Driver Jobs – Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (Youth Livelihood Programme)

 

 

Job Title:    Driver

Organization:  Ministry
of Gender, Labour and Social Development (Youth Livelihood Programme)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Project
Administrator

 

About US:

The Government of
Uganda is implementing the Youth Livelihood Programme (YLP) and under the
Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD). The main objective
of the Programme is to empower the target youth to harness their socioeconomic
potential and increase self-employment opportunities and income levels. The
Programme provides revolving funds to finance small enterprises initiated by
the groups of youth in various sectors of the economy. The implementation of
the Programme is mainstreamed into the government structures at the national
and local government levels with support from Technical Support Team (TST)
based at the National and Regional levels.

 

Job Summary:  The incumbent will drive and maintain the
vehicle in accordance with the transport policy and as directed by the
supervising officer.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Schedule
annual vehicle examination for service vehicles with the transportation Department.

·        
Determine
when and what kind of maintenance the vehicle needs, keep track of general
maintenance schedules, especially car tyre condition

·        
Ensure
sound running of the vehicles assigned and arrange minor repairs where
necessary, check oil and tyres properly and keep the service vehicles in clean
condition, both inside and outside.

·        
Keep
track of timely car insurance renewals.

·        
Update
monthly mileage records.

·        
Maintain
log book of each service vehicle on daily basis.

·        
Distribute
mail as needed, both incoming and outgoing.

·        
Deliver
correspondence to government authorities and assist in processing various permits
(such as airport pass etc.).

·        
Facilitate
airport pickups for VIP visitors and transportation during official visits.

·        
Assist
with office and meeting room re-arrangement for various meetings/events.

·        
Any
other duties as may be assigned from time to time

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
applicant must hold a Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with a pass in
English language and Mathematics

·        
Valid
driving permit of class E, held for the last three years.

·        
Driving
experience in a reputable organization for at least two years.

·        
Working
knowledge and experience in driving for at least three years from a reputable
organization.

·        
Basic
knowledge of mechanical and vehicle maintenance.

·        
Certificate
of defensive driving from Ministry of Works

·        
Clean
driving record

 

Competencies

·        
Time
management

·        
Flexibility

·        
Concern
for standards;

·        
Customer
care

·        
Communicating
Effectively;

·        
Ethics
and integrity

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested persons who meet the above requirements should apply
to:

 

The Permanent
Secretary

Ministry of Gender,
Labour & Social Development,

Simbamanyo House,
Plot 2 George Street

P.O Box 7136, Kampala,
Uganda

 

Deadline: 15th November 2020 by 11:00am

 

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