Several Driver Jobs – National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA)

Job Title:          Driver (Several Jobs)
Organization: National Identification and Registration
Authority (NIRA)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Transport &
Logistics Officer
About US:
The National Identification
and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established on the passing of the Uganda
Registration of Persons Act, 2015. The Act was made to harmonise and
consolidate the law on registration of persons; to provide for registration of
individuals and to establish a national identification register. It provides
for the mandatory registration of all Ugandan citizens within Uganda and abroad
as well as aliens identification cards and for related matters.
Job Summary: The Driver will offer safe driving and
logistical support
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent drives Authority vehicle for official travel and business as
    assigned both in and outside Kampala
  • Ensures
    the vehicle assigned is maintained in a good running condition
  • Ensures
    the vehicle is clean and maintains a high standard of services to both
    internal staff and external guests
  • Maintains
    a vehicle movement log: daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes etc
  • Ensures
    punctual and safe transport services
  • Ensures
    the vehicle is kept secure and performs regular/day-to-day maintenance
    checks: oil, water, battery, tyres etc
  • Maintains
    a vehicle service log and advises the Supervisor when the vehicle is due
    for service
  • The
    incumbent also reports any defects to the Supervisor and in case of an
    accident reports immediately to the Supervisor and the Police
  • The
    incumbent also ensures vehicle has necessary accessories including a spare
    tyre and that these are kept safely at all times
  • Ensures
    vehicle insurance is valid/ updated at all times
  • Fuels
    vehicle as instructed and keeps a good record of all expenses
  • Observes
    road and traffic laws and regulations
  • The
    Driver ensures safe driving practices are adhered to including local
    driving codes and internally agreed standards
  • Performs
    any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the National Identification and Registration Authority
    (NIRA) Driver job opportunity should hold a Uganda Certificate of
    Education
  • Additional
    training in defensive driving is an added advantage
  • Hold
    a valid driving license for classes B, CM, CH and DL. Possession of
    classes DM, DH & E is an added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of three years of driving experience in a reputable public or
    private institution
  • A
    clean driving record
  • Ability
    to communicate well in English (oral and written)
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested persons should send their applications, curriculum vitae, copies of
academic and professional certificates/ testimonials to the National Director,
Profiles International Uganda Limited (PIUL), Plot 26B Tufnell Drive, Kamwokya,
Kampala, P.O. Box 3024, Kampala or hand deliver the application at its offices
indicated above from 8.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. Please indicate a daytime
telephone contact and names and contact details of three professional referees.
Also, in your application letter and on the cover of the envelope, clearly
indicate which position you are applying for.
Deadline: 24th August, 2016
NB:
If you do not hear from NIRA within two months from the closing date, please
consider your application unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to disqualification.
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