NMS/2021/03: DRIVER

Job Title: Driver

Location: NMS Head Office

Reports to: Transport and Logistics Officer

Responsible for: None

Job Grade: Grade 11

Job Purpose: To drive NMS motor vehicles while transporting NMS staff and medicines and medical supplies to facilities as well as providing vehicle care.


1. To maintain a record of and account for all transitions regarding the assigned vehicle mileage, fuel, service, repair costs, incidents or occurrences if any

2. To transport and safely deliver medicines and other medical supplies to health facilities as per set dispatch procedures.

3. To supervise the loading of supplies in order to fit in the vehicle in line with the set departmental guidelines.

4. To ensure that mechanical faults are detected and reported and mileage forms filled in line with departmental guide lines.

5. To monitor functionality of the assigned vehicle and ensure all assigned equipment are maintained and secured.

6. To ensure adherence to health and safety guidelines at all times (to include but not limited to using Safety gear.

7. To ensure security of both assigned supplies and vehicle while in transit at all times

8. To operate and park vehicles with maximum security for the supplies and the vehicles in order to minimize losses and damage to NMS property while in transit

9. To safely transport NMS staff and other official visitors as required from time to time.

10. To identify any risk(s) noted during the course of execution of your duties and formally report to your immediate supervisor.


i. A valid driving permit of Class CH

ii. Minimum of three (3) years clean driving experience including heavy commercial vehicles

iii. Training in Defensive Driving

iv. Must be Medically, physically and Mentally fit to drive

v. Training in Customer Service is an added advantage


Interested applicants should submit an online application. Please scan your academic qualifications: Degree/Diploma qualifications, Curriculum Vitae, Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education, Uganda Certificate of Education and other relevant academic documents and National Identity Card (both faces) and submit them online: http://careers.nms.go.ug

The deadline to receive the Online applications is Monday, 8th February, 2021 not later than 5: 00pm.

The application letter should be addressed as below and should be scanned and sent online:

The Chief Human Resource and Administration Officer
National Medical Stores
P.O Box 16, Entebbe
Plot 4-16 Nsamizi Road,

Note: i. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you don’t hear from us,
one month from the date of closure of receipt of applications, consider your
application unsuccessful.

ii. Candidates should attach all relevant academic documents as One PDF File

Please note that National Medical Stores reserves the right to verify documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their validity. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

National Medical Stores is an equal opportunity employer.