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Showing posts with label Transport and Driver Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Transport and Driver Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts

Several Locum Driver Job Opportunities - Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:            Locum Drivers
Organization:   Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station:    Uganda
Reports to:        Field Office Coordinator
Vacancy Code:  LDX01

About US:
The mission of the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research and capacity development. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Global Health Security, Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAPcertified IDI Core Lab) and Outreach.

Job Summary:  Under the supervision of the Fleet Management Officer of the Infectious Diseases Ltd.(IDIL), the transport assistant assists in providing safe and reliable transportation for IDIL staff, visitors and materials, keeps the Institute vehicle/s in good mechanical and functional condition, ensures compliance with all vehicle-related legal and institutional /management requirements..

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         To provide safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for Institute staff and partners/visitors including but not confined to airport pick-ups, travel within and outside Kampala, and all other locations as may be required by authorized staff on Institute business. This includes ensuring that safety belts are worn at all times, there is no smoking in the vehicle and that no alcohol is consumed before driving etc…
·         To transport Institute materials and supplies to various destinations as required by authorized staff on Institute business.
·         To deliver mail and materials as well as any other written or verbal communication to and from locations designated by authorized staff.
·         To keep the Institute vehicle in good mechanical and functional condition including but not confined to regular fueling, servicing and cleaning of the interior and exterior.
·         To perform regular preventive maintenance and minor repairs where possible.
·         To notify the Assistant Administrator of any major car repairs necessary and to assist in arranging and overseeing/supervising such repairs.
·         To ensure that all required documentation for administrative use such as mileage, fuel usage and trip authorization tracking information is kept up to date at all times in the prescribed manner.
·         To ensure that all legal, institutional and municipal requirements and dues are met in good time and/or regularly renewed e.g. Third party and Comprehensive Insurance, Parking Fees, Registration and Licenses etc…
·         To ensure that all reasonable measures are taken to protect the Institute vehicle from theft or damage e.g. by ensuring that it has adequate security and accident features such as alarms and “bull horns”
·         To run general Institute errands and assume other duties as assigned by the Assistant Administrator to ensure the sound functioning of the office and achievement of project goals.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The ideal applicant must hold a UCE Certificate
·          Class B, CM and DL
·         Knowledge of current traffic rules and regulations
·         Basic knowledge of car operation and the associated mechanics
·         Familiarity with the lay out and location of key facilities in Kampala and other major Ugandan towns.
·         Physical ability and willingness to drive for long hours and occasionally on weekends and/or holidays.
·         Ability to communicate competently and understand instructions in English and in common local language/s.
·         Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
·         Ability to understand and adhere to company car policies and competently complete car-related documentation

How to apply:
IDI will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.
Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address (Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug and let’s save the environment).

The Senior Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Institute - IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University Main Campus
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda

Key Notes:
1.       IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
2.       Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will be given priority.
3.       Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
4.       Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email
5.      Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
6.      Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 28th, October 2019.

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2 Driver Job Vacancies - Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)

Organization: Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in Uganda with 34 networked branches and eight contact offices countrywide, an equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act, 2003.     

Job Summary:  The Driver will provide  safe  transport  for  Pride’s  management,  staff  and  equipment  to  and  from  designated  places  as  requested  by  the  direct  supervisor.  The  Driver  will  be  reporting  directly  to  the  Administrative  Officer.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Transport  guests  and  staff,  collect  and  deliver  documents  and  parcels  to  various  destinations.
  • Transport  guests  and  staff  to  destinations.
  • Collect  and  deliver  documents,  parcels  and  equipment  as  directed.
Maintain  Pride’s  vehicles.
  • Carry  out  pre-driving  checks.
  • Maintain  a  clean  vehicle.
  • Ensure  vehicle  is  not  tampered  with  while  being  washed.
  • Keep  proper  records  of  fuel  consumption.
  • Service  of  vehicle  at  approved  garage.
Ensure  safety  of  passengers.
  • Verify  working  condition  of  seat  belts,  door  locks  and  windows.
  • Maintain  a  zero  case  of  accidents;  if  an  accident  occurs,  follow  Pride’s  policy  and  guidelines.
Check  that  the  vehicles  have  valid  road  licenses,  motor  third  party  and  comprehensive  insurance  and,  car-tracking  devices.
  • Comply  with  road  traffic  laws  and  internal  insurance  policies.
  • Verify  that  the  vehicle  has  a  valid  road  license,  motor  third  party,  comprehensive  insurance  and  car  tracking  devices.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Pride Credit Officer Driver job placement should preferably hold an   O’  Level  certificate
  • Valid  driving  license
  • A  certificate  in  mechanics  &  defensive  driving  is  added  advantage
  • Two years of experience  in  driving
  • Should  be  organized,  dynamic,  mature,  flexible,  hard  working  with  a  high  level  of  integrity  and  a  team  player.
  • The  candidate  should  be  aged  between  28  -  35  years.
  • Knowledge  of  troubleshooting  the  vehicle  faults
  • Knowledge  of  traffic  laws.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by following the procedure;

  • Click Here
  • Create an Account
  • Fill in your personal information and upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV), including all your scanned academic credentials, 3 letters of recommendation from each of the referees and a passport photo.
  • Submit online i.e. no hardcopy deliveries will be accepted

Deadline: 26th October 2019

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Driver Job Opportunity - Uganda Christian University

Job Title:            Driver
Organization:  Uganda Christian University
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:       Senior Driver

About US:
Uganda Christian University (UCU) is an authentic Christian institution established by the Church of Uganda in 1997 in response to a call for quality university education with a Christian perspective. In 2004, UCU became the first private university to be chartered or accredited by the government of Uganda. Located in Mukono, less than an hour’s drive from the capital city Kampala, Uganda Christian University is one of Uganda's leading teaching and research universities.

Job Summary: The main purpose of this job is to provide driving services to students and staff of Uganda Christian University as deployed. This involves ensuring the safety of passengers, luggage and vehicle at all times

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Reports to the Head of Department of his office of placement.
·         Provide driving services to Uganda Christian University as deployed.
·         Ensure that all passengers are comfortably and safely seated and belted up at all times in transit and assist them to embark and disembark the vehicle.
·         Ensuring the safety of luggage, supplies and equipment whilst in the vehicle or as otherwise requested.
·         Ensure that vehicles are clean and in proper running condition at all times, and in compliance with Uganda Christian University rules and regulations and the traffic laws of Uganda.
·         Reporting when the vehicle is due for servicing and repairs.
·         Regularly checking for expiry dates for third party insurance and the motor vehicle license and inform the Estates Office at least one (1) month before they expire.
·         Keeping safe custody of the assigned vehicle documents.
·         Maintaining the logbook for all duties assigned.
·         Complying with traffic regulations and procedures.
·         Ensuring the vehicle is fuelled at all times as per University policy that it has the correct levels of lubricants, and that tyres have the recommended pressure levels.
·         Assisting with delivering messages and documents and keeping records of delivery.
·         Any other official duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         Minimum Qualification of Uganda Advanced Level Certificate of Education with (3) three years of uninterrupted work experience as a driver of an omnibus or a bus or Ordinary Level Certificate with (5) five years’ experience as a driver of an omnibus or bus.
·         A valid driving permit for at an omnibus or bus.
·         For buses, recognition from the transport Licensing Board will be an added advantage.
·         For drivers having a driving permit of the DM and DH class will be an added advantage.
·         Ability to drive a range of vehicles and to pass the UCU driving test.
·         Defensive driving, basic skills in vehicle fault diagnosis and trouble shooting.
·         Applicants must be able to read and write English.
·         Applicants must be good time keepers, honest, courteous and polite.
·         Integrity and excellent interpersonal skills are required.
·         Applicants must be neat and well groomed
·         Applicants must be committed and trustworthy Christians.

How to Apply:
How to Apply:
All candidates should;
1.       Send two (2) copies of an application letter clearly demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vitae and three references.
2.      Two (2) copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts.
Please Note: Applications sent online should have all the attachments as ONE PDF document otherwise they will not be considered.
The Director, Human Resource & Administration
Uganda Christian University
Pilkington Building
Po Box 4, Mukono
Email: jobs@ucu.ac.ug
Or Apply online on this link; Click Here
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 5:00pm Friday, 25th October 2019

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Several Driver Job Opportunities - Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries

Job Title:    Several Drivers (7)
 Organization: Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: Project Coordinator

About US:
The Government of Uganda under the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) is implementing the third phase of the China Uganda South to South Cooperation Project (SSCP3); with support from the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Through technology, skills and knowledge Transfer from China to Uganda, the overall goal of the project is to upscale and commercialize specific value chains for increased exports.

Job Summary:  The driver will be responsible for good care of the vehicle and its maintenance in sound mechanical condition.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Driving the vehicle as required, ensuring the safety of its passengers and contents;
  • Ensuring that the vehicle is kept clean and tidy;
  • Reporting when the vehicle is due for servicing and repairs;
  • Keeping and having safe custody of the vehicle;
  • Maintaining the log book for mileage/gas utilization for duties at the work station and in the field;
  • Complying with traffic regulations and procedures;
  • Ensuring that the vehicle is fueled at all the time, that they have the correct levels of lubricants and that the tyres have the recommended pressure levels
  • Assisting with the delivering of messages and documents;
  • Reporting any accidents/incidents involving the project vehicle in custody to the immediate supervisor;
  • Perform any other relevant duties as may be instructed by the Supervisor.

 Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant must have Minimum of UCE Certificate with at least four passes including the English Language.
  • Valid Driving Permit of Class CM and above.
  • At least five years’ experience with a reputable organization with clean driving records
  • Driving competence test from Ministry of Works and Transport
  • Basic knowledge in Mechanics and a certificate in Vehicle Mechanics will be an added advantage
  • Fluency in oral and written English
  • Good human relations, sensitive, able to meet goals and accept responsibility
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should address their applications to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, P. O. Box 102, Entebbe. Applicants should also attach their curriculum vitae, academic certificates, appointment letters as evidence of working experience where applicable and two referees, one of whom must be a current or previous employer.

Deadline: 25th October 2019.

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Driver Job Opportunity - National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title:      Driver
Organization: National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Manager Finance and Administration, NAADS

About US:
National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) is an organization established under the Act of Parliament of 2001. The Government of Uganda through NAADS is supporting sugarcane production using an out grower's scheme arrangement in several districts in Northern Uganda in partnership with participating District Local Governments, Farmer Co-operatives and Horyal Investment Holding Company Ltd.

Job Summary:   The driver's overall responsibility is to drive official car of NAADS and transport staff and other materials to designated places.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure vehicle is in good running condition.
  • Ensure  vehicle is clean and in good order all  the time.
  • Ensure  regular maintenance of the vehicle.
  • Report any defects to the Manager Finance and Administration.
  • Drive NAADS vehicle on authorized journeys-both in and outside the project area.
  • Ensure vehicle, accessories and spare parts are safe at all times.
  • Ensure vehicle licenses and insurance are valid.
  • Record the kilometers at the beginning and end of the week and have it posted on the relevant form which should be delivered to the Manager Finance and Administration.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant for the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Driver job placement must hold a Uganda Certificate of Education (Minimum qualification) with a credit in English.
  • The person must have been trained as a driver and have passed driving tests leading to award of driving license for classes A, C, and E vehicles.
  • Additional training in defensive driving is necessary.
  • Relevant certificate (Transport Management, Logistics Management, UDBS, Mechanics) is an added advantage.
  • Adult Ugandan
  • Two years of  relevant experience in a reputable organization.
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous manner
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Age: Below 45 years.

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications accompanied by a typed resume, copy of National Identity Card, copies of academic certificates, transcripts and testimonials. The applicant is expected to provide his/her telephone contact(s) as well as names of three (3) referees stating their respective physical addresses, telephone numbers and emails. Each applicant is required to specify on the address side of the envelope, the position being applied for and then submit to:

Executive Director,
National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Secretariat,
P.O. Box 25235, Plot 5, Kyadondo Road, Block B, Legacy Towers Nakasero, Kampala.

Deadline:   Tuesday 22nd October 2019 By 4:30 Pm

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Delivery Truck Driver Jobs - Ultimate Gas Professionals Limited

Job Title:    
 Delivery Truck Driver
Organization: Ultimate Gas Professionals Limited
Duty Station: Ntinda, Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Ultimate Gas Professionals Limited: We are a registered company operating in Uganda since 2010 with our head office located in the capital Kampala with planned operations across the country, as well as consultancy interests and linkages within the East Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa regions. We also extend our expertise into other sectors and fields such as Marketing, Research, Training and conference support within the petroleum, energy & environment sectors with some basic marketing advisory services for the local mobile telecommunications industry and planned specialisation in the natural gas field within the Region in the near future.

Job Summary:  The Delivery Truck Driver will join a dynamic team to boost the distribution of cooking gas

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold an O’ Level or A’ level certificate or equivalent
·         Valid class “B” driving permit
·         Previous delivery driving experience in the Oil/ Gas industry desired but not a must.
·         Good Knowledge and understanding of basic sales and marketing principals.
·         Understanding of Retail and Distribution/ Dealer Structures and Management.
·         Must be in good physical shape (Job also requires heavy lifting)
·         Good communication skills both oral and written (Knowledge of Luganda necessary)
·         Results oriented and target driven with a strong sales drive.
·         Ability to work long hours & on weekends when required.
·         Ability to work under pressure and meet stipulated deadlines
·         High level of integrity

How to Apply:
All candidates should send a cover letter, CV and certificates/transcripts MUST be merged into one (1) PDF document. Please indicate three (3) professional references in your CV (1 must be from your previous supervisor). Send PDF application document to gacam@ultgas.com
Only successful applicants will be contacted for further interviews.

Deadline: Friday 18th October 2019

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