World Wide Fund for Nature Driver Jobs in Uganda

World Wide Fund for Nature Driver Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary
  • To drive WWF Uganda assigned vehicles safely and efficiently as per the logistics and fleet guidelines in support to implementation of conservation work in the designated operational areas.

    Key Responsibilities:

    The post holder will be responsible for accomplishing the following:

  • Transport staff and implementing partners with designated vehicles according to approved routes, schedules and guiding policies.
  • Delivers supplies and parcels to agreed locations in a timely manner
  • Ensures sound mechanical condition especially preventive maintenance for the vehicle and notifies supervisor on timely service and repairs
  • Participates in loading and offloading of materials for transportation to the different locations
  • Ensures a clean and safe vehicle condition and cleans it as required with facilitation from supervisor
  • Ensures Uganda traffic code is followed adequately to the safety of self and other road users
  • Ensures mileage and fuel log sheets are filled all the time for accountability purposes on vehicle utilisation.
  • Maintains a smart appearance while on duty for organisational visibility
  • Communicate to supervisor o matters arising from field work for proper handling including emergencies.
  • Ensures liability waiver is signed for no staff to utilise the company vehicles and submits this to the supervisor at the end of each month.

    Financial Responsibilities:
  • No direct financial responsibility but must ensure accountability for proper vehicle utilization all the time

    People Management Responsibilities:

  • Give an overview of the people management responsibilities of the job, including responsibility to provide care
  • The position holder must interact with implementing partners, staff and project beneficiaries in a respectful, friendly and must establish and maintain a good working relationship.

    Corporate/Local Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • The job holder must at all times carry out their responsibilities with due regard to the WWF
  • Policies and procedures:
  • Human Resource policies and procedures
  • Finance and procurement policies
  • Fraud and Corruption policy
  • Code of conduct
  • Health & Safety Policy
  • Information technology policy and confidentiality policy
  • Job descriptions should be reviewed on a regular basis and at the annual appraisal. Any changes should be made and agreed between post holder and line manager
  • The above lists are not exhaustive and the job holder is required to undertake such duties as may reasonably be requested within the scope of the post.
  • All staff are required to act professionally, co-operatively and flexibly in line with the requirements of the post and the WWF.

    Person Specification
    Education / Qualifications / Training required:
  • Essential: At least Ordinary level certificate with a Valid Drivers’ Licence with Classes B, CM, & DL. .
  • Desirable: Knowledge of vehicle mechanics and defensive driving is
    an added advantage

    Previous work experience required:

  • Essential:
  • At least five years of experience in a busy fleet section supporting project implementation.
  • Training in vehicle mechanics is a requirement
  • Training in defensive driving and off road is an added advantage.
  • Experience of working in a remote multi-cultural environment

    Desirable:

  • Knowledge and training in first aid at the work place

    Technical knowledge or skills:

  • Defensive driving skills
  • First aid and firefighting training
  • Knowledge of vehicle mechanics would be an added advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure with running long journeys
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, including the ability to develop and maintain strong internal and external relationships relevant to position.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Adherence to WWF’s values, which are:
  • Passionate & Optimistic, Challenging &
    Inspiring, Credible & Accountable, Persevering &
  • Delivering Results.

    Working Relationships
  • Internal:
  • WWF UCO: Works closely with the Fleet and logistics Manager, Project managers, Coordinators, and operations staff.
  • External: I
  • Interacts with Toyota Uganda, Service
  • Providers and different government departments and implementing partners.
  • This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.

    How to Apply
  • Application letters, detailed Curriculum Vitae including names, email addresses and telephone contact details of three (3) referees, plus copies of academic qualifications (sent as one document) should be emailed to: [recruitment@wwfuganda.org Not later than 14th June 2019.
  • Please quote the position title in the subject line and remember to fill the google form for the respective position.
  • Detailed Job descriptions and Google forms link for each role can be downloaded at http://www.wwfuganda.org/our_story/vacancies/
  • Thank you in advance for your interest in this position. Please note that only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted for follow up.
  • If you have not been contacted six (6) weeks after closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.
  • WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.
  • Female Ugandan nationals are encouraged to apply.
  • For more information and job application details, see; World Wide Fund for Nature Driver Jobs in Uganda

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