DRIVERS

DRIVERS

  • Post Date:January 3, 2017
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Job Description

JOB TITLE: DRIVERS (2 POSITIONS)
DUTY STATION: KAMPALA (WITH POSSIBLE TRAVEL UPCOUNTRY)

FUNCTION

BTC, the Belgian Development Agency, together with different Government Ministries, are implementing the Bilateral Co-operation between Uganda and Belgium. BTC Uganda is therefore looking to recruit competent drivers for both the BTC Representation Offi ce and the Projects. The Driver’s main responsibility is to provide safe and timely transportation of BTC personnel, equipment/supplies as well as maintain the assigned vehicle in good mechanical condition.

Major roles and responsibilities:

• Drive BTC staff who are based in Kampala, on a daily basis to any destination related to their work;

• Accompany staff on missions outside of Kampala;

• Deliver all the parcels, letters and messages;

• Drive the assigned vehicle in accordance with Ugandan regulations and with due consideration and respect for the safety of vehicle users and the public in general;

• Report immediately to the Finance and Administration Offi cer any incidents or accidents in which the vehicle is involved;

• Report immediately to the Finance and Administrative Offi cer any damage caused to the vehicle by any means;

• Report immediately any defects observed and needs of servicing of the vehicle;

• Ensure that no unauthorized persons enter the vehicle without the express permission of the authorised staff;

• Ensure that the vehicle is not used for unauthorized purposes without the express permission of authorised staff;

• Ensure proper management and safety of the vehicle under his custodianship;

• Maintain the vehicle’s cleanliness;

• Maintain an updated logbook for the vehicle at all times and ensure that it is submitted to the Accountant for accountabilities;

• Ensure vehicle maintenance records are in place and clearly displayed;

• Ensure that all licenses, taxes and insurances are paid and up to date prior to entering the vehicle;

• Ensure that all passengers entering the vehicle are treated in a courteous manner;

• Perform any other task as assigned by authorised staff.

Education and Experience: “O” level Certifi cate with a valid driving permit of classes: A, B, E, CM, CH, DL and DM Working experience of at least 7 years driving with International Agencies or Development Partners

Knowledge Of:

Defensive driving
Basic automotive maintenance
First aid
Different routes around the country

Ability to

Trouble shoot and detect anomalies with the car
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Understand and follow oral and written instructions
Determine the most safe and convenient routes around the country

Qualities required

Time conscious
Honest and trustworthy
Organized
Patient
Confidentiality
Reliable
Flexible

If you qualify for this position, Send in your application not later than Friday, 13th January, 2017. Attach a copy of your CV (Resume), application letter plus copies of academic certifi cates as well at least 3 (Three) recent referees with their contacts. Also attach a copy of a Valid Driving Permit. Address Hard Copy applications to:

The Human Resource Officer-BTC Uganda P.O. Box 40131, Kampala, OR hand deliver to: The BTC Resident Representative Offi ce, Plot 1B Lower Kololo Terrace
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