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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

18 Drivers Job at Uganda Bureau of Statistics ( UBOS ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
18 Drivers

Jobs at:
Uganda Bureau of Statistics ( UBOS )

Deadline of this Job:
21st July 2017 by 5:00pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Reports to: Transport Officer
Job Reference: UBOS/HRM/2017/01
The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) is a semi-autonomous agency of Government responsible for maintenance of the National Statistical System (NSS) to ensure the collection, analysis and dissemination of official statistical information. The Bureau has a dual role as the principal statistics producing agency and as supervisor, monitor and coordinator of the NSS.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  •   Drive UBOS vehicles to carry out authorised Bureau activities.
  • The Driver will also deliver and collect Bureau materials, documents and correspondences to and from various locations, including upcountry locations/field offices
  • Receive / take Bureau staff or visitors to different destinations including field based activities whenever they travel and ensure they are safely transported to their destinations.
  •  Maintain vehicle log book indicating authorised users, mileage, fuel consumption and such other details of trips undertaken as may be required. Ensure that the vehicle is properly cleaned, serviced and maintained in an excellent condition at all times
  • Ensure that the UBOS vehicle is properly cleaned, serviced and Maintained in an excellent condition at all times
  • Work with the Transport office, to ensure that licenses, parking stickers, insurance and all other requirements by any authority are fulfilled and are up to date at all times Ensure that safe driving practices arc adhered to in line with the Road Safety Act.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the UBOS Driver job placement should preferably hold an ‘O’ Level Certificate (UCE) or its equivalent Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanics or Preventive maintenance attained from a recognised institution will be an added advantage
  • Possess a valid driving permit with at least B and DL classes; Class DH will be an added advantage
  •  At least five years of accident-free driving with experience in a credible organisation.
  • Previous experience in public entities or Government establishment will be an added advantage.
  •  Knowledge of applicable Uganda traffic laws and regulations
  • Ability to work effectively with other employees Ability to maintain accurate and confidential records
  • Excellent communication skills Knowledgeable in computer application Should be self-driven, motivated and ready to work for long hours.
  • Age: Below 45 years
  • Female applicants are encouraged to apply
  • All tendered in documents will be verified with the relevant authorities.
  • Any falsification of documents will lead to prosecution.
  • Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send an application together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of your academic testimonials and certificates in a sealed envelope clearly stating the job title applied for on the top right-hand corner. Please indicate at least three (3) referees, one of whom should have good knowledge of your professional background. Applications should be addressed to:
Manager Administration & Human Resource,
Uganda Bureau of Statistics,
Plot 9, Colville Street,
P.O. Box 7186, Kampala. Uganda