Transport Jobs – Driver at World Vision

Job Title:   Driver
Organisation: World
Reports to: Commodity
Duty Station: Uganda
About WVU:
World Vision Uganda is a
Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:  The
incumbent will be responsible for driving authorized passengers, transport
goods and services (information) and check the mechanical condition of the
World Vision vehicle regularly and act accordingly in line with World Vision
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive
    World Vision vehicles/authorized passengers to specified destinations as
    approved by the supervisor in line with World Vision vehicle usage policy.
  • Responsible
    for delivering packages, goods and mails and any other information to
    specified people, places and offices in line with World Vision 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 World Vision policy.
  • Actively
    monitor the security of vehicle, authorized passengers and luggage in line
    with the vehicle policy.
  • Report
    all major and minor damages and accidents on the vehicle at hand to the
    supervisor in line with World Vision vehicle policies
  • Compile
    and send vehicle monthly reports in line with the World Vision Vehicle
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should hold an Advanced Level Certificate of Education with a
    credit in English at O Level
  • Possession
    of certificate in automobile mechanics is an added advantage.
  • Prior
    experience in driving, with clean driving record of not less than three
    years, preferably with an INGO in West Nile or northern Uganda
  • Possession
    of 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.
  • Mature
    Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Commitment
    to World Vision Core Values and Vision Statement
NB: Only
Ugandan Nationals are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow instructions on
How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. 
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 1st March, 2015.
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