3 UNMHCP Career Positions – Project Driver at Ministry of Health

Organisation: Ministry of Health
Uganda National
Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP)
Arab Bank for
Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), OPEC
Fund for International Development (OFID) and the Government of Uganda
Kampala, Uganda
Project Administrator
The Government of The Republic of Uganda
has received funds from Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA),
Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), OPEC Fund for International Development
(OFID) and the Government of Uganda for rehabilitation and expansion of Kayunga
and Yumbe Hospitals. The project objective is to deliver the Uganda National
Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP), through improvement of Health
Job Summary: The Project
Drivers will transport staff, property, documents/parcels and authorized
passengers within the stipulated Government of Uganda transport and traffic
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    Driver operates and maintains the vehicle in good mechanical condition
  • Carries
    out minor maintenance tasks on the vehicle when necessary.
  • Routinely
    reports all vehicle faults, and service in time to the Project
    Administrator and ensures that they are carried out.
  • Observes
    the servicing schedule of the vehicle.
  • Parks
    vehicles safely and timely in designated parking places.
  • In
    charge of transporting staff, property, and all authorized passengers to
    various destinations.
  • Responsible
    for the delivery and collection of goods and documents to and from various
  • Records
    accurately daily vehicle movements, mileages and fuel in the vehicle log
  • Keeps
    proper records of vehicle service, and repairs
  • Reports
    to the designated representative before departure from the station.
  • The
    Driver will report any accident involving organization vehicle to the
    nearest Police station, and to the Project Administrator. Ensures that a
    Police report is obtained in all such cases.
  • Ensures
    that the allocated vehicle is washed regularly and kept clean always.
  • Ensures
    confidentiality of any documents he may be assigned to handle as part of
    his duties
  • Routinely
    checks engine oil and tyre pressure levels every morning
  • Keep
    highest standard of integrity while executing his duties.
  • Performs
    any other duties as assigned by the Project Administrator.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Driver placement should hold a Uganda Certificate
    of Education (UCE).
  • A
    minimum of five or more years of driving experience
  • Possess
    a valid driving licence (with class B) on computerized permit
  • Possess
    the ability to read, write and communicate in English
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Simple
    mechanical knowledge
  • Results
    of competence driving test from Chief Mechanical Engineer.
  • Possession
    of defensive driving skills will be an added advantage
to Apply: 
All interested but suitably qualified
individuals should send their applications accompanied with detailed curriculum
Vitae, copies of academic/professional certificates should be delivered to the
address below;
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Health,
Plot 6 Lourdel Road – Nakasero,
First floor, Room No. C107,
P.O. Box 7272 , Kampala.
20th August 2015 by 1700 hrs

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