Senior Driver Job Vacancies – Inter University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)

Job Title:    Senior Driver
Organization: Inter University Council for East Africa (IUCEA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Secretary/Senior Administrative Officer
About US:
Inter University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) is a strategic institution of
the East African Community (EAC) responsible for coordinating the development
of human resources and research in the region. 
IUCEA is charged with a number of responsibilities among them being to
coordinate academic and research activities jointly undertaken by Partner
states and member university institutions. 
The main objectives of IUCEA are to (i) facilitate networking among
universities in East Africa, and with universities outside the region; (ii)
provide a forum for discussion on a wide range of academic and other matters
relating to higher education in East Africa; and (iii) facilitate maintenance
of internationally comparable education standards in East Africa so as to
promote the region’s global competitiveness in higher education.
Job Summary: The Senior Driver operates and keeps custody of a
vehicle assigned to assure safe transportation of clients to and from various
destinations and to assist clients on entry and exit from vehicles as
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive the Executive Secretary
  • The incumbent will operate assigned vehicle/s
    in a safe and courteous manner and in line with laid down IUCEA
    regulations, traffic rules and regulations
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date records on trip
    sheets, customer transportation forms, vehicle maintenance, fuel
    purchases, incident reports accident reports, vehicle condition reports
    and other records that are requested by the management
  • Maintain the vehicle in clean condition all
    the times
  • Carry out minor maintenance tasks on assigned
    vehicle(s) and report defect for servicing on time
  • Respond immediately to accident or medical
    emergencies by notifying emergency response providers, and rendering First
    Aid until emergency personnel arrive
  • Conduct simple mechanical repairs
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned
    by the Management from time to time
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a valid O-
    Level Certificate
  • The applicant must hold a certificate of Suitability
    Test for Drivers, Certificate of Occupational Test for Drivers/plant
    operator grade -I and First Aid Certificate from a recognized institution
    like St. John’s Ambulance or AA. MUST have a valid driving license.
  • At least five years’ experience of driving
    senior managers.
  • Ability to read, understand, and adhere to
    Traffics rules and regulations of the Partner States;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and
    in writing;
  • Ability to establish effective professional
    relationships with customers, co-workers, and upper level staff and
  • Ability to prepare concise and accurate
    records and reports; extensive knowledge of the operations and features of
    assigned vehicle(s);
  • Proven ability to recognize vehicle
    maintenance needs: ability to perform minor vehicle repairs; interpret
    maps, and route directions; and ability to administer First Aid.
  • Ability to drive a vehicle safely and
    appropriately, including ability to read and interpret road signs in
    English and Kiswahili;
  • Age: Below 50 years
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their following
application letters should be accompanied with the following:
  • Certified copies of the applicants degree
  • Up to date and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
  • Addresses of three referees, one of which
    should be the current immediate supervisor
marked “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF SENIOR DRIVER” in hard copy or electronic
be addressed to:
Executive Secretary
Council for East Africa
M833, Kigobe Road
Box 7110, Kampala, Uganda
+256 414 256 251/2
+256 414 342 007
E-mail to:
Deadline: 10th February 2016
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