World Vision International NGO Jobs – Driver

Job Title:   Driver
Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:  Transport Officer

About US:
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 Driver will support the Transport Officer 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

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.
  • 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
  • Prepare
    and send vehicle monthly reports in line with the World Vision Vehicle

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold an Advanced Level Certificate of
    Education with a credit in English at O Level
  • Possession
    of a Certificate in automobile mechanics is an added advantage.
  • Hold
    a certificate in Defensive driving from an established driving school/firm
    is an added advantage.
  • Past
    experience in driving, with clean driving record of at least three years,
    preferably with an INGO
  • 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.
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: 22nd December, 2015.

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