Driver – Avocats Sans Frontieres (ASF)

Job Title: Driver
Organization: Avocats
Sans Frontieres (ASF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Administration Finance and Logistics Coordinator
About ASF:
Avocats Sans Frontieres (ASF)
is an international non-governmental organisation, whose mission is to
contribute to the development of just and equitable societies in which the law
serves the most vulnerable groups and individuals. ASF has permanent missions
in Burundi, Tunisia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, and is
implementing projects in Morocco, Egypt, Nepal, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and
Chad.
ASF works closely with lawyers
and civil society to ensure the effectiveness and sustainability of its
projects. Specifically, ASF’s strategy in East Africa and the Great Lakes
region is to strengthen the social role of lawyers, as actors for fundamental
change and in the defence of human rights, and to support bar associations in
their specific role of protecting their members.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible
    for driving Avocats Sans Frontieres vehicles/ authorized passengers to
    specified destinations as approved by the supervisor in line with ASF’s
    vehicle usage policy.
  • Ensure
    packages, goods and mails and any other information are delivered to
    specified people, places and offices in line with Avocats Sans Frontieres
    policies.
  • Regularly
    check the vehicle status/ condition e.g. engine oil, water, nuts, battery
    water, license, Third Party Insurance, brakes,tyre pressure etc prior to
    any journey and carry out regular vehicle repairs e.g. correcting hard
    start, tightening bolts and nuts, topping up battery water, etc in line
    with ASF’s policy.
  • Intuitively
    monitor the security of vehicle, authorized passengers and luggage in line
    with the vehicle policy.
  • Quickly
    report all major and minor damages and accidents on the vehicle at hand to
    the supervisor in line with ASF’s vehicle policy
  • Prepare
    and submit vehicle monthly reports in line with the Avocats Sans
    Frontieres Vehicle Policy
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidates for the Avocats Sans Frontieres Driver Jobs should hold
    an Advanced Level Certificate of Education with a credit in English at
    Ordinary Level.
  • Significant
    experience in driving, with clean driving record of not less than three
    years, preferably with an INGO in Uganda
  • Possession
    of a Certificate in automobile mechanics is an added advantage.
  • Hold
    a certificate in Defensive driving from an established driving school/
    firm is an added advantage.
  • Possession
    of two or more Classes of driving permit is preferred; DL, CM and CH
    classes are preferred.
  • Possess
    the ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural
    contexts, psychologically stressful environments, and physical hardship
    conditions with limited resources.
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged
to send their applications including an updated CV and cover letter via email
or post at the address below:
Administration, Finance &
Logistic Coordinator,
Avocats Sans Frontieres,
Plot 832, Old Kira Road,
Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to: oug-cafl@asf.be
Deadline:  31st
December, 2014 by Midnight

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