IDB Project Jobs – Driver at Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA)

Job Title: Driver
Organisation: Uganda
National Roads Authority (UNRA)
Funding Source: Islamic
Development Bank (IDB)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager,
UNRA
About UNRA:
The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was established by an Act of
Parliament; The Uganda National Authority Act, No. 15 of 2006. UNRA became
operational on 1st July 2008.  The
mandate of UNRA is to develop and maintain the national roads network, advise
Government on general roads policy and contribute to addressing of transport
concerns, among others.
About IDB Project:
Government of the Republic of Uganda has received funds from the
Islamic Development Bank (IDB) towards the upgrading of Tirinyi – Pallisa –
Kumi and Pallisa – Kamonkoli Road Project. A Project Management Unit (PMU) is
to be established to ensure that the Project is implemented according to the
agreed terms and conditions.
Job Summary: The Driver will
primarily be responsible for the safe transportation of the PMU’s staff and
other authorized passengers, equipment and materials for vehicles. The
performance of the job holder is reflected in his /her safety record, the
satisfaction of passengers and the condition of the vehicles driven.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Drives PMU’s vehicles according to Uganda
    Laws and Project’s Guidelines;
  • Completes logbooks and other relevant
    documentation correctly and promptly;
  • Performs daily and weekly vehicle checks
    in relation to fuel, water, and minor repairs if feasible;
  • Carries out full inspection of the vehicle
    on return from a long journey;
  • Keeps the vehicle clean and tidy;
  • Reports incidents and accidents without
    delay;
  • Makes sure that regular servicing
    intervals are not missed;
  • Ensures vehicle security and safety;
  • Delivers mail, equipment, materials and
    transports personnel as may be required;
  • Performs such other related duties as may
    be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should possess at least an
    Ordinary Certificate of Education with a valid driving license of classes
    B,CM, CH and DL in any combination of at least two of the mentioned
    classes
  • A minimum of seven years’ driving
    experience with a proven clean driving record
  • Working fluency in both spoken and written
    English.
Salaries and
Benefits: 
Appointments
will be made on very attractive, negotiable monthly salary packages plus a
range of benefits.
How to Apply:
All candidates should
send their applications accompanied by:
  • A capability statement detailing the
    applicant’s general qualifications, adequacy for the post and illustrated
    personal experience
  • Copies of testimonials;
  • Detailed curriculum vitae duly signed by
    the applicant on each and every page and showing previous positions held;
  • Current salary;
  • Names of three referees; and
  • Contact addresses and day time telephone
    contacts of applicant should be submitted to:
The Secretary of the
Board of Directors,
Uganda National Roads
Authority (UNRA),
Plot 5, Lourdel Road,
P.O. Box 28487,
Kampala, Uganda.
NB: Only short-listed candidates will be
contacted. Canvassing or lobbying by applicants or their representatives will
lead to disqualification.
Deadline: Friday,
20th June 2014 by 17.00 hours

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