Senior Driver NGO Job Careers – Malteser International

Job Title:   Senior Driver 

Organization: Malteser
International

Duty Station:
Uganda

About US:

Malteser
International, the worldwide relief agency of the Order of Malta for
humanitarian aid, works in more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia and the
Americas for people in need, regardless of their religion, origin or political
affiliation. Its mission is to provide emergency relief as well as to implement
rehabilitation measures and to facilitate the link between emergency relief and
sustainable development. Christian values and the humanitarian principles of
impartiality and independence form the basis of its work in the following
areas: Relief, Reconstruction & Rehabilitation; Health & Nutrition;
Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH); Livelihood & Social Programs and
Disaster Risk Reduction.

Job Summary:  The Senior Driver is responsible for the
implementation of transport and fleet management in order to support program
implementation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Ensures provision
of reliable and secure driving services

·       
Ensure
the respect of the Ugandan traffic law while driving MI vehicles

·       
Follow
the Line Manager’s planning and instructions

·       
Carry
out office out-door messenger related duties

·       
Keep all
personal documents as well as those of the vehicle with you and check that they
are valid (driving license, insurance paper)

·       
Fill in
the logbook every day according to MI procedures

·       
Respect
MI security rules

Ensure the
maintenance of the vehicle with respect to MI vehicle management

·       
Carry
out daily checks before starting up the vehicle (oil level; water level;
pressure of the tires etc.)

·       
Wash the
car when needed and upon request from line manager

·       
Make
sure that the security toolbox and first aid kit are complete and on board

·       
Inform
the line manager when service is necessary

·       
Solve
minor technical problems

·       
Inform
the logistics department of any major repairs to be carried out

·       
Record
all the maintenance done in the logbook of each vehicle

Ensure the respect
of the departure and arrival time of your movement

·       
Inspect
and prepare the vehicle the day before departure so as to be on time

·       
Prepare
additional equipment to be brought along according to the needs (fuel,
stickers, flags, tools, medical kit)

·       
Guarantee
the good loading and unloading of the car and goods in an appropriate way

·       
Know the
area map, especially MI staff houses, INGOs offices and relevant partners’
offices

·       
Ensure
that non-MI staff sign a waiver of liability form

Supporting the
logistics officer

·       
Contribute
to the compilation of accurate monthly fuel usage reports for all vehicles

·       
Ensuring
monthly vehicle service and maintenance reports are submitted on time

·       
Oversees
fuel consumption purchase and tracking

Safety and Security

·       
Working
closely with the Security Focal Person (SFP) to proactively ensure staff safety

·       
Assists
the SFP in collecting, updating and communicating information regarding the
security situation in the project location

·       
Assists
the SFP in reporting security incidents affecting MI personnel, offices and
assets for the project location

General: Perform any other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Malteser International Senior Driver job must hold a
diploma in Logistics/Procurement/ fleet management /Business Administration or
related field

·       
Three
years of experience as a driver with good understanding of INGO procedures

·       
Experience
as a logistician is an added advantage

·       
Strong
organizational skills

·       
Computer
literate with hands on MS Office programs, especially in MS Excel

·       
A
demonstrated ability to multi-task and process information into action as to
not delay program activities

·       
Valid
Driver’s License and ability to drive

·       
Fluency
in English (written and spoken)

·       
Knowledge
of local and beneficiary languages (Runyankitara, Swahili, French) will be
considered an advantage

·       
Preferably
a resident of South West

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below. Please kindly submit your application
(CV, letter of motivation and copies of diplomas) preferably as one attachment.

Click Here

Deadline: 12th August 2020 by Midnight

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