Project Driver/Office Assistant NGO Jobs – Sightsavers

Job Title:   Project Driver/Office Assistant   

Organisation: Sightsavers

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

Sightsavers is an International Development Organization which works with partners to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote equality of opportunity for people with disabilities in over 33 developing countries across Africa, Asia and America. Sightsavers seeks to achieve a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of the world. Sightsavers offers a great place to work within easy reach of London and Brighton.


Job Summary:  Sightsavers Uganda Country Office is currently seeking a Project Driver/Office Assistant to provide general office support to the Karamoja Inclusive Eye Health Project, which includes driving, vehicle maintenance, filing and other office tasks.


As the Project Driver/Officer Assistant you will undertake driving assignments for Sightsavers staff and project visitors, ensure that vehicle logbooks are properly maintained and compile summaries on vehicle movements and fuel utilisation as per monthly vehicle reporting form. You will also provide logistical support to the Moroto PIU, and complete messenger tasks and duties including running errands such as payment of bills, mail collection, delivery & distribution of letters.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keeping the project vehicle in clean condition, properly maintained and fuelled at the designated service stations
  • Develop and maintain a regular schedule for vehicles’ servicing and insurance.
  • Receive and direct UCO visitors in absence of the Project Officer, providing information where needed.
  • In liaison with Programme Officers, distribute send documents to Partners.
  • Provide administrative support in filing, photocopying and binding documents
  • Support FAO to follow up receipt of local and UK orders, distribute to Partners accordingly
  • This is a highly varied and involved role and the above is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • As the successful candidate you will possess a clean and valid Ugandan driving licence, hold at least a UCE certificate (or equivalent), have previous experience working for a reputable private form or an NGO, and have 3 year accident-free driving record.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 3rd January 2022


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