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Position Details: Depot Operations Manager

Location: Kampala, Uganda
Openings: 1
Salary Range:


A client in the Oil and Gas industry is seeking to hire a Depot Operations Manager reporting to the Supply and Distribution Manager




·        Toensure that depot operations processes are done in accordance with specificprocedures for Lower Kampala depot, Upper Kampala Depot, Mbale Depot andEntebbe Aviation Depot.


Key Responsibilities




§ Ensuring that operating procedures for each keyactivities are in place, followed and are regularly updated to reflect anypolicy or operational changes.


§ Agreeing tasks with sub-ordinates staff, training,providing resources, supervising and appraising for performance against plans.


§ Ensure that the depot activities fully supportmarketing efforts by ensuring that there is continuous and timely despatch andreceipt of product.


§ The Depot Manager is charged with seeing to itthat risks to the operation are regularly identified, quantified and remediedand that business in the depots is carried out at all times in a manner that isacceptably safe.


§ The responsibility to ensure that product loss iswithin control lies primarily with the Depot Manager who monitors losses ondaily basis, prepares formal reports, deduces likely problems and effectsimmediate remediation.


§ Ensuring that the operating expenses for theDepots are reviewed at least once every month and any significant departuresfrom the budget plan are appropriately addressed.


§ Ensure compliance to additivation process


§ Seeing to it that facility safety and technicalaudits are done bi-annually for all Depots (Kampala,


Tankfarm,Mbale, Entebbe) and the key outstanding issues therefrom are advised toEngineering for action.


§ Innovatively proposing and following upimplementation of methods that will make operations cheaper, safer and faster.This includes especially the bridger discharge and delivery truck fillingactivities.


§ Acting as asset custodian and ensuring thatCompany assets in the Depots are kept securely and affordably maintained in amanner that will ensure they are preserved and serve satisfactorily over theirexpected lifetime of useful service.


§ Ensuring that product measurement at receipt,storage and issue is done in compliance with both Company and National legalrequirements, including carrying out annual calibration of supply bridgers,bi-annual calibration of loading meters and annual calibration of secondarydistribution vehicles.


§ Ensuring accounts for utility providers aremanaged to ensure continuity of services (phones, power supply and water).


§ Ensure aviation operations comply with the company aviation assurance policy in all aspects.


§ Liase and corporate with the VE aviation centralto obtain and implement effectively the VE aviation assurance policy andchanges that occur from time to time in the company.


§ Ensure on- time fuel deliveries to contractedairlines and general aviation customers


§ Participate fully in the Sales-led AviationTenders to present operational excellence as a competitive edge and ensuresmooth communications across these interfaces with Customers.


§ Provide effective operations interface between the company, EJAF JV,URA, Airport Authorities and other stakeholders


§ Offer leadership in ensuring quality customerservice to customers and resolution of any complaints.


§ Participate fully in the Sales-led AviationTenders to present operational excellence as a competitive edge and ensuresmooth communications across these interfaces with Customers.


§ Ensure the correct functioning of the VEU HSSE-MS,including timely closeout of all Remedial Action Plans.


§ Offer HSSE leadership (including HSSEmeetings/communications, inspections, Supervisor-Operator Conversations, incidentand potential incident reporting, drills and emergency response.


JobKnowledge, Skills & Experiences


§ Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field


§ At least 5 years' experience in depot operationsat a Managerial level.


§ Strong interpersonal skills and ability to relatewith people at all levels within and outside the department.


§ Ability to manage self in the face of flexiblework demands


§ Manage people of varying calibers with differentexpectations.


§ Managing contracts maintenance




Closing date for applications is Monday,15 July 2019 close of business.



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