O’ Level NGO Jobs – Project Driver/Office Assistant – Sightsavers

Job Title:  Project Driver/Office Assistant (O’ Level NGO Jobs)

Organisation: Sightsavers

Duty Station:  Nwoya, 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:   The purpose of the Project Driver/Office Assistant role is to provide logistical support to the Anyim Maber Project, by driving staff and visitors when required, to ensure maintenance and safety of the project vehicle, and to complete clerical duties so that the office is running efficiently.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Further duties for the Project Driver/Office Assistant role include;

Driving tasks

  • Undertake driving assignments for Sightsavers staff, project visitors and consultants as required.
  • Provide logistical support to the Nwoya PIU
  • Drive Sightsavers staff and visitors for project visits in the programme areas as required.
  • Keep the project vehicle in clean condition, properly maintained and fuelled at the designated service stations.
  • Ensure that vehicle logbooks are properly maintained and compile summaries on vehicle movements and fuel utilisation as per monthly vehicle reporting form.
  • Maintenance of vehicles

Administrative tasks

  • Undertake courier or dispatch tasks and duties payment of bills, mail collection, delivery & distribution of letters.
  • Receive and direct Uganda Country Office (UCO) visitors in absence of the Project Officer, providing information where needed.
  • Respond to general requests to Project Implementation Unit (PIU).
  • In liaison with Programme Coordinator, distribute send documents to Partners.
  • Provide administrative support in filing, photocopying, and binding documents.
  • Logistical support during field visits – play lead role, take photographs.
  • Undertake logistics of programme workshops and meetings.
  • This is not an exhaustive list of tasks or principal accountabilities, the need for flexibility is required and the job holder is expected to carry out any other related duties that are within the employee’s skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • To succeed in this role, you will need a UCE certificate or equivalent, and possess previous working experience in a similar roles within a reputable private firm or NGO.
  • Previous working experience as a Driver
  • Previous administrative experience
  • A clean and valid Ugandan driving licence (class A and E)
  • Certificate of good conduct.
  • Minimum 3 years accident–free driving record with reputable private firm or NGO.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and Interested applicants should apply online at the link below. We are particularly interested in learning of your motivations for applying.


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Deadline: 31st March 2024


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Date Posted 2024-03-23
Valid Through 2024-03-31
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Sightsavers
Job Location Nwoya, Nwoya, Nwoya, 0256, Uganda

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