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Job Title:          Administrative Assistant Organisation:  United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda Duty Station:  Kampala, Uga...

Driver - UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Job Title:  Driver
Organisation: UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)
Reports to: The Administration Officer

About US:
UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) is a registered financial institution in Uganda and is adherent to the Central Bank's regulations and guidelines and was founded in 1994 to provide quality microfinance services.

Job Summary:   The Driver will be responsible for administrational support to the institution in the areas of maintaining a sound fleet of company vehicles, in good conditions and aiding the business to swiftly deliver as expected bearing in mind the compliance to occupational health and safety and brand of UGAFODE (MDI) among others.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  •  Managing vehicle conditions: Responsible for managing UGAFODE’s vehicles/property in good working condition at all times. I.e. mechanical cleanliness, and with valid licenses so as to efficiently and effectively enhance business operations.
  • Vehicle cost containment: Monitors mileage and ensure mechanical services are done efficiently and on time and within budget so as not to compromise on business expectations thereof.
  •   Ensures prudent management of company fuel card including requisitions for fuel, fuel usage and reporting from time to time.
  •  Reporting on monthly basis pertaining to the condition and status of company assets (vehicles) within your control and supervision.
  • Budgeting for fleet management in terms of fuel on daily basis, vehicle servicing, licenses, perdiem while away on duty and seeking for approvals in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring accountability is done within time and regularly for all bank expenses advanced for fuel and vehicle maintenance services as well as reimbursable.
  • Scheduling and coordination of movements by staff, fellow drivers and company vehicles to minimize business interruptions with the business units and Administration department.
  • Responsible for maintaining UGAFODE (MDI) brand visibility on all vehicles to minimize reputational risk to the bank at all times.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  •  The ideal  candidate for UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) – Driver must have a Minimum of Advanced certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent
  • High degree of accountability, responsibility and commitment to duty and service
  • Tact, swiftness and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management
  • Diploma/certificate in Mechanical engineering or Auto mechanics is desired
  •  Commensurate experience in Mechanical and or defensive driving is a MUST
  •  Should have excellent interpersonal and people skills.
  •   Must have good planning & Organization skills.
  •   Good negotiation, problem solving and quick decision making skills
  •   Professionalism

How to Apply:
If you believe you meet the requirements as stated, submit an application letter together with an up-to-date CV to our email: Please indicate the job title you are applying for in the Email Subject Line. Your applications should be addressed to the Head of Human Resources

Deadline: 2nd September 2019

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