Driver (No Degree Jobs) – Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF)

Job Title:             Driver (No Degree Jobs)
Organization:  Deposit
Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:      Head
Human Resources and Administration
About US:
The Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF) is a Ugandan
government agency that provides deposit insurance to depositors in Ugandan
Banks, Credit Institutions and Microfinance Deposit-taking Institutions (MDIs).
Job Summary:   The Driver will assist the Fund to fulfil its
mission by providing safe driving support for authorized personnel, delivery
and collection services, general administration and logistical work.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Drive vehicle for official travel and business.
Maintain a high standard of service to both
internal and external guests.
Ensure punctuality and safe transport.
Observes the road and traffic laws and
regulations of the Republic of Uganda.
Ensures that safe driving practices are adhered
to including local driving codes and internally agreed to standards.
Guarantees that products and staff are protected
and secured.
Ensures vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good
working condition always.
Ensures vehicle is always kept secure.
Ensures vehicle is given regular/day-to-day
maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres etc.
Ensures vehicle repairs are carried out properly
by official manufacturers specifications.
Performs minor repairs and arrange for other
repairs, prepare vehicle spare parts inventory.
Prepares and submits vehicle monitoring report,
including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, mileage, at the
end of each month.
Assists the Officer Administrative Services to
ensure vehicle insurance and registration is updated according to schedule.
Prepares a budget plan for vehicle maintenance.
Assists in the purchase of new vehicles by
providing advice as and when requested.
Logs official trips, daily mileage, fuel
consumption, oil changes, etc.
Performs other work-related duties as assigned,
within your scope of practice.
Key Results:
Drive office vehicles for the transport of
authorized personnel and equipment.
Collection and delivery of mail, and other
Proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned
vehicle, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres etc.,
Logs of all trips, daily mileage, gas
consumption, oil changes, greasing etc.
Ensures that in the event of an accident,
appropriate measures are taken to ensure effective resolution in line with

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the Deposit Protection
Fund of Uganda (DPF) Driver job placement must hold an A ‘level certificate and
a maximum of an ordinary diploma is essential.
Valid driving license is essential.
5+ years’ experience as a driver with a good
driving record is essential.
Certification in first aid is desired.
Effective communication with internal and
external customers/partners is desired.
Experience with driving to remote locations on
project field trips and driving off the road in difficult conditions is
Those with bachelor’s degrees and above or
equivalent need not apply.
Technical Competencies
Qualification in vehicle maintenance and repairs
is an added advantage.
Understanding of transportation law.
Good knowledge about car mechanics.
Knowledge of the location of organizations,
offices, hotels and restaurants.
Behavioral Competencies
Accountability and Dependability: Takes personal
responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with
little oversight.
Transparency and Integrity: Earns others’ trust
and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.
Team spirit and collaboration: Promotes
cooperation and commitment within the team to achieve the Fund’s organizational
goals and deliverables. Builds constructive working relationships characterized
by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect
Adaptability and Flexibility: Adapts to changing
needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.
Self-Management and thoroughness: effectively
manage own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals. Ensures that work
is complete and accurate and independently follows up with others to ensure
that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.
Communication: Shares and receives information
using clear oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Stress Tolerance and tact: Maintains composure
in highly stressful or adverse situations, diplomatically handles challenging
or tense interpersonal situations.
Employee Engagement and enthusiasm: Demonstrates
commitment to the job, colleagues, the Fund and its mission by acting in ways
that further the accomplishment of its goals.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 30th
January 2020 by 5:00pm
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