Several Fresher Fleet Assistant US NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Supply
Chain Officer
About US:
The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.
Job Summary: The
Fleet Assistant is responsible for the efficient coordination and management of
all transport, fleet, and equipment management functions for IRC’s office in Arua.
The position will also be responsible for the implementation of good fleet
management practices and policy across all the field sites
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Work
with the Supply Chain manager/officer to design a suitably staffed and equipped
transport function to support the IRC’s vehicle operations and policies.
·       
Implement
and direct IRC standard Vehicle policies and procedures, with attention to
safety and security issues.
·       
Manage
and be accountable for the vehicle fleet, ordering and inventory management of
all vehicle related parts and consumables, including fuel.
·       
Evaluate,
manage and monitor drivers.
·       
Focal
point for all purchases in Transport department. Raising PRs for vehicles spare
parts and vehicle repairs.
·       
Manage
the vehicle pool (if applicable).
·       
Ensure
that appropriate communications equipment is installed and functioning in IRC
vehicles to meet the operational and security requirements.
·       
Ensure
the correct and timely routine maintenance and repair of IRC vehicles and
generators.
·       
Ensure
that all vehicles carry the required on-board documentation and that all
documents are kept current (including insurance).
·       
Inspect
and record condition of vehicles, by maintaining weekly checklists file and
ensuring that Vehicles logbooks are accurately filled
·       
Carry
out regular training to all drivers on basic vehicle mechanic skills, daily
vehicle inspection, drills on safety driving, defensive driving, use of Codan,
etc.
·       
Ensure
all vehicles are properly cleaned on daily basis.
·       
Prepare
weekly and monthly report on transport department and discuss with Supply Chain
manager
·       
Signing
on vehicle fuel forms for refueling and keeping accurate record and monitoring
system on fuel consumption.
·       
Work
with the Supply Chain Coordinator to ensure that vehicles are prepared for
routine and emergency security requirements.
·       
Ensure
that all vehicles are secure when not in use.
·       
Be
familiar with local regulations / laws.Any other duties as may be assigned by
the supervisor



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal
candidate for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Fleet Assistant job must
have two years’ work experience in fleet management, at least one year in a
supervisory capacity.
·       
Holder
of a valid driving license
·       
Competent
in spoken and written English
·       
Mechanical
background is a plus
·       
Good
mathematical skills.
·       
Competent
use of PC especially spreadsheets.
·       
Experience
in Using HF/VHF radios
·       
Strong
sense of personal integrity.
·       
Attention
to detail.
·       
Strong
supervisory skills.
·       
Ability
to multi-task.
·       
Team
spirit and problem-solving abilities.
·       
Knowledge
of generic transport procedures and practices (IRC or NGO experience
advantageous).
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 8th June 2020
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