5 Driver HIWA Grant Positions – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Funding Source: USAID
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Regional Coordinator/Logistics and Admin Manager
About WVU:
World Vision International 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 support the HIWA
Grant by 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 policies.
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.
  • Deliver packages, goods and mails and any
    other information to specified people, places and offices in line with
    World Vision policies.
  • Routinely 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
  • 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
  • Prepare and submit vehicle monthly reports
    in line with the World Vision Vehicle Policy
  • The Driver will also perform other duties
    as assigned by the Regional Coordinator/Logistics and Admin Manager.
  • The incumbent will also perform any other
    duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    an Advanced Level Certificate of Education with a credit in English at O
  • Possession of a certificate in automobile
    mechanics is an added advantage.
  • A certificate in Defensive driving from an
    established driving school/firm is an added advantage.
  • Past experience in driving, with clean
    driving record of not less than 3 years, preferably with an INGO in West
    Nile or northern Uganda
  • Possession of two or more Classes of
    driving permit is preferred; DL, CM and CH classes are preferred.
  • Ability to maintain performance
    expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful
    environments, and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.
  • A mature and committed Christian, able to
    stand above denominational diversities
NB: The position is open to Only Ugandan
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
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: 17th July, 2015.

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