Yard Officer Jobs – Platinum Credit (U) Ltd

Yard Officer Jobs – Platinum Credit (U) Ltd

Position: Yard Officer at Platinum Credit (U) Ltd

Location: Kampala, Uganda

About Platinum Credit (U) Ltd:
Platinum Credit is a premier Regional Micro Finance Company offering emergency loans to employed individuals across Eastern Africa. With an extensive branch network in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania, Platinum Credit is dedicated to providing quick financial solutions to formally employed persons, particularly in the private sector. It operates as a subsidiary of Platcorp Holdings Ltd, emphasizing reliability, speed, and integrity in its service delivery.

Job Summary:
The Yard Officer is a key role responsible for maintaining accurate inventory records, supporting the motor vehicle disposal process, and ensuring seamless coordination while fostering healthy relationships among all stakeholders. This position requires diligence, attention to detail, and strong negotiation skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with Auctioneers to ensure proper booking of repossessed motor vehicles (MVs) in the yards.
  • Conduct physical verification of all MVs stored in the yards across designated regions.
  • Provide timely reports (daily, weekly, and monthly) on MVs stored in the yards.
  • Coordinate the removal of tracking gadgets from sold/settled accounts and collect insurance stickers for cancellation.
  • Ensure prompt valuation and clearance of repossessed MVs.
  • Manage the MV disposal process efficiently, ensuring no vehicle stays in the yard for over 60 days without disposal, except under specific conditions.
  • Facilitate the sale of MVs at or above reserve prices and assist in the release letters process.
  • Offer recommendations for improving MV disposal processes and negotiate favorable storage rates with yard owners.
  • Escalate operational issues within 24 hours and forward any legal matters to the legal team promptly.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field.
  • Must possess a valid Driving Permit.
  • Proficient in computer applications.
  • Exceptional numerical and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills.

Application Process:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications, detailed CV, and testimonials. This opportunity is ideal for candidates looking to advance their career in a dynamic and growth-oriented environment.

To Apply:
Send your application by email to careers@platinumcredit.co.ug, addressed to The Human Resource Manager, Platinum Credit (U) Ltd.

Deadline: 12th February 2024

Join Platinum Credit (U) Ltd and be part of a team dedicated to making a difference in the lives of many by providing timely financial solutions. Your role as a Yard Officer will be pivotal in ensuring the company’s standards and objectives are met with excellence. Apply now to be part of our success story.

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