Driver Job Opportunities – Vision Group

Title:         Driver
Organisation: Vision
Project Name:
Promotion of human rights and enhancing access to justice through media
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Project Coordinator
About US:
Vision Group
incorporated as the New Vision Printing & Publishing Company Limited
(NVPPCL) seeks to recruit highly motivated and dynamic individuals to fill the
following positions on a contract basis for a project. The project is focused
on improving access to justice for all, through improved accountability of duty
bearers; and an empowered citizenry that ably articulates their rights. The
project concentrates on media activities which help the poor and vulnerable
persons to access justice and create awareness on their rights. The project
envisages amplifying the voices of the voiceless and responsiveness of office
bearers leading to an improved community justice that respects and promotes
human rights. The project will operate over a period of eighteen months.
Job Summary:   The Driver will provide secure and timely
transport services to the project team ensuring proper use and maintenance of
the vehicle.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Attend to all driving assignments as approved by the supervisor;
  • Ensure daily pre and post vehicle maintenance checks;
  • Keep track of all vehicle documentation and insurance renewals.
  • Ensure vehicle log sheets are duly completed, mileage records are
    updated and monthly summaries are submitted as per set guidelines.
  • Adhere to the highest driving standards by complying with the
    transport policy and road safety act.
  • Ensure daily cleanliness of the vehicle.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE).
  • A certificate in Defensive driving will be an added advantage.
  • The applicant must possess a valid driving permit with at least 3
    classes; B, CM, DL and DM.
  • Three years of driving experience in a commercial environment.
Technical Competences:
  • Knowledge of vehicle mechanics.
  • Knowledge of Uganda’s road network.
  • Knowledge of Traffic laws and regulations.
  • Basic computer skills.
Behavioral Competences:
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent planning and organization skills.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule with odd hours and night shifts.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications and
updated CVs to the:
Chief Human
Resources Officer,
The New Vision
Printing and Publishing Company Ltd.
P.O Box 9815,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 29th March 2019
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