Driver US Non-profit Jobs – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

 

Job Title:    Driver

Organization:  Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Senior
Driver

 

About US:

Catholic Relief
Services (CRS) is an international non-profit organization which implements the
commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and
vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and
operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all
faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to
serving those in need.

 

About Project:

The Catholic Relief
Services (CRS) Uganda, in partnership with CARE are implementing the Inclusive
Market-based Development for Smallholder Farmers in Karamoja sub region
Project. The goal of this 36 months programme is designed to increase food
security, improve maternal and child nutrition and enhance household income in
the Karamoja Sub-region, and Katakwi District. The Specific Objective of the
DINU programme is to increase food security, improve maternal and child
nutrition and enhance household incomes through support to diversified food
production and commercial agriculture and through improved household resilience
(notably to climate change) and women empowerment. The target population is
expected to receive support to engage in diversified agricultural production
and establish linkages to commercial input and output markets and financial
services to engage in commercial agriculture allowing for improved food
security and improvement of nutrition specifically amongst children, women and
adolescents. The project will also include specific and nutrition sensitive
interventions and support other health related service access with a strong
focus on gender equality and empowerment of women and youth.

 

Job Summary:  The purpose of this position is to perform
tasks related to driving CRS vehicles entrusted to you in a safe and economical
manner in conjunction with CRS policy and the traffic laws and regulations of
Uganda. Also perform minor mechanical tasks.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Draft
monthly vehicle maintenance plans and ensure implementation. Take
accountability for all spare parts, accessories, etc. fitted in assigned
vehicles during repairs at the workshop or field.

·       
Prepare
vehicle performance, maintenance and repair reports, and submit as required.

·       
Plan
ahead to meet anticipated travel requirements and make all arrangements for
ensuring efficient services (fueling, pre-travel checks, required travel
documents, required equipment, spare parts, and tools, persons traveling for
packing instructions and timings).

·       
Ensure
copies of daily mileage logs, pen and clipboard are readily available in all
assigned vehicles. Promptly collect filled in daily mileage logs to avoid loss
or defacing.

·       
Routinely
check all assigned vehicles Licenses, Insurances, and other required documents
and promptly advice the VMU Supervisor when renewals are due.

·       
Transport
CRS staff and visitors as instructed, observing local traffic and road safety
laws and all CRS vehicle policies to ensure safety of passengers and luggage,
and quality and courteous services. Report immediately any accidents and/or
route changes due to security, bad weather, road conditions. Maintain and
submit accurate records for all trips.

·       
Ensure
assigned vehicles are secured when not in use.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Driver job must hold an O’
level Certificate.

·       
Certificates/Licenses:
Class A, B, CM, and DM Driver’s License.

·       
Three
years of driving and mechanical experience.

·       
Understanding
of the Geographical area of assignment

·       
Service-oriented
with focus on meeting customer needs

·       
Well-organized
and able to manage multiple tasks.

·       
Very
good negotiation and relationship management skills

·       
Proactive,
resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented

Agency-wide
Competencies (for all CRS Staff):
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS
and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and
achieve the desired results.

·       
Trusting
Relationships

·       
Professional
Growth

·       
Partnership

·       
Accountability

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should Email a cover letter and CV only to ug_recruitment@crs.org. Large files
and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in the
subject

line of the email,
copy and paste – DRIVERMOROTO only. All applications that do not contain this
exact subject line will be rejected and not read.

 

NB: Only
selected candidates will be notified

 

Deadline: 12th February 2021

 

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