Driver Jobs – Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)

Job Title:        Driver
Organisation: Public
Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Administration Officer
About US:
The Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA)
is established under the PPDA Act No.1 of 2003 to develop standards and
regulate procurement and disposal practices in respect of all Procuring and
Disposing Entities which include Central Government Ministries and Departments,
Local Governments, State Enterprises, Constitutional and Statutory Bodies and
post primary training institutions.
Job Summary: The Driver will
operate vehicles, monitor their condition, and inform the supervisors of any
need for maintenance and attention.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Conduct daily checks on vehicles by
    ensuring that they are in good working condition; recording any problems
    requiring future action in the vehicle check list
  • Carry out minor maintenance (e.g. filling
    oil, water and air) before vehicles are driven.
  • Tasked with requesting for vehicle
    maintenance and entering items that have been noted on the vehicle check
    list onto the repair requisition form.
  • Taking vehicles to the garage, drawing
    attention to the necessary repairs or the type of routine maintenance
    required; receiving quotations and checking their appropriateness.
  • Following up to ensure that work is done
    on time; inspecting vehicles after repair or maintenance work has been
    completed to ensure that repairs are completed satisfactorily to the
    required standard.
  • Tasked with maintaining the service record
    for vehicles, generating summary reports as requested by the
    Administration Officer; highlighting any problems or concerns and making
    recommendations for action required.
  • Tasked with ensuring 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
    fashion and follow procedures that ensure safe and secure night time
    driving.
  • In charge of driving vehicles carefully
    and safely in accordance with the traffic laws of Uganda and PPDA
    procedures.
  • Giving attention to the physical wellbeing
    of passengers, providing comfort breaks and other assistance as required;
    at all times treating passengers with courtesy and friendliness.
  • Contacting the Senior Administration
    Officer in order to give progress reports.
  • Compiling the monthly summary journey log
    for all.
  • Giving attention to personal appearance
    and cleanliness in order to project a good corporate image.
  • At all times acting courteously towards
    others and according to the standards of behavior laid out in the human
    resource manual.
  • Taking the initiative to be helpful to
    PPDA customers who come into contact.
  • Tasked with transporting staff when they
    travel.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the PPDA Driver
    job opportunity should hold an O’
    level Certificate
  • Hold
    a clean and valid Driving Permit with classes B, DL,
  • A minimum of four years’ experience in a reputable organization.
  • Defensive
    Driving Skills.
  • Mechanical
    Skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Customer
    Care skills
  • Driving
    skills
  • Information
    Handling and Filing skills
  • Personal
    Integrity
  • Reliability
  • Age: Between 28 – 40 years
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should send their envelopes clearly marked
“Application for the Post of ………………..” with an application letter and detailed
CV indicating three independent referees; copies of academic certificates and
one (1) current Passport photograph should be submitted to:
The Ag. Executive Director,
Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority,
Plot 37 Nakasero Road, 5th Floor. UEDCL Tower
P.O. Box 3925, Kampala. Uganda.
Deadline: 29th September, 2017
by 5.00 p.m
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