Driver Jobs – NIRAS International Consulting Uganda Limited

 

Job Title:    Driver

Organization: NIRAS
International Consulting Uganda Limited

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

NIRAS International
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
issues.

 

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:  

·       
To
assist the administration and logistics of NIRAS-IP CONSULT KFW RRF Kampala
office.

·       
To drive
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).

·       
Ensure
all vehicles are duly checked e.g. engine oil, battery terminals, lighting
system etc. before any movement is effected.

·       
Maintain
the vehicle log book and record accurately kilometer readings, fuel taken, the
activity assignments, parts/spares replaced etc.

·       
Checks
weekly vehicle schedule for the office (missions, transport needs), prepares
necessary plans / arrangements and reports on changes.

·       
Maintains
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
month.

·       
The
driver is responsible for all loading and unloading of goods into the vehicle
and ensures their security and condition while in the vehicle.

·       
Assist
in updating logistics on the expiry dates of the insurance licenses.

·       
Ensure
that the vehicle is serviced promptly by monitoring next service kilometer and
suggests or reports any necessary repairs that need to be made.

·       
Reports
any accident or driving incident, even minor, to the Administrative Assistant
as quickly as possible and completes necessary reports.

·       
Obeys
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.

·       
Ensures
that the allocated vehicle is kept clean and the interior is tidy.

·       
Assists
the NIRAS Office with clerical/administrative duties as required; however,
driving duties or tasks take priority.

·       
Carries
out any delivery or collection duties as may be necessary (letters cheques,
visas, minor procurements, etc).

·       
The
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
operations.

·       
Carries
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,
etc.

·       
Make
sure all movements are authorized.

·       
Assist
in any logistics function assigned and any other duties from time to time.

·       
Perform
any other duties assigned by the supervisor in his or her absence, his or her
designate.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold an ‘O’ level certificate of education

·       
Valid
driving license for classes B, CM, DL and DM

·       
A
minimum of three years of experience in driving for a reputable organization

·       
Comprehensive
working knowledge on vehicle maintenance

·       
Certificate
in Defensive Driving is an added advantage

·       
Certificate
in Customer Care is an addition is an added advantage

·       
Proficiency
in basic computer is an added advantage

·       
Basic
mechanical knowledge is an added advantage.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
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.

 

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