Driver NGO Jobs – Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)

 

Job Title:    Driver

Organization:  Uganda
Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Program
Accountant

 

About US:

Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO) is an indigenous Non-Governmental
Organization registered with the Uganda NGO Board and is committed to improving
the quality of life of orphans and other vulnerable children.

 

About USAID ICYD Activity:

The USAID Integrated
Child and Youth Development Activity (USAID ICYD Activity) aims to improve
learning outcomes, advance HIV epidemic control in Uganda, and ensure that
children and youth can lead resilient, healthy, and productive lives. The USAID
ICYD Activity will deliver critical HIV/GBV/violence prevention and response
services to children and youth and their families in communities, clinics, and
schools. Within USAID’s Journey to Self-Reliance Framework, USAID ICYD Activity
will build the operational and technical capacity of four Ugandan Primary Local
Partner (PLP) organizations to become direct recipients of USG funding within
two years while strengthening government capacity to deliver core services to
children within an integrated referral network and case management system.

 

Job Summary:  The Driver will be responsible for
facilitating project officers to the field for project implementation as per
the approved travel plans. He/he will also be responsible for vehicle maintenance
and fuel accountability. The Driver will report to the Program Accountant.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
The
incumbent will drive project staff and other authorized persons to and from
various points.

·        
Observe
and adhere to the safety precautions before and during driving.

·        
Maintain
proper vehicle mileage and usage records as per requirements.

·        
Conduct
daily condition checks to ensure that the vehicle is in good running order.

·        
Keep the
vehicle in a clean condition to uphold the image of the organization.

·        
Deliver
and collect mails and other documents to and from various offices as required.

·        
Pick and
deliver UWESO visitors and any other staff who is authorized to travel in the
UWESO vehicle.

·        
Maintain
punctuality and courtesy and adhere to traffic laws and regulations.

·        
Always
maintain confidentially of UWESO information while executing duties.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
ideal candidate must hold an Ordinary Level Certificate of Education.

·        
A clean
and valid Driving Permit for classes preferably CM and DL.

·        
Certificate
of Motor Vehicle Mechanics from a recognized School

·        
Certificate
in Defensive Driving.

·        
Five
years of driving Experience for NGO.

·        
Computer
literacy and documentation skills are a must.

·        
Availability
and willingness to work extra hours when required.

·        
Highly
developed interpersonal and communication Skills.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should submit an application letter and
curriculum vitae electronically to: jobs@uweso.org with the position you are
applying for in the subject line. Only electronic applications will be
considered. (All applications should be in a single PDF file of maximum size –
5MB)

 

Deadline: 13th November 2020 by 5 pm.

 

NB: We
shall only respond to shortlisted candidates. All invitations for interviews
will be done formally.

 

If you meet the
above requirements, please submit an online application via the link.
https://bit.ly/3elPQFE

 

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