WellShare International NGO Jobs – Driver

Job Title: Driver
Organisation: WellShare
International
Duty Station: Arua,
Uganda
Project: Scaling up
HIV/AIDS Prevention Services in Arua District under the Civil Society Fund
About US:
WellShare International is an
international U.S.-based non-governmental organization headquartered in
Minneapolis, Minnesota whose mission is to improve the health of women,
children and their communities around the world. WellShare International is
currently recruiting staff for an anticipated Family Planning/HIV Integration
Project in Arua District. WellShare is recruiting for the following position:
Job Summary:  The Project Driver will drive WellShare
Uganda project vehicles for WellShare/Uganda-related business, ensures appropriate
usage and maintenance of vehicles and compliance with organizational procedures
during implementation of project work.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
                  
  • Drives
    project vehicles for WellShare/Uganda-related business.
  • Maintains
    project vehicles, including Washing; Filling fuel; Servicing regularly;
  • Monitoring
    needed repairs;
  • Taking
    vehicle to mechanic, as needed, for maintenance/repairs.
  • Submits
    valid receipts for fuel and vehicle maintenance/repair.
  • Maintaining
    vehicle logbooks and submitting vehicle reports.
  • Knows
    and abides by all Uganda driving laws and regulations at all times.
  • Agrees
    to and follows organizational vehicle and driving policies and procedures,
    including
  • Project
    vehicle use policy,
  • Driving
    rules and regulations.
  • Occasionally
    assists program staff with project activities, for example helping count
    participants at events.
  • Assists
    program and operational staff with town running and completing errands.
  • Demonstrates
    transparency and accountability in all areas of work.
  • Performs
    any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  The
Driver must meet a level of qualification and exhibit a mix of skills and
capabilities, including:
  • Holds
    a current, valid Uganda driver’s license
  • Possess
    a clean and safe driving record
  • A
    minimum of two or more years’ experience driving on all types of roads and
    various road conditions found in Uganda (i.e. in towns, on highways, on
    marram roads, through Kampala, in wet and dry seasons, e.t.c)
  • The
    applicant must also hold an Ordinary Level Certificate of Education.
  • Preferred
    past experience working with a humanitarian or not-for profit
    organization.
  • Past
    mechanical knowledge preferred.
  • Proficiency
    speaking Lugbara is an added advantage.
  • Fluency
    in English required
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates that desire to work in Wellshare International should send a cover
letter, resume, salary history and desired salary expectations, and the names
and contacts of 3 references by email (preferred) to: jobsug@wellshareinternational.org
with the position name in the title of the email.
NB:
Please do not send certificates. Failure to submit complete applications will
result in disqualification. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  This is a local-hire position open to Ugandan
Nationals Only.
Deadline: 23rd January, 2015.
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