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GIZ Uganda Jobs 2021 – Driver (Sport for Development)

GIZ Uganda Jobs 2021

Job Title: Driver (Sport for Development) – GIZ Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: GIZ Uganda

Job Location: Kampala

Ref. No: GIZ – RFBCP/PA/082156



GIZ Uganda Profile:

Responsible Fisheries Business Chains Project (RFBCP) is implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). It is part of the Global Program on Sustainable Fishery and Aquaculture and funded under the special initiative “One World-No Hunger” of the BMZ. The RFBCP works with partners such as the Lake Victoria Fisheries Organization (LVFO) and the Ugandan Directorate of Fisheries Resources (DiFR) to achieve its overall objective which is; to ensure food security and to reduce poverty by increasing fish supply and income in Uganda and East Africa. The RFBCP targets artisanal fishers, processors and traders as well as small to medium sized enterprises in the fishery sector. The project assists existing actors in the fisheries sector to implement already planned activities



Roles and Responsibilities:

The Driver will be in charge of:

  • Safely and responsibly performing all official travel using the official project vehicles including a fourteen-seater Van.
  • To perform all project vehicle maintenance support roles on the assigned vehicles, including preparation and submission of accurate maintenance records.
  • Taking account of all available information on road conditions, accessible routes, and locations.
  • Running official errands and assisting with other office services.
  • Maintaining travel movement records in line with GIZ procedures. To perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the National coordinator and Advisor.

The Driver performs the following tasks:


  • Provides the Project staff transport in the official Project vehicles.
  • Runs errands for the project, programme, or office, e.g., Sending letters and messages, paying bills, and buying smaller quantities of office supplies.
  • Helps with transporting goods.
  • Driving to out of station locations for events, out reaches and workshops.
  • Completes the vehicle log correctly and conscientiously in accordance with GIZ standards.


  • Cleans the interior and exterior of the vehicle(s) regularly.
  • Check’s oil, water, brakes and brake liquid, tyre pressure, battery levels and the entire vehicle, headlights, brakes, bodywork for dents etc.
  • Is responsible for the project vehicle documents and their good condition, keeping a vehicle log and recording monthly maintenance.
  • Reports need for service and carries out minor repairs.
  • Immediately reports all involvement of the project or office vehicle in accidents, including minor accidents, damage, loss, or theft of vehicle fittings.

Knowledge management

  • Uses all available information (including current radio news on traffic conditions) to update daily knowledge of road conditions, current passable routes and locations, and shares this information with other office drivers.

Other Duties/Additional Tasks

  • Assists other colleagues as needed in the project, programme, or office if there is no travel pending, carries out other office work on request.
  • Appropriate appearance and attire
  • Does not use, at any time, the car for his/her own private purposes.
  • Performs other duties and tasks at the request of management.



Minimum Qualifications for GIZ Uganda Jobs 2021

Knowledge, Skills & Competences

  • Excellent knowledge of the English language.
  • Discipline and punctuality.
  • Familiarity with Upcountry routes.
  • Certificate in mechanics and vehicle maintenance.
  • Certificate in defensive driving.
  • Always ensures unrestricted availability of vehicles and reports restrictions immediately.
  • Willingness to up skill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.


  • Uganda Certificate of Education (“O” Level)
  • Holds a valid driver’s license (D Class)
  • At least 3 Years of experience in a similar role



How To Apply for GIZ Uganda Jobs 2021

All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by email [email protected]. Applications and CVs should be in one document and a maximum of 5 pages only. Please include name and contact of three references in the CVs.

Please quote the position and reference number in the subject line. Please note: This is a national position. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 14th November 2021 at 5:00 pm



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