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Friday, April 5, 2019

3 Drivers Job at Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative ( NURI ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
3 Drivers

Jobs at:

Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative ( NURI )

Deadline of this Job:
22nd April 2019
Duty Station:
Kampala, Arua & Moyo , Uganda , East Africa , 00256 , UG

Date Posted: 5th April 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full_Time , Currency: UGX , Value: 1000000 , Minimum: 700000 , Maximum: 3000000 , Period: MONTH
The Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative ( NURI ) is one of three engagements under the Uganda Programme on Sustainable and Inclusive Development of the Economy (UPSIDE), which is a thematic programme of the Danish Country Programme for Uganda 2018-2022. NURI will pursue enhanced resilience and equitable economic development in Northern Uganda, including for refiigees and host communities, by supporting Climate Smart Agriculture, Rural Infrastructure, and Water Resources Management for 4 years from 2019 to 2022.
Geographically NURI covers 9 districts in Northern Uganda, namely; Arua, Pakwach, Nebbi, Zombo, Moyo and Adjuman in West Nile sub region and Agago, Kitgum and Lamwo in the Acholi Sub Regions. A coordination function (CF) has been established to oversee and coordinate the implementation of NURI. NURI CF seeks to a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced nationals for the position of driver.
Title: 3 Drivers
Reports to: Finance & Administration Manager/ Regional Coordinator
Grade: VI Level 3
Duty stations: Kampala, Arua & Moyo
Position summary: To drive authorized passengers, transport goods and services (information) and check the mechanical condition of the NURLDANTDA vehicles regularly and act accordingly in line with NURI policies..

Major responsibilities:
• Ensure daily routine maintenance checks of the vehicle.
• Ensure vehicle is in sound condition for safe driving before setting 0H.
• Ensure all materials and equipment in the vehicle are properly safeguarded.
• Ensure safety regulations i.e. wearing of seat belts, are adhered to by you and passengers at all times.
• Ensure entrusted vehicle is taken to the approved garage when it is due for service.
• Maintain the vehicle assigned to you in a clean and immaculate condition.
• At all times, obey speed limits, highway code and all laws pertaining to road use.
• Deliver materials and documents while ensuring that all receipts and delivery notes / invoices are duly signed and returned.
• Maintain a vehicle log-book and ensure that all trips are duly recorded and vehicle status reports are submitted monthly to the FMA/ Regional Coordinator.
• Ensure proper and safe parking of the vehicle.
• Report mechanical malfunctions, accidents or thefts, immediately to the FMA/ Regional Coordinator and whenever needed to the police.
• Carry out other official duties as assigned by the FMA/ Regional Coordinator

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• At least Advanced Level Certificate of Education with a credit in English at O Level
• A certificate in automobile mechanics is an added advantage.
• A certificate in Defensive driving from an established driving school/firm is an added advantage.
• Experience in driving, with clean driving record of not less than 3 years, preferably with an INGO.
• Possession of two or more classes of driving permit is preferred; DL, CM and CH classes are preferred.
• Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments, and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.
Other Skills & Abilities:
Ability to speak Madi, Alur or Luo for drivers interested in Aruaa and Moyo duty’ stations

Job application procedure
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter with 3 work related referees to the address or email below:
Hand deliver at:
Address: Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative
Umoja House, Plot 20 Nakasero Road, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 29851, Kampala
Emails that exceed 2MB will not be considered.
Applicants must indicate the preferred choice of their duty station ( i.e. Kampala, Arua or Moyo) in the subject area of the application or cover letters
Closing date: 22nd April, 2019

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