Yard Officer Job at Platinum Credit (U) Ltd

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 wide spread 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: [email protected]

Deadline: 18th March 2021

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