Driver Non-profit Jobs – Send a Cow (SAC) UK

Job
Title:      Driver
Organisation: Send a Cow (SAC) UK
Project
Name:
Agriculture – The
Busoga Disability Project
Duty
Station:
Uganda
Reports
to:
Project Coordinator
About
US:
Send a Cow (SAC) was
founded in the UK in 1988 to help transform lives, by helping African families
and orphans to grow enough food to eat, sell their produce and develop small
businesses that last. They have provided livestock, seeds, training and ongoing
support, to help over a million lives and their families that live in abject
poverty. The Send a Cow Group currently constitutes Country Programmes in seven
African countries plus the UK and USA, together with a Group Executive which is
based in the UK.
Job
Summary:
The incumbent
will drive and transport authorized passengers, goods and services
(information) and ensure the  suitable
mechanical condition of the vehicle at all times is in line with Send a Cow
policies.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive
    SACU vehicles to specified destinations as approved by the supervisor in
    line with vehicle usage policy.
  • Deliver
    packages, goods and mails to specified places and offices in line with the
    Organizational policies.
  • Regularly
    monitor the provision of 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 the SACU vehicle policies.
  • 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 in line with the vehicle policy.
  • Prepare
    and submit vehicle monthly reports in line with the vehicle policy.
  • Conduct
    regular vehicle checks and repairs e.g. (correcting hard start, tightening
    bolts and nuts, topping up battery water, etc in line with the
    Organization policy.
  • Provide
    support to field staff carrying out field surveys and evaluations in line
    with the Organization policy.
  • Participate
    in daily devotions in line with the Organization policy and practice.
  • Any
    other duties assigned by the supervisor and the organization.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a Uganda Certificate of Education.          
  • Stage
    II of Motor vehicle Mechanics (maintenance) Certificate is desired
  • A
    minimum of five years of driving experience    
  • Excellent
    communication skills
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Skills
    in defensive driving are desired
  • Good
    team player.
  • High
    degree of flexibility      
  • Applicants
    should also have empathy with Send a Cow’s Christian foundation and core
    values
How
to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to submit the following documents as they apply:
Send
the completed documents to: applications@sendacow.org
Deadline: 19th August, 2016 by 5:00 PM
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