Fresher Driver PlayMatters US NGO Job Opportunities – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:  Driver PlayMatters (Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organisation: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities, we improve outcomes in the areas of health, safety, economic wellbeing, education, and power.

 

Job Summary:  The Driver PlayMatters will be responsible for the safe transportation of PlayMatters Uganda management staff and materials; care and maintenance of PlayMatters Uganda vehicles and their accessories.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and record the condition of the vehicles daily; prepare weekly maintenance checklist.
  • Ensure timely servicing and maintenance of PlayMatters Uganda office vehicles (complete service request forms and maintain service maintenance records); report to PlayMatters Deputy Coordinator any mechanical problems.
  • Ensure vehicles are insured and all legal documents are always in order; inform PlayMatters Deputy Coordinator three weeks in advance of any renewals due (i.e., insurance, road license, etc.).
  • Conduct daily assessments of road conditions and security situation.
  • Drive PlayMatters Uganda project staff in a safe and courteous manner to field sites across the country.
  • Deliver mail/messages as directed.
  • Operate HF and VHF mobile radio equipment if any.
  • Maintain cleanliness of interior/exterior of PlayMatters Uganda office vehicles.
  • Give accurate reconciliation of expenditures within the given period.
  • Adhere to IRC vehicle policy and operating procedures (use of logbook, no drinking and driving, signing out vehicle on vehicle registry and so on).
  • Assist programs or PlayMatters Admin Officer in loading cargo for the field.




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold an Ordinary Level Certificate: A- Level Certificate is an added advantage; Valid driver’s license with classes “A, B & DL”
  • At least two years of driving experience preferably with NGOs.
  • Able to pass the IRC driving test and demonstrated teamwork skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
  • Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, excellent Microsoft word and Microsoft excel skills.
  • Willingness to travel to ‘insecure areas within the constraints of IRC Uganda’s security policy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 11th May 2022

 

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