2 Senior Driver NGO Job Opportunities – ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development)

Job
Title:              
 Senior Driver (2 Job
Placements)
Organisation: ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and
Development)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Logistics Assistant
About US:
ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) is a
non-governmental organization created in 1993. Independent, private and
not-for-profit, ACTED respects a strict political and religious impartiality
and operates according to non-discrimination and transparency principles.
ACTED’s vocation is to support vulnerable populations worldwide and to
accompany them in the construction of a better future. The programmes
implemented by ACTED in Africa, Asia, Middle East and Latin America/Caribbean,
aim at addressing the needs of the populations affected by wars, natural
catastrophes and/or economic and social crisis. ACTED has been present in
Uganda since 2007, and currently implements its interventions in Karamoja,
WestNile, South West and Northern Uganda.
Job Summary: The Senior
Driver is responsible for the safety of all passengers as well as other road
users. The driver is also responsible for the maintenance of his vehicle.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Transport persons and goods as
    requested by ACTED
  • Conduct vehicle services and
    maintenances as required by ACTED
  • During the entire working time the
    driver has to be available to
    ensure all goods and personal
    transportation required by ACTED;
  • Every morning, the driver has to
    verify the oil level, cooling liquid, and the tire pressure;
  • Every week, he has to verify the
    water level and battery status;
  • Correctly fill in and update
    the logbook;
  • Keep driving license and car papers
    valid and ready for inspection;
  • Inform the supervisor immediately in
    case of damage/accident/technical failure to the car;
  • When ordered by supervisor, refill
    the car according to ACTED procedures;
  • Refill the car whenever necessary or
    when the level gets under half of the tank capacity;
  • Help loading and unloading the car;
  • Technical maintenance of the vehicle;
  • Adjust vehicle speed to road
    conditions and drive with consideration for the safety
    of the
    passengers and other road users.
  • Ensure that the following items are
    always in the car: logbook, tools and spare parts, complete first aid kit
    and two spare wheels in good condition.
  • Ensure that security time is strictly
    observed as per ACTED fl
    eet manual.
  • Any other duty assigned by the
    supervisor



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the
    ACTED Senior Driver job placement should possess a Valid Driver’s License
    and capable of Defensive Driving; and a minimum of an intermediate school
    certificate.
  • Five years’
    professional driving experience with a safe driving record.
  • Thorough knowledge of
    driving rules and regulations and be conversant with the Road Security
    Code.
  • Proficient to
    effectively communicate in English (verbal and written).
  • Possess basic skills
    in minor vehicle repairs and maintenance. Vocational training in auto
    maintenance and repair would be a plus.
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills and a commitment to team-oriented work.
  • Available to work
    during odd hours, weekends
  • Willingness to drive
    throughout Uganda.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
updated CVs, cover letters, certified copies of academic documents and daytime
telephone numbers of three professional referees
to Uganda.jobs@acted.org with the subject line should read “Senior
Driver” or you can also hand deliver your credentials to ACTED Office, Plot
1102, Nsambya Road, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 28th March 2018 by 5:00pm
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