NURI Driver Jobs in Kampala - Uganda

NURI Driver Jobs in Kampala - Uganda

Background:

The Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative (NURI) is one of three engagements under the Uganda Programme on Sustainable and Inclusive Development of the Economy (UPSIDE), which is a thematic programme of the Danish Country Programme for Uganda 2018-2022.

NURI will pursue enhanced resilience and equitable economic development in Northern Uganda, including for refugees and host communities, by supporting Climate Smart Agriculture, Rural Infrastructure, and Water Resources Management for 4 years from 2019 to 2022.

Geographically NURI covers 9 districts in Northern Uganda, namely; Arua, Pakwach, Nebbi, Zombo, Moyo and Adjuman in West Nile sub region - and Agago, Kitgum and Lamm in the Acholi Sub Regions. A coordination function (CF) has been established to oversee and coordinate the implementation of NCR!. NURI CF seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced nationals for the position of driver.

Position summary:

  • To drive authorized passengers, transport goods and services (information) and check the mechanical condition of the NURI-DANIDA vehicles regularly and act accordingly in line with NURI policies.

    Major Responsibilities:
  • Ensure daily routine maintenance checks of the vehicle.
  • Ensure vehicle is in sound condition for safe driving before setting off
  • Ensure all materials and equipment in the vehicle are properly safeguarded.
  • Ensure safety regulations i.e. wearing of seat belts, arc adhered to by you and passengers at all times.
  • Ensure entrusted vehicle is taken to the approved garage when it is due for service.
  • Maintain the vehicle assigned to you in a clean and immaculate condition.
  • At all times, obey speed limits, highway code and all laws pertaining to road use.
  • Deliver materials and documents while ensuring that all receipts and delivery notes /invoices are duly signed and returned.
  • Maintain a vehicle log-book and ensure that all trips are duly recorded and vehicle status reports are submitted monthly to the FMA/ Regional Coordinator.
  • Ensure
    proper and safe parking of the vehicle.
  • Report mechanical malfunctions, accidents or thefts, immediately to the I-A/ Regional Coordinator and whenever needed to the police.
  • Carry out other official duties as assigned by the FMA/ Regional Coordinator

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • At least Advanced Level Certificate of Education with a credit in English at 0 Level
  • A certificate in automobile mechanics is an added advantage.
  • A certificate in Defensive driving from an established driving school/firm is an added advantage.
  • Experience in driving, with clean driving record of not less than 3 years, preferably with an INGO.
  • Possession of two or more classes of driving permit is preferred; DL, CM and CH classes are preferred.
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments, and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

    Other Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to speak Madi, Alur or L.uo for drivers interested in Arua and Moyo duty stations

    How to Apply:
  • To apply, please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or email below:
  • Email: recruitment@nuri.ag or Hand deliver at: Address: Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative Umoja House, Plot 20 Nakascro Road, 2nd Floor P.O. Box 29851, Kampala Emails that exceed 2MB will not be considered.
  • Applicants must indicate the preferred choice of their duty station ( i.e. Kampala, Arua or Moyo) in the subject area of the application or cover letters
  • Closing date: 22nd April, 2019

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