Driver International NGO Jobs – ZOA

Job Title:            
Organization:  ZOA
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
is an international NGO that inspired by Christian identity and biblical
message of reconciliation and restoration of a broken world with its
headquarters in the Netherlands. ZOA operate in fifteen countries on and on
three continents. At ZOA we provide relief to people affected by conflict or
natural disasters, contribute to a new perspective of hope in which people work
together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the
affected communities we work on the recovery of their livelihoods.
Job Summary: The Driver
will take responsibility for the assigned vehicle and to drive safely and
carefully to the destination. In this the driver is to ensure the safety and
protection of goods and passengers being carried in the vehicle.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
To ensure
availability of the following car requirements: log sheet, first aid box,
spanners, hoes, spade, and jack; these items should not be removed from the car
without authorization;
To ensure that
the fuel tank is adequately filled and/or fuel is requested for before
undertaking a journey;
To drive the car
carefully and in accordance with ZOA’s Conditions of Service, ZOA’s Security
Policy, ZOA’s Code of Conduct for Driving and the national traffic laws;
Ensure that the
car only moves for authorized travel;
To ensure that
the car only carries authorized passengers and goods; to ensure that a waiver
form is signed when passengers are non ZOA staff;
To assist with
the loading and unloading of the vehicle, including the passengers;
To ensure that
the safety belts are correctly used by driver and passengers;
To ensure that
the total vehicle tonnage is respected to avoid overloading and subsequent
damage to the vehicle.
To report all
mechanical problems to the supervisor immediately; prepare and document
necessary repair details on the ZOA Repair/Maintenance Requisition form;
To daily check
the fluids and carry out other checks (engine oil, brake fluid, battery, tyres,
insurance) before commencing travel; – (if applicable)
To assist in
maintaining, servicing and repairing of all vehicles at the duty station,
including motor bikes;
To ensure the car
remains presentable and the interior clean and tidy.
To enter all the
details of each journey in the vehicle log sheet;
To ensure each
trip in the log sheet is signed by the ZOA passenger;
Responsible for
the availability of the log sheet and valid insurance of the vehicle; the
driver is responsible to report any problems to the supervisor;
To keep up to
date maintenance and service records of the vehicle;
To ensure that
non ZOA passengers fill in liability form;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant
must hold a valid Driver’s license
Understanding of
logistics and vehicle maintenance/repair;
Fluent command of
Preferably some
cross cultural experience fluent in Swahili and or Pokot.
High level
driving skills;
instead of reactive;
Flexible conduct;
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates with the required qualification,
experience, knowledge, skills, and attitude should hand deliver their
applications with a cover letter and an updated CV (with three professional
referees) of which two must be 2 professional references, including your
supervisor and the most recent/previous employer, and 1 character reference
could be your pastor or priest addressed to; THE PROGRAMME MANAGER, ZOA –
UGANDA, AMUDAT FIELD OFFICE. Mbale Rd (near training centre) OR E-mail to;
Deadline: 6th December, 2019.
NB:  Please indicate only title of position on the
subject Line/area if you are applying by email. Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted.
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