Driver International NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:          Driver

Organisation: Danish Refugee
Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Logistics
Assistant
About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent,
humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more
than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees
and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable
solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian
principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on
Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
Job Summary: The Driver will
be providing support for the implementation of DRC Program.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The jobholder will drive the assigned
    vehicle in a correct and sensible manner in adherence to this job
    description, weather and road conditions at all times.
  • The incumbent will adhere to the maximum
    speed limits for DDG vehicles – 50km/h on a dirt road, 100km/h on a
    tarmac. When the road conditions are poor, drive as slowly as necessary to
    facilitate safe passage to the passengers and ensure no damage to the
    vehicle.
  • Update and maintain the vehicle and the
    vehicle equipment in perfect shape and report any issues with regards to
    repairs, need for re-supply or damages, to the Logistics Assistant.
  • Provide overall maintenance services to
    the assigned vehicle or any other DRC vehicle in coordination with the car
    owner. This includes minor repairs of vehicles and vehicle equipment.
  • Maintain and update all transport records
    including vehicle logbooks, maintenance and service records in
    coordination with the car owner and the Logistics Assistant.
  • Report the need to top up fuel card when
    balance is 500,000/=.
  • Where appropriate, maintain the vehicle
    communications (HF, VHF) in accordance with the call signs, terminology
    and radio discipline provided by DRC. Report any non-functioning
    communications equipment to Logistics Assistant.
  • The Driver will assist in carrying out
    small logistics and administrative tasks as instructed by the Logistics
    Assistant.
  • Perform any other vehicle logistics
    related task instructed by the Logistics Assistant or Project Manager.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee
    Council (DRC) Driver placement must hold certifications in driving.
  • At least three years’ experience preferably
    working in a busy organization INGO environment.
  • Excellent communication in English and
    Knowledge of other local Languages in areas where DRC is currently
    operating.
  • Demonstrated skills in Motor vehicle
    mechanics.
  • Previous experience of working in
    challenging environments.
  • Teamwork spirit and flexibility when
    applicable.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet
    deadlines and work with limited supervision
  • Excellent communication skills, calm and a
    good sense of humor.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and
    demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations at all level
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications with the following documents to the E-mail address below;
  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you
    explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the
    qualities and qualifications criteria
  • Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages).
    The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant
    training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant
    references.
E-mail your cover letter, updated CV and academic credentials to:
administrator@drcuganda.org
Deadline: 7th
September 2017 by 5:00 PM
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