Driver UK Charity Jobs – Self Help Africa

Job Title:      Driver
Organization: Self
Help Africa
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project
About US:
Self Help Africa
(SHA) is an International Non–Governmental Organisation implementing rural
development, sustainable food and livelihoods security programmes in nine
countries in Africa. SHA’s vision is an economically thriving and resilient
rural Africa with a mission to support sustainable livelihoods for Uganda’s
smallholder farmers.
Job Summary:  The Driver is responsible for the efficient
operation and maintenance of the Self Help Africa motor vehicle, for driving
and ensuring the safety and security of authorized passengers on board in line
with Self Help Africa policy and the traffic laws and regulations of Uganda.
The purpose of the job is to drive staff and to manage the project vehicle for
Self Help Africa
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive the project vehicles with strict adherence to local traffic
    laws and in accordance to project rules and regulations pertaining to
  • Transport project staff and materials in Kiryandongo District and
    the regions
  • Maintain the vehicle in a satisfactory condition, including weekly cleaning
    of the interior and exterior and periodic (quarterly) cleaning of the
    motor and chassis.
  • Ensure that tyres are in good working conditions at all time, and
    that spare tyre is in good condition
  • Ensure that vehicle usage log is updated on a daily basis and
    submitted on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure that fuel consumption report is submitted as required.
  • Ensure regular maintenance of the vehicle, and that fluids (water,
    oil, fuel, washer liquid, etc.) levels are at required levels
  • Report any apparent malfunction to the Supervisor.
  • Report any damage or accident to the Supervisor immediately.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is safely parked and locked when not in use.
  • Carry out project errands as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The prospective employee for the Self Help Africa (SHA) Driver must
    hold a UCE or UACE certificate
  • Five years of driving experience with preferably Non-Governmental
  • Hold a valid driver’s license with preferably classes B,DL,CM
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor
    vehicle repairs. Knowledge of email, telephone and other applications.
  • Trustworthy, high sense of responsibility, alertness; physical
    fitness on duty, emotional stability, neat and courteous.
  • Good knowledge of the Project activity areas and the current
    conditions of roads and highways.
  • Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different
    national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Flexibility to fit into often changing priorities
  • Ability to fluently communicate in both verbally and written
    language(s) applicable to project requirements
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a filled application
form, download
, with a cover letter indicating 3 referees, two of whom should
have been direct supervisors to
Please type Driver (Based in Kiryandongo)” – [your name]” in the subject line
of the e-mail.
Deadline: 22nd June 2018
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