O’ Level NGO Jobs – Driver – DGD Project – Plan International


Job Title:  Driver – DGD Project

Organisation: Plan International

Duty Station: Yumbe, Uganda

Reports to: Programme Area Procurement & Administration Coordinator


About US:

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 80 years, and are now active in more than 75 countries.


Job Summary:  This role is responsible for driving PIU vehicles in accordance with the transport policy and procedures in order to enhance mobility of staff for efficiency and effectiveness. The Driver provides transport services for staff and visitors; the job holder may interact with key external stakeholders in the course of performing her/his duties.  The Driver is required to think ahead in order to envision the best route, anticipate hazards, and to attend to the needs of travellers.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Transport Services

  • Ensure the provision of transport services that will support PIU’s staff in a safe, healthy, secure and environmentally sensitive manner; Support office administration:
  • Observe and adhere to the safety precautions before and during driving taking into account prevailing weather and driving conditions to avoid accidents.
  • Drive vehicles carefully and safely in accordance with the traffic laws and regulations of Uganda, and with PIU policies and procedures including the fleet management manual.
  • Give attention to the physical wellbeing of passengers, providing comfort breaks and other assistance as required; at all times treating passengers with courtesy and friendliness.
  • Deliver and collect mail and other documents to and from various offices, post office regularly and ensure its safety as and when requested.
  • Support the administrative function in collecting ordered office supplies/ consumables.
  • Run office errands as requested.

Vehicle Management 

  • Ensure proper maintenance and management of PIU’s vehicles; In collaboration with the Fleet Coordinator, ensure the procurement of all the goods and services necessary for timely and environmentally sensitive completion of PIU’s fleet:
  • Carry out daily inspection checks to ensure that the vehicle is in good running order with valid insurance policies; record any cases requiring future action.
  • Ensuring that vehicles are equipped with all necessary breakdown and safety equipment and that such are in full working order.
  • Conduct monthly inspection of the assigned vehicle and inform the supervisor of any observation that needs attention.
  • Keep the vehicle in a clean condition in order to uphold the image of PIU and for the convenience of the users.
  • Monitor vehicle due date servicing and report on any need for repair.
  • Serve as the contact person for vehicle repairs and servicing and review invoices and services reports before they are submitted for payment.
  • Follow up to ensure that maintenance work is done on time and inspect vehicles after repair or maintenance work has been completed to ensure that repairs are completed satisfactorily to the required standard.


  • Ensure vehicle records are kept up to date, and timely reports submitted:
  • Record the place of destination before departure and complete the vehicle usage record to indicate vehicle movement.
  • Make motor vehicle monthly fuel reconciliations, reports and fleet compliance reports.
  • Identify and report all mechanical faults and any accidents immediately to the supervisor so that appropriate action is taken.
  • Train and test drivers and riders as may be requested, and submit the recommendation to the supervisor

Safeguarding, Gender Equality & Inclusion

  • Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold an O- level certificate
  • Valid driving licence for classes CM, DL & DM, with no penalties
  • A certificate in Defensive Driving is desirable
  • A certificate in Customer care is an added advantage
  • At least 3 years’ experience working as a driver, in relatively large organisations of similar complexity to PIU


How to Apply:

All Qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 6th May 2024


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Date Posted 2024-04-23
Valid Through 2024-05-06
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Plan International
Job Location Yumbe, Yumbe, Yumbe, 0256, Uganda

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