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

Several Ambulance Driver US NGO Opportunities - International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Job Title: Ambulance Drivers
Organisation: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced. Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote peace and long-term development.

Job Summary:  The Ambulance Drivers will also be responsible for the standardization of policies and good warehousing/fleet management practices across all the field sites and will require regular travel to provide technical support to the field-based warehouse staff.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Inspect and record the condition of the vehicle on a daily basis; prepare weekly maintenance checklist.
·       Ensure timely servicing and maintenance of IRC vehicles (complete service request forms and maintain service maintenance records); report to head driver any mechanical problems.
·       Ensure vehicle is insured and all legal documents are in order at all times; inform Fleet assistant three weeks in advance of any renewals due (i.e. insurance, road license, etc.).
·       Conduct daily assessments of road conditions and security situation.
·       Drive Patients, Care givers and staff in a safe and courteous manner to during referrals
·       Operate HF and VHF mobile radio equipment.
·       Maintain cleanliness of interior/exterior of vehicle.
·        Give accurate reconciliation within the given period.
·       Obey IRC vehicle policy and operating procedures at all times (use of logbook, no drinking and driving, signing out vehicle on vehicle registry and so on).
·       Assist with other duties as assigned by the supervisor(s).


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant should at least have an  O' Level Certificate;  A- Level Certificate an added advantage;
·        Valid  driver’s license with classes ”A, B, CM,CH,DL and DM.”;
·       Good driving record; Minimum two years driving experience;
·       Knowledge of Codan radio equipment;
·       Fluent in English; NGO experience; Kiswahili language skills and knowledge of mechanics preferred.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged  to apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 10th June 2020

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Driver Job Vacancies - Catholic Relief Services (CRS)



Job Title: Driver
Organisation: Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries around the world. CRS carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. CRS’ Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations; serving people on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs. CRS has worked in Uganda since 1965, initially providing emergency assistance to Sudanese refugees living in the north. Over the years, CRS has expanded its programming to also address development needs in western, central and eastern Uganda. CRS' projects in Uganda currently include agriculture, health, microfinance, peace building and youth. CRS Uganda implements its programs through partnerships with local organizations, including the Catholic Church, other faith-based organizations and community entities for maximum impact and sustainability. .

Job Summary:  The driver will safely operate vehicles, observing the Ugandan Traffic laws and organization’s policies on driving at all times, to help ensure operational effectiveness in support of high-quality programming.
You will ensure the safety and security of all passengers, pedestrians, other drivers and the vehicles in town and on field missions. Your consistent and high-quality service will contribute to the proper stewardship of resources.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·       Take actions as instructed to maintain allocated vehicles clean inside and out, in sound mechanical and operational condition, fueled and equipped with First Aid Kits, spare parts and tools, and secured at all times. Signal actual or potential faults/breakdowns and/or threats.
·       Transport CRS staff and visitors as instructed, observing local traffic and road safety laws and all CRS vehicle policies to ensure safety of passengers and luggage, and quality and courteous services.
·       Report immediately any accidents and/or route changes due to security, bad weather, road conditions.
·       Plan ahead to meet anticipated travel requirements and make all arrangements for ensuring efficient services (fueling, pre-travel checks, required travel documents, required equipment, spare parts and tools, schedules, packing).
·        Ensure copies of daily mileage logs, pen and clipboard are readily available in all assigned vehicles.
·       Maintain and submit accurate records for all trips and fuel purchases.
·       Routinely check all assigned vehicles licenses, insurances, and other required documents and promptly advise when renewals are due.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant should have  ‘O’ Level Certificate
·       At least three years driving and mechanical experience
·       Valid accident free driving license Class A, B, CM, and DM
·       Understanding of the geographical area of assignment
·       Flexibility to travel under difficult circumstances
·       Service-oriented with focus on meeting customer needs
·       Well-organized and able to manage multiple tasks
·       Ability to work in a team
·       Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented
·       English fluency, knowledge of the local language spoken in Tororo
·       Must be able to travel out of duty station up to a tune of 70% of time

How to Apply:
All candidates should Email a cover letter and CV only to ug_recruitment@crs.org 
Large files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in the subject line of the email, copy and paste – DRIVERTORORO only
All applications that do not contain this exact subject line will be rejected and not read
Only selected candidates that meet the requirements will be notified

Deadline: 9th June 2020 at 5:00 pm

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Fresher Driver NGO Job Opportunities - Oxfam



Job Title: Driver -Nakivale
Organisation: Oxfam
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
We are an international confederation of 19 organizations (affiliates) working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

Job Summary:  The primary responsibility of this position is to provide reliable and secure driving services by driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other related goods and supplies under the authorization of the supervisor, accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant should have a Valid driving licence, DL, preferably with at least 2 years experience preferably in an NGO environment;
·       A defensive driving certificate is an added advantage.
·        Sufficient spoken English and local languages (Rutooro, Runyankore, Swahili) is an added advantage.
·       Basic vehicle servicing and maintenance skills,
·       Flexibility and willingness to work long hours

How to Apply:
All Interested and suitable candidates please  submit your application, cover letter and CV ONLY to the HR at oxfamuganda-jobs@oxfam.org or a hand delivery to the UNHCR office in Nakivale indicating the position name in the email subject line/on the envelop.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 8th June 2020

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Several Fresher Fleet Assistant US NGO Jobs - International Rescue Committee (IRC)


Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Supply Chain Officer

About US:
The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced. Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote peace and long-term development.

Job Summary: The Fleet Assistant is responsible for the efficient coordination and management of all transport, fleet, and equipment management functions for IRC’s office in Arua. The position will also be responsible for the implementation of good fleet management practices and policy across all the field sites

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Work with the Supply Chain manager/officer to design a suitably staffed and equipped transport function to support the IRC’s vehicle operations and policies.
·        Implement and direct IRC standard Vehicle policies and procedures, with attention to safety and security issues.
·        Manage and be accountable for the vehicle fleet, ordering and inventory management of all vehicle related parts and consumables, including fuel.
·        Evaluate, manage and monitor drivers.
·        Focal point for all purchases in Transport department. Raising PRs for vehicles spare parts and vehicle repairs.
·        Manage the vehicle pool (if applicable).
·        Ensure that appropriate communications equipment is installed and functioning in IRC vehicles to meet the operational and security requirements.
·        Ensure the correct and timely routine maintenance and repair of IRC vehicles and generators.
·        Ensure that all vehicles carry the required on-board documentation and that all documents are kept current (including insurance).
·        Inspect and record condition of vehicles, by maintaining weekly checklists file and ensuring that Vehicles logbooks are accurately filled
·        Carry out regular training to all drivers on basic vehicle mechanic skills, daily vehicle inspection, drills on safety driving, defensive driving, use of Codan, etc.
·        Ensure all vehicles are properly cleaned on daily basis.
·        Prepare weekly and monthly report on transport department and discuss with Supply Chain manager
·        Signing on vehicle fuel forms for refueling and keeping accurate record and monitoring system on fuel consumption.
·        Work with the Supply Chain Coordinator to ensure that vehicles are prepared for routine and emergency security requirements.
·        Ensure that all vehicles are secure when not in use.
·        Be familiar with local regulations / laws.Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Fleet Assistant job must have two years’ work experience in fleet management, at least one year in a supervisory capacity.
·        Holder of a valid driving license
·        Competent in spoken and written English
·        Mechanical background is a plus
·        Good mathematical skills.
·        Competent use of PC especially spreadsheets.
·        Experience in Using HF/VHF radios
·        Strong sense of personal integrity.
·        Attention to detail.
·        Strong supervisory skills.
·        Ability to multi-task.
·        Team spirit and problem-solving abilities.
·        Knowledge of generic transport procedures and practices (IRC or NGO experience advantageous).

How to Apply:
All interested applicants should apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 8th June 2020

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com  or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline



Transport and Logistics Assistant Job Careers - Makerere University, Kampala (MUK)


Organization:  Makerere University, Kampala (MUK)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Transport & Logistics Officer

About US:
Makerere University, Kampala is Uganda's largest and oldest institution of higher learning, first established as a technical school in 1922. It became an independent national university in 1970. Today, Makerere University is composed of nine colleges and one school offering programmes for about 36,000 undergraduates and 4,000 postgraduates.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        Assist in maintaining electronic databases of purchase, registration, inspections and maintenance of fleet management.
·        Assist in ensuring fleet availability to meet all requests by scheduling and forecasting and surveying current user trends in all units.
·        Assist in maintaining knowledge and utilize all fleet information and user surveys to forecast new requirements as well as disposal of obsolete vehicles
·        Assist in arranging fleets and fleet operational staff to provide support and schedule Special Event Planning.
·        Assist in performing vehicle registration, insurance and documentation regarding induction of new vehicles in existing fleet.
·        Assist in overseeing routine and ad hoc maintenance of the University fleet.
·        Maintain proper records on vehicles servicing and repairs as well as the garages carrying out the service and/or repairs.
·        Assist in monitoring and ensure fleet operation in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
·        Any other official duty as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Fleet Management field from a recognized Institution.
·        At least three years of relevant fleet management working experience in a reputable organization
·        Communication, leadership and interpersonal skills;
·        Computer literate;
·        Proven ability to meet timelines and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
·        Attention to detail;
·        Age Limit: Below 50 years

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications using this link, Click Here  and upload their full details of your biodata, education, qualifications, work experience, and all the other required information, including your Curriculum Vitae, Certificates, Transcripts, and at least three reference letters addressed to;

The Director
Human Resources
P.O. Box 7062 Kampala.

Deadline: 8th June 2020 by 17.00 Hours EAT.

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Entry Level Driver NGO Jobs - World Vision International



Job Title:
    Driver
Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Ever greening Landscape Coordinator
Duty Station:  Uganda

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness.  Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary: The incumbent will drive authorized passengers, transport goods and services (information) and check the mechanical condition of the World Vision vehicle regularly and act accordingly in line with World Vision policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        Drive World Vision vehicles/authorized passengers to specified destinations as approved by the supervisor in line with World Vision vehicle usage policy.
·        Deliver packages, goods and mails and any other information to specified people, places and offices in line with World Vision policies.
·        Check the vehicle status/condition e.g. engine oil, water, nuts, battery water, license, Third Party Insurance, brakes, tyre pressure e.t.c prior to any journey and carry out regular vehicle repairs e.g. correcting hard start, tightening bolts and nuts, topping up battery water, e.t.c in line with World Vision policy. Maintain the hygiene of the vehicle
·        Report all major and minor damages and accidents on the vehicle at hand to the supervisor in line with World Vision vehicle policies.
·        Monitor the security of vehicle, authorized passengers and luggage in line with the vehicle policy.
·        Record and maintain a travel log to record areas travelled to, travel time, and work hours
·        Dress professionally and in accordance with company’s dress code.
·        Prepare and submit vehicle monthly reports in line with the World Vision Vehicle Policy.
·        The driver shall strictly observe Traffic Rules and Regulation and maximum speed limit as prescribed by the traffic regulatory authority.
·        Observe and maintain the regular working hours and at all-time park the vehicle at the designated parking area.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The ideal applicant for the World Vision Driver job must hold an O’ level certificate and above
·        Holds a valid driving permit.
·        At least three years of driving experience.
·        Mechanical Knowledge is required
·        First Aid skills are required
·        NGO back ground and in Emergency response is vital
·        Ability to prioritize work in relation to need and urgency.
·        A working knowledge of fax machine, photocopier, computer and telephone preferred.
·        Computer literate
·        Knowledge on safe road use is needed
·        Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
·        Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.


Deadline: 31st May 2020

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