Driver Job Opportunities – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:            Driver
Organization:  Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:   Kyangwali, Uganda
About NRC:
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 is responsible for transporting NRC staff, visitors, documents and
goods/materials to designated destinations when officially approved within an
area, country or other location
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Generic Responsibilities
·      
Transport NRC staff, visitors, documents and
goods/materials to designated destinations when officially approved
·      
Ensure the safety and security of the
passengers, the goods and the vehicle
·      
Immediately report accidents, breakdowns and
needs of repair and general maintenance /service
·      
Respect the local traffic regulations and the
NRC logistical/vehicle policies at all times
·      
Maintain the logbook for all trips
·      
Maintain the vehicle in proper operating
condition at all times, including keeping the vehicle clean, ensuring enough
fuel, checking the technical state etc
·      
In liaison with the line manager, arrange for
repairs and servicing
·      
Ensure the assigned vehicle has all the
necessary documents and equipment
·      
Provide logistical support during trainings and
workshops
Specific responsibilities
·      
Mapping out movement routes in  the camp and within the  operations area
·      
Maintain neatness of the vehicle interior and
exterior
·      
Reporting any accidental  incidences with an incidence report to the
line manager 



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) Driver job must hold a minimum of Senior four (O-Level qualification) is
required
·      
Valid driving permit –  DM class
·      
At least three years of experiences as a driver
in an INGO / large organization
·      
Training in defensive driving will be an
advantage 
·      
Very good command of English
·      
Knowledge of Kishwali and Runyakitara
·      
Personal qualities
·      
Ability to keep confidential information
·      
Communicate with impact and respect
·      
Respect for colleagues and community
·      
Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to
work in a cross cultural team
·      
High level of integrity
·      
Ability to work independently under minimal
supervision
NB: Shortlisting
will be done on a rolling basis, candidates are advised to apply ASAP. Qualified
female candidates are encouraged to apply. 
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in
the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 10thJanuary
2020
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