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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Driver Job at Uganda Episcopal Conference ( UEC ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Jobs at:
Uganda Episcopal Conference ( UEC ) 

Deadline of this Job:
14th September 2018 

Duty Station:
Masaka, Uganda 

Date Posted: 10th September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


The Uganda Episcopal Conference ( UEC ) is the Assembly of the Catholic hierarchy in Uganda, through which bishops express their collegial responsibility through collective action, to assure the progress of the Church and coordination of its social and pastoral ministry. Funded by Centres for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), Rakai Health Sciences Program implements “Accelerated HIV Epidemic Control program” in the Masaka Region. UEC is sub partner to Rakai Health Sciences Program and through its health department the Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau (UCMB) coordinates HIV programming in PNFP health facilities in twelve districts that make up Masaka Region.
UEC seeks to recruit a driver to provide support to the UCMB Masaka Region Project Office located in Masaka district.

Job Title: Driver
Role: The driver will provide support to the Administrative Assistant in transport management and day-day transport activities for the UCMB - Masaka Region Project Office programs.
Reports to: The Administrative Assistant.

  • Driving office vehicles for UCMB business or authorized purposes in Masaka Region.
  • Securing and proper maintenance of vehicles, their tools and accessories.
  • Ensuring continuity of transport services by adhering to activity schedules.
  • Detecting mechanical faults of vehicles and reporting them for appropriate action.
  • Entering mileage and other entries in the log books.
  • Ensuring assigned vehicles have up-to-date vehicle registration and insurance
  • Checking service schedules and ensuring service is carried out or service status is reported appropriately.
  • Checking vehicles to detect damages/faults at the completion of any long journey, and at weekly intervals
  • Ensuring that all vehicle documents are in order and up to date (log books, insurance, registration, clearance to operate etc.)
  • Checking and ensuring that all vehicle tools are present and in order and that all necessary controls (oil, lubricant, fuel, water etc.) have been carried out before driving or releasing a vehicle for a long journey.
  • Ensuring the UCMB vehicles are regularly kept clean and tidy both external and internally by ensuring prompt vehicle washing
  • Ensuring absolute punctuality for duty and adhering to duty roster or instructions.
  • A certificate of O level and above is required.
  • A valid driving permit
  • Additional training in defensive driving is an added advantage
  • Work experience of not less than five years with a good track record.
  • Experience working with National or International organizations is an added advantage
    Personal Characteristics:
  • Non-alcoholic or individual who does not drink alcohol while on duty
  • Good communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Good time-keeper
  • Good temperament and able to freely but respectfully and constructively relate with people of all levels
  • Flexibility and adaptability to readily accept any impromptu assignments or requirements to work outside normal duty hours
  • Tidiness and courteousness with colleagues and office guests
Job application procedure
Qualified and interested individuals should submit their applications and resume together with three reference letters from previous employers to the Office of the Secretary General- Uganda Catholic Secretariat Hanlon Building-Nsambya Hill, Hanlon Road not later than Friday, 14th September 2018 at 5.00pm. Applicants residing within the greater Masaka Region are strongly encouraged to apply.