Driver – Urban Program Job – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Title:  Driver – Urban Program

Organisation: International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: RMEAL Manager (PlayMatters)

About US:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 40 countries and 25 U.S. cities, we improve outcomes in the areas of health, safety, economic wellbeing, education, and power.

Job Summary:  The Driver will be responsible for the safe transportation of IRC staff and materials, care and maintenance of IRC vehicles and their accessories.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and record the condition of the vehicle daily; prepare weekly maintenance checklist.
  • Ensure timely servicing and maintenance of IRC vehicles (complete service request forms and maintain service maintenance records); report to supervisor any mechanical problems.
  • Ensure vehicle is insured and all legal documents are in order at all times; inform supervisor three weeks in advance of any renewals due (i.e. insurance, road license, etc.).
  • Conduct daily assessments of road conditions and security situation.
  • Drive IRC program staff in a safe and courteous manner to field sites across the country.
  • Deliver mail/messages as directed.
  • 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 programs or SCV in loading cargo for the field.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum Ordinary Level Certificate: A- Level Certificate is an added advantage and Valid driver’s license with classes “C1 & D1”
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ driving experience preferably with NGOs.
  • Able to pass the IRC driving test.
  • Demonstrated teamwork skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
  • Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent Microsoft word and Microsoft excel skills.
  • Willingness to travel to ‘insecure areas within the constraints of IRC Uganda’s security policy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

Please note:

  • This position is open only to Ugandan nationals.
  • Please attach your valid driving license on your application form.
  • Applications will be reviewed on rolling basis.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.

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