International Rescue Committee Driver Jobs in Uganda

International Rescue Committee Driver Jobs in Uganda


Job Overview/summary

The Driver will be responsible for the safe transportation of IRC staff and materials; care and maintenance of IRC vehicles and their accessories.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and record the condition of the vehicle on a daily basis; prepare weekly maintenance checklist.
  • Ensure timely servicing and maintenance of IRC vehicles (complete service request forms and maintain service maintenance records); report to SCM any mechanical problems.
  • Ensure vehicle is insured and all legal documents are in order at all times; inform SCM three weeks in advance of any renewals due (i.e. insurance, road license, etc.).
  • Conduct daily assessments of road conditions and security situation.
  • Drive IRC program staff in a safe and courteous manner to field sites across the country.
  • Deliver mail/messages as directed.
  • Operate HF and VHF mobile radio equipment.
  • Maintain cleanliness of interior/exterior of vehicle.
  • Give accurate reconciliation within the given period.
  • Obey IRC vehicle policy and operating procedures at all times (use of logbook, no drinking and driving, signing out vehicle on vehicle registry and so on).
  • Assist programs or SCV in loading cargo for the field.

    Confidentiality:

  • Ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of IRC acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organization without authority, except in the normal execution of duty.
  • Note: - The role of the Driver cannot be limited to the specific duties and tasks detailed herein. The success of the IRC’s humanitarian mission is the highest priority and all issues which arise must be addressed accordingly. Therefore, S/he will be required to work on all unforeseen issues and circumstances and remain flexible to perform any other duties, as and when required.

    Requirements/ Qualifications:

    Qualifications

    Education:

  • Minimum Ordinary Level Certificate; A- Level Certificate is an added advantage; Valid driver’s license with classes “A, B & DL”

    Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ driving experience preferably with NGOs.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to pass the IRC driving test.
  • Demonstrated teamwork skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
  • Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent Microsoft word and Microsoft excel skills.
  • Willingness to travel to 'insecure areas within the constraints of IRC Uganda's security policy

    Language Skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. *

    How to Apply:

  • Please send filled IRC application form, cover letter, CV and academic documents in one PDF attachment clearly indicating the position that you have applied for “Driver” to: UA-IRCJobs@rescue.org or hand deliver to the Human Resource department in Kampala.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Deadline: Tuesday 28th November, 2018. Please note that if you do not follow the above instructions your application will be automatically disqualified.
  • All applications will be assessed strictly on individual merit.

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