Driver Job Opportunity at SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

Job Title: Driver  
Are you interested in joining an international organisation with a long term commitment to sustainable development? Would you like to work in a challenging environment and develop a career focused on demonstrating shared core values that achieve results?
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is looking for:
Driver – Based in Kampala (Triple-S Offices)
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is the administrative host of the IRC/Triple-S Project and is looking for qualified individuals to fill the position of driver for the Triple-S Office. Launched in December 2008, Sustainable Services at Scale (Triple-S) is an initiative that seeks to identify sustainable approaches to water delivery and access by departing from project based one-off and stand-alone implementation of water systems.
The overall purpose of the positions is to transport the Triple-S Kampala-based staff and visitors for official duty and deliver errands to destinations, based on requests in conformity to safety and traffic regulations, in order to contribute to timely and safe arrival. Reporting to the Triple-S Office manager, the incumbent shall be based in Kampala office with regular travel to up-country duty stations.
Main Responsibilities:
·         Ensure efficient vehicle operation and safety.
·         Drive passengers or deliver errands within the identified areas, following the traffic regulations, safety instructions and situations.
·         Carry out technical maintenance and basic repairs of Triple SSS vehicles.
·         Administer and maintain up to date log book of all driving activities, fuel consumption, incidents and accidents.
·         Assist the Triple-S office manager in logistical activities.
·         Plan and coordinate transport, drivers, contract suppliers and garages for vehicle maintenance.
·         Ensure valid insurances for fleet.
·         Check and ensure that Triple-S vehicles are used within the vehicle policy.
Qualifications and Experience
·         Ordinary Level certificate
·         Vocational training in vehicle maintenance and repairs Valid drivers’ license Training in defensive training
·         At least 5 years’ experience in the field of driving
·         Ability to communicate in English language
·         Team-work High learning skills Ability to multi-task
·         Computer knowledge will be an added advantage
Contract period: 2 years with possible extension Contract type: Local (Ugandan nationals only)
How to apply:
All interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter and CV including 3 referees (with the position you are applying for clearly marked) to:
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation
Plot 36, Luthuli Rise Bugolobi, P.O. Box 8339, Kampala. Or by email: uganda@snvworld.org
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