Driver Jobs in Uganda -National Drug Authority Jobs

The National Drug Authority (NDA) is an independent body that was established by the National Drug Policy & Authority Act Cap- 206 , Laws of Uganda (2000 Edition) to regulate Human & Veterinary Medicines & other healthcare products. NDA’s mandate is to ensure quality, safety & efficacy of human & veterinary medicines & other healthcare products through the regulation & control of their production, importation, distribution & use.

In order to effectively fulfill its mandate, the Authority is looking for proficient persons with required the skills attitude & qualifications to fill the following position.

Post: Driver
Vacancies: Five (5)
Department: Corporate Services
Reports to: Senior Officer Fleet Management
Direct reports: N/A
Salary scale: NDA H
Location: Head Office & Regional Offices

Job Purpose:
· To drive & maintain assigned NDA vehicle 

Duties & Responsibilities: 
· Drives Authority vehicle for official travel & business as assigned both in & outside Kampala 
· Ensures the vehicle assigned is maintained in a good running condition, clean & maintains a high standard of service to vehicle occupants 
· Maintains a vehicle movement log: daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes etc 
· Ensures the vehicle is kept secure & performs regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: oil, water, battery, tyres etc 
· Maintains a vehicle service log & advises the Supervisor when the vehicle is due for service 
· Reports any defects to the Supervisor & in case of an accident, reports immediately to the Supervisor & the Police
· Ensures vehicle has necessary accessories including a spare tyre & that these are kept safely at all times. 
· Ensures vehicle insurance is valid/ updated at all times, 
· Ensures punctual & safe transport services while observing road & traffic laws & regulations 
· Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisor Person Specifications

· Minimum of a UCE certificate, with passes in English & Mathematics 
· Clean & valid driving permit for classes B, DL & CM 
· A certificate in defensive driving is an added advantage Experience: 
· At least five (5) years of clean sustained driving experience

Key Competencies:
· Good communication & interpersonal skills; 
· Working knowledge of English · Self-confidence 
· High integrity & patience. 
· Basic knowledge of vehicle mechanics.

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter, copies of academic qualifications with your Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicate three (3) referees of whom one (1) should be your current or your most recent employer ,either electronically to the e-mail address-

Or hand delivered to

National Drug Authority office,
First Floor,
Plot 19 Lumumba Avenue opposite TWED PLAZA.
Your application must be addressed to the:
Head Human Resources & Administration, National Drug Authority.
Please indicate the vacancy you are applying for in either the email subject or on the cover of the envelope for hand delivered applications.

Application Deadline: Submit not later than 5.00p.m on 10 January, 2018
National Drug Authority is an equal Opportunity Employer.
Please note that only shortlisted & successful candidate will be contacted.