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Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) is established as a public Authority and its mandate is to regulate, promote and oversee the quality of coffee along the entire value chain, support research and development, promote production, and improve the marketing of coffee in order to optimize foreign exchange earnings for the country and payments to the farmers.

UCDA Vision is "A sustainable coffee industry with high stakeholder value for social economic transformation" and the Mission is “To facilitate increase in quality coffee production, productivity, and consumption”.

UCDA believes in and aspires for Client Focus, Teamwork, Integrity and Professionalism. 

 

  • Driver (2 Vacancies)

    JOB PURPOSE:
    To drive UCDA vehicles for conveyance of employees and visitors, materials and equipment to their intended destinations, and ensure their safety.

    KEY RESULT AREAS:
    1.Provide safe and efficient transportation to the UCDA employees and visitors
    •Check vehicle to ensure that it is clean.
    •Drive employees and visitors to their intended destinations and ensure that passengers adhere to safety measures.
    •Ensure that the vehicle is under insurance cover.
    •Observe and comply with all relevant Road safety and traffic laws and regulations
    2.Routine vehicle inspection and repairs
    •Check vehicle for mechanical condition before starting any journey and perform routine vehicle inspection and maintenance including checking the oil, fuel, brakes, lights, windshield wipers, water, tire pressures etc.
    •Ensure safe custody of vehicles and tools.
    •Diagnose and carry out minor repairs and adjustments,
    •Initiate requests for procurement of vehicle servicing and prepare documentation necessary for servicing or repairs.
    3.Reporting
    •Report to the Supervisor all problems on check including servicing, maintenance and when major repairs are required.
    4.Record keeping
    •Maintain records and reports of work, repairs, accidents, incidents, and unusual occurrences.
    •Record and maintain vehicle travel records in the log book, and ensure that they are authorized by the relevant supervisor.
    •Ensure that the driving license is up to date.
    •Monitor the insurance policy dates and any other documentation, and inform the supervisor in time for renewal.
    5.Carry out any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

    MINIMUM EDUCATION:
    1.Minimum of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent,
    2.A certificate in defensive driving is an added advantage,
    3.A certificate in motor vehicle mechanics is an added advantage.

    MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
    1.At least three (3) years’ of working experience in a similar or related position
    2.Valid Driving Permit of Classes B and C/C1.

    SKILLS AND COMPETENCES
    1.Computer literacy.
    2.High level of integrity, resilience and reliability.
    3.Excellent time management.
    4.Excellent interpersonal and people skills.
    5.Self-respect, team building and organizational skills.
    6.Good decision making skills.

    How to apply:
    Interested candidates are encouraged to apply directly using the link below. https://mis.ugandacoffee.go.ug/cportal/ , then Sign Up to create an account. Thereafter, go under Careers and click on the job post to Apply.

    In case you have any further questions about the role, contact us on
    ucda_hr@ugandacoffee.go.ug
    Please note the deadline for applications is 23rd February 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
    Successful candidates will be offered employment contracts subject to the Ministry of Public Service Guidelines on Rationalization of Government Agencies and Public Expenditure Exercise