Job Title: Driver (PlayMatters)– IRC Uganda Jobs 2021
Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
International Rescue Committee (IRC) Profile
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 Driver will be responsible for the safe transportation of PlayMatters regional management staff and materials; care and maintenance of PlayMatters regional vehicles and their accessories.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Inspect and record the condition of the vehicles daily; prepare weekly maintenance checklist.
Ensure timely servicing and maintenance of PlayMatters regional office vehicles (complete service request forms and maintain service maintenance records); report to PlayMatters Deputy Director any mechanical problems.
Ensure vehicles are insured and all legal documents are always in order; inform layMatters Deputy Director three weeks in advance of any renewals due (i.e., insurance, road license, etc.).
Record, reconcile and report fuel consumption on a period basis using worksheets.
Conduct daily assessments of road conditions and security situation.
Drive PlayMatters regional project staff in a safe and courteous manner to field sites across the country.
Deliver mail/messages as directed.
Operate HF and VHF mobile radio equipment if any.
Maintain cleanliness of interior/exterior of PlayMatters Regional office vehicles.
Give accurate reconciliation of expenditures within the given period.
Adhere to IRC vehicle policy and operating procedures (use of logbook, no drinking and driving, signing out vehicle on vehicle registry and so on).
Assist programs or PlayMatters Admin Officer in loading cargo for the field.
Minimum Qualifications for IRC Uganda Jobs 2021
The ideal candidate should have at least an Ordinary Level Certificate: A- Level Certificate is an added advantage; Valid driver’s license with classes “A, B & DL”
At least two (2) years’ driving experience preferably with NGOs.
Able to pass the IRC driving test and demonstrated teamwork skills.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, excellent Microsoft word and Microsoft excel skills.
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 for IRC Uganda Jobs 2021
All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.
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