Driver – UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Title:  Driver
Organisation: UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)
Reports to: The
Administration Officer
About US:
Microfinance Limited (MDI) is a registered financial institution in Uganda and
is adherent to the Central Bank’s regulations and guidelines and was founded in
1994 to provide quality microfinance services.
Driver will be responsible
for administrational support to the institution in the areas of maintaining a
sound fleet of company vehicles, in good conditions and aiding the business to
swiftly deliver as expected bearing in mind the compliance to occupational
health and safety and brand of UGAFODE (MDI) among others.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  •  Managing
    vehicle conditions: Responsible for managing UGAFODE’s vehicles/property in
    good working condition at all times. I.e. mechanical cleanliness, and with
    valid licenses so as to efficiently and effectively enhance business
  • Vehicle
    cost containment: Monitors mileage and ensure mechanical services are done efficiently
    and on time and within budget so as not to compromise on business expectations
  •   Ensures
    prudent management of company fuel card including requisitions for fuel, fuel
    usage and reporting from time to time.
  •  Reporting
    on monthly basis pertaining to the condition and status of company assets
    (vehicles) within your control and supervision.
  • Budgeting
    for fleet management in terms of fuel on daily basis, vehicle servicing,
    licenses, perdiem while away on duty and seeking for approvals in a timely
  • Ensuring
    accountability is done within time and regularly for all bank expenses advanced
    for fuel and vehicle maintenance services as well as reimbursable.
  • Scheduling
    and coordination of movements by staff, fellow drivers and company vehicles to minimize
    business interruptions with the business units and Administration department.
  • Responsible
    for maintaining UGAFODE (MDI) brand visibility on all vehicles to minimize
    reputational risk to the bank at all times.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  •  The ideal  candidate for UGAFODE Microfinance Limited
    (MDI) – Driver must have a Minimum of Advanced certificate of Education (UACE)
    or its equivalent
  • High
    degree of accountability, responsibility and commitment to duty and service
  • Tact, swiftness and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management
  • Diploma/certificate in Mechanical engineering
    or Auto mechanics is desired
  •  Commensurate experience in Mechanical and or
    defensive driving is a MUST
  •  Should
    have excellent interpersonal and people skills.
  •   Must
    have good planning & Organization skills.
  •   Good negotiation, problem solving and quick decision
    making skills
  •   Professionalism

How to Apply:
If you
believe you meet the requirements as stated, submit an application letter
together with an up-to-date CV to our email: recruitment@ugafode.co.ug. Please
indicate the job title you are applying for in the Email Subject Line. Your
applications should be addressed to the Head of Human Resources
Deadline: 2nd September 2019
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