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NTIHC Uganda Jobs 2021 – Driver

Job Title: Driver – NTIHC Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Naguru Teenage Information and Health Centre (NTIHC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda



Naguru Teenage Information and Health Centre (NTIHC) Profile:

Naguru Teenage Information and Health Centre (NTIHC) is the pioneer program in providing youth friendly Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health (ASRH) services in Uganda. Established in 1994, NTIHC is a pioneer adolescent health program in Uganda positioned to provide Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR) services, youth activities and information, primarily targeting young people of 10 -24 years old.



Job Summary:

The Driver will facilitate and provide transport , administrative and other logistical support services to staff and stakeholders in line with the NTIHC policies and procedures.



Roles and Responsibilities:

Ensure that Parcels, documents, supplies are picked , delivered and accounted for as per the instructions given     

  • Deliver and pick NTIHC documents to stakeholders
  • Follow up on communications from implementing partners or other stakeholders
  • Deliver, pick, and register all mails and parcels and make accountabilities for all mails and parcels delivered
  • Pick supplies/items like condoms from respective offices and deliver to NTIHC

Ensure that vehicles and generators are maintained well and are in good mechanical conditions

  • Keeping NTIHC vehicles clean in line with the Vehicle maintenance Policy
  • Always checking the vehicles for faults,
  • Carryout basic repairs and promptly report major vehicle faults for management attention
  • Carry out basic regular maintenance of the vehicles (i.e. refilling the vehicle i.e. coolants, battery water, hydraulic oil and brake fluid)
  • Taking the Vehicle for serving and repairs
  • Monitor verify the service provider’s work for the vehicles or generators repaired
  • Prepare vehicle and generator status report on monthly basis.

Drive NTIHC staffs and visitors to and from various locations and destinations as per NTIHC policies and regulations.

  • Before starting any journey, Carry out pre-travel inspection of vehicles and make sure the vehicle is fit for the journey.
  • Inform the line managers accordingly in case of any need (i.e. condition of the vehicle, oils, tyre pressure, indicators, lighting system etc.)
  • Review assigned travel schedules,
  • Plan and document travel routing, fuelling and timing for the journey
  • Transport staff to assigned locations in line with the approved travel plans
  • Ensure that passenger and goods safety inspection is done prior to taking off for the journey.
  • Maintain vehicle security before, during and after travel
  • Report on any identified anomalies on the vehicle in line with the vehicle policy

Plan and budget for the vehicle and provide other logistical support and prepare periodic accountabilities

  • Picking quotations from suppliers and other service providers
  • Participate in vehicle budgets and planning
  • Log both official and private mileages and provide accountabilities
  • Making monthly reports on ( vehicles, generators and motor cycles)
  • Check and update the validity of statutory requirements (Vehicle logbook , insurance status and driving license)

Provide support to staff while in the field as per their work plan and procedures     

  • Review user requirements, solicit financial advances in line with approved user requirements and provide assistance in making purchases for goods required for an activity.
  • Provide support in the acquisition of materials from stores for activities in the field
  • Support the foreign visitors and others who do not know the local language while in the field by serving as an interpreter in case the other staffs are very busy.

Ensure safety of the vehicle & property while on a journey.      

  • Observe the traffic rules and regulations
  • Update the team in case of any emergency
  • Keeping closer watch on the vehicle and property
  • Parking at gazetted and safe places.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • The applicant must hold an A’ Level certificate (UACE) or its equivalent
  • Training in; Defensive Driving, Basic computer skills;
  • Training in Basic Financial and Logistics Management is an added advantage.
  • Three to five years of driving with government/NGOS
  • General knowledge of Traffic rules and regulations
  • Operational area i.e. Country terrain
  • Knowledge of the Local communities and languages spoken
  • Ability to detect faults on the vehicles
  • Knowledge of how to use a manual 4-wheel drive in case of tough terrain
  • Security consciousness
  • Problem Sensitivity: Ability to analyse issues and identify problems
  • Negotiation skills
  • Report writing
  • Communications skills
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Time management, and coordination skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Some knowledge of computer usage.
  • Good Communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • High level of integrity
  • Ability to interact with people of different backgrounds and cultures



How To Apply for NTIHC Uganda Jobs 2021

All interested individuals should apply to The Executive Director, Naguru Teenage Information and Health Centre. Applications should be emailed to [email protected] prior to the closing date. Please note that hard copy submissions will NOT be accepted.

Deadline: 29th November 2021



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