Title: Bursar (1) & Driver (1)

Company: Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA)

Deadline: 17th June 2024

About Company

Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) is a Statutory Body established by the UNMA Act, 2012. The Act empowers UNMA to provide for the control and development of technically sound and scientific meteorological services in Uganda. The Authority seeks to recruit competent and well-motivated Ugandans to fill the vacant positions of Bursar and Driver at the Uganda National Meteorological Training School (NMTS) Entebbe. The school is mandated to train all medium meteorological personnel in Uganda, delivering quality services to fields such as Meteorology, Aviation/Defense, Agriculture, Forestry/Agroforestry, Environment, and Education.

The positions are contractual and renewable subject to satisfactory performance and the Rationalization of Government Agencies.

Job Description

Bursar Responsibilities:

  • Oversee financial management at the NMTS.
  • Prepare financial statements and reports.
  • Manage budgets and ensure proper accounting records.
  • Handle financial transactions and cash management.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and standards.

Driver Responsibilities:

  • Safely transport staff and equipment to various destinations.
  • Maintain the vehicle in good working condition.
  • Ensure timely servicing and maintenance of the vehicle.
  • Adhere to traffic rules and regulations.
  • Assist with logistical support as required.



  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Professional accounting qualifications (e.g., CPA, ACCA) are an added advantage.
  • At least three years of relevant working experience.
  • Strong knowledge of financial management and accounting principles.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.


  • Valid driving license for the relevant vehicle class.
  • At least five years of driving experience.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Basic mechanical skills and knowledge of vehicle maintenance.
  • Good communication skills and a professional demeanor.

How to Apply

All applications must be accompanied by:

  • Recent CVs detailing work experience, present position, and current remuneration.
  • Certified professional and educational qualifications.
  • A copy of the National Identity Card.
  • Names and contact details of three (3) referees.

Applicants already in Government service should route their applications through their supervisors.

Applications should be addressed and physically delivered to:

AG. Executive Director
Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA)
Plot 22/28 Port Bell Road, Luzira
P.O Box 7025 Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: Not later than 5:00 pm on 17th June 2024.

Important Notes:

  • Details of the Job Description can be accessed from the Uganda National Meteorological Authority website: www.unma.go.ug
  • UNMA is an equal opportunity employer, and females are encouraged to apply.



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