Job Summary: The authorized driver of the project is to ensure that the vehicle is safely driven and properly maintained. Participate in the program day-to-day field activities under the guidance and direction of the project staff, and provide logistical support to staff and program resource persons under the guidance and direction of the immediate supervisor and/or ADRA Uganda’s Procurement & Logistics Assistant.

Job Description: These are the main responsibilities and duties to be carried out on a daily or weekly basis:

  • Provide the Project Coordinator and other program staff with logistical support
  • Carry out community mobilization and participation in the other program activities under the guidance and direction of the Project Coordinator
  • Carry out light procurements as shall be advised by the Procurement & Logistics Assistant and/or Project Coordinator and make timely delivery of supplies and inputs
  • Coordinate delivery and collection of messages and parcels to and from ADRA Uganda to other organizations
  • Make routine check-ups on the organizational vehicle assigned to you and make regular (monthly) reports to the Project Coordinator and Procurement & Logistics Assistant about the condition of the vehicle
  • Handle light repairs on the vehicle as allowed by the organisational policy and refer major/complicated ones to the ADRA Uganda Procurement & Logistics Assistant who will advise you on what to do
  • Ensure the cleanliness and safety of the vehicle assigned to you
  • Adhere to the necessary security measures for program vehicles movement
  • Ensure that the required information is always entered in the logbook of the vehicle assigned to you in an accurate and timely manner, and make photocopies of the monthly entries in the logbook and submit them to the Procurement & Logistics Assistant of ADRA Uganda
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned or are incidental to this office
  • Complete a mechanical checklist prior to each shift to ensure the vehicle is in working order and report any mechanical issues to appropriate service personnel
  • Complete a weekly check-up in the operations vehicle and before long trips
  • Ensure the car is clean and stocked properly with first aid, spare tires prior to each shift

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of O’ Level
  • Valid driver’s license (Mandatory)
  • Mechanical skills (Mandatory)
  • Clean driving record
  • At least 5 years experience as a driver
  • Ability to work in 8 hours shift and on-call
  • Familiar with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the internet
  • Must be fluent in written and oral English
  • Basic familiarity with the Luo language will be an added advantage
  • Basic cultural knowledge of Acholiland, including the Districts of Agago, Pader, Kitgum, and Lamwo. Working experience with the Luo people will be an added advantage

APPLICATION FORM WILL AUTOMATICALLY CLOSE ON: 15 May 2021

  • ADRA Uganda is an Equal Opportunity Employer: we encourage females and persons with disabilities to apply to become a part of our organization
  • ADRA Uganda staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the Code of Conduct
  • ADRA Uganda operates and enforces policies on protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-fraud, Anti-bribery, and Anti-corruption
  • ADRA Uganda does not solicit funds in exchange for employment opportunities