Driver NGO Jobs – Mercy Corps

 

Job Title:    Driver

Organisation: Mercy
Corps

Duty Station: 
Uganda

 

About US:

Mercy Corps is a
leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is
possible. In conflict, in disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries
around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people
triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for
the future.

 

Job Summary:  The driver will provide safe, transport
services for MC program and support staff in the Kaabong. The driver will
adhere to all traffic and MC safety rules and follow the transport guidelines
required by the MC transport department.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Operate
MC vehicles as assigned by supervisor;

·       
Maintain
vehicle log-sheets in accordance with MC policies/regulations;

·       
Check
the vehicle conditions before and after each trip/routinely – report needs and
problems to the transport management;

·       
Adhere
to all safety and communication protocols as advised by Mercy Corps and
supervisor;

·       
Responsible
for the safekeeping of all vehicle equipment, tools, first aid kits, spares
etc.;

·       
Keep the
vehicle ready, clean and on standby – ready for use at all times;

·       
Assist,
as required, with logistics in the office and warehouse daily workloads;

·       
Cooperate
and be of assistance to staff and visitors – assist in troubleshooting
potential problems during daily business;

·       
Report
all maintenance needs of the vehicle to transport management on a regular
basis;

·       
Undertake
field assignments as assigned;

·       
Adherence
to all MC policies and procedures as outlined in MC policies and procedure
manuals;

·       
Conduct
himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring
credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in country
of operation;

·       
Other
duties as assigned by supervisor.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Mercy Corps Driver job opportunity should hold a Uganda
Certificate of Education qualification.

·       
Valid
class B drivers’ license.

·       
At least
four years’ experience driving 4WD vehicles.

·       
Certificate
in defensive driving is essential

·       
Knowledge
of driving in less secure and harsh environment

·       
Must
know and obey to all safety and traffic rules of the Uganda.

·       
Good
understanding of English and fluency in Kiswahili and Karamojong is an added
advantage.

·       
Knowledge
of routes, duty stations, project areas, the NGO and diplomatic community is
required.

·       
Must
know Mercy Corps vehicle policies and regulations.

·       
Must
know what preventative maintenance is required for their vehicle.

·       
Understanding
and following safety procedures;

·       
Must
know the actions to be taken in the event of an accident.

·       
Must be
able to change a wheel and do minor repairs and vehicle servicing.

·       
Must
know how to use all accessories such as HF / VHF radios, winches etc.

·       
Very
positive attitude,

·       
Cooperative,
willingness to work long & extra hours, initiative and flexibility.

·       
All
Mercy Corps staff member are expected to behave ethically and demonstrate
highest integrity in their professional and personal life. Mercy Corps has zero
tolerance to any form of fraud, corruption, abuse, harassment or exploitation.
Any breach of our policies or misconduct will lead to disciplinary action or
may lead to termination.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their application with an updated CV and cover letter online at the
link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 21st March 2021

 

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