Jobs: Driver – Tropical Heat (U) Ltd

Jobs: Driver - Tropical Heat (U) Ltd

Job Title: Driver
Organization: Tropical Heat (U) Ltd
Duty Station: Namanve, Uganda
Reports to: Stores Supervisor

About US:
Tropical Heat (U) Ltd was established in 1973 as a small ethnic snack cottage industry. Today, we are one of the leading manufacturers of spices and snacks in the East African region and our brand Tropical Heat is a household name in Kenya and Uganda. In Uganda, we trade as Tropical Heat (U) Ltd.

Job Summary:  The Driver ensures that the vehicle is well driven and maintained and assists in goods transportation and delivery.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Vehicle maintenance: Ensures that maintenance and servicing of vehicles assigned is done and that the vehicle is always in perfect condition.
  • Fuelling: Updates log books accurately and on time on every destination to ensure proper fuel accountability at any given time.
  • Legal compliance: Complies with all the set traffic legal laws & requirements and avoids any traffic offenses.
  • Tool accountability. Ensures full accountability of all vehicle tools.
  • Accidents: Tactically drives well and ensures zero road accident.
  • Delivery: Ensures timely and accurate deliveries of goods.
  • Updates: Keep in constant contact with the supervisor to report any issues on and after delivery.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a UACE or diploma with experience in the same field.
  • At least five years of experience in driving.
  • Essential: Must possess a valid driving permit class CM.
  • Essential: Understanding of routes within Kampala and the neighbouring areas.
  • Essential: Understanding of traffic rules and road signs.
  • Desirable: Defensive driving training.
  • Desirable: Basic Mechanical Knowledge.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Honesty and hard work
  • Energy and passion
  • Attention to detail
  • Team spirit.
  • Flexibility
  • Well-developed Interpersonal skills and professionalism
  • Stress management skills
  • Time management skills

How to Apply:

If you believe you match the requirements listed above, please deliver your resume (CV), copies of certificates, Valid driving permit references, and cover letter not more than 250KB to with the job role clearly indicated in the email subject line.

Deadline: 19th July 2019 by 5:00 pm.

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.