O’ Level Driver Job Vacancy – Norwegian Refugee Council

Job Title:       Driver
Norwegian Refugee Council
Duty Station:  Uganda
About US:
The Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping
people forced to flee.
We work in crises
across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance
to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee,
advocating their rights.
NORCAP is a global
provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the
humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to
strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of
vulnerable people and communities
NRC also runs the
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting
on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.
Job Summary:  The Driver will be responsible for driving
NRC Uganda assigned vehicle within the programme area as well as outside to the
programme area as required. The Driver is responsible for keeping the assigned
vehicle clean and safe, drive safely and respect all passengers. S/he is also
expected to adhere the policy of the organization.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive NRC Uganda vehicles to give service to NRC staff as required
    and given schedule by the Fleet Assistant.
  • Always carry out basic security checks on the vehicles that he/she
    uses before starting driving and at the end of the day. (battery water,
    fuel & oil levels, radiator water, Tyre pressure/condition, etc.)
  • Ensure the vehicle meets the maintenance schedule and should inform
    the Fleet Assistant of any faults as and they occur.
  • Maintain neat & accurate record of all journeys in the vehicle
    log book.
  • Carry out the daily vehicle check and inventory.
  • Report immediately any damage or accident to the Fleet Assistant
    following correct procedures in the case of the accident, incident or
  • Responsible for the collection, storage, transport and final
    delivery of all goods in his/her vehicle

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant must hold O Level Certificate with basic vehicle
    maintenance training/knowledge.
  • A minimum of valid driving licenses – A, B, DL
  • Good command of English language
  • Excellent command of any of the languages in West Nile and Swahili
  • Willing to travel to remote areas and to camp in the field, ability
    to work flexibly including weekends and willingness to travel and work in
    both urban (city) and rural locations and live in basic conditions.
  • Very good knowledge and application of the country’s as well as
    organization’s Driving, Road Transport & Traffic regulations
  • Personal qualities
  • Accountability & responsiveness within areas of responsibilities
  • Team oriented, flexible and keen to take initiative
  • Ability to communicate with impact and respect 
How to Apply:
All candidates are
strongly encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 12th December 2019

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