Living Earth Foundation UK Oil Project Careers – Project Driver

Job Title:  Project
Driver
Organisation: Living Earth Uganda (LEU)
Project Name: Improving Access to youth employment in
Western Uganda
Funding Source: DFID and European Union
Duty Station:  Hoima, Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager
About LEU:
Living Earth Uganda (LEU) a natural resources and environmental
management NGO based in Uganda in partnership with Living Earth Foundation, UK,
have secured funding from European Union and DFID to deliver a project titled
Jobs and Oil: Improving Access to women’s and youth employment in Western
Uganda. The project is designed to support communities affected by the incoming
oil and gas industry in Hoima and Buliisa Districts, Western Uganda and at
national policy level.
Job Summary: The Project
Driver will be mainly responsible for driving and maintenance of Living Earth
Uganda vehicle(s).
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for driving project staff and
    other authorized persons to and from various points.
  • Observe and adhere to the safety
    precautions before and during driving.
  • Maintain proper vehicle mileage and usage
    records as per requirements.
  • Carry out daily condition checks to ensure
    that the vehicle is in good running order.
  • Responsible for keeping the vehicle in a
    clean condition in order to uphold the image of the organization.
  • Deliver and collect mails and other
    documents to and from various offices as required.
  • Pick up and deliver LEU visitors and any
    other staff who are authorized to travel in the LEU vehicle.
  • Maintain punctuality and courtesy and
    adhere to traffic laws and regulations;
  • Maintain confidentially of LEU information
    at all times while executing duties.
  • Make sure that the office premises are
    kept clean.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by
    supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The LEU Project Driver must have at least
    five (5) years’ driving experience for a local/international NGO
  • The applicants must also hold an Ordinary
    level certificate of education
  • Possess a valid driving license for
    classes preferably A and B;
  • Possession a Certificate in Defensive
    Driving will be an added advantage
  • Good computer literacy and excellent
    documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra
    hours during times when it is required.
  • Highly developed language and cultural
    awareness of Western Uganda.
  • Possess the ability to work well in an
    environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and
    communication skills.
  • Possess the ability perform effectively as
    a member of a team.
  • Ability to travel up to 80% of the time.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified job seekers should send their applications and
resumes to: The attention of the Executive Director, Living Earth Uganda, Plot
11 Tayali Drive, Hoima Town and Plot 409, Canon Njuba Road Nakulabye, P. O. Box
28694. Kampala, Uganda or via E-mail to  swithern@livingearthuganda.org
copied to john@livingearthuganda.org
Deadline: Friday, 15th August 2014 by 5PM

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