Driver NGO Jobs – African Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)

Job Title:    Driver

Organization: African Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of Finance and Administration


About US:

The African Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims ( ACTV ) is a Non-Governmental organization in Uganda which commenced operations in 1993 whose mandate includes advocacy against torture and provision of physical and psychological treatment and rehabilitation, social support and legal services to survivors of torture.


Job Summary:   The Driver will provide transport services, administrative and logistical support to staff and ACTV’s stakeholders in line with the ACTV Policies and Procedures.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Drive staff, visitors and other stakeholders to and from various destinations as per ACTV policies and procedures.

  • Carry out a pre-travel inspection of vehicles and ascertain journey preparedness, notify the line manager accordingly (i.e. Inspect the vehicle and establish its condition i.e. oils, tyre pressure, indicators, etc.).
  • Review assigned travel schedules, plan and document travel routing and timing.
  • Transport ACTV staff and property to assigned locations in line with the approved travel plans.
  • Carry out passenger and goods safety inspection and resolve any anomalies before travel.
  • Maintain vehicle security before, during and after travel and report on any identified anomalies in line with the vehicle policy.

Maintaining vehicles, generators and motorcycles in clean and good mechanical conditions in line with ACTV policies.

  • Maintain the cleanliness of ACTV vehicles in line with the Vehicle Policy.
  • Routinely check vehicle for faults, carry out and document basic repairs and promptly report major vehicle faults for management action.
  • Carry out basic regular maintenance of the vehicles (i.e. refilling the vehicle i.e. coolants, battery water, hydraulic oil and brake fluid).
  • Take the Vehicle for serving and repairs, monitor and report on service provider’s work.
  • Develop and submit weekly reports on the status of the vehicle, generator and motorcycle.

Pick, deliver and account for all correspondences (mails, messages, parcels) in line with instructions and known office practice.

  • Deliver, pick, and register all mails and parcels and make accountabilities for all mails and parcels delivered.

Provide support to staff and other stakeholders in the field;

  • Review user requirements, solicit financial advances in line with approved user requirements and provide assistance in making purchases for goods required for activity.

Budget for the vehicle maintenance and provide other logistical support and prepare periodic accountabilities.

  • Log both official and private mileages and provide accountabilities.
  • Making monthly reports on (vehicles, generators and motorcycles).
  • Check and update the validity of statutory requirements (Vehicle logbook, insurance status and driving license).


Key Performance Indicators

  • Clean vehicle and minimal complaints
  • Compliance to road traffic laws and internal policies
  • Zero accidents
  • Timely execution of errands
  • Zero complaints of misuse of vehicle
  • Zero complaints of misplaced documents

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a UACE, with at least a credit in English at UCE level
  • Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanics
  • A certificate in mechanics & defensive driving
  • Valid driving license
  • Two years of driving experience from a recognized institution
  • Age: 35 years and below



  • Communication skills,
  • Defensive driving skills
  • Basic mechanic knowledge
  • Attention to safety


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their applications, cover letter and updated CV to these Emails: and


NB: Please quote position title in the subject of the Email


Deadline:  25th February 2024


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Date Posted 2024-02-13
Valid Through 2024-02-25
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization African Centre for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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