  • Provide effective operations interface between the company, EJAF
    JV,URA, Airport Authorities and other stakeholders
  • Offer leadership in ensuring quality customer service to customers
    and resolution of any complaints.
  • Participate fully in the Sales-led Aviation Tenders to present
    operational excellence as a competitive edge and ensure smooth communications
    across these interfaces with Customers.
  • Ensure the correct functioning of the VEU HSSE-MS, including timely
    closeout of all Remedial Action Plans.
  • Offer HSSE leadership (including HSSE meetings/communications,
    inspections, Supervisor-Operator Conversations, incident and potential
    incident reporting, drills and emergency response.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or
    related field
  • At least five years of experience in depot operations at a
    Managerial level.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate with people at all
    levels within and outside the department.
  • Ability to manage self in the face of flexible work demands
  • Manage people of varying calibers with different expectations.
  • Experience in managing contracts maintenance

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link


Deadline: 15th July 2019

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