2 Driver NGO Job Opportunities – CARE International

Job Title:            Driver (3 Job Opportunities)
Organisation: CARE
Funding Source: European
Commission Humanitarian Aid (ECHO)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
CARE International is a leading global development and humanitarian
organization. In 2014, CARE worked in 90 countries around the world, supporting
880 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects, reaching more
than 72 million people. CARE International in Uganda (CARE) works with others
to make a sustainable improvement in the lives of the very poor, with a focus
on women and girls. Our current program focusses on women and girls’ economic
rights, particularly financial inclusion and governance of natural resources
women and girls depend upon, and on their sexual and reproductive health
rights, including a life free of violence. Our programming is guided by our
core values of excellence, accountability, respect, integrity and transparency.
About ECHO Programme:
CARE Uganda will work in partnership with Oxfam International in Uganda
on an emergency program funded by ECHO, a one-year programme whose main
objective is to save lives, reduce suffering, promote human dignity and
increase resilience of refugees and host communities, in particular women,
girls and boys, in the Bidibidi settlement in Yumbe district and Imvepi and
Rhino Camp settlements in Arua district. It will also aim to reduce
vulnerability of refugees by tackling social exclusion through its use of
participatory and empowering approaches. As a result, the most marginalized
members of the society, particularly vulnerable women and female headed
households, are able to benefit from the programme. The emergency programme
will be using a rights based approach and will strengthen women’s ability to
exercise their rights in a community. The project will work in the districts of
Arua and Yumbe.
Job Summary: The Driver’s
responsibility will be to drive and maintain in good order CARE vehicle(s)
entrusted to you. The incumbent will ensure safety of the passengers and
property as well as the safety and security of the vehicle based on the
policies and procedures in the CARE-Uganda Operations Manual and as per the
laws of Uganda.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the CARE International
    Driver job placement must hold a secondary school level qualification i.e.
    O’ Level
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • At least five years of driving experience
    in a medium sized organisation
  • Defensive driving experience
  • Knowledge of Ugandan Traffic Laws and
  • Effective verbal, presentation and
    listening communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork
  • Ability to maintain composure at all times
  • Comfortable driving for long distances.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
application letters together with detailed CVs/ resumes giving daytime
telephone contacts and names and addresses of three professional referees to ugarecruitment@care.org
Deadline: 30th April

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