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Are you looking for Government jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Transport and Logistics Assistant job at The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

March 12, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The National Identification and Registration Authority is a government-owned organisation in Uganda, mandated to register births and deaths in the country and to develop a National Identification Register for both citizens and legally resident non-citizens.

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Job Title

Transport and Logistics Assistant job at The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Job Description

RECRUITMENT OF TEMPORARY STAFF – MASS ENROLMENT AND MASS RENEWAL OF NATIONAL IDs

The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established by the Registration of Persons Act (ROPA), 2015 and is mandated to establish and maintain the National Identification Register (NIR). The Authority is also charged with among others; the registration of citizens and legally resident aliens; assigning National Identification / Alien Identification Numbers (NINs/AINS) to qualifying persons and issuing Identification Cards to those 16 years and above; registration of births, deaths and adoption orders and issuance of the relevant certificates.

The first release of National Identification Cards in Uganda was issued in 2014 with validity of ten (10) years. NIRA intends to conduct a mass renewal and mass enrolment exercise for all expired cards and unregistered citizens. Section 66 of the Registration of Persons Act, 2015 makes possession of a National Identification Card or National Identification Number (NIN) a mandatory requirement for persons to access public services.

To support the above exercise, NIRA wishes to recruit suitable candidates for the following temporary positions:

7.Job title: Transport and Logistics Assistant
Reports To: Transport and Logistics Officer
Department: Finance and Administration

Job Summary: The Transport and Logistics Assistant will be responsible for assisting in coordinating transportation activities, maintenance schedules and ensuring the efficiency and safety of transportation means used.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing driver and transport safety programs.

  • Assist in developing the dispatch and trucking plans.

  • Assist in coordinating transport of staff and goods to support efficient service delivery.

  • Assist in ensuring safe custody of vehicles and motorcycles.

  • Assists in implementing and enforcing safety and compliance measures in transportation and logistics activities.

  • Assist in planning and execution of efficient and cost-effective transportation routes.

  • Assist in resolution of transportation issues such as delays and damages in a timely manner.

  • Ensuring that data protection and privacy in accordance with the Data Protection and Privacy Act 2019 is embedded.

  • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Transport and Logistics Officer.

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Qualifications and Competencies

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree with Honors in Transport & Logistics, Mechanical engineering and any other related field

  • Knowledge in fleet management and maintenance will be an added advantage.


Experience and Skills

  • Previous experience in transportation and logistics will be an added advantage.

  • Must be proficient in IT and computer use.

  • Professional understanding of technical operations and functions

  • High moral character and integrity, Ability to work under pressure and deadlines, Ability to work with or without supervision, Ability to sit for long working on a computer, Ability to travel long distances, Flexibility to work night shift and weekends, Problem solver, Accuracy, Team player, Good organizational skills, Cost awareness, Fast thinker and decisive.

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How to Apply

APPLICATION FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE DONE ONLINE:
Are you interested? Click the "APPLY" button below to submit your application.

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