Consultancy Jobs - Terms of Reference for Annual Data Household Survey - Farm Africa Livestock for Livelihoods (UK Aid Direct) Project in Karamoja, Uganda

  Job Title:      Terms of Reference for Annual Data Household Survey Organisation:   Farm Africa Project Name: Livestock for Livelihoo...

Showing posts with label Transport and Driver Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Transport and Driver Jobs in Uganda. Show all posts

Driver USAID Project Jobs - Education Development Center (EDC)


Job Title:    Driver

Organisation: Education Development Center (EDC)

Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda


About US:

Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity, with a focus on vulnerable and under-served populations.  Since 1958, we have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world.


About USAID Project:

The goal of the five-year, USAID-funded Integrated Child and Youth Development (ICYD) Activity is for Ugandan children and youth, especially the most vulnerable, to receive the support and services necessary to lead resilient, healthy, and productive lives.


Job Summary:  The Driver will provide transport services, administrative and other logistical support to USAID/Uganda- ICYD Activity staff, visitors and stakeholders in accordance with EDC’s fleet management policy guidelines and procedures. This position reports to the Logistics Manager. This is a full-time position based in Mbarara, Uganda, but will be required to work with cross functional teams within the organization across the country.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Provide transportation, using EDC vehicles, of goods, staff and other authorized passengers in accordance with EDC policies and procedures;

·        Daily operation and maintenance the vehicle assigned to the driver in a manner that ensures the highest degree of safety possible for the vehicle and its passengers;

·        Keep accurate and up to date records using the vehicle and fuel log sheets provided;

·        Inspect and be vigilant at all times for the detection of any faults and/or damage to the assigned vehicle, whether accidental or otherwise, and submit a written report of such faults and damage as soon as possible to the Supervisor;

·        Ensure that EDC policies and procedures for safe vehicle operation and risk mitigation, such as proper use of door locks, parking in secure locations and timing of trips, are followed;

·        Submit to the Supervisor the monthly vehicle utilization report summarizing vehicle/fuel use and vehicle repair/maintenance. This report will be accompanied by the fuel and vehicle log sheets for the period of the report;

·        Prepare and submit the Weekly Control Sheet to the Supervisor for review and schedule repairs and maintenance as necessary;

·        Willing to accept additional responsibilities as assigned from time to time by the Supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the Education Development Center (EDC) Driver job must hold a UCE certificate or its equivalent, proof of training in defensive driving and basic computer skills.

·        Must have a valid driver’s license with all classes and a safe driving record with no traffic violations;

·        At least five years of experience as a professional driver with a reputable organization; experience working on a USAID financed project is a plus;

·        Good awareness and commitment to follow all local and national driving laws, rules and regulations;

·        High level of integrity and attention to detail;

·        Ability to proficiently read, speak and write in English;

·        Experience driving four-wheel drive vehicles and driving on unpaved rural roads;

·        Practical experience in maintaining vehicles and conducting minor repairs;

·        Ability to make frequent up-country travels, often long-distance and sometimes overnight;

·        Must have excellent inter-personal skills;

·        Ability to remain calm in high-stress situations such as road accidents, bad weather conditions and impatient drivers;

·        Must be reliable, dependable, flexible and willing to work beyond routine hours;

·        Previous training in safe vehicle operation/defensive driving preferred.

·        Language:  Fluency in English is required.


Note: EDC doesn’t solicit for money from applicants at any level of the recruitment & selection process.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


Click Here


Deadline: 5th February 2021


For more of the latest jobs, please visit or find us on our facebook page

Driver Jobs - Watoto Child Care Ministries



Job Title:    Driver

Organisation: Watoto Child Care Ministries

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Watoto Church Ministries and Community Care has experienced exponential growth in the past couple of years composed of multiple Celebration Centres (Campuses) and diverse Community care initiatives that include; Child Care, Community and Neighbourhood, Education and FM Radio amongst others. In all of this, Watoto remains a local church, committed to celebrating Christ and caring for community.


Job Summary:  Watoto is seeking to recruit a Driver to transport passengers and goods to designated locations safely and efficiently.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        To ensure that at all times the vehicle has the necessary documents permitting it to be on the road, such as insurance cover, third party license and log books including personal driver’s licences.

·        To maintain a very high standard regarding the cleanliness and general appearance of the car.

·        To monitor fuel refills at gas stations and ensure proper records are made for fuel card

·        deductions by the gas station staff.

·        To report any accidents and or damage to vehicles, however minor, to line manager and log them in the accident report form.

·        To keep an accurate record of all vehicle equipment that may be within the vehicle.

·        To perform general and regular daily checks on the vehicle to ensure the vehicle is in proper mechanical and body condition, thus road worthy and safe.

·        To ensure that all emergency equipment such as car jack, spare tyre, wheel spanner, first aid box and jumper cables are all available in the car.

·        To thoroughly inspect cars before long journeys to ensure the car is fit for the journey.

·        To observe due dates for servicing the vehicles, consult and update your supervisor in

·        advance to allow time to schedule it in.

·        To adhere to the guiding principles spelt out in the code of conduct for drivers for Watoto Group.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant for the Watoto Driver job role should hold an Advanced Level Certificate.

·        At least five years of working experience.

·        Ability to drive in a safe manner according to local and international, knowledge of defence driving, basic traffic signs and regulations.

·        Demonstrates ability to diagnose and fix simple mechanical problems and report major

·        mechanical problems.

·        Excellent knowledge of the city and major motorways in Uganda.



How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates can apply by visiting our website;

Fill out the form that will be open and submit after all sections have been filled. Click Here

Submit your CV, academic and professional documents and a cell/pastor's recommendation letter to (Subject Line: Job Title - First Name, Last Name)


Deadline: 25th January 2021


For more of the latest jobs, please visit or find us on our facebook page

Driver NGO Jobs - Lifewater


Job Title:    Driver

Organisation: Lifewater

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Finance & Administration Assistant


About US:

Lifewater is a Christian water development organization dedicated to effectively serving children and families by partnering with underserved communities to overcome water poverty. Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, we serve the least and last as a demonstration of God’s unconditional love for all people. Lifewater International serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.


Job Summary:  The overall responsibilities of the driver are to ensure the program vehicle is well maintained and serviced at all times and to drive program staff to different program locations, carry out simple purchases and run other office errands assigned to him/her. They will strictly adhere to organizational policies and the traffic laws and regulations of Uganda and perform minor mechanical tasks.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        To drive program staff to the program area and carry out any other duties assigned by the Finance & Administration Assistant or his/her designate

·        Ensure there is safe driving of the vehicle at all times, using defensive driving techniques

·        To carry out preventive maintenance of the vehicle and report to the Finance & Administration Assistant about the status of the vehicle

·        Carry out simple purchases as directed by supervisor and according to LI Procurement and Financial Manuals and properly keep records for accountability and future reference

·        Maintain a daily record of vehicle movements by recording mileage at all times

·        Assist with loading and unloading of the vehicle as needed

·        Carry out daily vehicle checks on the mechanical condition and make recommendations to the APM

·        Represent Life water International with respect and integrity in the program area

·        Shall perform any other duties as assigned by your supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a UCE (O level) certificate

·        The driver should have undergone driving training from a licensed driving school

·        Must be in possession of a valid and clean driving license (minimum class B)

·        Must possess a good driving record

·        A defensive driving certificate and some mechanic knowledge will be an added advantage

·        Must have driving experience of at least 8 years with a minimum of 3 years in an NGO setting

·        Experience in driving cars that use both manual and automatic transmission a MUST

·        Experience in vehicle mechanics and in defensive driving is an added advantage

·        Experience providing logistical support in a busy organization

·        Must be a mature Christian, able to cope with cross-cultural and denominational diversities

·        An energetic, flexible and proactive approach with the ability to work both independently and cooperatively within a team setting

·        Well organized and efficient in time management whenever there is task pressure

·        Commitment to the core values of Lifewater International

·        Strong team-working skills and ability to develop and maintain effective working relations at all levels both within and outside the team

·        Ability to contribute towards resource stewardship

·        Excellent command of the English language; ability to speak the local language is an added advantage but not a requirement

·        A punctual, honest, dependable, servant leader, trustworthy, encourager, peacekeeper, multi-tasking, and self-starter


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


Click Here


For more of the latest jobs, please visit or find us on our facebook page

5 Driver Job Vacancies - Uganda Cooperative Transport Union Limited (UCTU)



Job Title:    Driver (5 Job Vacancies)

Organisation: Uganda Cooperative Transport Union Limited (UCTU)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: CEO


About US:

In 1973, the Uganda Co-operative Transport Union was formed, following the exodus of the Asian community. Starting with just seven trucks, the UCTU transported crops from district co - operatives to marketing boards, processing centres and ports for export.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicants must possess a heavy commercial class

·        The Driver must hold a Defensive driving certificate .

·        Age: At least 35 years.


Remuneration: Attractive package in accordance to pay structure of the union.


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their hand written applications naming 3 referees should be forwarded to;



Uganda Cooperative Transport Union Limited (UCTU) Head Office,

Kawempe Kampala. Uganda


Deadline: 28th January 2021 by 5:00pm


For more of the latest jobs, please visit or find us on our facebook page

Driver Jobs - Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST)


Job Title:    Driver

Organisation: Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST)

Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda


About US:

Mbarara University of Science & Technology (MUST), commonly known as Mbarara University, is a public university in Uganda. Mbarara University commenced student intake and instruction in 1989. It is one of the eight public universities and degree-awarding institutions in the country. MUST is accredited by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        Uganda Certificate of Education (‘O' level) with a pass in English.

·        Valid driving permit with classes B,CM,CH, DL

·        At least three (3) years of experience driving small to medium omnibuses. d) Should have basic knowledge of motor vehicle mechanics.

·        Possession of class DM is an added advantage

·        Training in defensive driving is an added advantage.

·        Must not be above 35 years of age at the time of application.


How to Apply:

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacancies. Applicants are required to submit handwritten applications accompanied by detailed CVs, certified copies of all relevant academic documents, appointment and other employment documents; and their national ID. Applicants may apply for a maximum of only two (2) posts clearly indicating the first and second choice against the post applied for. Applicants should indicate three names, telephone contacts and e-mail addresses of professional referees (excluding social referees) who can attest to their professional competences for the jobs applied for. Applications should be submitted to the address below;


The University Secretary,

Mbarara University of Science and Technology,

P.O Box 1410, Mbarara



Deadline: 22nd January 2021


For more of the latest jobs, please visit or find us on our facebook page




Driver – After Sales Jobs - CMC Motors Group


Job Title:    Driver – After Sales

Organisation: CMC Motors Group

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

CMC Motors Group offer exclusive distribution of Ford, Mazda, and Suzuki vehicles across East Africa.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the CMC Uganda Driver – After Sales job should hold relevant qualifications

·        Possess a clean driving record

·        Experience in a related role is desired


How to Apply:

If you feel you have what it takes to join an amazing company here in Uganda kindly send an email stating your expression of interest, please kindly attach your current CV and qualifications and send to Human Resources Business Partner:


For more of the latest jobs, please visit or find us on our facebook page


Driver NGO Jobs - Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)


Job Title:    Driver

Organization:  Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Finance & Administrative Coordinator


About US:

The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit research organization. IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including Malaria, HIV and Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 300 publications and have impacted on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC currently manages over 41 Grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was established in May 2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University College of Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the Uganda Ministry of Health.


Job Summary:  The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) seeks to hire a suitable candidate for the position of Driver for the SEARCH SAPPHIRE study to be based in South Western Uganda. The Successful candidate will report to the Finance & Administrative Coordinator.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        To provide safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for staff. This includes ensuring that safety belts are worn at all times, there is no smoking in the vehicle and that no alcohol is consumed before driving

·        To transport supplies to various destinations as required.

·        To keep the vehicle in good mechanical and functional condition including but not confined to regular fueling, servicing and cleaning of the interior and exterior.

·        To perform regular preventive maintenance and minor repairs where possible.

·        Ensure maximum security of vehicle and its accessories under your charge.

·        Ensure safety of passengers and cargo under your charge.

·        Monitor condition and performance of vehicle and promptly report to supervisor.

·        Carry out minor repairs and adjustments on the vehicle and maintain its cleanliness.

·        Take vehicle for servicing as per mileage reading and repairs as directed by your supervisor.

·        Submit monthly reports on vehicle movements and mechanical conditions using a template provided by the supervisor.

·        To ensure that all required documentation for administrative use such as mileage, fuel usage and trip authorization tracking information is kept up to date at all times in the prescribed manner.

·        To ensure that all dues are met in good time and/or regularly renewed e.g. Third party and Comprehensive Insurance, Parking Fees, Registration and Licenses.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma or Certificate in a related field or O&A level certificates.

·        Basic training in Motor-vehicle mechanics.

·        Three to five years’ progressive working experience in a similar setting with a valid driving permit.

·        Should be able to drive both manual and automatic vehicles.

·        Defensive driving certificate is a must.

·        Experience handling sensitive project supplies, samples and information amongst others.

·        Ability to work long hours and in a Team.

·        Experience handling sensitive project supplies, samples, working in hard to reach areas.


How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications using this link on the IDRC website.


Click Here


Additional important comments:

·        Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.

·        Applications cannot be amended following submission.



Deadline: 15th January 2021


For more of the latest jobs, please visit or find us on our facebook page

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...