Fresher Embassy Jobs – Driver/ Messenger – British High Commission (BHC)

 

Job Title:    Driver/ Messenger  (Fresher Embassy Jobs)

Organization: British High Commission (BHC)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Starting monthly salary:  UGX 1,420,726 /=

 

About US:

The British High
Commission is the diplomatic liaison office that aims to develop and maintain
close bilateral relations with Uganda, in accordance with British government
policies. The British High Commission is responsible for the political
relationship between the UK and Uganda, and we provide advice and guidance on
political and governance issues. BHC provides assistance and documentary
services to British nationals in Uganda. 

 

Job Summary:  The Driver/ Messenger is responsible for the
provision of Transport and Courier services for the British High Commission in
Kampala.  The driver will transport BHC
staff and visitors on all official travel; and provide prompt delivery and
collection of mail/documents as required. 
The driver will also be responsible for ensuring proper management of
assets entrusted to him including security of the same facilities and safety of
passengers at all times.  The post holder
will be required to work closely with the Transport Officer.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Driving Services

·       
Attend
morning meetings for assignment of duties and plan for the day proceedings with
the Transport Officer.

·       
Be smart
and presentable at all times and be ready and prepared for an assignment 15
minutes in advance.

·       
Comply
with all traffic regulations.

·       
Work
closely with the Transport Officer to ensure V I P Transport service are
carried out in a professional and well-coordinated manner; liaise with the
responsible officer for proper coordination of VIP Transport needs.

·       
Ensure
that you can be easily contacted by phone or radio during working hours.

Asset Management

·       
Support
proper vehicle maintenance by reporting all defects on time and keeping the
service record well.

·       
Carry
out daily checks on the vehicle to include condition of the car seat belts,
proper tyre inflation wipers indicators, headlights etc., complete the car
checklist and hand into the Transport Officer.

·       
Confirm
vehicle has wheel brace and the first aid kit is in date and well equipped.

·       
Manage
and take good care of mobile phone and the radio assigned to you.

·       
Always
keep vehicle clean and tidy.

·       
Calculate
mileage, TOIL and travel claims and submit to the Transport Officer with in the
required time period.

Records Management:

·       
Comply
with UK Government procedures on office records ensuring that journey record
sheets are completed after each journey and handed in to the Transport Officer
at the end of every month.

·       
Record
mileage and the amount of fuel put in the car each time you fill the car with
diesel / petrol.

·       
Hand in
the completed car check list to the Transport Officer at the beginning of the
week.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the British High Commission Driver/ Messenger job should
hold a clean driving licence

·       
Three to
five years of driving experience in a similar institution

·       
Ability
to read and write

·       
Good
communication skills.

·       
Desirable
qualifications, skills and experience 

·       
Defensive
driving training or other relevant driving training would be an advantage.

·       
Competencies: Seeing the Big Picture, Making Effective Decisions, Leading and
Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Delivering at Pace, Engaging
Internationally

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the British High
Commission in the aforementioned capacity should apply by clicking on the link
below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 24th February 2021

 

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