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Job Title:    Yard Officer

Organisation: Platinum Credit (U) Ltd

Duty Station:  Head Office, Kampala, Uganda

About US:

Platinum credit is a leading Regional Micro Finance Company providing emergency loans to employed individuals in Eastern Africa. We have a widespread branch network in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Platinum Credit (U) Ltd has introduced a new product available to formally employed persons working in the Private Sector. Platinum Credit (U) Ltd is a subsidiary of Platcorp Holdings Ltd.

Job Summary:  The Yard Officer will ensure maintenance of accurate inventory records, provide support to the motor vehicle disposal process and to coordinate and maintain a healthy relationship amongst all interested parties.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Liaising with Auctioneers to ensure all MVs that have been repossessed are properly booked in the yards.
  • Carry out physical verification of all MVs stored in the yards across designated regions.
  • Submit daily, weekly and monthly reports with regards to MVs stored in the yards within your jurisdiction.
  • Ensuring all tracking gadgets have been removed from sold/settled accounts.
  • Ensure all insurance stickers that need to be cancelled have been collected and submitted.
  • Ensure that all MVs have been valued within 4 days of being booked in the yard.
  • Ensure that all repossessed MVs have been cleared, in liaison with the contracted suppliers.
  • Ensure that the reserve prices have been printed and clearly posted on each MV immediately after the 1st Advert.
  • Ensure that MVs do not stay for more than 60 days in the yard without disposal unless a) The customer is making payments, or b) There is a legal matter awaiting resolution before the courts.
  • For instances where the MVs get to be sold, working to ensure that MVs are sold either for amounts equivalent to the reserve price or more.
  • Liaising with Collection Officers to ensure release letters are done on time.
  • Advising management on such matters as MVs that need a little face lift before disposal, transfer to areas that can fetch better prices etc.
  • Negotiating for good rates with respect to storage fees with the yard owners.
  • Escalating issues affecting operations in their areas within 24 hours.
  • Ensure any legal matter is forwarded to the legal team within 24 hours of occurrence.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Yard Officer job should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field.
  • Valid Driving Permit
  • At least one (1) year experience relevant to the position.
  • Computer Knowledge.
  • Excellent Numerical and Analytical Skills

How to Apply:

To apply, submit your application, detailed CV and testimonials to the address below;

The Human Resource Manager;

Platinum Credit (U) Ltd

Send your application by

Email to: careers@platinumcredit.co.ug

Deadline: 18th March 2021