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Showing posts with label Transport and Driver Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts

Driver Jobs - Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)

Job Title:     Driver
Organisation: Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Regional Manager

About US:
The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) is established under the PPDA Act No.1 of 2003 to develop standards and regulate procurement and disposal practices in respect of all Procuring and Disposing Entities which include Central Government Ministries and Departments, Local Governments, State Enterprises, Constitutional and Statutory Bodies and post primary training institutions.

Job Summary:   The incumbent will drive vehicles, monitor their condition, and inform the supervisors of any need for maintenance and attention

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To ensure that PPDA’s vehicles are in good condition, mechanically sound and safe to drive.
  • To drive passengers and goods safely and securely to their destination, at all times complying with the laws of Uganda, PPDA procedures and best practice in customer care.
  • To give a good impression of PPDA to passengers, suppliers and others who are contacted in the course of work.
  • To work according to PPDA Quality and Safety procedures at all times.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) Driver job must hold an Ordinary level Certificate of Education
  • Hold a clean and valid Driving Permit - Class B, DL,
  • At least 4 years’ service in a reputable organisation
  • Defensive Driving Skills
  • Mechanical Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Care Skills
  • Information handling and filing skills
  • Personal Integrity
  • Result Orientation
  • Reliability

How to Apply: 
All qualified candidates should download the PPDA application form fill it, Click Here and send it together with copies of academic certificates, national ID, detailed curriculum vitae showing experience and positions held to recruitment@ppda.go.ug. All files should be sent in PDF.

Deadline: 4th June 2019 by 5.00 p.m.

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Licensed Customs Broker Jobs - CJ Smart Cargo

Organisation: CJ Smart Cargo
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
CJ Smart Cargo is a one-step intelligent logistics solution provider in the world.  Based on its core businesses, such as EPC project logistics, Heavy Lift, Marine Engineering, Logistics, Ro-Ro vehicle and innovative businesses, such as Oversea Warehouse, Factory Relocation, CJ Smart Cargo can provide customized, integrated and intelligent logistic service.  It is also the general contractor at the strategy of “One Belt and One Road” and launches the first platform of EPC supply chain to provide the data service for the relative companies of “One Belt and One Road” with the support of government and scientific research institution.

Job Summary:  The Licensed Customs Broker will prepare customs documentation and ensure that shipments meet all applicable laws to facilitate the import and export of goods.  Determine and track duties and taxes payable and process payments on behalf of client.  Sign documents under a power of attorney.  Represent clients in meetings with customs officials and apply for duty refunds and tariff reclassifications.  Coordinate transportation and storage of imported goods.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Obtain line releases for frequent shippers of low-risk commodities, high-volume entries, or multiple container loads.
  • Sign documents on behalf of clients, using powers of attorney.
  • Provide advice on transportation options, types of carriers, or shipping routes.
  • Post bonds for the products being imported or assist clients in obtaining bonds.
  • Insure cargo against loss, damage, or pilferage.
  • Contract freight forwarders for destination services.
  • Arrange for transportation, warehousing, or product distribution of imported or exported products.
  • Suggest best methods of packaging or labelling products.
  • Request or compile necessary import documentation, such as custom invoices, certificates of origin, and cargo control documents.
  • Stay abreast of changes in import and export laws or regulations by reading current literature, attending meetings or conferences, or conferring with colleagues.
  • Quote duty and tax rates on goods to be imported, based on federal tariffs and excise taxes.
  • Prepare papers for shippers to appeal duty charges.
  • Pay, or arrange for payment of, taxes and duties on shipments.
  • Monitor or trace the location of goods.
  • Maintain relationships with customs brokers in other ports to expedite clearing of cargo.
  • Inform importers and exporters of steps to reduce duties and taxes.
  • Confer with officials in various agencies to facilitate clearance of goods through customs and quarantine.
  • Classify goods according to tariff coding system.
  • Calculate duty and tariff payment owed on shipments.
  • Apply for tariff concessions or for duty drawbacks and other refunds.
  • Advise customers on import and export restrictions, tariff systems, insurance requirements, quotas, or other custom-related matters.
  • Prepare and process import and export documentation according to customs regulations, laws, or procedures.
  • Clear goods through customs and to their destinations for clients.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant for the CJ Smart Cargo Licensed Customs Broker job must hold a bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related area like business, supply chain management or transportation.
  • A Customs Clearance Certificate/ East Africa Customs and Freight Forwarding Practicing Certificate is a must.
  • A minimum of two years of work experience in a related field.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications and updated CVs online to the following email address; prossy.nakisozi@cjsmartcargo.com

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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UN Driver – UNAC Job Careers - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Job Title:        Driver – UNAC
Organization: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
The United Nations is an impartial and trusted partner in Uganda, supporting the Government to achieve its development goals. The United Nations Country Team (UNCT), is comprised of 22 resident and non-resident UN agencies. The UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative (RC/RR) leads the UNCT and is the highest representative of UNDP in Uganda. The RC/RR is also the Designated Official for security for UN Uganda. The Government of Uganda and the UN have agreed to adopt the ‘Delivering as One’ (DaO) modality in Uganda to better adapt UN’s support to the national context. ‘Delivering as One’ is an initiative by the United Nations aimed at making the UN better coordinated and more efficient and effective. Within countries the UN aims to achieve this through having One Leader, One Programme, One Budget, and by Communicating and Operating as One. 

The UNAC offices in Arua where the Driver would be based, supports the Resident Coordinator in achieving ‘Delivering as One’ objectives. In particular, the support coordination under the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) 2016-2020, which outlines partnership between the United Nations (UN) and the Government of Uganda (GoU). 

Job Summary: The Driver would be working closely with Moroto Head UNAC together with the RCO Finance and Administrative Associate on Coordination of the transport tasks. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure provision of reliable and secure driving services by a) driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items and b) meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required.
  • Ensure cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
  • Ensure proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Ensure availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts.
  • Ensure that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
  • Other tasks as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant for the United Nations UNDP Driver – UNAC job placement should hold an Advanced Level Certificate; mechanical skills are an advantage
  • Valid driving permit with classes B, CM & DL
  • A minimum of five years of driving experience in a busy organization;
  • Experience with city driving and long distance up-country driving;
  • Excellent interpersonal,  skills and demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds

Functional Competencies:
  • Consistently approaches work with professionalism, energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Demonstrates strong ability to manage relationships with diverse stakeholders;
  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills, adapting to diverse audiences and stakeholders;
  • Demonstrates strong planning and organization skills;
  • Contributes to teamwork within RCO and displays flexibility with regard to assigned tasks;
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view.

NB: The United Nations does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.

Deadline: 21st May 2019

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3 UN Storekeeper Job Placements - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Warehouse Management Assistant/Associate
Grade: SC4

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary:  The Storekeeper will handle receipt/dispatch and verification of commodities in order to maximise quality of warehouse operations and mitigate losses, and to support the best storage management practices in compliance with WFP warehouse standards and established guidelines.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Effectively receive/dispatch commodities including transhipment (truck to truck) against official approved documentation (e.g. waybills and/or delivery notes) ensuring accuracy in physical count of commodities including the quality in compliance with the established standards.
  • Prepare, verify and sign off warehouse and transport documents, and maintain confidential files and accurate warehouse transaction records to ensure immediate reporting on commodity movements in line with the corporate requirements.
  • Conduct daily warehouse closing reconciliation and accurate inventory checks supporting internal control systems in compliance with the warehouse management requirements.
  • Perform daily inspections and prepare reports on the quantity and quality of the commodities received/dispatched and handled, detect promptly and analyse reasons for stock discrepancies/damages, investigate missing quantity and prepare warehouse loss reports recommending appropriate solutions, to enable informed decision-making.
  • Implement appropriate measures to safeguard food and non-food commodities, to ensure quality control using standard preventive measures in line with WFP established procedures and authorization received from the supervisor.
  • Monitor condition of the warehouse and commodities and take appropriate actions, to support efficient warehouse space-planning and well-organized commodity storage following WFP warehouse standards.
  • Provide guidance and on-the-job training to warehouse staff to contribute to their development and high performance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Storekeeper job placement should hold a University degree with experience in any of the following; - transport/freight forwarding/customs clearing and logistics/supply chain management;
  • At least four years of progressive responsibility in warehouse management
  • Experience using logistics databases to extract routine reports.
  • Experience in managing warehouses with food and NFIs.
  • Experience in managing inventories.
  • Experience in processing invoices.
  • Fluency in both oral and written English.
  • Fluency in the locally used languages in South West Uganda

  • Supply Chain Management and Optimization: Displays aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks.
  • Planning, Project & Resource Management: Supports the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by collecting data from diverse sources.
  • Information Management & Reporting: Collates accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community.
  • Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution: Ability to collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions.
  • Warehouse and Inventory Management: Demonstrates ability to implement operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in order to manage WFP’s warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate systems, and ensure loss mitigation.
  • Technical Assistance and Coordination: Demonstrates awareness of the importance of technical assistance and coordination with key stakeholders and an ability to carry out logistics activities, respecting individual mandates and programme priorities.

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.

Deadline: 26th May 2019

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Driver – UPLIFT Project Jobs - World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Project Manager
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US: 
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary: The Driver – UPLIFT Project will drive authorized UPLIFT project passengers, transport goods and services (information) and check the mechanical condition of the Project vehicle regularly and act accordingly in line with World Vision policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive project authorized passengers to specified destinations as approved by the supervisor in line with World Vision vehicle usage policy.
  • Deliver project packages, goods and mails and any other information to specified people, places and offices in line with World Vision policies.
  • Check project vehicle status/condition e.g. engine oil, water, nuts, battery water, license, Third Party Insurance, brakes, tyre pressure etc prior to any journey and carry out regular vehicle repairs e.g. correcting hard start, tightening bolts and nuts, topping up battery water, etc in line with World Vision policy.
  • Monitor the security of project vehicle, authorized passengers and luggage in line with the vehicle policy.
  • Report all major and minor damages and accidents on project vehicle at hand to the supervisor in line with World Vision vehicle policies.
  • Prepare and submit project vehicle monthly reports in line with the World Vision Vehicle Policy.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Driver UPLIFT vacancy should preferably hold an O’ level certificate.
  • Holds a valid driving permit.
  • At least three years of driving experience.
  • Ability to prioritize work in relation to need and urgency.
  • A working knowledge of fax machine, photocopier, computer and telephone preferred.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 21st May 2019

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