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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

6 Drivers Job at Ministry Of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
6 Drivers 

Jobs at:
Ministry Of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF)

Deadline of this Job:
23th November 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 18th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

The Government of Uganda under the Ministry Of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) is implementing the second phase of the Vegetable Oil Development Project (VODP II); with support from the International Fund for Agricultural Production (IFAD). The overall goal of the project is to contribute to sustainable poverty reduction in the project areas. The development objective is to increase the domestic production of vegetable oil and its by-products, thus raising rural incomes for smallholder producers and ensuring the supply of affordable vegetable oil products to Ugandan customer and neighboring regional markets. The Permanent Secretary (MAAIF) wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the positions under the VODP II on contract terms.
 Job Title: Driver (6)
Age: 25 years and above
Salary: Attractive
Reports to: Project Manager
Duty station: Kampala, Mbale, Gulu, Arua and Lira (Indicate preferred duty station)
Job Summary: The driver will be responsible for good care of the vehicle and its maintenance in sound mechanical condition.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  •  Driving the vehicle as required, ensuring the safety of its passengers and contents;
  •  Ensuring that the vehicle is kept clean and tidy;
  •  Reporting when the vehicle is due for servicing and repairs;
  •  Keeping and having safe custody of the vehicle;
  •  Maintaining the log book for milage/gas utilization for duties at the work station and in the field;
  •  Complying with traffic regulations and procedures;
  •  Ensuing that the vehicle is fueled at all the time, that they have the correct levels of lubricants and that the tyres have the recommended pressure levels
  •  Assisting with the delivering of messages and documents;
  •  Reporting any accidents/incidents involving the project vehicle in custody to the immediate supervisor;
  •  Perform any other relevant duties as may be instructed by the Supervisor.
a) Qualifications and Experience
  •  Minimum of UCE Certificate with at least four passes including the English Language.
  •  Valid Driving Permit of Class CM and above.
  •  At least five years’ experience with a reputable organization with clean driving records.
  •  Driving competence test from Ministry of Works and Transport
  •  Basic knowledge in Mechanics and a certificate in Vehicle Mechanics will be an added advantage.
b) Skills and Competences
  •  Fluency in oral and written English
  •  Good human relations, sensitive, able to meet goals and accept responsibility
Job application procedure
Interested applicants should address their applications to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, P.O. Box 102, Entebbe. Applicants should also attach their curriculum vitae, academic certificates, appointment letters as evidence of working experience where applicable and two referees, one of whom must be a current or previous employer.
Applications should be delivered to the Open Registry, not later than 23rd November 2018.