Finn Church Aid Driver Jobs in Uganda
Finn Church Aid (FCA) is the largest Finnish NGO in international aid. We work with the most vulnerable people, regardless of their religious beliefs, ethnic background or political convictions. Our work is based on rights, which means that our operations are guided by equality, non-discrimination and responsibility. FCA is a member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and humanitarian aid organizations forming one of the world’s largest aid organizations.
FCA has received funds from various donors to implement projects targeting Congolese and South Sudanese refugees and host community in Yumbe, Parolinya/Obongi, Kamwenge and Kyegegwa Districts.
FCA is now looking for competent persons to fill vacant positions below; DriverMaintains the assigned motor vehicle and its accessories (10k books, jacks, wheel spanners, spare tyres, etc.) in good working order and clean condition and makes a thorough daily check of its mechanical condition (e.g. battery, fuel, water, oil, brake fluid, tyre pressure, etc.), and promptly reports any fault, damage or loss;
Finn Church Aid Driver Jobs in Uganda
Checks regularly and ensures that vehicles have valid motor third party insurance, and assists as required in following up their processing and collection from the banks, insurance companies, and Uganda Revenue Authority offices;
Conveys staff, visitors and any other authorized personnel on official duty as well as program equipment and materials a safe and secure manner;
Run errands to collect and deliver mail, parcels, etc. as may be assigned;
Monitors the vehicle fuel gauge constantly, and reports any need for re-fuelling in good time;
Makes a daily record of trips in the vehicle log book, particularly departure/arrival times and mileage readings, as well as vehicle repairs/service and fuel and lubricants consumption, and reports the due service mileage in good time;
Verifies repair/service done by a mechanic on return of vehicle from a garage;
Ensures the safety of the vehicle while on trips;
Assists in loading/off-loading of project materials onto/from the assigned vehicle;
Complies strictly with the official highway code and traffic rules and regulations while driving, as well as the relevant FCA policies and procedures;
Promptly reports to the office and/or the police all accidents and problems encountered while on duty;
Ensures all vehicle doors and windows are securely locked after working hours, prior to handing over the keys;
Performs any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Humanitarian Coordinator.
O-level certificate of education or equivalent, fluency in English, a clean valid driving license for all classes and knowledge of basic motor vehicle mechanics are essential;
Certificate in defensive driving is desirable;
At least five (5) years driving in a reputable firm, public body or NGO.
High integrity, hardworking, courteous, dependable, punctual, tidy and well-groomed;
Willing to work long hours in challenging circumstances when required;
Knowledge of one of the local languages.
Job Education Requirements: O-Level Certificate
Job Experience Requirements: 5 years
How to apply
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to hand deliver a completed application letter and CV to the address below. Ensure to indicate the job title applied for on the left hand corner of the envelop.
Applications can also be delivered at FCA field offices in Adjumani, Moyo, Rwamwanja, Kyaka II, Arua and Yumbe. Finn Church Aid (FCA) – Uganda Program Plot 1495, Roche close - Muyenga, off
Tank hill Road
P.O. Box 21826, Kampala- Uganda
Tel: +256- 392177266
Deadline for receiving applications is 16th August 2019. FCA will ONLY contact short-listed applicants.
For more information and job application details, see; Finn Church Aid Driver Jobs in Uganda
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