Fresher Fleet Assistant Non-profit Careers – Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Job Title:         Fleet Assistant
Organization: Catholic
Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Fleet
About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-profit
organization which implements the commitment of the Bishops of the United
States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at
the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and
as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values
and our commitment to serving those in need.
Job Summary: The Fleet
Assistant will primarily coordinate the movement of the Moroto field office
owned and leased fleet and drivers to assist with meeting all travel and
transportation needs in support of the delivery of high-quality programming to
the poor and vulnerable. You will help ensure the safety and security of
passengers and transported goods, support safeguarding of the organization’s
motorized assets and all other resources related to fleet operations and minimize
risks and liabilities.
Key Duties and
  • Communicate and collaborate with staff to
    schedule and coordinate vehicle movements, assess and plan routes, and
    assign drivers to ensure optimal resource use and meet program needs per required
    schedules and standards.
  • The jobholder will also apply all vehicle
    management operating procedures in compliance with agency travel and
    vehicle-related policies, local legal requirements, and donor regulations.
  • Supervise and coach assigned drivers to
    ensure safe and secure driving and strict adherence to CRS vehicle
  • Monitor and report on the physical
    security of all motorized assets, spare parts, and fuel.
  • Perform regular diagnostic checks of all
    motorized assets and take action for timely and quality maintenance and
    repair. Review stocks of fuel, spare parts and equipment inventory and
    provide recommendations for acquisition and/or replacement.
  • Coordinate and assist to obtain vehicle
    customs clearance, registration, insurance and plates. Supervise and
    facilitate the maintenance of all records related to the fleet and fleet
    operations. Review required documentation for accuracy and completeness
    and file per established standards.
  • Maintain the Vehicle Management System for
    proper accountability. Prepare reports to assist decision-making for
    effective and efficient fleet management, as well as disposal and
    acquisition recommendations

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Catholic
    Relief Services (CRS) Fleet Assistant job opportunity should hold a High
    School Diploma required. Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field preferred.
  • At least two years’ work experience in
    fleet/transportation role.
  • Previous experience in minor vehicle
    maintenance and repair.
  • Excellent knowledge of road traffic
    regulations, road network and road safety best practices.
  • Ability to perform minor mathematical
  • Proficient in MS Office package (Excel and
  • Hold a clean and valid driver’s license
    with clean driving record
  • Service-oriented with focus on meeting
    customer needs
  • Well-organized and able to manage multiple
  • Possess excellent negotiation and
    relationship management skills
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented
    and results-oriented
  • Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS
    Serves with
    Integrity, Models Stewardship, Cultivates Constructive Relationships,
    Promotes Learning
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan candidates are encouraged
to send their cover letters, CVs and three work references (names and contact
information only) to
Deadline: 11th
October 2017
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