International Rescue Committee PlayMatters Drivers Jobs in Uganda

International Rescue Committee PlayMatters Drivers Jobs in Uganda

Scope of Work

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


  • Inspect and record the condition of the vehicles daily; prepare weekly maintenance checklist.

  • Ensure timely servicing and maintenance of PlayMatters regional office vehicles (complete service request forms and maintain service maintenance records); report to PlayMatters Deputy Director any mechanical problems.

  • Ensure vehicles are insured and all legal documents are always in order; inform PlayMatters Deputy Director three weeks in advance of any renewals due (i.e. insurance, road license, etc.).

  • Conduct daily assessments of road conditions and security situation.

  • Drive PlayMatters regional project 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 if any.

  • Maintain cleanliness of interior/exterior of PlayMatters Regional office vehicles.

  • Give accurate reconciliation of expenditures within the given period.

  • Adhere to IRC vehicle policy and operating procedures (use of logbook, no drinking and driving, signing out vehicle on vehicle registry and so on).

  • Assist programs or PlayMatters Admin Officer in loading cargo for the field.

    Standards of Professional Conduct:

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.

  • These are Integrity, Service, and

  • In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.


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


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

    Skills and Abilities

  • Able to pass the IRC driving test and 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

    For more information and job application details, see; International Rescue Committee PlayMatters Drivers Jobs in Uganda

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