5 USAID Project Job Placements – Drivers at TechnoServe (TNS)

Job Title:     Driver (5 Job Placements)
Organization: TechnoServe
Project Name: USAID Feed the
Future (FtF) Project
Duty Station: Kampala (2
Jobs), Mbale, Bushenyi and Gulu, Uganda
Reports to: Project Accountant
About US:
(TNS) is an international non-profit international development organization
founded in 1968. Its mission is to help entrepreneurial men and women break the
cycle of poverty by building businesses that create jobs, income, and economic
opportunities for their families, their communities, and their countries.
About USAID Project:
(TNS) will work in partnership with the Uganda Cooperative Alliance after being
recently awarded a grant to implement the Feed the Future – Producer
Organizations Activity. 
funded Feed the Future Uganda Producer Organizations Activity seeks to
strengthen the Governance, management and service delivery capacity of Producer
Organizations (POs) with the goal of helping to establish durable and enduring
institutions that are able to plan,
 mobilize resources, and deliver services that
meet the evolving needs of their members in a rapidly changing competitive
environment. To achieve this vision, the activity will harness the potential of
Uganda’s secondary POs in 12 of the Feed the Future focus districts in Uganda
to serve as critical agents of change in equipping member POs with the skills,
knowledge, and linkages needed to develop into sustainable businesses that meet
the demands of their farmers.
Job Summary: The incumbent will
drive the program vehicles for TNS related business, ensure safety, appropriate
usage, maintenance of vehicles and compliance with organizational procedures
and national traffic laws during implementation of program work. The job will
entail various field travels in various areas of Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The incumbent will the assigned drive TechnoServe
(TNS) vehicle to all approved destinations while maintaining care and ensuring
the safety of the passengers and the organization vehicle;
Ensuring that all TechnoServe vehicles are in good
running condition including car washing, maintenance and repairs;
Appropriately check/ verify that all vehicle repair
proposals are correct and make appropriate recommendations;
The job holder will ensure that the assigned vehicle
is up to date with insurance, and other relevant regulations according to the
requirements of the Traffic Act in Uganda;
Regularly report any car accident to the nearest
police station, or nearest local authority of the area and keep the field /
Kampala office informed of such incidents;
Ensure that the vehicles daily log sheets are filled
correctly prior to -departure and after every trip, make sure that vehicle movement
authorization is obtained from the relevant person for every movement;

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the Driver jobs should have
completed either “O” and / or “A” Levels with a certificate.
Possession of a certificate course (mechanical logistics, business or customer
care) or a diploma is an added advantage.
At least five years’ driving experience with INGO or
development agencies.
Ability to be hands on and examine and assess car
repairs including the following attributes:
Possession of a clean and current valid driving
High levels of personal integrity required;
Multi-tasking, passionate and self-driven.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications via Email only
to the Human Resources Manager: UG-jobs@tns.org.
Please include an updated resume, cover letter and three professional
references with the job title in the subject line of your email and on the
application letter.
Friday, 6th November, 2015
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