Driver NGO Jobs – Good Neighbors USA

Job Title:    Driver
Organization: Good Neighbors 
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Office Administrator
Salary: Ugx
700,000 Gross .Other Benefits Include Field Per diem and Insurance
About US:
Good Neighbors is an
international, non-profit humanitarian organization committed to child
education, community development, and emergency relief projects in 30 countries
around the world. We have fundraising offices in the USA, Korea, and Japan, and
an International Cooperation Office in Geneva. Good Neighbors USA opened its
Los Angeles office in 2007, which currently handles fundraising, donor
management, volunteer programs, and marketing campaigns for all major projects.
In December 2010, a Washington, D.C. office was established to network and
partner with other organizations, as well as obtain grants from U.S. government
agencies and foundations.
Job Summary:  The driver will assist Good Neighbors
International Uganda to fulfill their mission of making the world a place
without Hunger where people live together in harmony by providing safe driving,
support, general administration and logistical work.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive the vehicle for official travel and business, or as requested
    by the Country Director.
  • Maintain high standard of service to both internal and external
  • Ensure punctuality and safe transport
  • Observing the road and traffic laws and regulations of the republic
    of Uganda.
  • Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including local
    driving codes and internally agreed standards.
  • Alcohol must not be consumed or present whilst on duty
Car Security &
  • Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at
    all times
  • Ensure vehicle is kept secure at all times
  • Ensure vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check
    oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc.
  • Ensure vehicle repairs are carried out properly by official
    manufacturers specifications
  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs, prepare vehicle
    spare parts inventory
  • Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of
    vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, mileage, at end of each month
  • Assist the Admin Officer to ensure vehicle insurance and
    registration is updated according to schedule
  • Prepare budget plan for vehicle
  • Assist in the purchase of new vehicles as required
Car Logbook
 Log official trips, daily mileage, gas
consumption, oil changes, etc

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Valid driving license.
  • Holder of qualification in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair is highly
  • Five years of experience as driver with good driving record
  • Essential, desirable and knowledgeable.
  • Good traffic judgment and Good knowledge about car mechanics skills
  • Excellent driving skills, Flexible, effective team work and
    interpersonal skills 
  • Good communication skills
  • Good in communicating in English
  • Effective communication with stake holders/partners
  • Experience with driving to remote locations on project field trips
    and driving  off the road in
    difficult conditions.
  • Well-organized and systematic, 
    Careful and accountable, responsible and punctual
  • Good team player – personable, caring, helpful, reliable and
    diplomatic, Honest and approachable, 
    Good personal grooming & personal presentation 
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours, shift duty and on public
    holidays as  required
  • Willing to take regular and extensive travel to GNIUG project areas.
  • Commitment to the aims of GNIUG discreet and respectful of
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications and updated CVs 
to;  /  or deliver to
our Head Office Plot 1728, White House CI, Muyenga, Block 244. P.O. Box 2934,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 30th December 2018
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