Fresher Driver (PlayMatters/ERP) NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:    Driver (PlayMatters/ERP)

Organisation: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.


The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998. The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health, protection & rule of law, gender-based violence and women’s protection and empowerment, economic recovery and development.


Job Summary:  The Driver will be responsible for the safe transportation of PlayMatters and ERP Secretariat staff and materials, ensure vehicles and their accessories are properly maintained and are in good and sound mechanical condition.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Inspect and record the condition of the vehicles daily; prepare weekly maintenance checklist. Ensure timely servicing and maintenance of the ERP/PlayMatters vehicles (complete service request forms and maintain service maintenance records); report to relevant official any mechanical problems.
  • Ensure vehicles are insured and all legal documents are always in order; advise the relevant supervisor three weeks in advance of any renewals due (i.e., insurance, road license, etc.).
  • Conduct daily assessments of road conditions and security situation.
  • Drive ERP/PlayMatters project staff in a safe and courteous manner to field sites across the country.
  • Deliver mail/messages as advised.
  • Operate HF and VHF mobile radio equipment if any.
  • Maintain cleanliness of interior/exterior of the allocated vehicles.
  • Give accurate reconciliation of expenditures within the given period.
  • Enforce ERP vehicle policy and operating procedures (use of logbook, no drinking and driving, signing out vehicle on vehicle registry and so on).
  • Assist ERP/PlayMatters staff in loading cargo for the field


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Driver (PlayMatters/ERP) job must hold an Ordinary Level Certificate: A- Level Certificate is an added advantage; valid drivers’ license with classes “A, B & DL”
  • At least two years of driving experience preferably with INGOs or Humanitarian Organizations.
  • Able to pass the IRC driving test and proven collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Good computer Knowledge in Microsoft word and excel.
  • Willingness to travel to ‘insecure areas within the constraints of IRC Uganda’s security policy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 20th April 2021


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One Response to Fresher Driver (PlayMatters/ERP) NGO Jobs – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

  1. David Bakaira says:

    I am a professional teacher holding a driving license for now 4 yrs.
    I am interested in this job.
    I can ably work to the company’s expectations.
    Thank you.

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