5 Driver Jobs – National Drug Authority (NDA)

Organisation: National Drug
Authority (NDA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Officer
Fleet Management
About US:
The National Drug Authority (NDA) is an autonomous body which was
established by the National Drug Policy and Authority Act Cap 206 , Laws of
Uganda (2000 Edition) to regulate Human and Veterinary Medicines and other
healthcare products. NDA’s mandate is to ensure quality, safety and efficacy of
human and veterinary medicines and other healthcare products through the
regulation and control of their production, importation, distribution and use.
Job Summary:  The
jobholder will drive and maintain assigned NDA vehicle
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Drives
Authority vehicle for official travel and business as assigned both in
and outside Kampala
·        
Ensures
the vehicle assigned is maintained in a good running condition, clean and
maintains a high standard of service to vehicle occupants
·        
Maintains
a vehicle movement log: daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes etc
·        
Ensures
the vehicle is kept secure and performs regular/day-to-day maintenance checks:
oil, water, battery, tyres etc
·        
Maintains
a vehicle service log and advises the Supervisor when the vehicle is due for
service
·        
Reports
any defects to the Supervisor and in case of an accident, reports immediately
to the Supervisor and the Police
·        
Ensures
vehicle has necessary accessories including a spare tyre and that these are
kept safely at all times.
·        
Ensures
vehicle insurance is valid/ updated at all times
·        
Ensures
punctual and safe transport services while observing road and traffic laws and
regulations
·        
Performs
any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisor Person



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the National Drug
Authority (NDA) Driver job
placement should preferably hold an O’ level certificate, with passes in
English and Mathematics
·        
Possess a clean and valid driving permit for classes B, DL and CM
·        
A
certificate in defensive driving is an added advantage
·        
Five years
of clean sustained driving experience
·        
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
·        
Working
knowledge of English
·        
Self-confidence 
·        
High
integrity and patience.
·        
Basic
knowledge of vehicle mechanics
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
a cover letter, copies of your academic qualifications together with your
Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating three (3) referees of whom one (1) should be
your current or most recent employer either electronically to the e-mail
address- hr@nda.or.ug or hand delivered to National Drug Authority office,
1st Floor, Rumee, Plot 19 Lumumba Avenue opposite TWED PLAZA. Your application
should be addressed to the Head Human Resources and Administration, National
Drug Authority.
Deadline: 10th
January 2018
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