Driver NGO Job Opportunities – War Child Holland

 

Job Title:    Driver

Organization:
War Child Holland

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Logistics & Administration Officer

 

About US:

War Child Holland is
a relatively small, quality-focused international NGO specializing in child
protection, mental health and psychosocial support.

 

Job Summary:  The driver is primarily responsible for
providing services including driving, logistics, minor vehicle maintenance and
security safety  for WCH Uganda staff and
activities. To ensure safety during driving by following Ugandan traffic laws
and WCH internal guideline.

To properly and
reliably ensure that the vehicle is serviced and maintained to the required
standard. Ensure proper and timely recording of vehicle mileage and accurate
filling of vehicle records.

To perform basic
logistics and administrative tasks.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Drive
vehicles carefully, safety and within the required speed limit in accordance to
the Uganda traffic Laws and WCH regulations.

·       
Safely
transport War Child personnel, guests and goods while providing convenient
breaks and treating passengers with courtesy, respect and friendliness.

·       
Ensure
proper travel and route planning is made to accomplish tasks in a timely and
cost effective manner.

·       
Engage
in proactive suggestions about vehicle use and safety while observing the
policy of having the vehicle parked in an authorized place before 6pm.

·       
Ensure
all vehicle movements do not start before 6:30am unless authorized by line
manager or CD.

·       
Run
office errands (payment of bills, shopping, dropping and picking
letters/parcels etc.) as directed by the line manager and Senior officer staff;

·       
Keep the
vehicle in good mechanical condition, carry out daily checks and immediately
report faults, scratches, accidents, etc to the line manager

·       
Carry
out daily checks and minor repairs including check/topup of engine oil, window
wiper, radiator, air pressure of tires, brake fluid, fastening of battery
terminal, oil leakage under car.

·       
Ensure
the vehicle is clean both inside and outside always.

·       
Notify
the Line manager (preferably one week in advance) of any repair or regular
maintenance required to the vehicle;

·       
Ensure
vehicle inspection during and after service is done to ascertain complete and
good standard work is done. A certificate of repairs MUST be signed off.

·       
Ensures
that WCH vehicles have proper documentation such as insurance, logbook, consent
forms, etc.

·       
Monitor the
use of vehicles and fuel consumption through analysis of log books monthly.

·       
Ensure
that your car always has sufficient fuel at all times.

·       
Ensure
fuel topup at full tank every last day of the month for proper fuel tracking
purposes.

·       
Fill in
the logbook accurately before and after every trip.

·       
Keep
proper records of transport of goods using way-bills and other forms according
to WCH procedures.

·       
Fully
obey the driving laws of the country. This includes the use of seatbelts, speed
limits and absence of using alcohol and/or other drugs and phone while driving.

·       
Ensure
all passengers use their seatbelt while in the car; Do not drive a vehicle
without functioning seatbelts, valid insurances and driving permit.

·       
To
maintain the vehicle medical box, fire extinguisher and tool kit at all times
whilst in charge of vehicle.

·       
Ensure
all none WCH staff using the vehicle have signed a wavier form that is kept in
the vehicle at all times.

·       
Ensure
no third party drives WCH car unless with permission from line manager/CD.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the War Child Holland Driver job must have attended driving
school with Secondary level (O level) education.

·       
MUST
have a valid driving license expiring not less than 6 months from application
time.

·       
MUST
have a DL driving class plus B,CM.

·       
At least
three years of driving experience with an INGO preferably a Child Organization
is an added advantage.

·       
Good
knowledge of Ugandan Traffic Laws and Regulations.

·       
Good
understanding of field routes (West Nile/South West) is desired

·       
Proper
attitude and focused

·       
Good
verbal expressions skills

·       
Fluency
in English language

·       
Accurate,
consistent and transparent

·       
Ability
to work independently

·       
In-depth
knowledge of checking vehicle for problems and performing preemptive maintenance

·       
Thorough
understanding of motor vehicle engine functionality

·       
Able to
demonstrate a high level of courtesy and professionalism to passengers and
coworkers

·       
Ability
to provide a secure environment for passengers and employer while in transit.

 

How to Apply:

All interested
applicants should apply online at the link below

 

Click Here

 

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