Welthungerhilfe NGO Driver Jobs in Uganda

Welthungerhilfe NGO Driver Jobs in Uganda

Objective of the position:

  • To drive and maintain in good condition Welthungerhilfe vehicles entrusted to you and provide logistical support when required to.

    Duties and Area of Responsibility:

    Vehicle maintenance as per the Welthungerhilfe Maintenance regulations

  • Carry out daily checks before starting up the vehicle as per checklist

  • Maintain the vehicle in clean condition

  • Ensure that the security toolbox, fire extinguisher, first aid kit, and other safety kits as per the vehicle checklist are complete and on board.

  • Report mechanical problems, accidents or theft immediately to the Supervisor or Police as described in the Welthungerhilfe regulations

  • Inform Supervisor when vehicle will be due for service and of any major repairs to be carried out.

  • Solve minor technical / mechanical problems.

    Record all the maintenance and vehicle inspection done

  • Maintain vehicle logbook and record all trips clearly with start and end mileage, destination, purpose

  • Record in logbook fuelling and service of the vehicle

  • Prepare and submit vehicle inspection report on a weekly basis to your supervisor

  • Provision of reliable and secure driving services.

    Work Conditions

  • Obey traffic laws i.e. speed limits in urban and highways, road traffic signs and taking care before overtaking any other vehicle.

  • Ensuring that passengers wear their seat belts

  • Keep all personal documents as well as those of the vehicle with you and check that they are valid (driving licence, insurance paper)

  • Collect and safely deliver any other materials / documents as may be requested

  • Always provide information and guidance to passengers on Welthungerhilfe Vehicle regulations for compliance as a safety measure

  • Support the good loading and unloading of
    the vehicle and goods in an appropriate way.

  • Ensure that non Welthungerhilfe staff sign a Waiver of Liability form.

  • This position is based in Kampala but with frequent travel to Welthungerhilfe Field Project Offices

    Required Qualifications, Competencies and Experience

  • Valid driving license with Classes B, DL, CM is a must

  • A minimum of “O” level certificate is a must

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience with legally recognized organizations

  • A certificate and experience in auto mechanic are an added advantage

  • Defensive driving skills are an added advantage

  • Ability to work under pressing social and natural environment and motivated and committed

  • An open and reliable person with high integrity A good command of both spoken and written English is necessary with capacity to use the computer (Basic skills is required)

  • Flexible and willing to work upcountry and outside normal office hours

  • Sensitive to personal and organizational security policies

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

    How to Apply:

  • Qualified and interested applicants should submit their applications with a detailed CV contact details including telephone numbers of reference persons (max. 3 pages) and a one page motivation letter by email to

  • uga.kampala.office@welthungerhilfe.de not later than October 16, 2020.

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