Thursday, 16 February 2012

Postal Corporation of Kenya - Fleet Assistant Manager, Fleet Officer and Motor Transport Assistants Jobs in Kenya

The Postal Corporation of Kenya (PCK) is a key public communication and financial services provider charged with specific statutory functions that are geared towards rapid social and economic development of our country.

To enable PCK discharge these functions, it has put in place a strategic business plan to ensure efficient delivery of services and improvement of corporate image.

Effective identification and deployment of the human capital is key to the success of our corporate goals and objectives.

In this regard, the following posts are hereby advertised.

Assistant Manager - Fleet

Grade: MG5
Location: Headquarters – Machakos Road
Reporting Relationship: Manager/Facilities Management
Reporting Relationship: Manager - Operations
Supervision: Fleet Officer

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Development and implementation of fleet administrative standards and operating all fleet.
  • Preparation of fleet budget for the corporation in terms of recurrent and capital expenditure in liaison with Finance and Accounts Department.
  • Co-ordinating headquarters and regional fleet maintenance and fuel consumption.
  • In consultation with legal department ensure all vehicles are inspected, insured and licensed and accidents reported.
  • Ensure security of all official vehicles either bonded or running.
  • Preparation of management reports on the performance of the fleet and undertaking physical and technical inspection before a vehicle is recommended for repair.
  • Ensure efficient deployment of drivers.
  • Carry out fleet related risk management such as safety and accident prevention program.
  • Co-ordinate motor vehicle maintenance, repair, replacement of parts and disposal.
  • Maintain total fleet records and vehicle history files, systemize information on running and maintenance costs and performance, keep log books, avail and ensure correct interpretation and use of repair manuals.
  • Organize annual board of survey, arrange for valuation of boarded vehicles with a view of fixing minimum value.
Qualifications & Other Competencies
  • B. Sc. Mechanical Engineering (Automobile option)
  • Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering will be an added advantage.
  • Five (5) years hands on experience in the related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A team player and strong leadership skills and management skills.
  • Must be computer literate..
Fleet Officer

Grade: MG6
Location: Headquarters – Machakos Road
Reporting Relationship: AM/Fleet

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Participate in the development and implementation of fleet policy for over 200 vehicles.
  • Preparation of fleet budget for the corporation in terms of recurrent and capital expenditure in liaison with Finance & Accounts department.
  • Participate in co-ordinating headquarters and regional fleet maintenance and fuel consumption.
  • In consultation with legal department ensure all vehicles are inspected, insured and licensed and accidents reported.
  • Ensure security of all official vehicles either bonded or running.
  • Preparation of management reports on the performance of the fleet and undertaking physical and technical inspection before a vehicle is recommended for repair.
  • Prepare vehicle valuation and inspection reports and make follow up with relevant authorities on cases involving corporation’s vehicle accidents.
  • Oversee the usage, storage and servicing of vehicles to ensure efficient and economic utilization.
  • Co-ordinate, control of vehicles consumption, costing of maintenance, recording of written – off vehicles and preparation of general statistics on monthly or yearly basis.
  • Assessment of drivers competence before employment and deployment.
Qualifications and Other Competencies
  • B. Sc. Mechanical Engineering (Automobile option)
  • Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering will be an added advantage.
  • Three (3) years hands on experience in the related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A team player and strong leadership skills and management skills.
  • Must be computer literate.
Motor Transport Assistant

Unionisable Grade: UN 8
Responsible to: Fleet Officer
Number of Vacancies: Three (3)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Receiving and compiling motor vehicle statistics from the regions for management consumption
  • Management of the motor vehicle file registry and maintaining the motor vehicle fleet register and log books
  • Ordering of consumable stores, issuing of LPOs for jobs and processing renewals for road licences
  • Co-ordination of all fuel cards and their prudent usage, storage to ensure efficient and economic utilization
  • Co-ordinate the efficient management and running of the transport in their area of operation
  • Compile accident reports and deal with vehicle insurance matters which include renewal of insurance covers and correspondence with the insurance companies on accident cases
  • Compile and submit monthly fuel returns to finance
  • Arranging for cover notes for newly acquired vehicles and motor bikes
  • Co-ordination of costing vehicle maintenance, recording of written off vehicles and general statistics.
  • Prepare motor vehicle valuation and/or inspection reports and make follow up with the relevant authorities
  • Maintain upto date statistics of all boarded vehicles and be a member of PCK auction Committee on sales of boarded vehicles.
Requirements
  • KCE Div. III or mean grade C (plain)
  • Diploma in Transport Management and Motor Vehicle Mechanic
  • 5 years relevant experience in a busy transport entity.
  • Possession of valid driving licence
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Reliable with high level of integrity.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good knowledge of urban set up.
How to Apply

Those who meet the minimum requirements should submit by POST, a written application attached with an updated curriculum vitae and copies of certificates and testimonials to:

The Postmaster General
P. 0. Box 34567
GPO Nairobi 00100

The closing date for receipt of applications is 28th February 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Posta is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Date of Expiry: 28th February, 2012

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