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Sightsavers Uganda Jobs 2021 – O’Level Project Driver/Office Assistant

Job Title: Project Driver/Office Assistant – Sightsavers Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Sightsavers

Job Location: Moroto, Uganda



Sightsavers Profile:

Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes, and where people with disabilities can participate equally in society. Sightsavers works in more than 30 countries to prevent avoidable blindness and fight for the rights of people with disabilities.

We treat eye conditions such as cataracts and tackle debilitating diseases, many of which cause sight loss. To do this, we work with governments and local, national and international partners to carry out eye operations and distribute treatments where they’re needed. We also advocate for the rights of people with visual impairments and other disabilities, and help to improve local health services so they are sustainable.

We have more than 70 years of experience behind us, and we’re proud to be a leader in our field. Our programmes consistently achieve high performance ratings from the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, and we are one of US evaluator GiveWell’s top charities.



Job Summary:

Sightsavers Uganda Country Office is currently seeking a Project Driver/Office Assistant to provide general office support to the Karamoja Inclusive Eye Health Project, which includes driving, vehicle maintenance, filing and other office tasks.

As the Project Driver/Officer Assistant you will undertake driving assignments for Sightsavers staff and project visitors, ensure that vehicle logbooks are properly maintained and compile summaries on vehicle movements and fuel utilisation as per monthly vehicle reporting form. You will also provide logistical support to the Moroto PIU, and complete messenger tasks and duties including running errands such as payment of bills, mail collection, delivery & distribution of letters.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Keeping the project vehicle in clean condition, properly maintained and fuelled at the designated service stations
  • Develop and maintain a regular schedule for vehicles’ servicing and insurance.
  • Receive and direct UCO visitors in absence of the Project Officer, providing information where needed.
  • In liaison with Programme Officers, distribute send documents to Partners.
  • Provide administrative support in filing, photocopying and binding documents
  • Support FAO to follow up receipt of local and UK orders, distribute to Partners accordingly

This is a highly varied and involved role and the above is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills. Please see the Job Description for full details.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • As the successful candidate you will possess a clean and valid Ugandan driving licence, hold at least a UCE certificate (or equivalent), have previous experience working for a reputable private form or an NGO, and have 3 year accident-free driving record.



How To Apply for Sightsavers Uganda Jobs 2021

All l suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online through the link below:

Click Here to apply

Deadline: 3rd January 2022



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