Project Driver NGO Job Opportunities – Plan International

Job Title:   Project Driver       
Organisation:  Plan International
Duty Station:   Uganda
Reports to:  Administration Coordinator with dotted line to
the Project Manager
About US:
International is an independent development and humanitarian not for profit
organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe
in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by
poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most
affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and
partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the
challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We have been building
powerful partnerships for children for more than 75 years, and are now active
in more than 70 countries.
Job Summary:  The position contributes to the project goal
by driving Plan NORAD End Child Marriage project vehicles in accordance with
the transport policy and procedures in order to enhance mobility of staff for
efficiency and effectiveness.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Admin Logistical
·       Observe and adhere to
the safety precautions before and during driving taking into account prevailing
weather and driving conditions to avoid accidents.
·       Maintain punctuality and
courtesy and adhere to traffic laws and regulations, and to Plan policies and
·       Record the place of
destination before departure and complete the vehicle usage record to indicate
vehicle movement.
·       Carry out daily
condition checks to ensure that the vehicle is in good running order with valid
insurance policies.
·       Identify and report all
mechanical faults and any accidents immediately to the supervisor so that
appropriate action is taken.
·       Conduct monthly
inspection of the assigned vehicle and inform the supervisor of any observation
that needs attention.
·       Keep the vehicle in a
clean condition in order to uphold the image of Plan and for the convenience of
the users.
·       Serve as the contact
person for vehicle repairs and servicing and review invoices and services
reports before they are submitted for payment.
·       Deliver and collect mail
and other documents to and from various offices, post office regularly and
ensure its safety as and when requested.
·       Train and test drivers
and riders as may be requested, and submit recommendation to the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       O’ level Certificate of
·       Valid driving licence
for classes B, CM, DL & DM
·       Certificate in Defensive
Driving is an added advantage
·       Certificate in Customer
care is an added advantage
·        Knowledge of simple Mechanical repairs
·       A Minimum of 3 years’
driving in a reputable organization Behaviours
·       Flexibility to work
outside normal working hours
·       Good team work and
excellent interpersonal skills
How to Apply:
Qualified candidates please apply online at the link below
letters of application together with their Curriculum Vitae and a copy of their
recent pay slip. This should not exceed (2MB).
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
International Uganda is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates are therefore
encouraged to apply at the earliest opportunity; however, only shortlisted
candidates will he contacted. As a child centered development organization,
Plan international Uganda is committed to prioritizing the safety, protection
and wellbeing of children and young people. Therefore all successful applicants
will be required to sign our safeguarding/CP policy, code of conduct & complete
a police check with Interpol. Plan international Uganda does not ask for money
at airy stages of recruitment process.
Deadline: 7th
February 2020
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