Driver Jobs – Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)

Job Title:  Driver
Organization:  Democratic Governance Facility (DGF)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Administration
and Logistics Manager
About US:
The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) is a multi-donor
funding mechanism aimed at strengthening governance, promoting and protecting
human rights, enhancing access to justice, and improving accountability in
Uganda by working with state and non-state institutions at national, regional
and district levels throughout the country. It is funded by Austria, Denmark,
European Union, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden. 
Job Summary:  The Driver provides efficient and effective
transport service to DGF staff, ensures that all the relevant documentation
with respect to the vehicles are kept up to date and maintains the vehicle in
perfect running condition.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Drive staff to and from their destinations on
time and ensure safety of the passengers and the vehicle at all times, in
compliance with the Ugandan traffic laws and in line with the Royal Danish
Embassy security regime policy for drivers.
Complete and sign the daily travel log sheet and
monitor fuel card usage regularly to ensure availability of fuel for the car as
and when required and ensure that all information required is properly recorded
and legible.
Deliver mail to required destinations and ensure
that mail is picked from the Royal Danish Embassy every morning of all working
days and that all mail received and delivered is duly signed for in the
designated mail delivery books.
Maintain a vehicle diary to record any events
that will support the travel logs in case of audit queries and ensure that
vehicle routine maintenance service is carried out promptly and the vehicle is
kept clean and presentable.
Ensure that all legal requirements for the
vehicle are up to date e.g. vehicle license, road tax, insurance, etc.
Record all repairs done whilst on field trips
(no matter how small) in the vehicle file and discuss any other maintenance
issues with the Administration & Logistics Manager for further action.
Monitor the performance of the vehicle through
calculating the average kilometers covered per litre on a monthly basis and
inform the Administration & Logistics Manager if average falls below 7
km per litre.
Assist with set up of venues for workshops and
loading up after workshops and carry out 
any other duties as assigned by the Administration & Logistics
Ensure availability during working, as well as
after hours as and when required.
Report accidents involving the vehicle to the
Administration & Logistics Manager as soon as they happen.
In alignment with the HR manual, maintain
confidentiality about DGF and DGF implementing partners.
Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant should have at least an ‘O’
level certificate.
A valid driving permit with at least two classes
Three years driving experience with an
organization involving up country travel.
Available for regular multi-day up country
partner visits.
Good knowledge of the Kampala area and upcountry
command of spoken English
 High level
of discipline and integrity
to exercise patience
to take initiative and act promptly
 Good oral
and written communication skills
to visualise simple mechanical faults and problems
Good human relations/interpersonal skills
Defensive driving skills would be an advantage
Ability to fix simple mechanical faults
involving the vehicle on the road
Ability to pick official calls whenever needed
in line with the traffic regulations.
How to apply:
All interested and qualified candidates please email your
Application letter, Curriculum Vitae including names, email addresses, and telephone
contact details of three (3) work related referees to; Please clearly
indicate the job title in the email subject line.
Please do not attach academic documents.
Address your applications to;
The Head of Facility
Democratic Governance Facility
P. O. Box 8772, Kampala – Uganda.
Deadline: 19th
March 2020
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