Project Driver NGO Jobs – SOS Children’s Villages

Job Title:    Project Driver

Organisation: SOS Children’s Villages

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

SOS Children’s Villages is an independent, locally registered, child-focused, social development non- governmental organization with a strong reputation for providing quality care and protection, education and health needs for vulnerable children. Since its inception in 1991, SOS CV Uganda has reached over 60,000 children, youths and adults directly and indirectly to become empowered and self-reliant to contribute significantly to the needs of their families and communities. Works in partnership with a number of donors, (institutional and corporate agencies) including; Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), Austrian Development Agency (ADA), Grieg Foundation, ERIKS Development Partner, USAID/Bantwana World Education, European Union, AVIS Foundation, Brand Charity, USAID/Uganda Private Health Support Program (UPHSP), Terre des Hommes (TDH), Stanbic Bank Uganda, DHL – Go Teach, Madhvani Group of Companies.

 

Job Summary:  The Project Driver reports directly to the Program Coordinator and his role is to provide efficient and safe transportation of authorized personnel and/or commodities in a clean and well maintained vehicle as well as act as office messenger helping out with basic office work and other logistical arrangements

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Takes responsibilities of all the transport needs including official errands in the projects as authorized by the supervisor
  • Delivers all official communications/ Materials to their respective destination
  • Take charge of all the project vehicles cleanliness and maintenance
  • Performs miscellaneous office support functions such as making photo copies, purchase of both office and other family supplies.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • A mature man aged between 28 and 35 years.
  • Ordinary/Advanced level secondary education.
  • He should have good spoken and written English language skills
  • A valid driver’s license (preferably with class DL) and good knowledge of basic car mechanics.
  • At least 3 years driving experience in a credible organization for example NGOs or other busy organization/office setting.
  • The ideal candidate must have good knowledge on child rights and child protection issues.
  • Basic experience in office work will be an added advantage.
  • Willing to reside and be based in Palabek, Lamwo District with frequent travels to Gulu and other districts.

 

How to Apply:

If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, please send your application letter, detailed curriculum vitae (CV), and photocopies of academic certificates, and names and contact details of three traceable referees to the address below:

 

The Head Human Resource and Administration

SOS Children’s Villages Uganda,

Plot 53 Ntinda II Road

Kampala, Uganda

 

Electronic Applications must be sent as one Single PDF Document not exceeding eight pages to:  jobs@sosuganda.org

 

Applications that are late, do not have CV or certificates or exceeds eight pages or electronically submitted as images will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Deadline: 22nd April 2021

 

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