US NGO Jobs – Driver at Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Job Title:    Driver
Organisation: Lutheran World Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Lutheran World Relief (LWR)
is a US non-governmental that works with local partners to provide lasting
solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering.
Job Summary: The Driver will support LWR Uganda’s staff
in Kampala with their transportation needs.
Key Duties and
  • Drives
    office vehicle for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and
    collection of mail, documents, supplies and other items.
  • In
    charge of the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil,
    water, battery, brakes, tires, etc., performs minor repairs and ensure all
    routine maintenance and needed repair procedures are completed in a timely
  • Ensures
    that the vehicle is kept clean.
  • Ensure
    the day to day security of the vehicle while on official travel/duty.
  • Observes
    LWR security regulations as outlined in the LWR Uganda Safety and Security
    Plan and following instructions of Security Focal Person
  • Observes
    LWR vehicle policy
  • Makes
    sure that the steps required by Ugandan rules and regulations as well as
    LWR procedures are taken, in case of involvement in an accident.
  • Logs
    official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing,
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    applicant should hold an ordinary level certificate of Education.
  • Possess
    a Valid driver’s license – licensed to drive Passenger Service Vehicle
  • At
    least five years’ experience working with a reputable organization with a
    clean driving record.
  • Prior
    experience driving various makes of cars and ability to drive manual
  • Skills
    in minor vehicle repair and maintenance.
  • Familiarity
    with Kampala area roads and frequently traveled routes.
  • Ability
    to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform
    effectively as a member of a team.
  • Discrete
    and ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Excellent
    time management and planning capacity.
  • Basic
    computer skills and excellent documentation skills.
  • Availability
    and willingness to work flexible and additional hours as needed.
  • Advanced
    written and spoken English.
  • Ability
    to travel up to 50% of his/her time within Uganda.
  • Existing
    authorization to work in Uganda; Ugandan national preferred.
  • Exhibit
    commitment to LWR’s core values and ability to model those values in
    relationships with colleagues and partners.
How to Apply: 
All ideal candidates should
send their applications attaching an updated CV giving three referees and
copies of academic qualifications and day time telephone contact addressed to:
The Finance and
Administration Manager, Lutheran World Relief, Plot 23 Bazarabusa Drive
Bugolobi, P. O. Box 22892, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Tuesday 16th June 2015
by 5PM
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