Driver/Field Security Job Opportunities – International Justice Mission (IJM)

Job Title:       Driver/Field
Organization: International
Justice Mission (IJM)
Duty Station: 
Reports to:  The Sr. Manager, Fort Portal Projects or Sr.
Manager, Gulu Projects
About US:
International Justice Mission (IJM) is a global
non-governmental human rights organization which protects the poor from
violence by rescuing victims, bringing the criminals to justice, restoring
survivors to safety and strength, and helping local law enforcement build a
safe future that lasts. International Justice Mission (IJM) Uganda is working
in partnership with the government and other agencies to build capacity for the
public justice system to provide justice for survivors of Violence against
Women and Children (VAW/C), including intimate partner violence and forms of
sexual violence.
Job Summary: The Driver / Field Security
will assist in ensuring the success of IJM’s work by providing safe and secure
transportation to IJM staff and performing miscellaneous casework related
Key Result
The success of this role is measured by the
following KRAs:
IJM staff consistently receives transportation that
is safe and timely.
IJM vehicles are used responsibly and are well
taken care of.
Ensuring that security measures are implemented to
protect staff on field visits
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Provide navigation and translation support for
IJM staff.
Provide security support at IJM field visits and
other events
Complete security risk assessments and incident
reports as required.
Perform miscellaneous casework related tasks
(delivering supplies, assist with surveys, run errands, etc.) as needed.
Events and Logistics:
Drive IJM’s vehicles for IJM staff, clients and
guests for business purposes.
General tasks:
Assist in the cleaning, maintenance, repair,
fueling and upkeep of IJM vehicles.
Assist in maintaining records of use, condition
and fuel consumption of IJM vehicles.
Be responsive to security risks levels and
mitigate risk accordingly.
Other Duties:
This job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities for the
position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with
or without notice. All positions are required to perform any additional tasks
assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
At least five years of experience as a
professional driver.
Valid Driver’s License, certificate from
defensive driving course, and experience driving manual vehicles on rough
Fluency in English and local languages, with
excellent writing and speaking in both.
Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word,
Outlook, and Excel.
Technical Competencies
Knowledge of geography and roads of Fort Portal,
Gulu and surrounding areas.
Understanding of maintenance requirements for
four-wheel-drive vehicles.
Familiarity with pricing for vehicle maintenance
and repair.
Understanding of security protocols and procedures
(emphasized requirement)
Non-Technical Competencies:
Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by
the Apostles’ Creed.
Passionate commitment to IJM’s mission and
Professional in demeanor, appearance, writing
and oral communication.
Works well under stress with a sustained
positive attitude.
Exceptionally high level of honesty and
Intelligent, organized, creative and proactive
problem solver.
Ability to cooperate effectively in a
multi-cultural environment.
How to
All candidates should send updated resume, cover
letter & statement of faith to
A statement of
faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to
your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the
cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a
minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and
your current fellowship or place of worship.

Deadline: 22nd November 2019
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