6 Fresher Call Centre Operator Assistant Job Opportunities - Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

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

Fresher Fleet Assistant US NGO Job Opportunities - International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:     Fleet Assistant
Organisation: 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

Key Deliverables:
·       Provide on-time, standard monthly reports to the Supply Chain Manager/officer, including fuel consumption report, maintenance report and any other reports requested by Supervisor.
·       Well maintained fleet and good filing system for all vehicles
·       Generate and / or maintain comprehensive price list for spare parts
·       Maintain full and accurate inventory records for warehouses, assets and furniture
·       Conduct documented quarterly job performance reviews of Transport staff, providing appropriate feedback.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The applicant for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Fleet Assistant job must hold a valid driving license
·       At least two years’ work experience in fleet management, at least one year in a supervisory capacity
·       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).
·       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

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

Deadline: 3rd April 2020

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3 Driver Job Opportunities - Ministry of Health

Job Title:       Driver (3 Job Opportunities)
Organization: Ministry of Health
Duty Station: Uganda
Salary Scale: U8 LOWER
Ref: No: LRRH/2020/002
S/No:  2

About US:
The Ministry of Health is a cabinet-level government ministry of Uganda. It is responsible for planning, delivering, and maintaining an efficient and effective healthcare delivery system, including preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services, in a humane, affordable, and sustainable manner

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       The ideal applicant should have relevant qualifications, skills and experience

How to Apply:
The application forms can be obtained from the District Service Commission or the Public Service Commission Office Farmer's House 2 floor Kampala. Applicants should not attach originals but only three (3) certified photocopies of transcript and certificates, plus three (3) recent coloured passport size photographs and any other relevant documents.
Applications should bear the title of the post as well as the Reference Number specified against the vacancy. Serving officers must route their applications through their responsible officers who should be reminded of the closing date to avoid delays.

Applications should be hand-delivered to:
The Human Resource Office,
Lira Regional Referral Hospital

Deadline: 9th April 2020

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Driver Jobs - Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)

Job Title:      Driver
Organization: Office of the Prime Minister (OPM)
Project Name: Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Under the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU), a Government of Uganda programme supported by the European Union (EU) and supervised by Office of the Prime Minister, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has received a grant to implement an action, Building resilience to enhance food and nutrition security, incomes and health in Northern Uganda. The three-year grant action will be implemented by a consortium of partners in seven districts of Amolatar, Apac, Dokolo, Otuke and Kwania in Lango sub-region, and Kapelebyong and Amuria in Teso sub-region.

IITA is one of the 15 Institutes of the CGIAR global research partnerships with headquarters in Ibadan Nigeria, and in Uganda, permanent offices are in Namulonge and Kampala respectively. IITA is a not-for-profit International Research organization, whose focus is on transforming African agriculture through Agricultural Research for Development as well as Partnership for Development and is governed by the Board of Trustees.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Provide secure and timely driving services to the DINU project staff, goods/documents and any other person authorized to travel in official transport
·        Deliver payment transfers to the bank and/or the suppliers, assist with postage and with pick up of office purchases
·        Regularly maintain DINU project transport assets and ensure they are in perfect condition with up to date licenses
·        Determine when and what kind of maintenance the vehicle needs, keep track of general vehicle maintenance schedules
·        Update monthly mileage records -Maintain logbook of each service vehicle on daily basis
·        Work with the project manager to organize a project calendar on driver service planning and scheduling
·        Ensure that DINU staff make it to all appointments, meetings and other duties on time 
·        Perform proper checking vehicles on a daily basis following standard checklist provided by IITA and ensure proper cleaning of the vehicles
·        Informing the project managers if any irregularity happens to the project vehicles and suggest the necessary steps
·        Assist in identifying and purchasing necessary spare part for project vehicles; undertakes minor repair of vehicles under the administrative custody of the project and obtains appraisals on cost of vehicle repairs.
Other duties
·        Act as a backup for the Receptionist and as a messenger, assist with meeting room re-arrangement for various meetings/events and perform occasional handyman jobs inside the Office.
·        Support in the organization of workshops and seminars in accordance to the DINU project workplan, including logistical
·        Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant must hold a secondary school certificate with valid driver's permit/license issues by a minimum of 5 years' experience as a driver
·        Experience with maintenance of vehicle records and transport files
·        Knowledgeable about road network and traffic rules of Uganda
·        Good English language understanding, speaking and writing skills
·        Ability to manage competing demands and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines
·        Proven ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
·        Good IQ and capability to manage emergency situations on the road, if any particularly at the time of traffic accident
·        Formal/hand on technical training on vehicles maintenance and repairing work are preferable.
·        Willing to undertake intensive field trips outside the duty station
·        Good health/physical fitness certified by a professional registered Doctor

How to Apply:
Applications; which must include covering letter, curriculum vitae, academic certificates, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to: The Country Representative, IITA - Uganda. P.O. Box 7878, Kampala. OR hand deliver to plot 15 East Naguru Road, OR Send by email: to J.Anyango@cgiar.org Please indicate the following on the envelope:
Position applied for on the right-hand corner of envelope or in subject line for emails.

Deadline: 24th March 2020

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GOAL is currently seeking to hire one (1) Driver to join our Kaabong team.

Job Summary:  As a driver you will be expected to be on hand to deliver personnel and goods to the destination in a safe and respectful manner. Adhere to GOAL instructions written in the logbook and drivers policy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Drive the GOAL vehicle in a safe and controlled manner in order to avoid accidents.
  • Respect standard traffic rules.
  • Respect speed limits and adjust the speed according to traffic density, pedestrian along the road, load of the car and road conditions.
Vehicle condition
  • Responsible for the presence of all equipment in the vehicle as listed in the GOAL logbook
  • The car is a representation of GOAL, thus it must be kept clean (body, chassis, engine).
  • Responsible for the follow up of the vehicle (service and repair) and inform the supervisor when action is needed.
  • Responsible for the daily and weekly check of the vehicle (as described in the logbook).
  • Updating the logbook.
  • Ensure presence of the first aid kit inside the vehicle.
  • Keep updated on the present security situation of the area to where he is asked to go.
  • Prepare the vehicle in good time before departure (the day before), make sure of the right equipment needed for the specified location, toolkit, fuel tanks full etc…
  • Responsible for the safety of goods carried (safely stored and tightened, weight balanced, not on the roof).
  • Load and offload his vehicle.
Safety and Security
  • Ensure passengers and self have seat belts on at all time while driving
  • Notify responsible officer in case of an accident

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
To be successful in this role, you will need:
·        Minimum O Level qualification
·        Valid Ugandan driving permit with classes B, CM, DL
·        At least 3 years previous driving experience preferably with an International NGO
·        Good spoken English and at least one local language
·        Appropriate knowledge of vehicle maintenance
Established in 1977, GOAL is an international humanitarian agency, with a global team of 2,400 personnel, dedicated to alleviating the needs of the most vulnerable communities. Currently operating in 13 of the world’s most vulnerable countries, GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian and development programmes, ranging from humanitarian relief in disaster situations, to focusing on nutrition, food security, and building greater resilience and sustainable livelihoods.

General description of the country programme:

GOAL has a Staff Code of Conduct and a Child Protection Policy, which have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants and children from exploitation. GOAL also has a confidentiality policy ensuring the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever relating to the practices and business of GOAL, acquired in the course of duty, to any other person or organisation without authority, except in the normal execution of duty. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to these policies any job offer made is also subject to a range of background checks. GOAL is an equal opportunities employer.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants who meet the requirements should submit their applications by email with at least 4 reference contacts (3 from the last three employers, and 1 character reference), please attach a copy of driving permit,  and daytime contact number to; The Human Resource Manager, GOAL Uganda: recruitment@ug.goal.ie  indicating the title ‘Driver Kaabong’ in the subject line by 26th March 2020.  PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH CERTIFICATES.

Deadline: 26th March 2020

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Fresher Driver Jobs - Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA)

Job Title:   Driver
Organisation: Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Transport Officer

About US:
Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) is a statutory body established by UNMA Act, 2012. The Act empowers UNMA to provide for the control and development of technically sound and scientific meteorological services in Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Driver will drive and take care of UNMA vehicles in accordance with the transport policy as directed by the supervising officer

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        Drives vehicles for official duty and assignments;
·        Carries out basic maintenance and cleanliness of the vehicle;
·        Reports major technical and mechanical faults to the supervising officer immediately;
·        Maintains basic records regarding the vehicles as instructed;
·        Ensures safety of the vehicle while on duty;
·        Handles all driving assignments as approved by the supervisor to ensure operational efficiency;
·        Carries out pre-and post-vehicle checks on a daily basis by filling in the check
·        lists and writing after trip reports to the supervisor to ensure safety and that any arising mechanical issues are handled on time;
·        Adheres to the highest driving standards by complying with the road safety act
·        to ensure safety of staff and materials being transported and cost management;
·        Maintains daily cleanliness of the vehicle by washing and keeping it neat for a
·        good image of the Authority and give comfort to the customers. 
·        Perform any other duty as assigned by the supervisor

Key Result Areas
·        Mechanical Soundness of Vehicles assigned;
·        Basic maintenance and cleanliness of the vehicle carried out;
·        Major technical and mechanical faults reported to the supervising officer;
·        Basic records regarding the vehicle as instructed maintained;
·        Safety of the vehicle while on duty ensured.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        The applicant should hold relevant qualifications, skills and experience

How to Apply:
All applications must be accompanied with recent CVs detailing work experience, present position, and current remuneration, professional and educational qualifications. Applicants must also include a copy of their National Identity Card and three (3) referees (including their names, workplace and contact details).
Females are encouraged to apply and Applications should be physically delivered to the address below;

The Executive Director,
Uganda National Meteorological Authority,
Plot 22/28 Port Bell Road, Luzira.
P.O Box 7025

Deadline: 23rd March 2020 by 5:00pm

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