REPORTS TO: The Human Resource Administrator
LOCATION: Field Based
Scope of the work:
The Driver will support Field Operations by provision of reliable and secure driving services for staff, items and authorized persons.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
The Job Holder will perform the following duties:
Drive the vehicle to and from various activities and engagements around the Settlement and outside the region when authorized
Ensuring that all passengers wear their seat belts at all times in the vehicle; ensure that goods in transit are safely secured and arrive at destination in proper condition
Collecting and deliver mail/correspondence to Government Offices/ Partner Offices
Commercial Establishments/UN Offices, etc. when called upon
Ensuring that all immediate actions required in the Standard Operating Procedures are taken in case of involvement in accidents;
Log official trips in the official log books;
Assist the Human Resource Staff in preparation of accurate accountability of Fuel used
whenever called upon
Comply with traffic rules and regulations as well as road security and safety awareness to
enable safe on-time arrival for meetings.
Day-to-day maintenance and upkeep of the assigned vehicle
Provision of inputs to the Logistics and Fleet Officers for efficient preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports;
Keep track of insurance and applicable tax formalities.
Administrative and clerical support: assist office staff in administrative tasks from time to time when called upon;
Any other duties relevant to the position that may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications: Education/Technical Skills and Experience
A Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) from a recognized and registered School is required.
Possession of a Valid Class DL Driver’s permit and above is a strong requirement
At least 2-3 years’ professional driving experience is required with active experience in Field NGO operations.
Active prior experience in and understanding of refugee operations would be an added
Relevant Driving certification.
Mastered use of manual vehicles
Experience of working in rural terrain and ability to maneuver the most difficult back roads
Working technical knowledge of current protocols, operating systems, and standards
Basic Computer skills (Microsoft word, Excel, Email)
Good command of the English Language and ability to communicate effectively (written,
verbally, non- verbally).
Team player; ability to work within a team dynamic to achieve and deliver shared goals
Experience working within a fast-paced environment; ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Values: Integrity, Diligence, Professionalism, Cultural sensitivity and diversity:
Demonstration of sound judgment and ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
Ability to work in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds
Self-management and Emotional Intelligence
Conflict Management skills