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Job Title:      Driver
Organisation: Finn Church Aid (FCA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager

About US:
Finn Church Aid is Finland’s biggest development co-operation organisation and the second biggest organisation in Finland working in humanitarian aid. Finn Church Aid is a member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and humanitarian aid organisations forming one of the world’s largest aid organisations. Finn Church Aid is committed to continue working until people in need of assistance can make their own living and fulfil their basic needs. Finn Church Aid also campaigns for dignity and justice.

Job Summary: The Driver is responsible for operation and maintenance of project Motor vehicles and ensuring the safety and security of authorized passengers, cargo, equipment and tools on board.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Maintains the assigned motor vehicle and its accessories (log books, jacks, wheel spanners, spare tyres, etc) in good working order and clean condition and makes a thorough daily check of its mechanical condition (e.g. battery, fuel, water, oil, brake fluid, tyre pressure, etc.), and promptly reports any fault, damage or loss
  • Checks regularly and ensures that vehicles have valid motor third party insurance, and assists as required in following up their processing and collection from the banks, insurance companies, and Uganda Revenue Authority offices;
  • Conveys staff, visitors and any other authorized personnel on official duty as well as program equipment and materials a safe and secure manner;
  • Run errands to collect and deliver mail, parcels, etc as may be assigned;
  • Regularly monitors the vehicle fuel gauge constantly, and reports any need for re-fuelling in good time;
  • Makes a daily record of trips in the vehicle log book, particularly departure/arrival times and mileage readings, as well as vehicle repairs/service and fuel and lubricants consumption, and reports the due service mileage in good time;
  • Verifies repair/service done by a mechanic on return of vehicle from a garage;
  • Ensures the safety of the vehicle while on trips;
  • Assists in loading/off-loading of project materials onto/from the assigned vehicle;
  • Complies strictly with the official highway code and traffic rules and regulations while driving, as well as the relevant FCA policies and procedures;
  • Promptly reports to the office and/or the police all accidents and problems encountered while on duty;
  • Ensures all vehicle doors and windows are securely locked after working hours, prior to handing over the keys


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Finn Church Aid (FCA) Driver job placement should preferably hold an O-level certificate of education or equivalent, fluency in English, a clean valid driving license for all classes and knowledge of basic motor vehicle mechanics are essential. 
  • Certificate in defensive driving will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of five years of experience driving in a reputable firm, public body or NGO with references.
  • High integrity, hardworking, courteous, dependable, punctual, tidy and well-groomed
  • Willingness to work long hours in challenging circumstances when required.
  • Knowledge of one of the local languages in West Nile.

How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver their applications to the following addresses;

Head Office: Finn Church Aid (FCA),  Plot 1495, Roche Close - Muyenga, Off Tank hill Road, P.O. Box 21826, Kampala - Uganda Tel: +256 392177266

Field Offices: Arua, Yumbe and Adjumani.

Deadline: 22nd May 2018

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