Reports to:Team Leader – Shelter and Infrastructure
Danish Refugee Council Uganda Profile:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
To drive DRC vehicles safely and efficiently in accordance with DRC policy and national safety rules and regulations, responsible for the vehicle to which he is assigned and the completion of logbooks and fuel, records, under the supervision of the Supply Chain Assistant – Logistics.
Roles and responsibilities:
Drive safely DRC staff and visitors, also beyond normal working hours if necessary
Drive defensively- do not drive in an aggressive way and respect the legal and DRC speed limits. Adjust the vehicle speed to road conditions and drive with consideration for the safety of the passengers, other road users, the load and the technical state of the car
Responsible for complying with DRC security rules
Ensure correct loading and unloading of vehicle according to proper load capacity and distribution
Ensure security of the vehicle and keys, also when parked, making sure windows and doors are locked.
Keep informed of security on the expected itinerary and decide whether or not to take a road in collaboration with the team leader
Always inform Office team of departure, intended destination and remain in contact throughout the journey, upon arrival at destination, and return
Not releasing to third parties’ internal information on expatriate movement
Ensuring that non-DRC staffs are NOT allowed in the vehicles unless it is approved by the Area Program Manager/Head of Office
Vehicle management/ Safety
Ensure that all the safety equipment (a safety belt for each seat, one binder with emergency contact and discharge of responsibility forms, first aid box, spare wheel and fire extinguisher) is in place and working as described.
Ensure that driving does not take place unless EVERY person in the car is using his/her safety belt.
Keep the vehicles clean, re-fuelled, and ensure proper maintenance, regular servicing and repairing of vehicle according to the correct procedures.
Basic mechanic and servicing works (vehicle and generator) as possible and required
This includes ensuring proper working of the vehicle before any driving, and reporting any irregularities or accident immediately to the Supervisor.
Keep records for mileage driven/fuel added and maintain the vehicle log book
Check road licence and other certificates in the vehicle and notify the supervisor in time for renewal of documents if due to expire
Keep their driving licence valid at all times.
Any other duties assigned
Qualifications for DRC Uganda Jobs 2021
Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)
Should have 3-5 years’ experience of professional driving.
Should have a valid Driving permit (to be presented during interviews if one is shortlisted.)
Prior experience as a driver in an international NGO, UN agency or private company
Ability to multi-task and work calmly under pressure is essential for this position.
An ability to work with minimum supervision
A people orientated person who enjoys working in a team
Senior Secondary School Certificate.
A full and clean driving license
A certificate in Defensive driving from an established driving school/firm is an added advantage.
Hold a certificate in automobile mechanics is an added advantage
Knowledge of local languages in the district of assignment is a must
How To Apply for DRC Uganda Jobs 2021
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.
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