Driver Job Opportunities – Tropical Heat (U) Ltd

Job Title:    Driver
Organization: Tropical
Heat (U) Ltd
Duty Station:
Namanve, Uganda
Reports to: Stores
About US:
Tropical Heat was
established in 1973 as a small ethnic snack cottage industry. Today, we are one
of the leading manufacturers of spices and snacks in the East African region
and our brand Tropical Heat is a household name in Kenya and Uganda. In Uganda,
we trade as Tropical Heat (U) Ltd. 
Job Summary:  The Driver ensures that the vehicle is well
driven and maintained and assists in goods transportation and delivery.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Vehicle maintenance: Ensures that maintenance and servicing of
    vehicles assigned is done and that the vehicle is always in perfect
  • Fuelling: Updates log books accurately and on time on every
    destination to ensure proper fuel accountability at any given time.
  • Legal compliance: Complies with all the set traffic legal laws &
    requirements and avoids any traffic offenses.
  • Tool accountability. Ensures full accountability of all vehicle
  • Accidents: Tactically drives well and ensures zero road accident.
  • Delivery: Ensures timely and accurate deliveries of goods.
  • Updates: Keep in constant contact with the supervisor to report any
    issues on and after delivery.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a UACE or diploma with experience in the
    same field.
  • At least five years of experience in driving.
  • Essential: Must possess a valid driving permit class CM.
  • Essential: Understanding of routes within Kampala and the
    neighbouring areas.
  • Essential: Understanding of traffic rules and road signs.
  • Desirable: Defensive driving training.
  • Desirable: Basic Mechanical Knowledge.
Behavioural Competencies:
  • Honesty and hard work
  • Energy and passion
  • Attention to detail
  • Team spirit. 
  • Flexibility
  • Well-developed Interpersonal skills and professionalism
  • Stress management skills
  • Time management skills
How to Apply:
If you believe you
match the requirements listed above, please deliver your resume (CV), copies of
certificates, Valid driving permit references, and cover letter not more than
250KB to with the job role clearly indicated in the email subject
Deadline: 19th July 2019 by 5:00 pm.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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