Driver SESIL Programme Jobs – Mott MacDonald

Job Title:  Driver
Organisation: Mott
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About Mott MacDonald:
 Mott MacDonald
is a leading, employee-owned global management, engineering and development
consultancy with £1 billion revenue and more than 14,000 staff working in 140
countries for both the public and private sectors. Our International
Development Services Unit, IDS, operates portfolios within the international
development sectors of Environment, Climate, Water, Roads, Rural & Urban
Development, Education, Health, Social and Economic Development in over 40
countries. Together we implement and manage projects in developing countries
and emerging economies around the world, supporting national governments and
municipalities in policy, planning, project design and delivery. We are
committed to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and to
provide our expertise to improve the lives of people in need.
About SESIL Programme:
SESIL (Strengthening
Education Systems for Improved Learning), is a four-year education programme
designed to improve the quality and equity of measurable learning outcomes at
lower primary level in Uganda.  SESIL
will do this by strengthening the systems needed to manage and raise the
performance of four key drivers of learning outcomes: teachers, schools,
districts, and assessment and examinations.
Job Summary:   The Driver will be tasked with the provision
of driver/ transport assistant services to the SESIL team.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
check-up of the vehicles; routine check-up to include but not limited to oil,
brake function, water, lights & tire condition and the like
  • Strictly observe Traffic Rules and Regulation and maximum speed
    limit as prescribed by the laws of Uganda
  • Maintain assigned vehicles; always keep clean and in good condition,
    necessary maintenance such as washing and /or cleaning and servicing of
    assigned vehicles shall be done and scheduled properly for the convenience
  • During the waiting time either inside or outside of the company’s
    premises, the driver shall always stop the engine and electric power of
    assigned vehicles to save consumption of fuel
  • Drive the company vehicles safely and comfortably and must exercise
    defensive driving while on the road to prevent accident. Reckless driving
    shall be sufficient ground for driver’s recall and consequently be a cause
    of termination
  • The driver shall observe strictly the company rules and regulation,
    policies and directives and instruction of the Company
  • Assist in monitoring vehicle movements to ensure that company
    vehicles are properly assigned, routes logged and driver time accounted
    for and that at closing time for regular working hours, all vehicles are
    parked at the designated parking area
  • It is the sole responsibility of the driver to monitor expiration
    and renewal of his driver’s license, PMO and Insurance without causing any
    inconvenience to the client or the company schedule
  • Fuel and necessary expenses for the maintenance shall be at the
    account of the company
  • Perform any other duties as required by your supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a valid driver’s license with extensive
    driving experience
  • Previous commercial driving experience, or have graduated from an
    accredited commercial driving school.
  • Ability to read and write in English and perform simple mathematical
  • Mental ability to handle receipts; read maps, road signs, maintain
    journey log etc.
  • Working knowledge of vehicle safety and control systems.
  • Demonstrable defensive driving experience
  • Basic routine maintenance and road handling skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to be proactive, responsive and flexible to changing
    requirements of the project
  • Willingness to be flexible and contribute to the company in other
    duties as required
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are invited to apply direct via the careers
website of Mott MacDonald at the web lick below. Please create an account and
submit a curriculum vitae and application letter.
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