Driver/Field Security NGO Jobs – International Justice Mission (IJM)

Job Title:  Driver/Field Security

Organisation: International
Justice Mission (IJM)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Sr.
Manager, Fort Portal Projects

About US:

Justice Mission (IJM) is a global non-governmental human rights organization
which protects the poor from violence by rescuing victims, bringing the
criminals to justice, restoring survivors to safety and strength, and helping
local law enforcement build a safe future that lasts. International Justice
Mission (IJM) Uganda is working in partnership with the government and other
agencies to build capacity for the public justice system to provide justice for
survivors of Violence against Women and Children (VAW/C), including intimate
partner violence and forms of sexual violence.

Job Summary:  The Driver/Field Security will assist in
ensuring the success of IJM’s work by providing safe and secure transportation
to IJM staff and performing miscellaneous casewor related tasks.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • Provide navigation and translation support for IJM staff.
  • Provide security support at IJM field visits and other events
  • Complete security risk assessments and incident reports as required.
  • Perform miscellaneous casework related tasks (delivering supplies,
    assist with surveys, run errands, etc.) as needed.

Events and
Drive IJM’s vehicles
for IJM staff, clients and guests for business purposes.

General tasks:

  • Assist in the cleaning, maintenance, repair, fueling and upkeep of
    IJM vehicles.
  • Assist in maintaining records of use, condition and fuel consumption
    of IJM vehicles.
  • Be responsive to security risks levels and mitigate risk

Key Result Areas:

  • IJM staff consistently receive transportation that is safe and
  • IJM vehicles are used responsibly and are well taken care of.
  • Ensuring that security measures are implemented to protect staff on
    field visits

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Valid Driver’s License, certificate
    from defensive driving course, and experience driving manual vehicles on
    rough terrain.
  • At least five years of experience as a professional driver.
  • Fluency in English and local languages, with excellent writing and
    speaking in both.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Knowledge of geography and roads of Fort Portal, and surrounding
  • Understanding of maintenance requirements for four-wheel-drive
  • Familiarity with pricing for vehicle maintenance and repair.
  • Understanding of security protocols and procedures
  • Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed.
  • Passionate commitment to IJM’s mission and values.
  • Professional in demeanor, appearance, writing and oral
  • Works well under stress with a sustained positive attitude.
  • Exceptionally high level of honesty and integrity.
  • Intelligent, organized, creative and proactive problem solver.
  • Ability to cooperate effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

How to Apply:

All candidates are
encouraged to send a Job Application Form, Resume, Cover Letter & Statement
of Faith* By E-mail (preferred method) to:

By Mail:

Justice Mission Attn: Human Resources,

P.O. Box 502 Ntinda,
Kampala, UGANDA

By Hand:

Justice Mission Attn: Human Resources Plot 15 Suuna Road, Ntinda Kampala,

What is a statement of faith?

A statement of faith
should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your
involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover
letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a
description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your
current fellowship or place of worship.

Deadline: 28th August 2019

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