No Experience Driver Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Title:         Driver
Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Logistician
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 should be highly trained with a valid driving license
and understanding of the mechanics of a vehicle. The person in the position
shall have a correct attitude in the traffic, sensible conduct of driving in
different terrains and respect for the authorities and traffic laws in general.
The two main objectives for the driver are 1) the safety of the passengers and
2) the flawless condition of the vehicle at all times.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Drive the assigned vehicle in a correct
    and sensible manner in adherence to this job description, weather and road
    conditions at all times.
  • Adhere to the maximum speed limits for
    DRC/DDG vehicles – 50km/h on a dirt road, 80km/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.
  • 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 Logistician.
  • 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 Logistician.
  • Report the need to top up fuel card when
    balance is half tank.
  • Perform any other vehicle logistics
    related task instructed by the Logistician or Project Manager.
  • 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 Logistician.
  • Up hold DRC’s International Code of
  • Offer support in carrying out small
    logistics and administrative tasks as instructed by the Logistician.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate
for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Driver job placement should have relevant
qualifications and experience
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including;
  • 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.
All applications
should be sent to clearly indicating position name
in the subject line.
Deadline: 23rd May 2018
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