Impact Water Jobs – Driver and Logistics Assistant

Job Title:  Driver and Logistics Assistant  

Organisation: Impact
Duty Station: Kampala,

About US:
Impact Water is a for-profit,
social enterprise dedicated to providing safe drinking water solutions at
scale. We sell high-performing water purification systems to social
institutions (like schools, hospitals and health clinics) as well as private
businesses, often with zero-interest financing so that providing safe, great
tasting drinking water to students, patients and employees is easier than ever.

Job Summary:  The Driver and Logistics Associate provides excellent
driving skills and supports the Technical Team with the various tasks involved
in installing water filtration systems.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Transportation/Driving:
  • Transport
    staff and other personnel to and from various destinations, including
    multiple day trips outside of the Central Region as needed
  • Update
    and maintain a log book for all tasks /trips, fueling and maintenance
  • Ensure
    vehicles are in sound mechanical condition ready for program activities,
    including conducting daily checks, following services schedules and
    confirming that maintenance is completed as needed
  • Ensure
    the vehicles are clean, safe and secure at all times
  • Ensure
    vehicles are equipped with a fire extinguisher, toolkit, basic spare
    parts, torch, medical kit etc., at all times and that all of these items
    are in good working order
  • Plan
    routes and submit requests for funding to the Office Manager as needed for
    trips outside of the Central Region
  • Follow
    all Company regulations in regards to fuel purchasing and record keeping
    to safeguard against improper fuel usage or theft
  • Fulfill
    other duties such as picking up and delivering items and running errands
    as needed
  • Coordinate
    with external service providers for all vehicle maintenance and verify
    work is complete upon return of the vehicle from servicing
  • Accompany
    external service provides to procure parts for the vehicle, certifying
    that the parts are of high quality and purchased at a reasonable market
2. Logistical Support: Support the technical team in the
installation of water filtration systems. This may include tasks such as:
  • Carrying
  • Support
    in plumbing work, including running pipes, digging holes/trenches, and
    connecting piping
  • Assist
    in basic electrical work, including hanging cables and placing electrical
  • Assist
    in basic carpentry skills, including drilling holes and mounting water
    filtration systems
  • Cleaning
    of tanks and other components
  • Painting
    systems and applying stickers and other branding material
  • Delivery
    of Impact Water products to partners, distributors, and other destinations
    as needed, including the loading and unloading of products for drop-off
    and/or pick-up
  • Ensuring
    proper documentation is completed, including obtaining signatures and
    acknowledging product receipt, for all pick-up and drop-offs
  • Arrange
    for rental of passenger vehicles for personnel movement and trucks for
    product distribution as needed, including assessment of driver ability and
3. General Support and Office
  • Assist
    with general office maintenance as instructed by the Office Manager;
    responsibilities could include basic cleaning and facility maintenance and
    other tasks as needed
  • Support
    Office Assistant with product assembly and other tasks as needed

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should hold a valid and clean Ugandan class B driver’s
    license; DL or CL high preferred
  • At
    least three to five years’ experience as a professional driver, preferably
    with an international organization
  • Strong
    knowledge of the rules and regulations involved in the safe and efficient
    operation of vehicles in Uganda
  • The
    ideal candidates will have extensive driving experience, strong
    communication and time management skills and the willingness to be an
    active team player that embraces responsibility beyond that required of a
    traditional driver.
  • Working
    knowledge of basic automotive maintenance procedures
  • Good
    standard of written and spoken English and Luganda with the ability to
    understand and follow oral and written instructions in both languages
  • Well
    organized and able to develop and follow an operational schedule
  • A
    good team worker, hardworking, dedicated, and courteous
  • Highly
    experienced in the operation of four wheel drive vehicles, including
    double cab pickup trucks, vans, and commercial vans
  • Past
    experience working with international businesses/NGOs or
    plumbing/electrical skills is and added advantage
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send a short cover letter and updated resume to Please highlight your relevant experience. Please use
the subject “Driver and Logistics Assistant¨ in all e-mail correspondence.

Deadline: 6th March, 2015

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