Driver Job Vacancies – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Title: Driver
Organisation:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Catholic Relief
Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization (NGO)
supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries around the world.
CRS carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist
the poor and vulnerable overseas. CRS’ Catholic identity is at the heart of our
mission and operations; serving people on the basis of need, regardless of
creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church
partners to implement its programs. CRS has worked in Uganda since 1965,
initially providing emergency assistance to Sudanese refugees living in the
north. Over the years, CRS has expanded its programming to also address
development needs in western, central and eastern Uganda. CRS’ projects in
Uganda currently include agriculture, health, microfinance, peace building and
youth. CRS Uganda implements its programs through partnerships with local
organizations, including the Catholic Church, other faith-based organizations and
community entities for maximum impact and sustainability. .
Job Summary:  The driver will safely operate vehicles, observing the
Ugandan Traffic laws and organization’s policies on driving at all times, to
help ensure operational effectiveness in support of high-quality programming.
You will ensure the
safety and security of all passengers, pedestrians, other drivers and the
vehicles in town and on field missions. Your consistent and high-quality
service will contribute to the proper stewardship of resources.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Take actions as instructed to maintain
allocated vehicles clean inside and out, in sound mechanical and operational
condition, fueled and equipped with First Aid Kits, spare parts and tools, and
secured at all times. Signal actual or potential faults/breakdowns and/or
threats.
·       Transport CRS staff and visitors as
instructed, observing local traffic and road safety laws and all CRS vehicle
policies to ensure safety of passengers and luggage, and quality and courteous
services.
·       Report immediately any accidents and/or route
changes due to security, bad weather, road conditions.
·       Plan ahead to meet anticipated travel
requirements and make all arrangements for ensuring efficient services
(fueling, pre-travel checks, required travel documents, required equipment,
spare parts and tools, schedules, packing).
·        Ensure
copies of daily mileage logs, pen and clipboard are readily available in all
assigned vehicles.
·       Maintain and submit accurate records for all
trips and fuel purchases.
·       Routinely check all assigned vehicles
licenses, insurances, and other required documents and promptly advise when
renewals are due.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant should have  ‘O’ Level Certificate
·       At least three years driving and mechanical
experience
·       Valid accident free driving license Class A,
B, CM, and DM
·       Understanding of the geographical area of
assignment
·       Flexibility to travel under difficult
circumstances
·       Service-oriented with focus on meeting
customer needs
·       Well-organized and able to manage multiple
tasks
·       Ability to work in a team
·       Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented
and results-oriented
·       English fluency, knowledge of the local
language spoken in Tororo
·       Must be able to travel out of duty station up
to a tune of 70% of time
How to Apply:
All candidates should
Email a cover letter and CV only to ug_recruitment@crs.org 
Large files and/or
scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in the subject
line of the email, copy and paste – DRIVERTORORO only
All applications
that do not contain this exact subject line will be rejected and not read
Only selected
candidates that meet the requirements will be notified
Deadline: 9th June 2020 at 5:00 pm
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