3 Driver World Bank Project Jobs – Office of the Prime Minister

 Job Title: Driver (3 Fresher Jobs)

Organization: Office of the Prime Minister

Project Name: Development Response to Displacement Impact Project  (DRPIF)

Funding Source: World Bank

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Administrative Assistant   

About US:

The Government of Uganda received a grant from the World Bank towards the Development Response to Displacement Impact Project (DRDIP). The Project is intended to improve access to social services, expand economic opportunities and enhance environmental management for host and forcibly displaced households in the targeted areas of Uganda. The project has components which include (i) Social and Economic Services and Infrastructure; (ii) Sustainable Environmental Management; (iii) Livelihoods Program; and (iv) Project Management including Monitoring and Evaluation, and Regional and National Institutional Support.

Job Summary:  Reporting to Office Administrative Assistant, the driver is to assist DRDIP to fulfill their mission of working for the project by providing safe driving support and general administration and logistical work.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Abides by the Programme Vehicle Usage Policy as well as applicable Uganda travel laws;
  • Drive staff to and from different places as instructed in a safe and conscientious manner ^ including attending to the phone while driving;
  • Correctly maintain the travel and maintenance logbook for your assigned vehicle;
  • Ensure sound mechanical condition and efficient use of vehicle. This entails ensuring that vehicle is serviced, clean and fueled always;
  • Files mechanical status reports for the vehicle;
  • Advises the Administration Officer on license, insurance and services items;
  • Ensure assigned vehicle is parked in a secure location always;
  • Ensure all occupants wear a seat belt;
  • Maintain good personal hygiene;
  • Practice defensive driving;
  • Reports accidents to the Police and the Ministry’s Transport Officer;
  • Assist  in collection and checking of documents from vendors and deliver and collect mail as instructed;
  • Perform any other duties assigned from time to time by the National (Regional) Coordinator

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Uganda Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level)
  • Valid Driving Permit with the following classes; B,CM&DL
  • Competence test in driving
  • At least three years of experience as driver with good driving record in Government or experience working as driver in World Bank Projects
  • Good team player with a positive attitude towards work and colleagues
  • Age: 25 years and above

How to Apply:

All candidates should send application forms which should be scanned and sent by email on hrm@opm.go.ug. The application must be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and academic transcripts, three competent referees, one of whom MUST be from your current employer or previous employer (for those temporarily unemployed) plus a passport photo, contact details (mobile number and e- mail), photocopy of the National ID should be addressed to:

The Permanent Secretary,

Office of the Prime Minister New Government,

Block Plot 9-11 Apollo Kaggwa Road,

P.O. Box 341, Kampala. Uganda 

Note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Any form of canvassing shall automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.

Deadline: Friday, 8th October 2020 by 5:00 p.m.

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