2 Driver Job Placements – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Job Title:     Driver (2 Job Placements)
Organisation: Monitor
Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Transport
Supervisor
About Us:
Monitor Publications Limited (MPL), 
a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda’s most influential media house,
operating The Daily Monitor, Saturday Monitor and Sunday Monitor newspapers,
93.3KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory.
Job Summary: The Driver will
transport staff, deliver newspapers and parcels to various destinations safely
and securely within set deadlines.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Drives staff / delivers newspapers and
    parcels to various destinations as assigned.
  • The incumbent keeps the vehicle in the
    cleanest and top mechanical condition.
  • Regularly monitors the distances covered,
    book the vehicle for service and ensure it is serviced as required.
  • Maintains a work book for each assignment
    and logs in the distances covered.
  • Keenly monitors the condition of the
    vehicle and reports defects for rectifying immediately.
  • Fuels the vehicle, takes care of tools and
    accessories.
  • Checks duty roaster route and vehicles
    assigned. Sorts and loads parcels ensuring the first-in-last-out order for
    efficient drops en route.
  • Signs off the loading strip list and
    leaves for destination within set deadlines.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    an O’ Level Certificate (Uganda Certificate of Education) or its
    equivalent
  • A valid driver’s license, with at least 2
    classes e.g. CM or DL
  • A minimum of three to five years’
    experience as a company driver
  • Strong communication and interpersonal
    skills,
  • High drive for results and ability to work
    with deadlines
  • Very high personal standards
  • Mechanical knowledge is an added
    advantage.
  • Excellent command of English
How to Apply:
Al suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications, detailed CVs and academic documents with daytime telephone
number(s) to: The Head of Human Resource via 
E-mail, resourcing@ug.nationmedia.com
Deadline: 3rd
February, 2017

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