Driver/Logistician NGO Jobs – StrongMinds


Job Title:    Driver/Logistician

Organization:  StrongMinds

Duty Station:  Kampala,

Reports to: Administrative


About US:

StrongMinds treats
depression among women of all ages in Africa, where access to mental health
treatment is extremely limited. To date, StrongMinds has treated more than
70,000 women with depression in Uganda and Zambia. We are the only organization
scaling a solution to depression in Africa with a potential to serve millions
in the next ten years.


Job Summary:  StrongMinds Uganda is in the process of
procuring a new vehicle Landcruiser Prado TX and we are looking for a competent
Driver/Logistician with over 3 years hands on experience driving a similar


Key Duties and

SMU Landcruiser Prado TX vehicle to collect and deliver staff, documents and
goods to their destinations safely and timely and ensure the vehicle safety at
all times in line with SMU Fleet Management policy and guidelines. This
includes ensuring that safety belts are worn at all times, there is no smoking
in the vehicle and that no alcohol is consumed before driving.

travel instructions and observe all traffic regulations/ laws in place, where
needs arise advise on the possible breach of traffic regulations/ laws in line
with SMU policy and guidelines.

Keep the
vehicle in good mechanical and functional condition including but not confined
to regular fueling, servicing and cleaning of the interior and exterior.

that the vehicle tools, spare wheel and emergency vehicle spares are kept in
the vehicle and in good order at all times.

that the vehicle is mechanically attended to and is properly checked for oil,
water, fan belt tension, break fluid, etc before leaving for tours.

regular preventive maintenance and minor repairs where possible.

ensure that all required documentation for administrative use such as mileage
usage, vehicle logbook, fuel usage and trip authorization tracking information
is kept up to date and accurate at all times in line with SMU Fleet Management

that the road license and insurance are valid and renewed on time in line with
traffic regulations and SMU Fleet Management

any damage to the vehicle or defects arising at the earliest possible time to
the Line Manager

the Administration team in carrying out small logistics and Administrative
tasks as delegated by the Line Manager.

monthly reports on vehicle movements and mechanical conditions using a template
provided by the supervisor

ensure that all dues are met in good time and/or regularly renewed e.g. Third
party and Comprehensive Insurance, Parking Fees, Registration and Licenses

maximum security of vehicle and its accessories under your charge

timely servicing of the vehicle

with the Administrator to ensure that the vehicle is always fully and
comprehensively insured.

an organized vehicle travel schedule


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

Driver/Logistician must hold an “O” level certificate with valid driving
license with Classes B, DL, CM is a must.

minimum of 5 years’ working experience with legally recognized
organizations/companies; three (3) of which you must have hands on experience
driving Landcruiser Prado TX is a must.

Driving certificate & skills is a must

certificate and experience in basic motor vehicle operations/vehicle mechanics
is a must

be able to drive both manual and automatic vehicles is a must

A person
with high integrity with good command of both spoken and written English with capacity
to use the computer (Word, Excel, Email etc) is a must.

and willing to work outside normal office hours

of the traffic laws and rules

of basic Procurement and Administrative roles


Driver/Logistician will also be expected to model StrongMinds’ core values:

We are

We think
big and act fast.

We are

We do
what we say and say what we do.

believe in collaboration, not competition.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter, updated
CV and academic papers (attached as one document) indicating 3 referees, two of
whom should have been direct supervisors to


NB: Only on-line
applications will be accepted  
Incomplete & hand delivered applications will not be
considered.  Shortlisted candidates only
will be contacted by 20th November, 2020.


Deadline: 13th November 2020 by 5:00pm


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