Project Driver World Bank SDF Jobs – Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

Job Title:          Project Driver
Organization: Private
Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)
Project Name: Skills
Development Facility (SDF)
Funding source: World
Duty Station: Kampala,
Salary Scale: Ugx.
About US:
Private Sector Foundation
Uganda (PSFU) is Uganda’s apex body for the private sector. It is made up of
over 200 business associations, corporate bodies and the major public sector
agencies that support private sector growth. Since its founding in 1995, PSFU
has served as a focal point for private sector advocacy as well as capacity
building and continues to sustain a positive policy dialogue with Government on
behalf of the private sector.
About World Bank SDF Project:
The Government of Uganda
received credit from the World Bank towards implementation of the Uganda
Competitive Fund for employer-led short-term training (Uganda Skills
Development Fund -USDF). The Uganda competitive fund for employer-led
short-term training is part of the Skilling Uganda Project addressing
prevailing skills imbalances and shortages in Uganda. An important element of
the initiative is to facilitate collaboration between training providers and
industry to promote demand driven skills development with special attention to
innovative modes of training. The USD 18 Million matching grant facility – SDF
is managed by the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU). The Project
component has a total budget of 21.8 Million USD including operational costs.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure
    provision of reliable and secure driving services by driving office
    vehicles for transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection
    of mail, documents and other confidential duties including upcountry
    activities under the authorization of the supervisor.
  • Maintain
    on a day-to-day maintenance of the vehicle assigned to you to ensure it is
    in good mechanical condition at all times. i.e. timely minor repairs,
    arrangements for major repairs, changes of oil, battery, brakes, tyres,
    car washing e.t.c
  • Ensure
    availability of all required documents/supplies including vehicle
    insurance, vehicle logs, office directory and map of the city/country
    including distances, first aid kit, necessary spare parts and that parking
    fees are promptly settled.
  • Ensure
    cost saving through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of
    daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle
    maintenance plans and reports.
  • Drive
    visitors and consultants as assigned
  • Ensure
    maximum security for the vehicle (s) at all times
  • Ensure
    that rules, policies and regulations are adhered to in the event that the
    vehicle is involved in an accident.
  • Take
    proper measurement and calculation to reduce potential security threats to
    project staff of property within the immediate vicinity of the vehicle and
    along transport routes.
  • Ensure
    the vehicle(s) meet the minimum traffic requirements to be fit on the road
    and ensure that steps required by rules and regulations pertaining to
    driving are adhered to at all times.
  • Inform
    the supervisor immediately about mechanical problems which result from
    normal use and accident or theft immediately to both the Project
    Administrator and police
  • Undertake
    any other duties incidental to the above as may be assigned by the Project
    Coordinator from time to time.
Key Result Areas:
  • Well
    Maintained Project car in good condition and ensuring regular service
  • Updated
    and filled car logbook.
  • Ensure
    that insurance cover is up to date and parking fees are all settled
  • Time
    keeping at all times.
  • Ensuring
    that all journeys taken are authorized by responsible officers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the World Bank Project Driver job must be a Ugandan with an O’
    level certificate (UCE)
  • Five
    years of driving experience in the Country with a clean record.
  • Must
    possess a valid Driver’s license with both Valid DL and B driving permit
  • Possession
    of a certificate in motor vehicle maintenance and defensive driving will
    be an added advantage.
  • A
    person of high integrity, honesty and versatility
  • Age: 25- 40 years.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested
candidates should send an application letter with an updated CV and support
academic documents in hardcopy to:
HEAD SDF Private Sector Foundation
Uganda, Plot 43 Nakasero Road, P.O. Box 7683 Kampala
Deadline: 17th April 2018
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