Driver US NGO Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Administration
About US:
Catholic Relief
Services (CRS) is an international non-profit organization which implements the
commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and
vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and
operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all
faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to
serving those in need.
About CRS NUYOK Program:
CRS is leading a
consortium of 8 implementing and technical partners to run a five-year
USAID/FFP funded $35 million program called Nuyok to build resilience to
shocks, enhance livelihoods and improve food security and nutrition for
vulnerable rural families in three districts of Karamoja – Abim, Nakapiripirit
and Napak – which are home to 406,880 people living in an estimated 58,126
households. Nuyok seeks to strengthen governance and gender equity, community
capacity to manage shocks and stresses, traditional and diversified livelihood
opportunities and nutrition and health (including improved water, sanitation
and hygiene (WASH)) of pregnant and lactating women (PLW), adolescent girls and
children under two years of age (CU2). At the end of the program, sustainable
results will include empowered, resilient, healthy families; responsive,
inclusive governance; and a vibrant private sector that engages smallholders at
every level.
Job Summary:  The Driver will perform tasks related to
driving CRS vehicles entrusted to you in a safe and economical manner in
conjunction with CRS policy and the traffic laws and regulations of Uganda.
Also perform minor mechanical tasks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Draft monthly vehicle maintenance plans and ensure implementation.
    Take accountability for all spare parts, accessories, etc. fitted in
    assigned vehicles during repairs at the workshop or field.
  • Prepare vehicle performance, maintenance and repair reports, and
    submit as required.
  • Plan ahead to meet anticipated travel requirements and make all
    arrangements for ensuring efficient services (fueling, pre-travel checks,
    required travel documents, required equipment, spare parts, and tools,
    persons traveling for packing instructions and timings).
  • Ensure copies of daily mileage logs, pen and clipboard are readily
    available in all assigned vehicles. Promptly collect filled in daily
    mileage logs to avoid loss or defacing.
  • Routinely check all assigned vehicles Licenses, Insurances, and
    other required documents and promptly advice the VMU Supervisor when
    renewals are due.
  • Transport CRS staff and visitors as instructed, observing local
    traffic and road safety laws and all CRS vehicle policies to ensure safety
    of passengers and luggage, and quality and courteous services. Report
    immediately any accidents and/or route changes due to security, bad
    weather, road conditions. Maintain and submit accurate records for all trips.
  • Ensure assigned vehicles are secured when not in use.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Driver
    job should hold an O’ level Certificate.
  • Three years of Driving and Mechanical Experience.
  • Certificates/Licenses: Class A, B, CM, and DM Driver’s License.
  • Understanding of the Geographical area of assignment
  • Service-oriented with focus on meeting customer needs
  • Well-organized and able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Excellent negotiation and relationship management skills
  • Highly proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and
  • Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff): Trusting Relationships, Professional
    Growth, Partnership, Accountability
How to Apply:
All candidates
should Email a cover letter and CV only to Please
indicate the district you would like to work in the cover letter.
Deadline: 2nd August 2018 by 5:00PM
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