Entry Level Driver NGO Job Opportunities – Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)

Job Title:      Driver
Organization: Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Officer
About US:
Uganda Women’s
Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO) is a National Non-Government organization which
was founded in 1986 by Ugandan mothers committed to providing relief aid to
needy children left parentless by the civil turbulence of the mid-1980s and the
HIV/AIDS pandemic. Its vision is to have “a society where all children live a
full life “and a mission to” promote survival, development, participation &
protection of orphans& vulnerable children in Uganda.”
About Project:
General Food
Assistance and Nutrition in Refugee Settlements is a World Food Funded Project
and will be implemented by Hunger Fighters in Consortium with UWESO in
Oruchinga, Nakivale and Kyangwali refugee settlements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Keep
assigned vehicle free from damage and in acceptable condition.
·       
Maintain
assigned vehicle clean inside and outside.
·       
Have the
assigned vehicle always fully fueled.
·       
Ensure
that the vehicle is in a proper and safe condition prior to use, and accept
responsibility to report any damage or mechanical malfunctions that exist.
·       
Perform
simple vehicle maintenance (taking the vehicle for inspections, filling tyres
with air etc.)
·       
Responsible
for the proper use and maintenance of keys.
·       
Keep
driving records (i.e. Mileage, fuel receipts).
·       
Work
extra/overtime hours as needed according to the workload.
·       
Maintain
an excellent driving record
·       
Operate
vehicles and equipment safely and responsibly as assigned.
·       
Perform all
other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant
must hold a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education.
·       
A valid
driving permit.
·       
A
defensive driving certificate is a must.                                                  
·       
A
certificate in basic motor vehicle mechanics is an added advantage.
·       
One year
of related driving experience
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should send their applications with copies of
academic transcripts, detailed CVs, contact addresses of three professional
referees to:
Human Resource
Officer, Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans, Plot 2 Tagore Crescent,
Kamwokya, P.O. BOX 8419, Kampala. Tell: 0392 777 448
Or Email to:
jobs@uweso.org (All email applications should be in a single PDF file of
maximum size – 5MB)
Deadline: 11th December, 2019 by 5 pm.
NB: We
shall respond to shortlisted candidates. All invitations for interviews will be
done formally.
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