Driver (Regular) NGO Jobs – International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)

Job Title:  Driver (Regular)
Organisation: International
Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)
Project Name: Resilient
Efficient Agribusiness Chains (REACH) project
Funding Source: Embassy of
the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Duty Station: Kampala,
About IFDC:
The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) is a public
international organization (PIO) governed by an international board of
directors with representation from developed and developing nations. The non-profit
center focuses on increasing and sustaining food and agricultural productivity
in developing countries through the development and transfer of effective and
environmentally sound crop nutrient technology and agribusiness expertise.
About REACH Project:
The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) has submitted a
proposal for the REACH (Resilient Efficient Agribusiness Chains) project to the
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kampala, Uganda. The project will
improve market engagement for 40,000 market oriented farmers, strengthen
household resilience and increase availability of agricultural support services
for farmers and businesses in the rice and potato value chains in consideration
of their strategic importance to the Government of Uganda and EKN.
Job Summary: The Driver
(Regular) will be responsible for transportation of project staff, partners and
project related materials. The overall purpose of this post is to support IFDC
operations through vehicle transport through the most efficient and economical
way feasible.
Key Duties and
  • Drive staff to and from different places
    as instructed by the supervisor.
  • Load, transport and offload program
    commodities /supplies to and from designated places as and when instructed
    by the supervisor
  • The Driver (Regular) will deliver and
    collect mails as instructed
  • Ensure safety of self and passengers at
    all times while on the road
  • Drive program vehicles responsibly in
    accordance with all the pre-set traffic laws and regulations
  • The incumbent will also maker there is
    timely communication of all issues related to the program vehicle to
    effect staff logistics
  • Make sure proper documentation of all
    movements and maintain all relevant documentation at all times including
    log book, road license, insurance, parking licenses as well adherence to
    polices related to vehicle usage.
  • Ensure sound mechanical condition and
    efficient use of the vehicle which include ensuring that vehicles are
    utilized for program activities only, carry out small service of vehicles
    at the office, follow parts service and replacement regulations and advice
    on purchase and replacements and operate vehicles in a safe and prudent
    manner and carry out regular inspections.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the program
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the International
    Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) Driver (Regular) job opportunity must
    hold a Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent.
  • Holder of a professional drivers’ license
  • At least three to five years’ experience
    as a driver for an international organization
  • Ability to drive long distances and in
    some cases in rough roads
  • Knowledge of delivering mail and
    correspondence and submitting/collecting documents to and from public and
    private institutions
  • Ability to communicate in English, is an
    added advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join
International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) should Apply Online by
clicking on the link below. Follow the instructions on how to create resume and
Deadline: 3rd October,
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