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Thursday 10 April 2014

Driver Job - Uganda Coffee Development Authority Uganda

Vacancy: Driver
Recruiting Organisation: Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Vacancy: Uganda
Reporting to: Administration Officer

About UCDA:
The Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) was established by statutory mandate in 1991 following the liberalization of the coffee industry. The Statute mandates UCDA to: "oversee the coffee industry by supporting research, promoting production, controlling the quality and improving the marketing of coffee in order to optimise foreign exchange earnings for the country and payments to farmers.".

Job Summary: The incumbent will drive UCDA vehicles as and when required, and transport persons and other goods to their intended destinations.

Drive UCDA vehicles as directed and ensure their safety;
Report to the Supervisor all mechanical problems including when servicing is due, or when maintenance or major repairs are required;
Routinely check vehicles to ensure that they are in proper and good running condition including but not limited to oil, tyre pressure, lights and fuel;
Maintain vehicles by ensuring their cleanliness, regular service and repair;
Maintain vehicle records including service cards, keep accurate log sheets and give accountability of fuel used.
Keep safe custody of tools and vehicle equipments;
Prepare documentation necessary for servicing of the vehicle;
Conduct minor repairs and adjustments;
Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time.

The ideal candidate must possess a valid driving permit with at least 2 classes, (B and DL) for the driving permit.
The candidate should also hold an A-level certificate of education.
Possession of a certificate in motor vehicle maintenance is an added advantage.

Skills and Experience:
Five or more years' experience in driving with a clean record.
A person of high integrity and honesty.

If you meet the above requirements, please send your application, curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic transcripts, and telephone contacts and e-mail addresses of three referees to; The Board Secretary, UCDA Coffee House, Plot 35 Jinja Road, P.O. Box 7267, Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 21st April 2014 by 5pm