O’ Level 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,
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
Job Summary:  The incumbent will drive vehicles, monitor
their condition, and inform the supervisors of any need for maintenance and
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Carrying out daily checks on vehicles by
    ensuring that they are in good working condition
  • Carrying out minor maintenance (e.g.
    filling oil, water and air) before undertaking any journey.
  • Requesting for vehicle maintenance
  • 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 on the repairs to ensure
    completeness and quality work is done on time.
  • Maintaining the service record for
    vehicles, generating summary reports as requested and making
    recommendations for action required.
  • Driving vehicles carefully and safely in
    accordance with the traffic laws of Ugandaand PPDA procedures.
  • Giving attention to the physical
    wellbeing of passengers, providing comfort breaksand other assistance as
    required; at all times treating passengers with courtesy and friendliness.
  • Compiling the monthly summary journey
  • 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 PPDA.
  • Transporting staff when they travel.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the PPDA Driver job opportunity should hold
    an O’ level Certificate
  • Valid Driving Permit – Class B, DL,
  • A credit in English and Mathematics at
    O’ Level.
  • A minimum of four years of experience in a reputable organization.
  • Defensive Driving Skills.
  • Mechanical Skills
  • Communication skills
  • Customer Care skills
  • Driving skills
  • Information Handling and Filing skills
  • Personal Integrity
  • Reliability
  • Age: Between 28 –
    35 years
How to Apply: 
All qualified
candidates should submit completed application forms, download
, and relevant academic documents via Email to;
recruitment@ppda.go.ug with the job position applied for as the subject.
  • The attachments should be limited to the following documents; a duly
    filled application form, O-level and A-level Certificate, Degree        or Diploma Transcript and or a
    valid driving permit in the case of drivers.
  • All attachments combined should not exceed 5MBs
  • All successfully submitted applications will receive an email for
    notification of receipt.
Deadline: 15th June 2018 by 5:00pm
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