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Logistics Assistant, Kampala

Last update 2024-07-19
Expires 2024-07-18
ID #2210645705
Logistics Assistant, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified June 28, 2024


Job Description Fleet management.

Provide administrative support to Operation Team.   Liaise closely with the Senior Contacting and Procurement Specialist to coordinate fleet and facilities management.  Optimize transportation routes to minimize costs and maximize efficiency.  Gather, analyse, and prepare relevant reports (fuel usage, fleet maintenance & facilities management) and provide weekly updates to Senior Contacting and Procurement Specialist for action.

  Anticipates on delivery challenges to ensure service continuity.

Ensures issues are escalated in a timely manner through the right channel when necessary, to ensure full logistical support.

  Facilities management Support facilities management through coordination of country office and project offices to ensure offices leases are renewed on time.

Coordinate facilities maintenance and repairs are on time, generators services and maintained well.

Ensuring all office properties are in good conditions for the safety of the employees and their properties.

He /she should be a team player with strong attention to detail and comfortable to execute this role smoothly.

  Asset Management    Organize and track all organisational assets and develop organisational asset register.

Co-ordinate asset disposal with project managers or project finance teams.

Ensure asset register is updated frequently to track new acquired assets.

Filing and Archiving   Control, distribution and filing of motor vehicles logbooks and any related documents at country office and maintenance of a filing system, in line with archiving procedures.    Administrative Duties   Set goals and objectives and evaluate transport facilitators performance.

Evaluate the performance of logistics vendors.  Provide support for asset inventory management.

Monitor, analyse and report data on logistics support services performance and update your line manager accordingly.

Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Logistics, Administration or relevant qualification.

Relevant experience in Logistics management and administration.

3 or more years’ relevant experience Private sector experience will be an added value.

Good understanding of managing a large pool of vehicles is preferred.

A self-motivated person with good attitude, teamwork, communication, networking, and organisational skills.

Ability to work independently and effectively within tight deadlines.

Advanced proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and social media.

Additional Information Additional requirements Problem analysis : The ability to detect problems, recognise important information and link various data to trace potential causes and look for relevant details.

Result orientation: The ability to take direct action in order to attain or exceed objectives.

Initiative: The ability to recognise and create opportunities and to act accordingly.

Rather starting something than waiting passively for it to happen.

Communication : The ability to communicate in clear language and to adjust one’s use of language to the audience’s level, making sure ideas and essence are understood by the audience.

Perseverance : The ability to hold on to views and plans of action despite adversity.

How to apply If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by uploading your CV and motivation letter in English.

Deadline is Thursday 18th July 2024.

Working at SNV We offer a challenging work environment, opportunities to lead and innovate, and a commitment to growing your skills in a fulfilling and diverse working environment.

Our staff benefit from and contribute to an international global network of experts.

For more information, please visit our website:

NB: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We do not appreciate third-party mediation based on this advertisement.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Logistics assistant

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