Logistics Safety Coordinator Jobs – Hima Cement

Job Title:  Logistics Safety Coordinator

Organisation: Hima Cement Ltd.

Duty Station:  Kasese and Tororo, Uganda

Reporting line: Transport Development and Road Safety Manager

Vacancy Code: LSCX01


About US:

Hima Cement Ltd. is a subsidiary of Bamburi Cement Ltd. which is a member of the LafargeHolcim Group. LafargeHolcim is the leading producer of building materials in the world. At Hima Cement, our Vision is “To be the preferred provider of cement and concrete based building solutions in East Africa with a strong focus on customer experience.”


Job Summary:  The Logistics Safety Coordinator will continuously monitor safety standards, advisories, systems, legislation, tools, or procedures and to ensure our road transportation operations are safe, compliant to the framework of Hima Cement objectives and aligned to Holcim Group objectives


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements programs for control, management, training and supervision of drivers and ensure Vehicle compliance
  • Devise, implement, monitor, rate and rank driver performance, provide feedback to drivers and transporters, and implement the active recognition/consequence procedure.
  • Employing proactive approach to ensure that truck compliance and inspection procedure is efficient and effective.
  • Participate in planning, preparations and conducting of 5-pillar transport audit program.
  • Develop, review, and produce standard operating procedures aligned to current operations and Group Standards and guidelines
  • Implement journey management system with clear route hazard mapping program, that is updated on a regular basis and that all drivers assigned to a route are briefed.
  • Manage accidents and incidents including investigation and reporting as per Group guidelines and procedures, prepare reports and share key learnings with stakeholders, follow up and close out corrective and preventive actions.
  • Design, and implement road safety culture change initiatives such as campaigns, public awareness trainings etc, both within and those organized by other agencies

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Logistics and or Transport management from a recognized University.
  • Health and Safety certification or qualification a must and or be obtained within one year after appointment
  • At least three years of work experience preferably in a busy commercial or industrial environment and with exposure to industrial or FMCG business processes is an added advantage.
  • Strong knowledge, experience and success in Health and Safety or Transport
  • Management is key to this role.
  • Self-driven, results oriented.
  • Able to plan and prioritise
  • Comfortable dealing with people and a good listener
  • Reliable, tolerant & determined
  • Able to work extended hours when required
  • Flexibility to work anywhere within Uganda is added advantage


NB: Hima cement will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.


How to Apply:

All qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address. (Email your application and CV to career.applications.hima@lafarge.com  and let’s save the environment).


Key Notes:

  • Hima Cement Limited is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
  • Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


Human Resources Manager – Corporate

Hima Cement Ltd,

Lafarge Uganda,

P.O Box 7230 Kampala. Uganda


Deadline: 12th April 2022


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