3 Driver EU Project Job Vacancies – Ministry Of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)

Job Title:        Driver
(3 Job Vacancies)
Organization: Ministry
Of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Reports to: National
Project Coordinator
About US:
Uganda Vision 2040
has the primary aim of seeing Uganda become a middle income country by 2040. To
bring about this Vision the Government of Uganda (GoU) has development a number
of supporting plans, policies and strategies, but all fall within the National
Development Plan II (NDP2). The NDP2 mentions a number of strategic
agricultural commodity options which it believes, if supported and grown, can
help move Uganda towards its Vision 2040. One of the commodity sectors
mentioned is the livestock sector, and in particular Uganda’s ability to
produce some of the best beef in Africa. However, for this to be achieved a
number of sector challenges need to be addressed including; outdated and
non-enforced policies, poor production, productivity and quality assurance
practices, and marketing and processing facilities which do not meet current
international standards.
About EU Project:
The European Union
(EU) identified the opportunity of the beef sector within its National
Indicative Plan n(NIP) for Uganda and agreed to fund a 5 year project,
implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industries and Fisheries
(MAAIF), to support the development of the beef sector such that it could
realize its full potential. The project is called “Developing a
Market-Orientated and Environmentally Sustainable Beef Meat Industry in
Uganda.” 
The main objective
of the project is to use a holistic value chain approach in the targeted
geographical areas, to leverage an increase in the overall performance (in
terms of production volume, quality, value addition, increased employment and
environmental sustainability) of the Ugandan meat value-chain.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensuring safe custody of the vehicle.
  • Ensuring that the vehicle is regularly cleaned.
  • Obeying all traffic regulations.
  • Drive the Project vehicle during assigned official duties.
  • Make requests for service of the vehicle when required.
  • On a daily basis, update and maintain the vehicle log book.
  • Routinely report any defects, accidents and mechanical defaults to
    relevant authorities.
  • Perform other related duties as required by the Project Coordinator.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • A Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least a pass in
    English Language.
  • Clean driving license with CM classes.
  • At least minimum of five years of driving experience in a reputable
    organization.
  • Must have passed competency driving test by Ministry of Works and
    Transport.
  • Training motor vehicle mechanics is an added advantage.
  • Competencies:
  • Time Management.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • High degree of integrity and honesty.
  • Ability to work long hours.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications
accompanied by a detailed CV, copies of both academic and professional
certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three reputable referees,
contact details (e-mail, telephone) should be addressed to the Permanent
Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, P.O. Box
102, Entebbe, and delivered to the Security Registry of the Ministry,
Deadline: 18th February 2019 by 5.00pm
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