Several Driver Jobs – Distribution Assistants – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Job Title:      Distribution
Organisation: Monitor
Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Transport
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, 93.3 KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business
Job Summary: The Distribution
Assistant 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
  • Keeps
    the vehicle in the cleanest and top mechanical condition.
  • 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.
  • Monitors
    the condition of the vehicle and reports defects for rectifying
  • 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

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    Distribution Assistant should hold an O’ Level Certificate (Uganda Certificate
    of Education) or its equivalent
  • Possess
    a valid driver’s license, with at least 2 classes e.g. CM or DL
  • Three
    to five years of working experience as a company driver
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills, with a very good command of
  • High
    drive for results and ability to work with deadlines
  • Very
    high personal standards
  • Mechanical
    knowledge is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
Al suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications, detailed CVs and academic
documents with daytime telephone number(s) addressed to:
The Head of Human Resource,
Monitor Publications Ltd.,
P.O. Box 12141, Kampala,
E-mail to:
Deadline: 27th April 2018
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