Job Title: Head of Transport
Position Type: Full-time, Permanent
Department: Logistics
Location: Kampala
Skills Required: General Duties, Fleet Management, Route Management, Team Management
Job Start Date: May 1, 2024
Applications Time: April 15, 2024 – April 22, 2024


About the Position:

General Duties:

  • Attend to day-to-day transport requests.
  • Prepare driver schedules based on transport requests.
  • Oversee efficient running, fuel utilization, maintenance, and repairs of all fleet across the country.
  • Liaise with external parties for vehicle servicing, repairs, and parts procurement.
  • Ensure drivers can locate destinations using physical and digital maps.
  • Motivate, train, coach, and support staff.
  • Ensure timely dispatch of stocks and shipments.
  • Submit daily reports to the CGM and other relevant information.
  • Manage the Lancet courier sample tracking systems.

Fleet Management:

  • Ensure all vehicles and bikes have valid licenses.
  • Address transport-related issues promptly.
  • Liaise with external parties for vehicle servicing and maintenance.
  • Ensure all company fleet are in good working condition.
  • Monitor transport and fuel costs to prevent misuse.

Route Management:

  • Implement Lancet-Online on all company fleet.
  • Manage couriers and routes effectively.
  • Supervise sample collection from various sites.
  • Coordinate with drivers for efficient navigation.

Team Management:

  • Supervise transport department staff.
  • Coordinate with HR for recruitment and assessment.
  • Recruit and interview couriers and drivers.
  • Develop and maintain an efficient transport service.

How to Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications by attaching copies of certificates and testimonials to hr@lancet.co.ug on or before April 22, 2024, by 5:00 PM. Shortlisted candidates will undergo background checks and assessments.

 

 



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