On- call Driver Job – SNV

Job Title:  On- call Driver (9 Job Vacancies)

Organisation: SNV

Duty Station:  Kampala (2 Jobs), Mbarara (1 Job), Lira (2 Jobs), Kabale (2 Jobs) and Fort Portal (1 Job), Uganda

About US:

SNV is an international development organisation that applies practical know-how to make a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty. We use our extensive and long-term in-country presence to apply and adapt our expertise in agriculture, energy and WASH to local contexts. SNV has annual revenues of over €120 million, and 1300 staff working in 25 countries across Asia, Africa and Latin America. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organisation that uses project financing to implement our mission.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Vehicle operations and Safety

  • Defensively drive vehicle as per SNV fleet policy and national road traffic rules
  • Conduct daily vehicle check (under bonnet, body, under vehicle, interior etc)
  • Ensure cleanliness of vehicle and ready for use by staff.


  • Drive passengers or deliver errands within the identified areas, following the traffic regulations, safety instructions and situations and based on the travel arrangements of the passengers and/or delivery requirements.

Technical Maintenance

  • Regularly check and maintain the main maintenance areas (e.g. oil, tire pressure, lights etc.), identify technical malfunctions, check potential repair alternatives, conduct repairs to the vehicles and/or send for repair, in consultation with the supervisor in case of complex and/or costly repair


  • Keep and update logbook of all driving activities, fuel and any incidents and accidents.
  • Ensure insurances and taxes of vehicles are up to date.
  • Filling incident report form in case of accidents

Additional activities

  • Execute activities to support others based on request, like assist in logistic activities while out in the field.

Planning and Coordination

  • Plan movement routes, coordination with other drivers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE).
  • Valid driver’s license with Classes A, B, CM, DL
  • Five years of driving experience in a medium sized corporate organization.
  • Experience with NGO work environment is preferred.
  • Defensive driving experience and certification for risk management
  • Knowledge of Ugandan Traffic Laws and regulation
  • Effective verbal, presentation, listening and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to maintain composure always.
  • Computer knowledge is preferred.
  • Ability to speak and write in English

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Candidates should only apply for the districts they reside in. We do not appreciate third-party mediation based on this advertisement

How to Apply:

If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by uploading your CV and motivation letter in English by clicking on the “I AM INTERESTED” tab at the link below.

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Deadline: 30th June 2023

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