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Habitat for Humanity Uganda Jobs 2022 – Driver

Job Title: Driver – Habitat for Humanity Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: Habitat for Humanity

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of Programs

 

 

Habitat for Humanity Profile:

Habitat for Humanity Uganda (HFHU) is affiliated to Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) headquartered in Atlanta – Georgia (U.S.A); and is an ecumenical Christian ministry that is dedicated to eliminating poverty housing. HFHU functionally reports to HFHI’s Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Area Office in Pretoria – South Africa. Over the last 10 years, Habitat for Humanity Uganda has rehabilitated and constructed over 24,000 houses, transforming over 144,000 lives across the country. Our country program has 5 field offices located in Kumi, Mayuge, Lugazi, Luweero, and Fort portal.

 

 

Job Summary:

As the Driver, you will be responsible for driving vehicles to support program implementation and general operations. In addition, you will be responsible for maintaining a fleet of vehicles in accordance with HFHU regulations.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

Transportation & Safety

  • Transport HFHU staff and visitors as instructed.
  • Ensure safety of passengers & luggage at all times.
  • Observe speed limits and all HFHU travel guidelines.
  • Ensure use of seat belts at all times.

Vehicle Maintenance

  • Maintain vehicles allocated in sound mechanical condition.
  • Ensure washing & general cleaning of vehicles is maintained.
  • Ensure that vehicles are fueled and serviced promptly.
  • Report any faults/breakdowns & accidents immediately to the Procurement and Logistics Officer.
  • Ensure First Aid Kits are complete and spare & tools are in allocated vehicle.
  • Ensure that vehicle tools are always kept in allocated vehicle.

Record Keeping

  • Ensure that all vehicles have log sheets and pens.
  • Maintain accurate vehicle records to ensure that all trips, fuel fill-ups, time and mileage readings are recorded.
  • Ensure fuel fill ups entry is made in the log sheet timely.
  • Ensure vehicle request forms are filled and submitted for travel allocation to the Procurement and Logistics Officers.
  • Submit all vehicle log sheets on a monthly basis to the Procurement and Logistics Officer.
  • Ensure to check vehicle on daily basis and submit check list report to Procurement and Logistics Officer.
  • Submit field trip report after every trip to the Procurement and Logistics Officer.
  • Submit vehicle repair reports to the Procurement and Logistics Officer every time before and after repairs
  • Running other office errands
  • Check on vehicle comprehensive and 3rd party insurance
  • Ensure that vehicle comprehensive and 3rd party insurance is valid.
  • Inform Procurement and Logistics Officer 3 weeks in advance of renewals.

Mechanical activities

  • Perform minor repairs as required and recommend major cases to the garage.
  • Road test and certify all vehicles from the garages.
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications for Habitat for Humanity Uganda Jobs 2022:

  • O’ Level Education or equivalent
  • Clean class B and/or DM Driver’s licence;
  • Valid Defensive Driver’s certificate,
  • At least three years of class B and/or DM driving proven experience;
  • At least two years of NGO experience is required.
  • At least two year’s relevant experience in the field
  • Ability to work with a team of multicultural backgrounds
  • Strong understanding of vehicle mechanics, maintenance and management
  • No criminal record
  • Open and willing to learn
  • Honest and ethical
  • Experience in customer care
  • Well organized with ability to follow oral instructions
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Great command of the English language

 

 

How To Apply for Habitat for Humanity Uganda Jobs 2022

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should applicants should submit copies of: Cover letter and CV ONLY as one document to [email protected]. Clearly indicate the position applied for in the subject line

Deadline: Tuesday 31st May 2022 at 5:00 pm

 

 

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