Authority Driver Jobs – Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA)

Job Title:        Authority Driver
Organisation: Financial
Intelligence Authority (FIA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Human Resource
Manager
About US:
The Government of Uganda established the Financial Intelligence Authority
and a Financial Intelligence Authority Board under the Anti-Money Laundering
Act, 2013 is for the prohibition and prevention of money laundering, in order
to combat money laundering activities.
Job Summary: The Authority
Driver will be in charge of the safe delivery of staff and other authorized
passengers to and from their respective destinations and to ensure proper
maintenance of Authority vehicles.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Ensure basic vehicle maintenance:
  • Conduct
    daily checks on vehicles to ensure vehicles are in good working condition;
    record any problems requiring future action in the vehicle check list.
  • Carry
    out minor maintenance (e.g. oil level, radiator water, tyre
    inflation pressure) before vehicles are driven.
  • Ensure
    that vehicles are equipped with all necessary breakdown tools and safety
    equipment and that such are in full working order.
  • Report
    any vehicle problem that needs instant attention.
  • Ensure
    that all Authority vehicles are refuelled as and when required
    (fuel receipts kept) ;
  • Take
    vehicles to the garage and draw attention to the necessary repairs or the
    type of routine maintenance required; receive quotations and check their
    appropriateness.
  • Follow-up
    to ensure that work is done on time; inspect vehicles after repair or
    maintenance work has been completed to ensure that repairs are completed
    satisfactorily to the required standard
Ensure safe road transportation and compliance to road signs
  • Safe
    driving of staff and other authorised passengers in the vehicle to and from
    their destination and providing assistance as and when required;
  • Ensure
    that the destination, expected timings and any tasks to be accomplished
    are clear; planning a route that will accomplish all activities in
    the most cost-effective manner and follow procedures that ensure safe and
    secure driving.
  • Abide
    by the traffic rules and regulations as required by the traffic laws of
    Uganda;
  • Pay
    attention to personal appearance and cleanliness of self and
    vehicle in order to project a good corporate image
Ensure compliance to health and safety rules.
  • Be
    aware of the quality and safety procedures that apply and ensuring that
    they are implemented
  • Use
    of the required vehicle safety equipment at all times (including
    vehicle seatbelts and fire extinguisher)
  • Take
    personal responsibility for ensuring that any equipment being operated and
    the surrounding work area is clean and tidy at all times
  • Keep
    all documents and Driver’s license in place while driving the
    authority vehicles;
  • Comply
    with the Standard Operating Procedures and Guidelines of the HR
    department.
  • Perform
    any other assignments as may be required from time to time.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Authority’s
    vehicles are in good condition, mechanically sound and safe to drive.
  • Passengers
    and goods safely and securely driven to their destination.
  • Observation
    and complying with traffic rules and regulations at all times..
  • Health
    and safety procedures followed at all times Follow health and safety
    procedures at all time.
  • Good
    driving experience provided.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA)
    Authority Driver  job vacancy should
    hold an A’ level certificate or
    its equivalent.
  • Valid
    Driving Permit – Class B, DL.
  • A
    minimum of five years of proven driving experience in a private or public
    organisation;
  • Good
    driving record with no traffic violations or accidents for at least 5
    consecutive years
  • Knowledge
    and understanding of the Authority’s vision , mission and objectives
  • Ability
    to operate in a variety of weather and traffic conditions;
  • Must
    be willing and able to be on stand by and work weekends;
  • Good
    driving skills/defensive driving Skills;
  • Good
    mechanical Skills ;
  • Pleasant
    personality;
  • Excellent
    verbal and written communications skills;
  • Ability
    to work independently;
  • Quick
    decision maker;
  • Person
    of high integrity;
  • Multi-tasker
    and prioritizing skills are essential;
  • Time
    management skills;
  • Punctual
    and good attendance record;
  • Able
    to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications addressed and delivered to:
Manager Human Resource,
Financial Intelligence Authority,
4th Floor Rwenzori Towers (Wing b), Plot 6 Nakasero Road,
P.O Box 9853, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 31st January, 2017 by
5.00pm

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