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Thursday, 11 April 2013

DRIVER - National Medical Stores

Job title: DRIVER - National Medical Stores Uganda

National Medical Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was
established by an Act of Parliament 1993. Our mandate is to procure,
store and distribute medicines and other medical supplies to public
health facilities.

Employment type: Full time
Country: Uganda
Job category: Logistics/Transportation
Min. years of experience: 3 years
Minimum degree: Certificate
Closing date: April 24, 2013 - 5pm
Job Purpose: To ensure that our trading stocks (medicines and
medical supplies) are delivered safely to health
1. To transport and safely deliver medicines and other medical
supplies to customers as per the set dispatch procedures.
2. To receive, register supplies from stores into dispatch
warehouse and arrange for their dispatch in accordance with
NMS recommended warehouse lay out.
3. To supervise the loading of supplies in line with the set
departmental guidelines.
4. To ensure that mechanical faults are detected and reported and
mileage forms filled in line with departmental guidelines.
5. To operate and park vehicles with maximum security for the
supplies and vehicles in order to maximize losses and damage
to NMS property while in transit.
6. To ensure that assigned vehicles are kept clean to the required
7. To safely transport NMS staff and other official visitors to
Kampala and from Entebbe.
• Able to read a map/route guide.
• Excellent knowledge of traffic laws.
• Knowledge of vehicle maintenance and operations.
• Must have a positive upbeat attitude, even in heavy traffic
and unusual driving conditions. 9
• Hard working and self motivated.
• Meet or exceed minimum test results as specified by the
line manager.
• Able to drive heavy trucks over a long distance.
• Must have excellent verbal and communication skills.
• Must have a valid driving license.
1) A Minimum of Uganda Certificate of Education
2) A valid driving permit of Class CM
3) Minimum of three years of clean driving
experience including heavy commercial vehicles
4) Training in Defensive driving
5) Training in Customer Service is an added
Contact/How to apply:
Head of Human Resource and Support Services,
National Medical Stores,
Plot 4-16 Nsamizi Road Entebbe.
P.O Box 4-12