Driver NGO Jobs – Uganda Orthodox Medical Bureau (UOMB)

Job Title:         Driver
Organization: Uganda
Orthodox Medical Bureau (UOMB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
   
About US:
Uganda Orthodox Medical Bureau is a faith-based NGO founded in 2008 and
is the health technical arm of Uganda Orthodox Church. The NGO serves as a
liaison between Uganda Orthodox Church, government of Uganda, Donors and Member
health institutions. It supports 19 health facilities affiliated to Uganda
Orthodox Church.
Job Summary: The Driver
provides reliable and safe driving services to bureau staff and visitors, and
delivery of assigned cargo. The position is primarily responsible for, but not
limited to, driving assigned vehicles, safe transport of authorized personnel,
delivery and collection of documents and cargo, and working knowledge of
vehicle security. The incumbent ensures the highest standards of discretion and
overall safety and well-being of passengers, demonstrating courtesy and
confidentiality.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure provision of reliable and safe
    driving for bureau staff, officials and visitors and safe delivery and
    collection of mail, documents or any other cargo.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is kept clean and
    tidy.
  • Fill out a vehicle daily log sheet and
    carry out daily and weekly maintenance checks on the vehicle.
  • Ensure safety and well-being of passengers
    at all times, and passengers comply with UOMB policy and local
    requirements, as appropriate.
  • Comply fully with UOMB procedures on the
    reporting of accidents involving UOMB vehicles.
  • The incumbent will report any damage,
    mechanical faults or mishaps that may occur to the vehicle to the
    supervisor.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is parked safely
    at all times.
  • Ensure availability of all required
    documents including, Proof of ownership, Valid driving license, vehicle
    insurance, vehicle registration, vehicle logs, emergency phone contacts,
    UOMB Security SOPs, first aid kit and spare parts.
  • Provide timely, cost effective, and high
    quality support and service to all UOMB facilities and activities.
  • Ensure actions are governed by the highest
    standards of personal and business conduct as stipulated in policy
    guidelines.
  • Significantly contribute to maintaining
    teamwork, discipline sound work relationships and productivity
  • Support bureau teams in undertaking other
    tasks such as registering workshop participants, distribution of items to
    health facilities and partners and other duties that may be assigned from
    time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant must hold an O’ level
    certificate of education or its equivalent
  • Valid clean computerized driving license with
    at least ten years’ driving experience
  • Should have B, CM, and DL driving classes.
  • Additional training in defensive driving.
  • Knowledge of Uganda Road Laws.
  • Knowledge of basic mechanics.
  • Good communication and interpersonal
    skills; good command of English.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver
their applications (An updated Curriculum Vita, certified copies of academic
documents and two letters of referees) by to the address below:
The Executive Secretary (Uganda Orthodox Medical Bureau),
P.O. Box 3970 Kampala.
(Secretariat is located in Namungoona near Holy Cross Orthodox Mission
Hospital)
Deadline: 14th April
2017

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