2 Driver NGO Job Placements – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:     Driver (2 Job Placements)

Organization: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to: Supply
Chain Officer

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 incumbent will drive DRC vehicles safely
and efficiently in accordance with DTC policy and national safety rules and
regulations, responsible for the vehicle to which he is assigned and the
completion of log books and fuel, records, under the supervision of the
Logistics Assistant

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

DRC transport

·       
Drive
safely DRC/DDG staff and visitors, also beyond normal working hours if
necessary

·       
Drive
defensively- do not drive in an aggressive way and respect the legal and
DRC/DDG speed limits. Adjust the vehicle speed to road conditions and drive
with consideration for the safety of the passengers, other road users, the load
and the technical state of the car

·       
Responsible
for complying with DRC/DDG security rules

·       
Ensure
correct loading and unloading of vehicle according to proper load capacity and
distribution

·       
Ensure
security of the vehicle and keys, also when parked, making sure windows and
doors are locked.

·       
Keep
informed of security on the expected itinerary and decide whether or not to
take a road in collaboration with the team leader

·       
Always
inform Office team of departure, intended destination and remain in contact
throughout the journey, upon arrival at destination, and return

·       
Not
releasing to third parties’ internal information on expatriate movement

·       
Ensuring
that non-DRC/DDG staff are NOT allowed in the vehicles unless it is approved by
the Area Program Manager/Head of Office

Vehicle management/
Safety

·       
Ensure
that all the safety equipment (a safety belt for each seat, one binder with
emergency contact and discharge of responsibility forms, first aid box, spare
wheel and fire extinguisher) is in place and working as described.

·       
Ensure
that driving does not take place unless EVERY person in the car is using
his/her safety belt.

·       
Keep the
vehicles clean, re-fuelled, and ensure proper maintenance, regular servicing
and repairing of vehicle according to the correct procedures.

·       
Basic
mechanic and servicing works (vehicle and generator) as possible and required

·       
This
includes ensuring proper working of the vehicle before any driving, and
reporting any irregularities or accident immediately to the Supervisor.

·       
Keep
records for mileage driven/fuel added and maintain the vehicle log book

·       
Check
road licence and other certificates in his vehicle and notify the supervisor in
time for renewal of documents if due to expire

·       
Keep
their driving licence valid at all times.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Driver  job
must hold a Senior Secondary School Certificate.

·       
A full
and clean driving license

·       
A
certificate in Defensive driving from an established driving school/firm is an
added advantage.

·       
Hold a
certificate in automobile mechanics is an added advantage

·       
Three to
five years’ experience of professional driving.

·       
Prior
experience as a driver in an international NGO, UN agency or private company

·       
Ability
to multi-task and work calmly under pressure is essential for this position.

·       
An
ability to work with minimum supervision

·       
A people
orientated person who enjoys working in a team

·       
Languages:
Fluent English. Knowledge of
local languages in the district of assignment is a must

How to Apply:

All Interested
candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience please submit
updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited
for the post.

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Deadline: 13th March 2020

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