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Drivers (3 Positions)

Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

Applications from suitable persons to be considered for appointment in the outlined positions are hereby invited. All applicants should adhere to the Red Cross Principles. URCS is an equal opportunities employer mindful of gender balance in its establishment.

Full job descriptions and application forms can be viewed from the jobs section of our website at https://www.redcrossug.org and the application template from here

Please send your filled application formand attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to: sgurcs@redcrossug.org or hand delivered, and or by post to:

Please send your filled application form and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms and academic transcripts and certificates can be e-mailed to; vacancies@redcrossug.org or hand delivered, and or by post to:

The Secretary General,

Uganda Red Cross Society,

Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road,

P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.

Email: vacancies@redcrossug.org

Closing date for receipt of the applications is Monday 13th July 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

Due to large volumes of applications; only short listed candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

Title Drivers (3 Positions)
Grade UR 6
Reports Fleet and Logistics Officer
Location Field Based
Duration  
Date June 2020

Job Purpose:

Provide Transport services and support to the URCS Projects across the Country. The driver will also be responsible for maintaining the URCS vehicle in line with the organizations’ fleet policy.

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Drive authorized staff and visitors to and from various locations as per organizations policy and procedures.
  2. Maintain vehicles clean and in good mechanical conditions in line with URCS policies
  3. Pick, deliver and account for all correspondences (mails, messages, parcels etc.) in line with instructions and known office practice
  4. Plan and budget for the vehicle and provide other logistical support and prepare periodic accountabilities
  5. Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including local driving codes and internally agreed standards
  6. Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, mileage, at end of each month

PERSONS SPECIFICATIONS:

Education Qualifications
  1. UACE or its equivalent
Essential Experience
  1. Training in Defensive Driving
  2. 3 years of driving with a reputable organization Good knowledge of;
Essential Skills
  1. Traffic rules and regulations
  2. Country terrain
  3. Local communities
  4. High level of integrity
  5. Ability to work under pressure
  6. Good Communication skills
  7. Good interpersonal skills
  8. Problem Sensitivity:
  9. Ability to analyze issues and identify problems.

Please download application template from here

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