Entry Level Driver Job Opportunities – Finnish Refugee Council (FRC)

Job Title:       Driver
Organization: Finnish Refugee Council
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
to: Logistics Assistant
About US:
Refugee Council (FRC) is an INGO promoting adult education and community
development among refugees since 1997 as an operational partner to UNHCR and
Job Summary: The primary
responsibility of this position is to provide support to all the staff of FRC,
by ensuring prompt transportation of goods and services. The position is responsible for providing professional driving
services for FRC. This position requires a person who has capacity in the areas of defensive driving and minor
mechanical repairs.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Transportation (30%)
·       Ensure the safe custody
of the vehicle assigned and driven by him.
·       Transport staff,
official passengers, assets, and other materials in a safe manner
·       Run errands at the
Kampala Office as may be required
Records and stock
keeping (50%)
·       Prepare and update fuel
records in FRC Kampala Office
·       Update the store stock
cards and inventory records in Kampala Office
·       Submit monthly reports
and copies of the log books to the Logistics Assistant
·       Ensure the regular
recording of all trips made, and the endorsement of passengers (if any) or
authorizing officer in the vehicle log book.
·       Report any vehicle
damages or faults in a timely manner.
·       Ensure the timely and
proper repairs, service, and maintenance of the vehicles assigned in an
efficient manner
·       Ensure vehicles have
parking tickets/coupons, third party and waivers. Make a regular check and
request for replacements in a timely manner.
Maintenance (20%)
·       Maintain clean and tidy
FRC vehicle at all times
·       Organize or do servicing
of FRC motorcycles
·       Clean the motorbikes
which are stationed in FRC Kampala Office
·       To execute any other
tasks in FRC as directed by Logistics Assistant

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       O-Level Certificate.
Valid Driving Permit. Certificate in Fleet Management, Defensive Driving,
Mechanics, Record Keeping, or related areas.
·       Knowledge of the traffic
rules and regulations, with a keen interest in occasional traffic
·       At least 2 years’
experience working in a busy office and multi-cultural setting.
·       Experience in driving
both automatic and manual vehicles, both in the city and up-country.
·       Fluency in written and
spoken English, proficiency in Ugandan local languages.
·       Able to handle minor
repairs and refer major ones.
·       Able to work with a
multi-cultural environment within the organization.
How to Apply:
Application to;  
in your application letter:
·       Basic salary request,
·       maximum 4-page long CV
and 1-page Application letter on one attachment
·       Contact details (email
and telephone) of 3 professional reference persons.
NB: Do not email copies of
certificates. Those are requested from short listed candidates only.
Deadline: 17thJanuary
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