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Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Drivers Needed at Monitor Publications Limited Uganda

Job Title: Drivers (Several Job Positions)
Organisation: Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Transport Supervisor

About MPL:
Monitor Publications Limited, a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda’s most influential media house, operating The Daily Monitor and Sunday Monitor newspapers, 93.3KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory.

Job Summary: The Drivers will transport staff, deliver newspapers and parols to various destinations safely and securely within set deadlines.

Key Duties
Drives staff or deliver newspapers and parcels to various destinations as assigned. Keeps the vehicle in the cleanest and top mechanical condition.
Monitors the distances covered, book the vehicle for service and ensure it is serviced as required.
Maintains a work book for each assignment and logs in the distances covered.
Monitors the condition of the vehicle and reports defects for rectifying immediately. Fuels the vehicle, takes care of tools and accessories.
Checks duty roaster route and vehicles assigned.
Sorts and loads parcels ensuring the first-in-last-out order for efficient drops en route.
Signs off the loading strip list and leaves for destination within set deadlines.
Performs any other duties as assigned by the Transport Supervisor.

The prospective Driver should ideally possess an ‘O’ Level Certificate (Uganda Certificate of Education) or its equivalent
Possess a valid driver’s license, with at least 2 classes e.g. CM or DL

 Skills & Experience:
At least 3-5 years working experience as a company driver
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a very good command of English High drive for results and ability to work with deadlines
Very high personal standards
Working mechanical knowledge is an added advantage.

All potential job suitors with a desire to work in one of Uganda’s leading Media Houses, Monitor Publications should please send your applications, detailed CV and academic documents with a daytime telephone number by to: The Resourcing & Talent . Management Specialist, Monitor Publications Ltd. P.O. Box 12141, Kampala, Uganda. Or you can send an email to resourcing@ug.nationmedia.com.
NB: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 5th March 2014