Driver NGO Careers – Cordaid

Job Title:   Driver    

Organisation: Cordaid

Duty Station:  Kabale, Fort Portal and Busoga, Uganda


About US:

Cordaid is a Dutch international NGO, that believes in a world without poverty and exclusion. We strive for just and sustainable societies where every person counts. We stand for knowledge and talent sharing between North and South, between farmers and businesses, between activists and policymakers. Where poverty, conflict and exclusion divide societies, we connect people and communities. We stand for professionalism, expertise, and solidarity across borders. We aim at maximizing our social impact and contributing to systemic change. We operate where natural disasters strike, where conflicts tear up communities and where lack of opportunities and service delivery keep families in extreme poverty. Cordaid has been active in Uganda for over 25 years; and our programmes currently focus on three thematic areas: resilience, investments and humanitarian aid.


Job Summary:   Cordaid is recruiting Drivers for an anticipated Result Based Financing in Land Tenure and Farming Systems Project, 2023 – 2028. The anticipated project will work in 16 districts and aiming at secured land tenure security and inclusive development of farming systems in 5 regions in Uganda.



Key Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Ensure timely pickup and drop of project staff and visitors to & from designated locations
  • Map out driving routes ahead of time to determine the most expedient trip

Safety and Security 

  • Adherence to the vehicle/road safety and security guidelines.
  • Always follow traffic laws, speed limits, and police direction.
  • Always keep alert and informed of changing road and weather conditions.
  • Conduct regular vehicle inspections and report any issues

Vehicle Maintenance 

  • Ensure general cleanliness of the vehicle
  • Schedule regular car service & maintenance appointments and report any issues
  • Book car wash and detailing services to maintain interior and exterior cleanliness of the car
  • Monitor motor vehicle motor insurance and adhere to the established guidelines.


  • Prepare and submit monthly vehicle fuelling, mileage and maintenance reports
  • Maintenance of vehicle records
  • Timely reporting of incidents/accidents

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE).
  • A certificate in Defensive driving will be an added advantage.
  • The applicant must possess a valid driving permit with at least 3 classes; B, CM, DL and DM.
  • First Aid Diploma
  • Four years of driving experience in an international organisation environment.
  • Possess high level of experience driving in remote locations around Uganda.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule with odd hours and night shifts.


How to Apply:

All interested candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 6th October 2023


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Date Posted 2023-09-29
Valid Through 2023-10-06
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization CORDAID
Job Location Kabale, Kabale, Kabale, 0256, Uganda