Driver NGO Job Vacancies – Action for Community Development (ACODEV)

Job Title:    Driver
Organization: Action
for Community Development (ACODEV)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
About US:
Action for Community
Development (ACODEV) is a regional NGO that was founded in 2003 and runs
Integrated Community Development Programs in Public Health, Human Rights, OVC
support, Livelihood and Grassroots Capacity Development programs including
sub-granting for small grassroots organizations in East and now Southern Africa
region.
About BERGESTROME FOUNDATION Project:
ACODEV through partnership with
BERGESTROME FOUNDATION is launching a 3 year project in five refugee
settlements in Adjumani District. The project focuses on promoting an informed
and voluntary use of family planning services by women and men between 15-49
years by strengthening capacity of Village Health Teams (VHTs) to provide
Quality Community Based Family Planning Services and Health Workers (H/Ws) to
provide Quality Facility Based FP services particularly LA/PMs in the target
sub-counties to deliver quality Family Planning services. The project will
support Family Planning commodity supplies as well as creating an enabling
environment to sustain delivery and utilization of quality Family Planning
Services in the District of Adjumani.
Job Summary: The Driver will
support the project by driving organization vehicles in a safe and economical
manner in conjunction with the organization policies and the traffic laws and
regulations of the Government of Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive official vehicles as assigned in a safe and courteous manner at
    all times using defensive driving techniques.
  • Perform daily check of vehicle oil, water, tire
    pressure and other fluids, and verify safe condition of vehicle before
    departure on travel. Verify completeness of tool k
    it, first aid kit, spare tire, e.t.c,
    daily
  • Perform necessary cleaning and washing of the
    assigned vehicle on a daily basis or as may be required.
  • Perform emergency repairs and maintenance as
    needed.
  • Assist with loading and unloading of vehicle as
    ne
    eded
  • Maintain vehicle use log of all travel.
  • Provide timely advice to the transport office
    of any vehicle requiring maintenance services.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant must be in possession of a clean drivers license; Minimum
    qualification of O level Certificate;
  • Defensive
    driving certificate and some mechanic knowledge will be an added advantage
  • At
    least five years driving experience;
  • Previous
    experience working with Non-governmental organizations – more so in
    humanitarian Aid
  • Understanding
    of the Geographical area of assignment;
  • Ability
    to read, write and speak English fluently;
  • Good
    team player;
  • Must
    be physically and mentally fit and healthy;
  • Age:
    Below 30 years;
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are requested to send their applications addressed to the Executive
Director, ACODEV Plot 98/99 Masoli 600m off Gayaza Rd, Wakiso District. Applications
should be sent via email (Not more than 2MB) to; recruitment@acodevuganda.org.
Please send application letter,
CV & Biodata Form Only, Download
Here
, – Academic documents are not required at this stage). The
application should address how the candidate’s background/experience relates to
the specific duties of the position applied for, and also state names and
addresses of three professional referees which must include either the Head of
the applicant’s current or previous organization or applicant’s direct
Supervisor/Superior at his/her present or former place of work.
Deadline: Friday, 27th April 2018
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