Fleet Management Officer Job in Uganda- National Drug Authority Jobs

The National Drug Authority (NDA) is an independent body that was established by the National Drug Policy & Authority Act Cap- 206 , Laws of Uganda (2000 Edition) to regulate Human & Veterinary Medicines & other healthcare products. NDA’s mandate is to ensure quality, safety & efficacy of human & veterinary medicines & other healthcare products through the regulation & control of their production, importation, distribution & use.
In order to effectively fulfill its mandate, the Authority is looking for proficient persons with required the skills attitude & qualifications to fill the following position.

Post: Fleet Management Officer
One (1)
Directorate: Corporate Services
Reports to: Head Human Resource & Administration
Direct reports: Drivers
Salary scale: NDA F
Location: Head Office

Job purpose:
To oversee the fleet at NDA Head Office & in the Regions & ensure that all vehicles & equipment in the fleet are properly maintained, registered, licensed, tested and, to the extent appropriate, operated in accordance with the Traffic & Road Safety Act. 

Duties & Responsibilities: 
 Develop fleet standard operating procedures, policies & guidelines for the Secretariat 
 Develops driver & transport safety programs & ensure safe driving practices of NDA transport staff 
 Ensure preventive maintenance programs are carried out as per schedule & monitor post repair performance. 
 To prepare & maintain motor vehicle records inclusive insurance matters. 
 To prepare reports relating to motor vehicle fuel consumption, maintenance & any other related reports 
 Ensure all vehicle operation policies & systems are up to date & enforced within field operations 
 To advise on specifications prior to purchase of motor vehicle 
 To prepare motor vehicle schedules & supervise their control transfer & movement of vehicles between regional locations as required by operations 
 Supervise & ensure timely repair & servicing of vehicles in order to minimize downtime. 
 Facilitates contracting of all services relating to transport within the Authority 
 Assist in the recruitment, training & assessment of drivers.
 Manage the performance & development of drivers and, provide effective leadership & ensure support through motivation & other strategies to enable effective delivery of services.  Undertake any other responsibilities, tasks or activities as may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree specializing in transport, logistics

Minimum Experience:
At least Three (3) years working experience in fleet management in a reputable organisation Key Competencies 
 Good supervisory skills 
 Excellent knowledge of fleet management 
 Good communication & interpersonal skills 
 Computer knowledge in MS applications 
 Self-confidence, high integrity & patience.

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter, copies of academic qualifications with your Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicate three (3) referees of whom one (1) should be your current or your most recent employer ,either electronically to the e-mail address- hr@nda.or.ug

Or hand delivered to
National Drug Authority office,
First Floor,
Plot 19 Lumumba Avenue opposite TWED PLAZA.
Your application must be addressed to the:
Head Human Resources & Administration, National Drug Authority.
Please indicate the vacancy you are applying for in either the email subject or on the cover of the envelope for hand delivered applications.

Application Deadline: Submit not later than 5.00p.m on 10 January, 2018
National Drug Authority is an equal Opportunity Employer.
Please note that only shortlisted & successful candidate will be contacted.