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Truck Driver Job Vacancies – World Vision International

 Job Title:    Truck Driver

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to:  Logistics
Officer

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to
make it so.”

 

Job Summary:  The Truck Driver will drive authorized
passengers, transport goods and services (information) and check the mechanical
condition of the World Vision vehicle regularly and act accordingly in line
with World Vision policies.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Drive
World Vision vehicles/authorized passengers to specified destinations as
approved by the supervisor in line with World Vision vehicle usage policy.

·       
Ensure
vehicle log-books are completed accurately for each journey made.

·       
Deliver
packages, goods and mails and any other information to specified people, places
and offices in line with World Vision policies.

·       
Check
the vehicle status/condition e.g. engine oil, water, nuts, battery water,
license, Third Party Insurance, brakes, tyre pressure etc prior to any journey
and carry out regular vehicle repairs e.g. correcting hard start, tightening
bolts and nuts, topping up battery water, etc in line with World Vision policy.

·       
Monitor
the security of vehicle, authorized passengers and luggage in line with the
vehicle policy.

·       
Ensure
non WV staff have signed the waiver form before boarding WV vehicles

·       
Report
all major and minor damages and accidents on the vehicle at hand to the
supervisor in line with World Vision vehicle policies.

·       
Liaise
with Food Assistance Office and Logistics Officer to ensure vehicle is booked
for service/repairs in a timely manner

·       
Prepare
and submit vehicle monthly reports in line with the World Vision Vehicle
Policy.

·       
Perform
other duties as required

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the World Vision Truck Driver job must hold an Ordinary Level
Certificate

·       
Valid
driving permit. Driving class of CM is a requirement, and CH is an added
advantage.

·       
A
certificate in automobile mechanics is an added advantage.

·       
A
certificate in Defensive driving from an established driving school/firm is an
added advantage.

·       
Experience
in driving, with clean driving record of not less than 3 years, preferably with
an NGO

·       
Ability
to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts,
psychologically stressful environments, and physical hardship conditions with
limited resources.

·       
Agreement
with World Vision Christian ethos and commitment to World Vision Core Values
and Mission Statement

·       
Computer
literacy is an added advantage

·       
Effective
in written and verbal communication in English

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment
jobs portal at the web link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 7th November 2020

 

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more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

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