Job Title: Driver
International Consulting Uganda Limited
Consulting (NIC) was founded in 1956 and is today a major multi-disciplinary
consulting company with a staff of approximately 2,300 professionals. NIRAS has
maintained a continuous and growing presence in Africa for about 50 years.
NIRAS Headquarters is located in Denmark with branch offices and subsidiaries
registered in 23 countries worldwide. In the Eastern Africa region, NIRAS has
established (registered) country offices in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and
Ethiopia. Our website is www.niras.com .
Job Summary: The Driver will support the programme
activities for effective delivery in the project’s geographical areas of
operation under the direct supervision of the Team Leader of the NIRAS-IP team
and the Administrative Assistant. The Driver will support all logistics related
Reporting to the
Team Leader, the Driver will provide daily assistance to the Team Leader and
general NIRAS-IP KFW RRF project team in the fulfilment of roles expected.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
assist the administration and logistics of NIRAS-IP CONSULT KFW RRF Kampala
project/programme vehicle in safe and careful manner and ensure that all
passengers are secure and not to carry any unauthorized passengers, load or
carry fire arms (guns).
all vehicles are duly checked e.g. engine oil, battery terminals, lighting
system etc. before any movement is effected.
the vehicle log book and record accurately kilometer readings, fuel taken, the
activity assignments, parts/spares replaced etc.
weekly vehicle schedule for the office (missions, transport needs), prepares
necessary plans / arrangements and reports on changes.
the relevant forms (Vehicle Ledger and Vehicle Fuel Forms) assigned to the
vehicle and to submit them to the Administrative Assistant at the end of each
driver is responsible for all loading and unloading of goods into the vehicle
and ensures their security and condition while in the vehicle.
in updating logistics on the expiry dates of the insurance licenses.
that the vehicle is serviced promptly by monitoring next service kilometer and
suggests or reports any necessary repairs that need to be made.
any accident or driving incident, even minor, to the Administrative Assistant
as quickly as possible and completes necessary reports.
all road traffic regulations, including the wearing of seat belts. The driver
must ensure that he is in possession of a driving license when on driving
duties. The payment of over speeding, wrong parking and other road traffic
offence fines is the driver’s responsibility. The driver should note that when
he is personally responsible for an accident, a sanction could be imposed.
that the allocated vehicle is kept clean and the interior is tidy.
the NIRAS Office with clerical/administrative duties as required; however,
driving duties or tasks take priority.
out any delivery or collection duties as may be necessary (letters cheques,
visas, minor procurements, etc).
driver should make sure that fulfilment of his tasks is carried out with full
care preserving the confidentiality of all matters related to NIRAS – IP’s
out any other duties that may reasonably or exceptionally be required to ensure
the smooth operation of NIRAS – IP’s work and optimize the functioning of the
office, such as replacing absent colleagues, carrying out administrative tasks,
sure all movements are authorized.
in any logistics function assigned and any other duties from time to time.
any other duties assigned by the supervisor in his or her absence, his or her
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal candidate must hold an ‘O’ level certificate of education
driving license for classes B, CM, DL and DM
minimum of three years of experience in driving for a reputable organization
working knowledge on vehicle maintenance
in Defensive Driving is an added advantage
in Customer Care is an addition is an added advantage
in basic computer is an added advantage
mechanical knowledge is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
qualified and interested applicants should send their applications and CV which
must include at least 4 reference contacts (2 professional, 2 character
references, including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer),
and daytime contact number to; The Management of NIRAS International Consulting
Uganda Limited, via email to: [email protected]
copying in [email protected]
Deadline: 6th February 2021 by 5:00 PM Uganda Time.