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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

5 Drivers Job at Ministry of Local Government - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
5 Drivers [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Transportation & Logistics ]

Jobs at: Ministry of Local Government

Deadline of this Job:
4th June 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: 20th May 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed JOB DETAILS:
The Government of the Republic of Uganda has received a loan and a Grant equivalent to US$33million and US$10million respectively from the islamic Development Bank (IsDB) for the implementation of the Local Economic Growth (LEGS) Project. The Goal of the LEGS Project is to contribute to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals with main emphasis on (SDG) (i) No Poverty; (ii) Zero Hunger; (iii) Clean Water and Sanitation; (iv) Affordable and Clean Energy. This goal will be achieved through provision of water for production and consumption and the construction of basic rural and market infrastructure to increase household income for small rural farmers in the project areas.
As part of the implementation, the Ministry of Local Government will set up Project Liaison Units in the project Districts, whose role will be to support the participating Local Governments (LGs) in the day-to-day implementation of the Project Activities. The Ministry is therefore seeking the services of interested and eligible Candidates to fill the following Positions on the Project Liaison Units (PLUs)
Post: 5 Drivers.

The Driver will be responsible for:
• Transporting Staff on the PLUs to designated destinations for Official Duty and Assignments;
• Efficiently and diligently maintaining the Vehiclels) under his/her management;

• Reporting major technical mechanical faults to the Supervising Officer and following up on required repairs/servicing;
• Maintaining Basic Records regarding the Vehicles, especially movement Log Books, Service Records, insurance, Warranties, Information on Replaceable Vehicular Parts, etc.
• Ensuring the Safety of the Vehicle while on Duty..

Qualifications and Experience:
• Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with n Minimum Pass in English Language or equivalent.
• Valid Driving Permit of Class C or D.
• at least 8 years of experience preferably in Government Ministries, I):-irritants and Agencies (MDAs); Reputable NGOS or Private Sector Agercy. Should be able to drive for Long Distances Upcountry.

Other skills should include the following:
• Basic Knowledge of Mechanical and Vehicle maintenance
• Clean Driving Record;
• Excellent Public Relations and Customer Care;
• Time Management.
Remuneration: The Terms and Conditions of employment for these three Positions are attractive, depending on experience and competence.
Contract: One-Year Contract, renewable based on Agreed Performance Targets and Deliverables.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: 8 years

Job application procedure
Applications accompanied with detailed Curriculum Vitae, Copies of Academic Certificates, Transcripts and Testimonials including Names and Addresses of three Referees should be submitted to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government, second floor, Southern Wing, Worker's House, P.O. Box 7037 Kampala. They should reach him not later than 4th June 2019.

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