Company Description

SNV Netherlands Development Organization is a not-for-profit international development organizational founded in the Netherlands in 1965; and currently maintains a global presence in 30 countries; across Africa, Asia and Latin America. SNV has been present in Uganda since 1989 and currently undertakes donor funded programming within 100+ districts across the country. As an organisation, SNV focuses on the Agriculture, WASH and Energy sectors.

As from January 2019, SNV in partnership with the district local governments of Lira, Dokolo, Alebtong, Dokolo and Kole has been implementing the Austrian Development Agency funded Improving Water Supply Sustainability (IWAS II) in Northern Uganda. The project focuses on strengthening and operationalizing the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) systems for sustainability hinged on the Sub-county Water Supply Sustainability board (SWSSB) structure. No new facilities are constructed, but focus is on strengthening the existing structures for O&M in 850-point water sources benefiting 212,500 people in 22 sub counties. The Project is in its final year of implementation with strong indications for an extension.

As our programme in Uganda continues to grow, we are looking for a dynamic professional to join our team. Interested candidates should meet the basic qualifications outlined within the Candidate Profile and exhibit a strong desire to be a catalyst for change

For more information on our operations in Uganda and SNV, visit our website:

Job Description

Vehicle operations and Safety

  • Have end responsibility for use of car, clean and fuel vehicle, check inventory (e.g. first aid kit, second tire etc.) and status of the vehicle, identify any damage and report these to supervisor, arrange and keep track of periodical service schedule and insurance


  • Drive passengers or deliver errands within the identified areas, following the traffic regulations, safety instructions and situations and based on the travel arrangements of the passengers and/or delivery requirements

Technical Maintenance

  • Regularly check and maintain the main maintenance areas (e.g. oil, tire pressure etc.), identify technical malfunctions, check potential repair alternatives, conduct repairs to the vehicles and/or send for repair, in consultation with the supervisor in case of complex and/or costly repair


  • Keep logbook of all driving activities, fuel and any incidents and accidents. Ensure insurances and taxes of vehicles are up to  date.

Additional activities

  • Execute activities to support others based on request, like assist in logistic activities, or support in maintenance of building.

Planning and Coordination

  • Plan transport, coordinate drivers, contact and contract suppliers and garages for maintenance and services, ensure valid insurances for fleet and check and document valid driver license of all persons driving SNV Vehicles



·       UCE Certificate

·       Valid driver’s license with Classes A, B,CM,DL


·       1-5 years driving experience in a medium sized organization

·       Defensive driving experience for risk management

·       Knowledge of Ugandan Traffic Laws and regulation

·       Effective verbal, presentation and listening communication skills

·       Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.

·       Ability to maintain composure always.

·       Computer knowledge is preferred

Additional Information

  • This is a full time position based in Kampala