Driver NGO Jobs – Right To Play Uganda

Organization: Right To Play
Isingiro and Kampala Uganda
Reports to: Field Facilitator
To Play is a global organization committed to improving the lives of children
and youth affected by conflict, disease and poverty. Established in 2000, Right
To Play has pioneered a unique play-based approach to learning and development
which focuses on quality education, life skills, health, gender equality, child
protection and building peaceful communities. With programming in over 15
countries, Right To Play transforms the lives of more than one million children
each week, both inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to our work
with children, Right To Play advocates with parents, local communities, and
governments to advance the fundamental rights of all children. 
To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has operations in North
America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Job Summary: The Driver reports
directly to the Field Facilitator and with technical reporting line to the
Logistics Officer. The main responsibility of the Driver is to provide safe
transport services of passengers as required ensuring that safety regulations
are adhered to by all his passengers at all times.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Driving and vehicle
maintenance (95% of Time)
·       Provides driving services to staff and other passengers between
locations as scheduled by

·       Conducts daily checks of the assigned vehicle for proper levels of
fuel, motor oil, tire pressure,
brakes and water level.
·       Performs minor maintenance when necessary.
·       Presents car in a clean and tidy manner, washing it when required.
·       Maintains mileage
log book and schedules regular maintenance service with approval from supervisor.
·       Keeps all vehicle documents including vehicle registration, insurance,
road tax, parking fees,

road licenses and others, updated at all times.
·       Stocks essential vehicle supplies such as first aid kit and necessary spare parts
ready at all times.
·       Undertakes errands to and/or from vendors, suppliers and banks as
requested by supervisor.
·       Reports incidents and necessary repairs to supervisor and authorities
according t
existing operating procedure.
Performs Other Duties
(5% of Time)
·       Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal candidate should have a High school certificate or
vocational school diploma
·       A valid driving license
·       At least five years’ experience as a driver (carrying passengers) with
an international organization
·       Ability to follow a pre-set schedule and create a plan to reach the
required destination on

·       Ability to work well with people from varied backgrounds and cultures
at all levels in
·       organization
·       Ability to work as part of a team and is flexible and adaptable
·       Ability to work under pressure
·       Understands and performs safe driving techniques
·       Skilled in minor car repair
·       Able to drive for long periods of time
·       Understands highway code and road rules of the country
·       Good oral communication skills
·       Fluency in local language. Basic reading, writing and speaking in English.
·       First Aid training
·       Previous experience working in an international organization
·       Drivers school training
·       Advanced auto repair skills
·       Advanced knowledge of security procedures in the country
Contract Duration: Until 31 December 2020
with possibility for renewal depending on available funding and performance
Compensation: We offer a competitive
salary and benefits package
How to Apply:
interested and qualified candidates please send your resume and cover letter
and kindly include “Position Name” and your name in the subject line.
indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter.
we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews
will be contacted.
To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees regardless of
their gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital
status. We offer a family-friendly environment that allows for flexible work
arrangements in order to support staff diversity and ensure a healthy work-life
are a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect
our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs. The
successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory police record
check as a condition of employment.
Deadline: 31st
January 2020
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