Driver Job Opportunity – National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)

Job Title:      Driver
Organization: National
Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Finance and Administration, NAADS
About US:
National Agricultural Advisory
Services (NAADS) is an organization established under the Act of Parliament of
2001. The Government of Uganda through NAADS is supporting sugarcane production
using an out grower’s scheme arrangement in several districts in Northern
Uganda in partnership with participating District Local Governments, Farmer
Co-operatives and Horyal Investment Holding Company Ltd.
Job Summary:   The
driver’s overall responsibility is to drive official car of NAADS and transport
staff and other materials to designated places.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure vehicle
    is in good running condition.
  • Ensure  vehicle
    is clean and in good order all  the
  • Ensure  regular
    maintenance of the vehicle.
  • Report any
    defects to the Manager Finance and Administration.
  • Drive NAADS vehicle on authorized
    journeys-both in and outside the project area.
  • Ensure vehicle, accessories and spare
    parts are safe at all times.
  • Ensure vehicle licenses and insurance
    are valid.
  • Record the kilometers at the beginning
    and end of the week and have it posted on the relevant form which should
    be delivered to the Manager Finance and Administration.
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant for the National
    Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Driver job placement must hold a Uganda
    Certificate of Education (Minimum qualification) with a credit in English.
  • The person must have been trained as a
    driver and have passed driving tests leading to award of driving license
    for classes A, C, and E vehicles.
  • Additional training in defensive driving
    is necessary.
  • Relevant certificate (Transport
    Management, Logistics Management, UDBS, Mechanics) is an added advantage.
  • Adult Ugandan
  • Two years of  relevant experience in a reputable
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Age: Below 45 years.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their applications accompanied by a typed resume, copy of National Identity
Card, copies of academic certificates, transcripts and testimonials. The
applicant is expected to provide his/her telephone contact(s) as well as names
of three (3) referees stating their respective physical addresses, telephone
numbers and emails. Each applicant is required to specify on the address side
of the envelope, the position being applied for and then submit to:
Executive Director,
National Agricultural Advisory
Services (NAADS) Secretariat,
P.O. Box 25235, Plot 5,
Kyadondo Road, Block B, Legacy Towers Nakasero, Kampala.
Deadline:   Tuesday 22nd
October 2019 By 4:30 Pm
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