2 SIDA Project Driver Employment Opportunities – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Funding Source: Swedish
International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian
organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more
dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for
the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter,
education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and
hygiene sectors.
About NRC SIDA Project:
NRC has secured funding from Swedish International Development
Cooperation Agency (SIDA) to implement livelihoods (and related activities) in
Adjumani/Arua refugee settlements in 2015.
Job Summary: The NRC Drivers
will support the movement of staff and property.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • The Driver has the full responsibility for
    any vehicle assigned, in accordance with NRC policies and procedures
  • Drive NRC vehicles in a manner compatible
    with national road safety laws and standards, and NRC Transport Rules,
    with due consideration given to driving conditions
  • Ensure the good running and maintenance of
    NRC vehicles through daily checks, and weekly reports, reporting any
    problem or concern to the line manager
  • Ensure the completion of the NRC Log book,
    for daily checks, fuel received, and all journeys undertaken
  • The Driver must use the weekly check form
    to report on equipment required for vehicles, and in cases of handover to
    another driver
  • Significantly contribute to team meetings
    to report on vehicles, and share problems and solutions to issues faced in
    managing the fleet, workshop and drivers, to minimize cost and run the
    fleet in the most efficient way possible.
  • Ensure good communication with colleagues
    at all levels, ensuring that any problems faced are reported to the line
    manager
  • Ensure that you adhere to NRC procedures,
    including assuring security clearance for all vehicle movements
  • Ensure that NRC procedures are followed in
    full, in the case of any damage or accident occurring to NRC vehicle under
    your responsibility
  • Repair minor breakdowns and report all
    defects to Transport Assistant for further action
  • Work in liaison with the mechanic during
    repair or service carried out on the vehicle to improve technical
    knowledge and capacity to respond to problems in future
  • Remain flexible and supportive to
    projects, by carrying out other duties where these do not comprise the
    above direct responsibilities
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicants for the NRC Driver vacancies
    should hold a valid driving license, minimum DL class and
    Certificate/Diploma from recognized training institution
  • Familiarity with Uganda traffic
    regulations
  • Ability to write basic reports
  • Possess the ability to drive safely
    according to the established traffic rules
  • Satisfactory maintenance of vehicles
    assigned to the driver
  • Organized and precise record keeping for
    daily checks, Log Book, and weekly checks
  • Ability to show flexibility, initiative,
    adherence to procedures, and work independently
  • Possess the ability to work with NRC staff
    and colleagues to represent the organization in a professional manner.
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief
organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should Apply by visiting the web
link below.
Deadline: 19th
December 2014.

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