Project Driver

at National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted April 24, 2023
Category Training and Consultancy
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job purpose: To transport staff and documents to partners and stakeholders as
required
Responsibility: The drivers are responsible for timely and safe transportation of
project teams, delivery of documents and any other item(s) as may be required
while exhibiting the highest standards and professionalism in delivery of the services.
The drivers should have a high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability
to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
Duties
 Provide reliable and secure driving services to project staff to various
locations including travel to field areas;
 Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate
maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the
vehicle maintenance plans and reports;
 Proper use of the vehicle
 Ensures proper day- to-day maintenance and cleanliness of the assigned
vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely
changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.;
 Responsible for ensuring that his driving license is valid at all times and for
conforming to the traffic regulations and for meeting requirements for driving
motor vehicles driven by him;
 In case the vehicle is involved in accident, he should ensure that the
necessary steps taken conform to rules and regulations;
 Regularly inspect the validity of the vehicle's license, insurance, and inform
the immediate supervisor when the renewal is due;
 Ensure that the immediate supervisor is informed immediately if anything
irregular happens to the project vehicles and suggest the necessary steps;
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 Ensures that records/logbook for the vehicle's mileage, performance and cost
of upkeep of the vehicle assigned to him are kept as required
 Assists management in identifying and purchasing necessary spare part for
office vehicles; undertakes minor repair of vehicles under the administrative
custody of the company and obtains quotations on cost of vehicle repairs;
 Undertakes delivery of documents and related materials ensuring safe
carrying of packages, mail or any documents, parcels or other articles
entrusted to him for transporting as assigned by the immediate supervisor;
 Assists in logistical preparations as and when necessary, ensuring flexibility in
working hours and over the weekend;
 Performs official errands as required
 Performs any other tasks as assigned
Qualifications
 Uganda Certificate of Education (Ordinary level) Certificate;
 Clean and Valid driver's license of either CH, DH, DM or E
Experience
 5 years’ driving experience with safe driving record, preferably within a
project;
 Experiences working with National/ International Projects;
Competences and skills
 Fluency in English (written and spoken) is a must;
 Knowledge of driving rules and regulations;