Driver NGO Jobs – Lifewater

 

Job Title:    Driver

Organisation: Lifewater

Duty Station: 
Uganda

Reports to: Finance
& Administration Assistant

 

About US:

Lifewater is a
Christian water development organization dedicated to effectively serving
children and families by partnering with underserved communities to overcome
water poverty. Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, we serve the least and
last as a demonstration of God’s unconditional love for all people. Lifewater
International serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or
gender.

 

Job Summary:  The overall responsibilities of the driver are
to ensure the program vehicle is well maintained and serviced at all times and
to drive program staff to different program locations, carry out simple
purchases and run other office errands assigned to him/her. They will strictly
adhere to organizational policies and the traffic laws and regulations of
Uganda and perform minor mechanical tasks.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
To drive
program staff to the program area and carry out any other duties assigned by
the Finance & Administration Assistant or his/her designate

·       
Ensure
there is safe driving of the vehicle at all times, using defensive driving
techniques

·       
To carry
out preventive maintenance of the vehicle and report to the Finance &
Administration Assistant about the status of the vehicle

·       
Carry
out simple purchases as directed by supervisor and according to LI Procurement
and Financial Manuals and properly keep records for accountability and future
reference

·       
Maintain
a daily record of vehicle movements by recording mileage at all times

·       
Assist
with loading and unloading of the vehicle as needed

·       
Carry
out daily vehicle checks on the mechanical condition and make recommendations
to the APM

·       
Represent
Life water International with respect and integrity in the program area

·       
Shall
perform any other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a UCE (O level) certificate

·       
The
driver should have undergone driving training from a licensed driving school

·       
Must be
in possession of a valid and clean driving license (minimum class B)

·       
Must
possess a good driving record

·       
A
defensive driving certificate and some mechanic knowledge will be an added
advantage

·       
Must
have driving experience of at least 8 years with a minimum of 3 years in an NGO
setting

·       
Experience
in driving cars that use both manual and automatic transmission a MUST

·       
Experience
in vehicle mechanics and in defensive driving is an added advantage

·       
Experience
providing logistical support in a busy organization

·       
Must be
a mature Christian, able to cope with cross-cultural and denominational
diversities

·       
An
energetic, flexible and proactive approach with the ability to work both
independently and cooperatively within a team setting

·       
Well
organized and efficient in time management whenever there is task pressure

·       
Commitment
to the core values of Lifewater International

·       
Strong
team-working skills and ability to develop and maintain effective working
relations at all levels both within and outside the team

·       
Ability
to contribute towards resource stewardship

·       
Excellent
command of the English language; ability to speak the local language is an
added advantage but not a requirement

·       
A
punctual, honest, dependable, servant leader, trustworthy, encourager,
peacekeeper, multi-tasking, and self-starter

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.

 

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