Driver NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:  Driver
Organisation: World
Vision International
Reports to: 
Senior Logistics Officer
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:   The Driver will be tasked with transporting
authorized passengers, goods and services (information) and check the
mechanical condition of the World Vision vehicle regularly and act accordingly
in line with World Vision policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive World Vision vehicles/authorized passengers to specified
    destinations as approved by the supervisor in line with World Vision
    vehicle usage policy.
  • Deliver packages, goods and mails and any other information to
    specified people, places and offices in line with World Vision policies.
  • Check the vehicle status/condition e.g. engine oil, water, nuts,
    battery water, license, Third Party Insurance, brakes, tyre pressure e.t.c
    prior to any journey and carry out regular vehicle repairs e.g. correcting
    hard start, tightening bolts and nuts, topping up battery water, e.t.c in
    line with World Vision policy. Maintain the hygiene of the vehicle
  • Report all major and minor damages and accidents on the vehicle at
    hand to the supervisor in line with World Vision vehicle policies.
  • Monitor the security of vehicle, authorized passengers and luggage
    in line with the vehicle policy.
  • Record and maintain a travel log to record areas travelled to,
    travel time, and work hours
  • Maintain assigned vehicle in a clean state at all times.
  • Prepare and submit vehicle monthly reports in line with the World
    Vision Vehicle Policy.
  • The driver shall strictly observe Traffic Rules and Regulation and
    maximum speed limit as prescribed by the traffic regulatory authority.
  • Observe and maintain the regular working hours and at all-time park
    the vehicle at the designated parking area.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Driver job placement should
    preferably hold an O’ level certificate (Uganda Certificate of Education).
  • Holds a valid driving permit.
  • At least three years of driving experience.
  • Ability to prioritize work in relation to need and urgency.
  • A working knowledge of photocopier, computer and telephone preferred
  • Mechanical Knowledge is required
  • First Aid skills are required
  • Defensive driving training
  • Knowledge on safe road use is needed
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English [and any
    other local language(s)
  • Driving manual cars is a MUST
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly
encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 10th September 2019
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