2 O’ Level Driver Job Opportunities – International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Organization: International
Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Duty Station: Kampala
and Kitgum, Uganda
Reports to: Vehicle
Fleet Manager and Head of Officer
About US:
The International Committee of
the Red Cross (ICRC) is a neutral and independent international humanitarian
organisation, which assists and protects victims of armed conflicts and other
situations of violence.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: The Driver will be handling the following tasks;
Transportation:
  • Drive
    assigned ICRC Vehicle with respect of speed, braking and smooth handling
    with minimum stress on the vehicle
  • Be
    aware of the road, security, traffic and weather conditions
  • Transport
    ICRC staff and cargo according to instructions given
  • Un-
    / Loading cargo and verify that related documents correspond to actual
    load
  • Perform
    weekend or public holiday standby duties when required
  • Perform
    airport pickups and drop within and out of office working hours
Vehicle Control, Maintenance
and Reporting:
  • Ensure
    regular fuelling and cleaning of cars in accordance to instruction by
    superior
  • Daily
    checks on general working and body conditions of the cars (oil, water, tyre
    pressure)
  • Check
    equipment of each car (tool box, first aid kit etc) on regular basis
  • Clean
    assigned vehicles
  • Fill
    in the logbooks of the cars/ generators as appropriate
  • Report
    about the general situation, road condition, or any problem to Supervisor
  • Report
    all vehicle faults or missing equipment to Supervisor
  • Report
    accidents according to the ICRC driving regulations
Security
  • Park
    the vehicle in safe areas
  • Respect
    ICRC internal security and driving rules
  • Adhere
    to national traffic regulations
  • Fully
    responsible to ensure cargo is loaded in a safe manner
  • Know
    and follow radio communication procedures
  • Forward
    any security related information to supervisor



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Driver
    career opportunity should hold an O’ level certificate of education
  • Valid
    driving license with classes up to DL (the Kampala based Driver must also
    possess class A).
  • At
    least five years’ experience in the position and knowledge of 4-wheel
    drive with clean driving record.
  • Knowledge
    of VHF/HF radio use
  • Basic
    mechanical skills.
  • Good
    knowledge of oral and written English and local languages
  • Good
    organizational, communication and reporting skills
  • Discrete
    and honest person
How to Apply:
All qualified and interested
candidates should send their handwritten applications with a detailed CV
indicating email and phone contacts, copies (not originals) of academic and
work certificates, indicating a minimum of two professional referees clearly
marked “Communication Officer” and addressed to the Administrator in a sealed
envelope should be delivered to the following address: ICRC Kampala Office on
Plot 8, John Babiiha Avenue, Kololo, P.O. Box 4442, Kampala. Uganda. Please
register your application with the Receptionist (or Security guard, during out
of office hours) and receive a reference number for tracking your application.
In Kitgum: ICRC Kitum office,
Plot 52, Uhuru Drive, Langa j Langa, Kitgum.
Deadline: 19th February 2018
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