National Medical Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was established by an Act of Parliament in 1993. Our mandate is to procure, store and distribute medicines and other medical supplies to health facilities.

Our vision is “A POPULATION WITH ADEQUATE AND ACCESSIBLE QUALITY MEDICINES AND MEDICAL SUPPLIES”

Our Mission is “TO EFFECTIVELY AND EFFICIENTLY SUPPLY ESSENTIAL MEDICINES AND MEDICAL SUPPLIES TO HEALTH FACILITIES IN UGANDA”

We are now looking for competent persons who possess appropriate skills, knowledge and right attitude to fill vacant positions which have either fallen vacant or have been created in the NMS Structure. Applications are now invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant positions existing at NMS Head Office, Entebbe, Uganda.

MODE OF APPLICATION:

Interested applicants should submit an Online Application. Please scan your academic qualifications: Degree or Diploma qualifications, Curriculum Vitae, Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education, Uganda Certificate of Education, Membership to the professional body and other relevant academic documents and National Identity Card (both faces), and submit them online: Page 2 of 4 http://careers.nms.go.ug. Failure to attach any of the listed required documents shall lead to automatic disqualification of the applicant. The deadline for receiving the Online applications is Monday, 06th March, 2023 not later than 5:00pm. The application letter should be addressed as below and should be signed, scanned and sent online:

The Chief Human Resource and Administration Officer National Medical Stores

P.O Box 16, Entebbe Plot 4-16 Nsamizi Road,

ENTEBBE- UGANDA.

Note:

i. National Medical Stores is an equal opportunity employer. Females are encouraged to apply.

ii. 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.

iii. Candidates should attach all relevant academic documents as PDF Files

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

 

NMS/2023/02 DRIVER

Job Title: Driver

Reports to: Transport and Logistics Officer

Salary Scales: Grade 11

Location: NMS Head Office

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

KEY RESULT AREAS/ACCOUNTABILITIES

  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.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  1. A valid driving permit of Class CH or its equivalent
  2. Minimum of three (3) years clean driving experience including heavy commercial vehicles 3. Training in Defensive Driving
  3. Must be Medically, Physically and Mentally fit to drive
  4. Training in Customer Service is an added advantage

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