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Saturday, February 10, 2018

2 Drivers Job at International Committee of Red Cross ( ICRC ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Drivers

Jobs at:
International Committee of Red Cross ( ICRC )

Deadline of this Job:
Monday 19th February 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala and Kitgum

Job details:
The International Committee of Red Cross ( ICRC ) is a neutral and independent international humanitarian organisation, which assists and protects victims of armed conflicts and other situations of violence. The ICRC Delegation has immediate openings for the following position:

Title: 2 Drivers –Kampala and Kitgum
Working hours: 48 hours a week

Main duties:
Under the supervision of the Vehicle Fleet Manager for the Driver position in Kampala and the Head of Office for the Driver position in Kitgum, the Staff member will be handling the following tasks;

  • Drive assigned ICRC Vehicle with respect of speed, braking and smooth handling with minimum stress on the vehicle
  • Be aware of the road, security, traffic and weather conditions
  • Transport ICRG staff and cargo according to instructions given
  • Un- / Loading cargo and verify that related documents correspond to actual load
  •  Perform weekend or public holiday standby duties when required
  • Perform Airport pickups and drop within and out of office working hours
Vehicle Control, Maintenance and Reporting
  • Ensure regular fuelling and cleaning of cars in accordance to instruction by superior
  • Daily checks on general working and body conditions of the cars (oil, water, tyre pressure)
  • Check equipment of each car (tool box, first aid kit etc) on regular basis
  • Clean assigned vehicles
  •  Fill in the logbooks of the cars generators as appropriate
  •  Report about the general situation, road condition, or any problem to Supervisor
  •  Report all vehicle faults or missing equipment to Supervisor
  • Report accidents according to the ICRC driving regulations
  • Park the vehicle in safe areas
  • Respect ICRC internal security and driving rules
  •  Adhere to national traffic regulations
  • Fully responsible to ensure cargo is loaded in a safe manner
  • Know and follow radio communication procedures
  • Forward any security related information to supervisor
Minimum required knowledge and experience:
  • O’ Level certificate of education
  •  Valid driving license with classes up to DL (the Kampala based Driver must also possess class A).
  •  Minimum 5 years ‘experience in the position and knowledge of 4-wheel drive with clean driving record.
  •  Knowledge of VHF/HF radio use
  •  Basic mechanical skills.
  •  Good knowledge of oral and written English and local Languages
  • Good organizational, communication and reporting skills
  •  Discrete and honest person
Job application procedure
interested candidates will have to send their handwritten application with a detailed CV, copies (not originals) of academic and work certificates, indicating a minimum of two professional referees. Indicate on the envelop the Duty station you are applying for.
Applications should be addressed to the Finance & Admin. Manager and delivered to our offices on the following addresses: in Kampala: ICRC Kampala office, PO. Box 4442 Kampala, Plot 8 John Babiiha Avenue (formerly Acacia Avenue), Kololo
In Kitgum: ICRC Kitgum office, Plot 52, Uhuru Drive, Langa Langa, Kitgum. Deadline for receiving applications is Monday 19th February 2018