Fresher Driver/ Project Assistant Non-profit Jobs – Link Community Development International

 

Job Title:    Driver/ Project Assistant

Organisation: Link
Community Development International

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Finance
& Administration Manager

 

About US:

Link Community
Development is a family of not for profit organizations working together to
transform education for children and communities across impoverished rural
areas of Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Rwanda and Uganda. Since our foundation in
1995 we have worked in 3,000 schools and improved the lives of over two million
children through unique and effective school improvement models. We guide
governments and educators to adopt low-cost solutions to improve learning and
support for children, with a focus on literacy, numeracy and inclusion for the
most marginalized children.

 

Job Summary: The
role of Driver/Project Driver is a position that provides effective support to
programme implementation, programme operational support services and will be
directly working under the guidance and leadership of the Finance and
Administration, with direct assignment by the Programme Manager and Programme
Director for matrix operational support requirements as will be communicated
from time to time, this will aid efficient achievement of the organizational
objectives and project goals He/she will support Link Community Development
Uganda in working in a pivotal yet dynamic role of supporting routine programme
work aimed at aligning requirements of deliverables to the changing context and
deliver quality basic education programmes. He/she is required to plan,
implement and report on operational requirements as part of achievement of
project goals, objectives and interventions using appropriate tools, policy
implementation, guidance and maintenance of logistical requirements.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Be the
person in-charge of Driving Link Staff and approved visitors to project sites
and activities.

·       
As well
as other movements to and fro airports, major towns and cities.

·       
Receiving
and delivering goods and documents/ parcels to project areas and or anywhere
else.

·       
Processing
and /or handling of minor procurement.

·       
Providing
administrative and clerical support during implementation of programme
activities at all levels.

·       
Handling
simple bureaucratic processes like checking mail box as well be agreed, deliver
payment documents and pick up supplies, processing the annual vehicle
inspection, vehicle insurance and parking fee.

·       
Checking
basic maintenance (oil coolant, water, tyre, pressure, battery water regularly.

·       
Maintaining
a daily log of all trips, mileage and monthly fuel consumption for reports for
submission to your line manager.

·       
Completing
monthly vehicle reports to be submitted to the line manager.

·       
Ensuring
that all incidents ( Major or minor) are reported to the Line Manager in the
Link reporting documentation

·       
Ensure
all service requests are detailed and reports presented for approval before
these are completed for link Vehicles.

·       
Ensure
that vehicles are taken to the garage in good time upon approved documentation
and reporting of the faults whenever they emerge in a timely manner.

·       
Ensuring
the vehicles are clean at all times

·       
Any
other duties as instructed by the line Manager

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold an A Level certificate

·       
A
genuine Uganda Driver’s License (Classes A, B and C) and clean driving record

·       
Five
years of driving experience in Uganda

·       
Three
years of experience driving in Kampala

·       
Experience
driving up country ( including murram roads in rainy season)

·       
Experience
working with different groups and nationalities of people

·       
Ability
to drive manual operated vehicles

·       
Basic
mechanical skills.

·       
Defensive
driving skills.

·       
Good
command of English ( spoken and written).

·       
Pleasant
social, hardworking, time keeper, good interpersonal skills and spirit of team
work/ Building.

·       
Able to
work in and with teams as well as deliver on work expectation with commitment
and prioritization

·       
Communication
abilities – timely and effective.

·       
Disciplined
and good mannered

·       
Remarkable
knowledge of 04 wheel drive.

 

How to Apply:

Please send complete
Application FORM,
Click
Here
and Equal Opportunities
Monitoring form,
Click
Here
to lcduganda@lcduganda.org
or agnes@lcduganda.org with the subject line ‘Driver & Project Assistant
Application’

 

Deadline: 9th February 2021 by 5:00pm

 

NB: Only
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

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