Driver

Job Description

The International Committee of the 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: Driver
Duty Station: Kampala & Kitgum
Positions: 2 (1 in Kampala, 1 in 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;

Transportation

  • 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 ICRC staff and cargo according to
    instructions given
  • UnLoading 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

Security

  • 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
  • Knowledge of VHF/HF radio use
  • Basic mechanical skills.
  • Good knowledge of oral and written English and
    local languages

Profile:

  • Good organizational, communication and reporting skills
  • Discrete and honest person
    How to apply:

Interested candidates will have to send their hand-
written 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 Kitum office, Plot 52, Uhuru Drive,
Langa Langa, Kitgum.

Deadline for receiving applications is Monday, 19th
February 2018.

Note:

  • Register your application at the office and receive
    a reference number for tracking your application.
  • Only applications that fulfil the criteria stated above
    will be considered.
  • Applicants who are not contacted by Friday, 23rd February, 2018 should
    consider their application unsuccessful.
  • No payments are required or accepted for this
    process and any canvassing will lead to disqualification.