6 O’ Level Driver Job Opportunities – National Drug Authority (NDA)

6 O’ Level Driver Job Opportunities – National Drug Authority (NDA)

Job Title:   Driver (6 Job Placements)

Organisation: National Drug Authority (NDA)

Duty Station:  Kampala and Regional Offices, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Officer Fleet Management

About NDA:

The National Drug Authority (NDA) is an autonomous body which was established by the National Drug Policy and Authority Act Cap 206 , Laws of Uganda (2000 Edition) to regulate Human and Veterinary Medicines and other healthcare products. NDA’s mandate is to ensure quality, safety and efficacy of human and veterinary medicines and other healthcare products through the regulation and control of their production, importation, distribution and use.

Job Summary: The incumbent will drive and maintain the assigned NDA vehicle

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The jobholder drives Authority vehicle for official travel and business as assigned both in and outside Kampala
  • Ensures the vehicle assigned is maintained in a good running condition, clean and maintains a high standard of services to vehicle occupants
  • Maintains a vehicle movement log: daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes etc
  • Ensures the vehicle is kept secure and performs regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: oil, water, battery, tyres etc
  • Maintains a vehicle service log and advises the Supervisor when the vehicle is due for service
  • Regularly reports any defects to the Supervisor and in case of an accident, reports immediately to the Supervisor and the Police
  • Ensures vehicle has necessary accessories including a spare tyre and that these are kept safely at all times
  • Ensures vehicle insurance is valid/ updated at all times,
  • Ensures punctual and safe transport services while observing road and traffic laws and regulations
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the National Drug Authority (NDA) Driver should preferably hold a UCE certificate, with passes in English and Mathematics
  • Clean and valid driving permit for classes B, DL and CM
  • A certificate in defensive driving is an added advantage
  • A minimum of five years of clean sustained driving experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Self-confidence
  • High integrity and patience.
  • Basic knowledge of vehicle mechanics
  • Fluency in English

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter, copies of your academic qualifications together with your Curriculum Vitae(CV) indicating three (3) referees of whom one (1) should be your current or most recent employer either electronically to the e-mail address- hr.nda@nda.or.ug or hand delivered to National Drug Authority office, 1st Floor, Rumee, Plot 19 Lumumba Avenue opposite TWED PLAZA. Your application should be addressed to the Head Human Resources and Administration, National Drug Authority.

Deadline: 30th May 2017

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