Office Driver Job Opportunities – Evidence Action




Job Title:   Office Driver
Organisation: Evidence
Action
Duty Station: Uganda
About Evidence Action:
Evidence Action
scales proven interventions that improve the lives of millions. We implement
cost-effective interventions whose efficacy is backed by substantial rigorous
evidence. Evidence Action identifies innovative, appropriate financing
mechanisms and builds best practice operational models.
Job Summary:  The Office Driver/position is primarily a
field based position which plays an important role as an interface between DSW
and communities in delivering the chlorine dispenser safe water interventions
to the target communities. The O/D position reports to the Area Coordinator.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Field execution of dispenser related activities e.g spearhead
    community leaders meetings and local Government sensitization meetings,
    Water Point Nominations/verification, Chlorine delivery and service, field
    surveys administration on non-dispenser installations days
  • Supervise dispenser installations by ensuring Masons and CSAs have
    necessary materials at water points with adequate coordination.
  • Fix basic dispenser maintenance issues using hand drills and hand
    riveting tools and or any other appropriate tools
  • Supervise, mentor, and coach community service assistants/masons in
    the execution of their duties
  • Developing weekly work plans and reports for Dispenser installation
    field activities
  • Field data administration for Dispenser installation activities
    through smart phone technology
  • Perform data organization both in office and field on non-dispenser
    installation days
  • Drive carefully and responsibly the organization vehicle observing
    traffic rules as per Motor Vehicle Policy
  • Ensure allocated vehicle is always in good running conditions.
  • Plan for timely vehicle service with approvals from the coordinator.
  • Ensure allocated vehicle has valid documents and in conformity with
    traffic rules and regulations of the land
  • Perform any other duties and responsibilities as delegated by the
    Area Coordinator


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Management, Community work,
    Project management or equivalent.
  • One to two years of experience working with communities or social
    enterprises/NGOs
  • Good language skills in English both spoken and written.
  • Motor vehicle driving skills with a valid license
  • High level of integrity and stewardship
  • Teamwork. Embraces team work and aspires and supports the ideals of
    working in a team work environment as a team champion
  • Passion to work in a rural community setting and willingness to use
    a motorcycle in the field.
  • Flexible mindset and willingness to relocate on a short notice to
    other field based assignments in other regions.
  • Self-driven and highly motivated to deliver results within tight
    deadlines.
  • Good communication skills. Ability to  communicate well within the organization
    and with the rural communities and local leaders
  • Basic leadership skills in managing people , working with
    communities and  teams
  • Good computer skills and comfort to advance the skills in a dynamic
    IT environment.
  • Valid driving license with driving skills especially with 4 wheel
    and manual transmission vehicles.
  • Proactive and ambitious to support innovation and change in a
    dynamic working environment
  • Attitude. Positive attitude to work and to develop in a fast paced
    work environment
  • Language:- Proficiency in speaking the local language/dialect from
    Eastern Uganda is a definite advantage
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online by uploading
their cover letters, updated resumes and salary expectations at the link below.
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