Driver/Mechanic NGO Careers – Action Africa Help International (AAH)

Job Title:         Driver/Mechanic
Organisation: Action Africa
Help International (AAH)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Officer
About US:
In 1996, Action Africa Help International (AAIN) became Aktion Africa
Hilfe e. V (AAH) and was registered in Munich, Germany from where our founders
in 2003 moved the organisation’s headquarters to Kenya. AAH-I now works with
refugees, host communities and other marginalized and vulnerable groups in
Kenya, Uganda, Somalia and South Sudan, where it operates across a range of
sectors that seek to bridge relief to development.
Action Africa Help Uganda (AAH U) has received funding from United
Nations World Food Programme (UNWFP) to implement programmes from the in the
District of Lamwo (Palabek Refugee Settlement).
Job Summary: The Driver/Mechanic
will provide transport services to ensure programme activities run smoothly,
vehicles are clean and in good order always. The position will be responsible
for vehicle maintenance and repairs.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
The
jobholder will deliver and collect goods, parcels and letters as
required in the most cost efficient way.
·        
Tasked
with transporting staff and partners for official engagements.
·        
Supervise
and assist with loading and off loading of goods at the site upon arrival as
well as when picking goods.
·        
Maintain
the vehicle log book indicating mileage, task accomplished, departure and
arrival times, and fuel taken to enable proper monitoring of the vehicle
movement as well as costs.
·        
Ensure
vehicle cleanliness and carry out routine maintenance checks daily and
report any observed faults to the supervisor so that repairs can be arranged
and servicing booked.
·        
Ensure
the vehicle insurance is valid and prompt for its renewal when renewal time is
drawing close to ensure that the car is continually insured.
·        
Diagnose
problems, repair and perform general maintenance on all equipments and vehicles
including adjustments of engines, transmissions, differentials, hydraulics,
electrical systems and clutches on petrol and diesel equipments:
·        
Carry
out preventative maintenance and make inspections of vehicles for proper
working order and safe operation.
·        
Maintain
work records, time and material records on vehicle service in line with AAH
guidelines.
·        
Perform
any other duties as may be assigned from time to time
Key Result Areas:
·        
An
accurate and up to date vehicle log book
·        
Vehicle
insurance up to date
·        
Serviceable
vehicles
·        
Clean
vehicles at all times
·        
Timely
delivery and recording of work schedules



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the Action Africa Help
Uganda (AAH U) Driver/Mechanic job opportunity should hold a Mechanics Grade II
·        
Certificate
level 4 in motor vehicle/craft technician course
·        
A
minimum of four years’ experience in a busy environment with in a
non-government organisation
·        
Possess
a clean and valid national driver’s license (Class B, CM, DL)
·        
Impeccable
level of  integrity
·        
Good
report writing skills
·        
Moderate
computer skills with the ability to use word and excel spreadsheet
·        
Show
commitment to the organizational values
·        
Must
be willing to live and work in rural areas and demonstrate resilience to work
in hardship & multi-cultural conditions.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are strongly
encouraged to submit their applications (together with an updated CV) with at
least three suitable referees and their telephone contacts, a letter from an
Area local Council Representative and send address them to;
Senior Human Resource & Administration Officer,
Action Africa Help Uganda;
Plot 72 Ntinda Road, P O Box 10501, Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail to:
recruitug@actionafricahelp.org. (Please indicate the role you are applying for
in the subject line of your application.)
NB: Applications can be
hand delivered to the district offices and the nearest Action Africa Help
Offices.
Deadline: 28th October
2017

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