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 [email protected] 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.