European Union (EU) Non-profit Project Jobs – Driver at World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)

Job Title:  Driver

Organization: World Wide
Fund for Nature (WWF)
Funding Source: European
Union (EU)
Project Name:  EU Scaling Up Rural Electrification Project
Duty Station: Kasese,
Uganda
Reports to: Finance and
Administration Officer
          
About WWF:
WWF is one of the world’s
largest independent and experienced Conservation organizations operating in
over 100 Countries in the world. WWF UCO implements a number of national
programmes promoting environment conservation in Uganda. WWF’s mission is to
stop the degradation of our planet’s natural environment, and build a future in
which humans live in harmony with nature.
Job Summary: The EU Project
Driver will offer full time driving and vehicle maintenance services to
projects in line with the WWF UCO guidelines.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Drives
    office vehicles for transporting of authorized personnel, delivery and
    collection of mail documents and other items to a required destination and
    back in line with WWF vehicle usage guidelines.
  • Maintain
    the assigned vehicles, renews the road license and vehicle insurances,
    perform minor repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean in line
    with WWF administrative guidelines.
  • Operate
    and park vehicles with maximum security of supplies to minimize losses and
    damage to organizational property while in transit according to the
    Traffic regulations and the WWF vehicle usage policy.
  • Maintain
    trip movement records; logging official trips, daily mileages, fuel
    consumption, oil changes greasing, etc in the log books in line with WWF
    vehicle usage guidelines.
  • Collect
    and delivers mail and other communications from and to the required
    destinations in line with office management guidelines.
  • Prepare
    and packs materials received for dispatch, affixes labels, inserts
    material in envelopes and outgoing mail in line with office management
    guidelines.
  • Offer
    basic office support to the receptionist through; photocopying documents
    for staff, handling of in-coming/out-going phones, screening of visitors
    in line with office management guidelines.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold an O-Level School Certificate with
    a clean driving record; training in Defensive Driving is an added
    advantage;
  • Possession
    of a valid driving license for the required classes of vehicles;
  • At
    least five years’ driving experience in a reputable NGO;
  • Possess
    the ability to speak and write in English and a local language;
  • Accident-free
    driving record.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills;
  • Be
    a good team player;
  • Capable
    of assessing risk and judiciously taking correct action (Defensive driving
    certificate);
  • Possess
    the ability to work long hours and in difficult terrain;
How to Apply:
All interested candidates
should send their cover letters, updated CVs, and academic transcripts to the
Human Resources Officer, WWF Uganda, at kampala@wwfuganda.org.
NB:
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Deadline: 31st October 2014

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