Transport Officer at Uganda Bureau Of Standards

Application ends: July 1, 2022
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Job Description

Transport Officer


Deadline: 2022-07-01

Experience and Other requirements:


  • Experience in management of fleet at least 30 vehicles is essential from a public institution or large reputable organisation.
  • Working knowledge of Government of Uganda Vehicle Management regulation is essential
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision.
  • Be able to appreciate diversity and possess excellent team building and management skills


Competencies and Knowledge

  • Good analytical skills
  • Problem solving and report writing skills
  • Good knowledge of existing National Traffic laws and regulations, procedures on transport matters

Behavioral attributes,

  • Excellent interpersonal, people management, and team playing skills.
  • Communication skills
  • Problem solving skills and
  • Exemplary and honest character, spotless integrity, energy, dynamism
  • Passionate, high energy drive, a balanced ego and the drive to achieve results
  • Highly coordination, resourceful and professional drive.


Job specifications  

  • A diploma in Mechanical or Automotive engineering is A MUST
  • A Bachelor’s Degree Honors in Mechanical or automotive engineering, Transport Economics, Business Management and Social Sciences,
  • Must have Passed Maths and English at Ordinary level with a Credit.
  • Practical knowledge using computerized fleet management systems is an added advantage


Professional Membership

Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Management, UIPE will be an added advantage.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare monthly vehicle status and fleet performance report in accordance with the transport policy
  2. Authorize vehicle movement permit and deploy drivers in accordance with approved itineraries.
  3. Carry out pre & post inspection of UBOS vehicles to effective and timely maintenance of UBOS vehicles.
  4. Pre-inspection of vehicles for hire to ascertain road worthiness.
  5.  Prepare disposal and replacement plan for UBOS vehicles.
  6. Update and maintain the fuel UBOS register.
  7. Mentor, supervise and appraise UBOS drivers in accordance to HR manual.