2 Driver NGO Job Vacancies – Women’s International Peace Centre and the Uganda Women’s Network

 

Job Title:        Driver (2 Job Vacancies)

Organization:
Women’s International Peace Centre and the Uganda Women’s Network

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Administrative
Assistant

 

About US:

The Women’s
Situation Room (WSR) is a neutral, non-partisan mechanism that mobilizes women
and youth to promote peaceful and democratic electoral processes. The WSR also
promotes the enhanced participation of women in peace building in line with the
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325.

 

Founded by The Angie
Brooks International Centre in Liberia, the WSR was first implemented in 2011
during the presidential elections in Liberia. It has, since then, been
replicated in Uganda in 2016 and in other African countries including Senegal,
Sierra Leone, Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana. It has been acknowledged as an
effective mechanism for promoting peaceful elections by the United Nations
Security Council and by the African Union, which requested that the WSR be
implemented in all African elections.

 

The WSR involves all
electoral stakeholders in consultative engagements to ensure peace before,
during and after elections. It includes a physical Situation Room where women
are involved in advocacy for peace; political and legal analysis of the
situation; and interventions that may include mediation to avert conflict.

 

The overall
objective of the WSR Uganda 2021 is to promote the full and active
participation of women and youth in ensuring peaceful elections and to
contribute to the strengthening and refinement of the WSR mechanism for ensuring
peace in African elections. The Women’s Situation Room Uganda will be hosted by
Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET); with the Women’s International Peace Centre
serving as the WSR Secretariat.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Administrative
Assistant the Driver will perform the following functions:

  • Driving of office vehicles for the transportation of staff and
    Eminent Women on official duties
  • Delivery and collection of mail, documents and other official
    correspondence as requested by the supervisor
  • Conscientious and careful handling of the vehicles and reporting of
    all faults or accidents to the responsible authorities
  • Maintenance of the assigned vehicles, making routine checks of oil,
    water, battery, brakes and tyres as necessary
  • Daily cleaning of the vehicles
  • Maintenance of a Log Book on mileage, fuel consumption and
    servicing; and periodically submitting it to the Accounts Assistant for
    verification and processing
  • Writing a weekly vehicle analysis report for monitoring

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold an 
    Ordinary Level Certificate of Education
  • Possession of valid driver’s license classes B, CM and DL
  • At least 5 years of experience as a driver in a Non-Governmental
    Organisation
  • Experience in driving senior officials
  • History of a safe driving record
  • Experience driving a 4X4 vehicles on rough terrain
  • Experience in defensive driving
  • Experience in driving upcountry and knowledge of the regions in
    Uganda is an added advantage
  • Language Requirements: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of local languages spoken
    in Uganda is an asset

 

Core Values:

  • Transparency
  • Integrity
  • Fairness

 

How to Apply:

Interested
candidates should send applications and CVs including three references with
contact details and copies of academic and professional testimonials by email
to: hrofficer@wipc.org

 

The Executive
Director,

Plot 1 Martyr’s
Garden B,

Minister’s Village,
Ntinda,

Kampala, Uganda

 

Any inquiries should
be submitted through the email addresses listed above. Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted for interviews. The successful candidate should be
able to start immediately.

 

Deadline: 20th September 2020

 

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