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Driver/Field Security NGO Jobs - International Justice Mission (IJM)

Organisation: International Justice Mission (IJM)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Sr. Manager, Fort Portal Projects

About US:
International Justice Mission (IJM) is a global non-governmental human rights organization which protects the poor from violence by rescuing victims, bringing the criminals to justice, restoring survivors to safety and strength, and helping local law enforcement build a safe future that lasts. International Justice Mission (IJM) Uganda is working in partnership with the government and other agencies to build capacity for the public justice system to provide justice for survivors of Violence against Women and Children (VAW/C), including intimate partner violence and forms of sexual violence.

Job Summary:  The Driver/Field Security will assist in ensuring the success of IJM’s work by providing safe and secure transportation to IJM staff and performing miscellaneous casewor related tasks.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide navigation and translation support for IJM staff.
  • Provide security support at IJM field visits and other events
  • Complete security risk assessments and incident reports as required.
  • Perform miscellaneous casework related tasks (delivering supplies, assist with surveys, run errands, etc.) as needed.
Events and Logistics: Drive IJM’s vehicles for IJM staff, clients and guests for business purposes.
General tasks:
  • Assist in the cleaning, maintenance, repair, fueling and upkeep of IJM vehicles.
  • Assist in maintaining records of use, condition and fuel consumption of IJM vehicles.
  • Be responsive to security risks levels and mitigate risk accordingly.
Key Result Areas:
  • IJM staff consistently receive transportation that is safe and timely.
  • IJM vehicles are used responsibly and are well taken care of.
  • Ensuring that security measures are implemented to protect staff on field visits

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Valid Driver’s License, certificate from defensive driving course, and experience driving manual vehicles on rough terrain.
  • At least five years of experience as a professional driver.
  • Fluency in English and local languages, with excellent writing and speaking in both.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Knowledge of geography and roads of Fort Portal, and surrounding areas.
  • Understanding of maintenance requirements for four-wheel-drive vehicles.
  • Familiarity with pricing for vehicle maintenance and repair.
  • Understanding of security protocols and procedures
  • Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed.
  • Passionate commitment to IJM’s mission and values.
  • Professional in demeanor, appearance, writing and oral communication.
  • Works well under stress with a sustained positive attitude.
  • Exceptionally high level of honesty and integrity.
  • Intelligent, organized, creative and proactive problem solver.
  • Ability to cooperate effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send a Job Application Form, Resume, Cover Letter & Statement of Faith* By E-mail (preferred method) to:

By Mail:
International Justice Mission Attn: Human Resources,
P.O. Box 502 Ntinda, Kampala, UGANDA

By Hand:
International Justice Mission Attn: Human Resources Plot 15 Suuna Road, Ntinda Kampala, UGANDA

What is a statement of faith?
A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.

Deadline: 28th August 2019

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Driver USAID RHITES-N Project Jobs - University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:          Driver
Organisation: University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Senior Driver & Fleet Organizer

About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS), URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.

About USAID RHITES-N Project:      
With the RHITES-N Acholi Project (Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Northern Uganda – Acholi), USAID will continue its support of the Government of Uganda’s (GOU) efforts to improve access to and use of health services in the country’s post-conflict northern region. RHITES-N Acholi Project activities will build on USAID investments and national advances to increase access to and use of high-quality integrated services that accelerate the ability and capacity to respond to the specific health needs of residents in the Acholi sub-region, leveraging the URC-ASSIST project successes.

Job Summary:  The role of the Driver will be to provide transportation for project activities as well as the management of project vehicles.  As needed, the Driver performs office support tasks, as requested.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure provision of reliable and safe driving for staff, officials and visitors and safe delivery and collection of mail, documents, and any other cargo
  • Ensure availability of all required documents including proof of ownership, valid driving license, vehicle insurance, vehicle registration, vehicle logs, emergency phone contacts, etc.
  • Respect standard traffic rules and road signs and URC operational procedures
  • Prepare the vehicle in time before departure and ensure that the right equipment needed for the specified location, toolkit, fuel tanks full, etc. are available in the vehicle
  • Must show respect and courtesy towards other drivers and road users
  • Ensure that the vehicle is kept clean and tidy
  • Fill out a daily vehicle log sheet and carry out daily and weekly maintenance checks on the vehicle
  • Monitor the vehicle mileage and ensure that it is serviced at the right time
  • Ensure that the vehicle is parked safely at all times
  • Take necessary safety and security measures always
  • Keep him/herself updated on the security situation of the area where he/she is asked to drive
  • Comply fully with URC/Acholi Project procedures on the reporting of accidents involving project vehicles
  • Report any damage, mechanical faults or mishaps that may occur to the vehicle including accidents

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an Ordinary level certificate
  • Relevant training and knowledge in mechanics will be an added advantage
  • At least four years work experience gained through serving within a donor funded project or 2 years town running experience driving high profile people
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks
  • Valid driving license of at least classes B, DL, and CM
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills is a must
  • A good familiarity with roads and districts in Acholi region

Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the URC should upload their updated CVs / résumés and cover letters at the link below. Also, please complete your application form and attach a completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well, download it here.

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Driver NGO Jobs - World Vision International

Job Title:  Driver 
Organisation: World Vision International
Reports to:  Area 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 jobholder 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 Transport policies.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Achieving Capabilities: Drive World Vision vehicles/authorized passengers to specified destinations as approved by the supervisor in line with World Vision Vehicle Use & Management Policy.
·         Thinking Capabilities: Deliver packages, goods and mails and any other information to specified people, places and offices in line with World Vision policies.
·         Self-managing Capabilities: Physical inspection/check of vehicle status/condition e.g. engine oil, water, nuts, battery water, license, Third Party Insurance, brakes, tyre pressure etc. prior to any journey and carry out regular vehicle repairs e.g. correcting hard start, tightening bolts and nuts, topping up battery water, etc. in line with World Vision policy.
Relational Capabilities:
·         Monitor the security of vehicle, authorized passengers and luggage in line with the vehicle policy.
·         Report all major and minor damages and accidents on the vehicle at hand to the supervisor using relevant documentation/forms in accordance to World Vision Vehicle Use & Management Policy
·         Prepare and submit accurate, complete and timely vehicle monthly reports in line with the World Vision Vehicle Use & Management Policy.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant for the World Vision Driver job placement should preferably hold a certificate in automobile mechanics is an added advantage.
·         At least Ordinary Level Certificate with at least 2 principle passes
·         A certificate in Defensive driving from an established driving school/firm is an added advantage.
·         Experience in driving, with clean driving record of not less than 3 years, preferably with an NGO
·         Possession of two or more Classes of driving permit is preferred
·         Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments, and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.
·         Computer literate especially in Ms Word and Excel and use of Internet Explorer
·         Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously and able to drive long distance and for long hours.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 27th August 2019

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4 Light Driver Job Vacancies - Sinohydro Corporation Ltd

Organisation: Sinohydro Corporation Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Sinohydro Corporation Ltd is a Chinese government-owned construction company that has multiple infrastructure projects in Africa and Uganda.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a valid Driving License ( CM,B)
  • Five years of related driving experience
  • Energetic, self-motivated and can work with less supervision.
  • Previous experience in hydropower projects will be an added advantage.

How to Apply:
All applicants must have National IDs, NSSF Numbers and Bank Account Numbers
Applicants should approach the Human Resource Office Karuma.

Sinohydro Corporation Ltd Karuma Hydropower Project.
Plot 237  Upper Mutungo Ring Road
Mutungo Hill- Kampala. Uganda
Tel: 0773995153

Email to: 

Deadline: 3rd September 2019

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4 Driver US NGO Jobs - IntraHealth International

Job Title:      Driver (4 Job Vacancies)
Organisation: IntraHealth International
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. that has been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100 countries and it has empowered health workers to better serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.

About Project:
The purpose of the District Health Systems Strengthening on RMNCAH, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition in Karamoja project funded by UNICEF-Uganda and implemented by IntraHealth International is to use a health system strengthening approach to address the availability of quality RMNCAH, HIV/AIDS, and nutrition services in Karamoja. The project will be implemented in the districts of Karamoja and in full alignment with the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), UNICEF’s Rolling Work Plan, and the relevant Government of Uganda national policies and guidelines. The project will work at the district, facility and community level to improve planning, coordination, data use, accountability, quality of care, continuous quality improvement, and integrated service delivery.

Job Summary:  The Driver will work to support the District Health Systems Strengthening on RMNCAH, HIV/AIDS and Nutrition in Karamoja project and will operate and maintain the office vehicle to ensure that the project transport needs run efficiently. S/he will report to the HR & Admin Assistant.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive staff on official duties within Moroto town, Project Districts, and to Kampala upon assignment.
  • Ensure that the vehicle of valid insurance and/or road license.
  • Complete logbook regularly.
  • Ensure vehicle is service whenever it is due.
  • Monitor the mechanical conditions of the vehicle and inform the HR & Administration Assistant so repair can be arranged.
  • Maintain vehicle in clean condition
  • Help in delivery of mails/items to other partners in and around Moroto
  • Ensure that the car enough fuel at all time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the IntraHealth Driver job placement must hold a UACE certificate with DL class driver's license
  • At least five years of related work experience, preferably with a reputed agency.
  • Knowledge of road routes in major districts of Uganda, within Karamoja preferred
  • Strong driving skills
  • Ability to identify problems in vehicle and taking appropriate action.
  • Proven ability to work well within and as part of a team
  • Integrity and honesty and good communication skills
  • Adaptability, ability to cope with change / time limit
  • Open to work in long hours as and when required.
  • Willingness to live and work in Karamoja

How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join IntraHealth International in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.

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Driver Job Opportunities - Higher Education Students’ Financing Board (HESFB)

Job Title:   Driver
Organisation: Higher Education Students’ Financing Board (HESFB)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: HR/Administration Officer

About US:
The Higher Education Students’ Financing Board (HESFB) is a body Corporate established by an Act of Parliament, number 2 of 2014, to provide both Loans and Scholarships to Ugandan Students to pursue Higher Education. The objective of the Loan Scheme is to increase equitable access to Higher Education in Uganda and also support qualified students who may not afford the cost of Higher Education.

Job Summary:  The Driver will provide administrative support, maintain the Board vehicle and ensure safety of Board Vehicles and passengers.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Driving and ensuring safety of authorized passengers of the Board.
  • Maintain Board vehicle clean and ensuring that it is in a good mechanical condition at all times.
  • Carryout daily mechanical checks, fuel intake of the vehicle and report if any malefaction exists.
  • Ensuring that licensing and servicing of the vehicle is promptly done.
  • Filing mileage and maintenance of the log sheets and fuel refill of the vehicles.
  • Delivery of official correspondence, mail and documents to different slake holders.
  • Report any accidents or injuries to the supervisor
  • Performing vehicle inspection before and after each trip.
  • Any other duties as assigned to him/her from time to time by the line supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an ordinary level certificate with at least a pass in English and Mathematics.
  • A relevant driving Permit and a certificate in Defensive driving.
  • Qualification in Motor vehicle maintenance will be of added advantage
  • Certificate/Diploma in any field will be of added advantage.
  • Four years of driving experience in a reputable organization.
  • Hold a valid driving permit

  • Good spoken English.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • High level of Integrity
  • Customer care
  • Flexibility
  • Time management

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications enclosing photocopies of certificates, updated CVs and three referees to the address below;

Executive Director,
Higher Education Students' Financing Board (HESFB),
Plot 1, Lourdel Road,
Lourdel Towers 7th Floor, Nakasero,
P.O. Box 16810 Wandegeya, Kampala. Uganda

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 30th August 2019

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UN Logistics Assistant (Operations) Job Careers - United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Title:              Logistics Assistant (Operations)
Organization: United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Logistics Officer
Grade: SC5

About US:
The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency against world hunger. It is the largest and longest serving humanitarian agency in Uganda. Currently WFP focuses on three priority areas: Saving lives in Emergencies; Building Resilience through Predictable Safety Nets; Improving Nutrition & Mother-and Child Health; and Supporting Small Holder Farmers to Access Markets. WFP has operations in various parts of the Country.

Job Summary:  The Logistics Assistant (Operations) will implement well-defined standard logistics/supply chain processes and activities to enable effective delivery of goods and services for all delivery modalities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide support to logistics operations and activities, following standard processes and facilitating, directly or indirectly, the effective delivery of food assistance to beneficiaries.
  • Support timely ordering and delivery of commodities and supplies to authorised EDPs, partners, and destinations.
  • Create purchase orders, STO’s, OBD’s and raise SES’s in WINGS for logistics services (transportation, warehouse rent, stevedoring, inspection, clearances, etc…).
  • Support management of logistics vendors’ contracting activities including performance monitoring and measurement.
  • Coordinate with the transporters, clearing agents and local suppliers on receiving the food at WFP and CP’s warehouses
  • Respond to a variety of technical queries/requests for support, following standard processes, and obtaining guidance as required, to ensure timely and accurate resolution of all enquiries with a high standard of client service mind-set.
  • Processing all logistics related invoices, and follow-up with finance on payments status.
  • Contribute to budget preparation, monitoring and revision for all delivery modalities, ensuring adherence to relevant procedures and in compliance with corporate standards.
  • Assist in monitoring inventory management processes to track trends and account for the inventory status from source to beneficiary.
  • Support operational pipeline analyses, assessments and operational planning for all delivery modalities.
  • Process documentation for execution of logistics operations (e.g. customs clearance, invoice verification), take appropriate actions to resolve operational issues escalating various issues to the supervisor.
  • Collect and compile data, produce and/or contribute to reports (e.g. CCTI, SPRs, financial closure, physical inventory, transport performance) and ensure information accuracy in corporate systems in support to informed decision-making.
  • Liaise with internal and limited number of external stakeholders to support efficient logistics operations management.
  • Provide guidance to other support staff, in order to assist them in completing standard tasks to agreed standards and deadlines.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UN World Food Programme (WFP) Logistics Assistant (Operations) job placement should a Bachelor’s degree with experience in any of the following; - in statistics, economics, business administration, transport/freight forwarding/customs clearing and logistics/supply chain management
  • Completion of secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
  • At least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in Logistics operations, or related area as stipulated above is required.
  • Experience using corporate systems to monitor ongoing shipments, pipeline information, insurance claims, and food stock.
  • Experience using corporate systems to monitor ongoing shipments, pipeline information, insurance claims, and food stock.
  • Experience analysing data (on commodities, funds, etc.) and drafting reports.
  • Experience in measuring service providers’ performance against set KPIs.
  • Experience in assisting the preparation of contract documentation.
  • Experience in providing technical business support in corporate systems.
  • Experience in measuring service providers’ performance against set KPIs
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
  • Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English

  • Supply Chain Management and Optimization: Displays aptitude at monitoring and reporting on supply chain operations to enable teams to efficiently assess the performance and sustainability of current networks.
  • Planning, Project & Resource Management: Supports the planning, forecasting & resource management efforts of own team by collecting data from diverse sources.
  • Information Management & Reporting: Collates accurate and timely information and data to enable informed decision making on reporting within individual unit and consequently the greater humanitarian community.
  • Market Analysis, Contracting and Operational Execution: Ability to collect and collate necessary information to enable WFP to make informed operational decisions.
  • Warehouse and Inventory Management: Demonstrates ability to implement operational warehouse procedures and normative guidance in order to manage WFP’s warehouse, handle inventory effectively through corporate systems, and ensure loss mitigation.
  • Technical Assistance and Coordination: Demonstrates awareness of the importance of technical assistance and coordination with key stakeholders and an ability to carry out logistics activities, respecting individual mandates and programme priorities.

NB: Female applicants and qualified applicants from Uganda with Ugandan Nationality are especially encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join the United Nations World Food Programme are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.

Deadline: 22nd August 2019

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2 Driver UK NGO Jobs - Mildmay

Job Title:          Driver (2 Job Vacancies)
Organization: Mildmay Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Mildmay UK is an international HIV charity delivering quality care and treatment, prevention work, rehabilitation, training, education and health strengthening in the UK and East Africa. Mildmay Uganda is a faith- based local Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) offering Comprehensive HIV Care & treatment, Training, Research & General Medical Services; also providing Health Systems Strengthening to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services in 16 districts of Central Uganda.

Job Summary:   The incumbent will drive Mildmay vehicles, monitor their condition, and inform the supervisors of any need for maintenance

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Mildmay Driver job opportunity must hold a Uganda Certificate of Education (O – Level)
  • Possession of a valid driving Permit for the classes of vehicles assigned,
  • Certificate in defensive driving.
  • At least three years’ experience in driving organisation vehicles
  • Demonstrable knowledge of motor vehicle operations and mechanics, as well as knowledge of traffic laws and rules

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the link below.

Deadline: 16th August 2019

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