Drivers, Rhino Camp

Uganda, Northern Region, Rhino Camp
Last update 2023-12-07
Expires 2024-01-07
ID #1752217912
Drivers, Rhino Camp
Uganda, Northern Region, Rhino Camp,
Modified July 27, 2023


Requisition ID: req43457Job Title: DriversSector: HealthEmployment Category: RegularEmployment Type: Full-TimeOpen to Expatriates: NoLocation: Bidibidi, UgandaJob DescriptionBACKGROUND The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home. The IRC has been working in Uganda since 1998 supporting nationals, refugees and various institutions in the country notably the government, community based organizations, the civil society and the private sector. The current program portfolio in Uganda includes health, peace building, gender-based violence, economic recovery and agribusiness, and children & youth. IRC has a country office in Kampala, a regional office in Kitgum, Adjumani, Kiryandongo and Moroto. Given the recent conflict outbreak in South Sudan, IRC re-opened the Yumbe Field site office to support refugees being settled in Bidibidi refugee settlement in Yumbe District and in Arua District, the IRC is one of the first responders to the emergency situation in Imvepi refugee settlementScope of workUnder the direct supervision of the Fleet Assistant, the Full time Driver will provide transportation support to the West Nile Program including field site offices, as well as visitors to IRC.Duties and responsibilitiesInspect 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 ( 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 district.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 the fleet assistant in loading cargo for road/air transport.Assist with other duties as assigned by the supervisor(s).Key working relationshipsPosition Reports to: Supply chain AssistantPosition directly supervises:NoneOther Internal and/or external contacts: Internal: IRC staffExternal: VisitorsStandards for Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request reasonable accommodation. Deadline for receiving applications is August 5th,2023 QualificationsMinimum 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 four years driving experience; Knowledge of Codan radio equipment; Fluent in English; NGO experience; Kiswahili language skills and knowledge of mechanics preferred.

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Drivers

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