2 Driver NGO Job Opportunities – CARE International

Organisation: CARE
Duty Station: 
About US:
CARE (Cooperative
for Assistance and Relief Everywhere, formerly Cooperative for American
Remittances to Europe) is a major international humanitarian agency delivering
emergency relief and long-term international development projects. Founded in
1945, CARE is nonsectarian, impartial, and non-governmental. It is one of the
largest and oldest humanitarian aid organizations focused on fighting global
Job Summary:  The jobholder will drive and maintain in good
order CARE vehicle(s) entrusted to you, based on the relevant policies and
procedures in the CARE-Uganda Operations Manual and as per the laws of Uganda.
Also to provide logistical support as may be requested.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Maintain the
vehicle in sound condition for driving.
  • Carry out routine checks on the assigned vehicle(s) and report any
    fault or missing tools or spare parts to supervisor for rectification or
  • Drive assigned vehicle and passengers as and when requested to do
  • Report mechanical problems and accidents or theft immediately to
    your supervisor or police as prescribed by law and or CARE policy
  • Maintain the vehicle in clean condition,
  • Facilitate the servicing of the vehicle(s) entrusted to you.
Make sure the
passengers and property are safe guarded.
  • Obey traffic laws i.e. speed limits in urban and highway, road signs
    and taking care before overtaking any other vehicle,
  • Ensure that passengers put on seat belts.
  • Make sure the vehicle contains an equipped First Aid, tool box and
    fire extinguisher at all times
  • Always provide information and guidance to passengers on key care
    vehicle policy for compliance as a safety measure
  • Deliver materials and any other assigned items safely ensuring
    return of way bills/Transmittal memos as appropriate.
Maintain records
pertaining to the vehicle assigned to you
  • Maintain vehicle logbook and record all trips clearly with start and
    end mileage including the name of passenger project ID and Fund codes. 
Provide logistical
support to the program team as and when requested to do so
  • Prepare purchase requests for office supplies or vehicle repairs and
    any other requirements as may be requested
  • Support in photocopying, binding documents when requested,
  • Support the reconciliation of vehicle fuel bills as and when

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the CARE Driver job placement must hold an
    O’  Level certificate
  • Two to five years of experience is desired
  • A level certificate is an added advantage
  • A clean driving record is a must,
  • Valid Uganda driving permit classes B, DL, CM and DM is a must,
  • Good knowledge of vehicle maintenance/mechanics is preferred
  • A good command of both verbal/spoken and written English is
  • Defensive driving skills preferred
  • Knowledge of riding a motorcycle with class A is preferred but not
  • Capacity to use the computer (basic skills is required)
  • Good knowledge on use of office machines (copier, scanners, binders,
    Telephone switchboard is an added advantage etc.)
How to Apply:
Candidates who are
interested in the above jobs should submit an updated CV and Application letter
giving a day time telephone contact and names, telephone contacts and email
addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment
email: ugarecruitment@care.org clearly indicating the job title in the email
NB: Please note that
when you are successful for the above position, CARE will need verified copies
of your academic documents.
Deadline: 7th June 2019
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