Project Driver Jobs – National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA)

Job Title:        Project Driver
Organisation: National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA
International (NCBA CLUSA)
Project Name: MasterCard Foundation Youth Empowerment Through
Agriculture (YETA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Procurement and Logistics Specialist
About US:
National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) is
the trade association for cooperative businesses in the United States and an
international development organization. NCBA CLUSA provides cross-sector
education, technical assistance, and advocacy that helps businesses thrive. For
nearly 100 years, NCBA CLUSA has sought to advance and protect business
enterprises, highlighting the impact that economic development has in bettering
the lives of individuals and families. In the last 60 years, NCBA CLUSA has
worked in over 100 countries in the areas of food security, agricultural
development, strengthening of communities and farmer organizations,
community-based health, natural resources management, and empowerment of
smallholder farmers, women, and youth. We currently work in 17 countries in
Africa, Latin America, and Asia.
About MasterCard Foundation YETA Project:
CLUSA Uganda has received funding from MasterCard Foundation to reach young
people in Northern and Mid – Western Uganda in the ages of 15-24 and support
them to establish sustainable commercial enterprises. The project name is Youth
Empowerment Through Agriculture (YETA).
Job Summary: The Project Driver will be responsible for
providing vehicle transportation services to the MasterCard Foundation NCBA
CLUSA employees and visitors; always ensuring passenger safety and adherence to
Ugandan rules and regulations. The driver will also be responsible for ensuring
that the project vehicle is road worthy at all times.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive the project vehicles on scheduled and
    approved routes
  • Carry out routine vehicle inspections and
    maintenance including checking oil, fuel, brakes, lights, windshield,
    wipers and water and air pressure
  • Read and understand specific vehicle
    operating manuals and have the ability to operate every device in the car
  • Work closely with Procurement and Logistics
    Specialist to ensure that the vehicle has a current road license and that
    the insurance policy is up to date
  • Perform minor (non-mechanical) maintenance
    tasks on assigned vehicle as requested
  • Maintain accurate and current records that
    are requested from management
  • Keep the assigned vehicle clean at all times
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should at least hold a Junior
    Certificate i.e. O’ Level
  • Possess a Clean Driving License
  • At least five years’ experience in a similar
  • Proven ability to drive a multi passenger
    vehicle safely and appropriately, including ability to read and interpret
    road signs.
  • Ability to read, understand and adhere to the
    rules and regulations of the road transport and safety agency
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and
    in writing in English
  • Ability to prepare concise and accurate
  • Ability to recognize vehicle maintenance
    needs and perform minor vehicle repairs
  • Sound knowledge of the surrounding areas of
    Kiryandongo and Lira will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application
letters and updated CVs with three professional referees including immediate
supervisors should be sent to the YETA Chief of Party, NCBA CLUSA Uganda, via
e-mail to, with the position title clearly
referenced in the subject line. The applications may also be hand delivered to
our head office on Plot 19, Binayomba Road, Bugolobi, Kampala. Please provide
daytime contact telephone number.
Deadline: 11th March 2016
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