Driver NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:      Driver
Organization: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station:
Uganda
Reports to: Base
Manager
About US:
The Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on
all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the
world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons
(IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of
forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC
works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct
for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
Job Summary:
The Driver will ensure safe and timely transportation of people and goods
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Transport
staff safely and timely using allocated vehicle as per shift roster
·       
Conduct
daily routine vehicle inspection according to the checklist and take corrective
action
·       
Conduct
minor repairs such as wheel replacements and other ad hoc repairs.
·       
Refuels
the vehicle timely
·       
Clean
the vehicle and keep it in a tidy state
·       
Check
the vehicle has all the safety requirements/equipment (working safety belt,
working horn, first aid box, wheel jack and spanner, fire extinguisher,
reflective triangles)
·       
Adhere
to speed limits
·       
Ensure
the vehicle has valid license and insurance
·       
Ensure
all passengers adhere to vehicle safety instructions
·       
Report
in a timely manner any incidents or accidents
·       
Report
timely any conditions affecting the safety of the driver, passengers and the
vehicle
·       
Log
official trips, daily mileages covered, fuel top ups ,oil changes in the
logbook
·       
Keep the
log book updated for every journey and in good condition



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Driver job must hold a
Class B driving permit
·       
Three to
five years of driving experience
·       
Good
interpersonal, communication skills with proven experience in communicating
with stakeholders at all levels;
·       
Ability
to work under pressure and with tight deadlines;
·       
A team
player and the ability to work with minimum supervision;
·       
Languages:  Fluency in English. Fluency in local languages would be an asset.
How to Apply:
All Interested
candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience please submit
updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited
for the post.
Deadline: 21st April 2020
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