Driver – Catholic Relief Services

Job Summary:
The Driver will safely operate vehicles, always observing the Ugandan Traffic laws and organization’s policies on driving, to help ensure operational effectiveness in support of high-quality programming. You will ensure the safety and security of all passengers, pedestrians, other drivers, and the vehicles in town and on field missions. Your consistent and high-quality service will contribute to the proper stewardship of resources.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Take actions as instructed to maintain allocated vehicles clean inside and out, in sound mechanical and operational condition, fueled and equipped with First Aid Kits, spare parts and tools, and secured at all times. Signal actual or potential faults/breakdowns and/or threats.
Transport CRS staff and visitors as instructed, observing local traffic and road safety laws and all CRS vehicle policies to ensure safety of passengers and luggage, and quality and courteous services.
Report immediately any accidents and/or route changes due to security, bad weather, road conditions.
Plan ahead to meet anticipated travel requirements and make all arrangements for ensuring efficient services (fueling, pre-travel checks, required travel documents, required equipment, spare parts and tools, schedules, packing).
Ensure copies of daily mileage logs, pen and clipboard are readily available in all assigned vehicles. Maintain and submit accurate records for all trips and fuel purchases.
Routinely check all assigned vehicles licenses, insurances, and other required documents and promptly advise when renewals are due.
Deliver and pick up equipment, materials, documents, and mail including loading/unloading CRS vehicles, as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
‘O’ Level Certificate
At least three years driving and mechanical experience
Valid accident-free driving license Class A, B, CM, and DL
Understanding of the geographical area of assignment
Flexibility to travel under difficult circumstances
Service-oriented with focus on meeting customer needs
Well-organized and able to manage multiple tasks
Ability to work in a team
Proactive, resourceful, solutions-oriented and results-oriented

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified candidates Email a cover letter and CV only to
Large files and/or scans of documents will lead to rejection of your application, in the subject line of the email, copy and paste – DRIVERYUMBE only
All applications that do not contain this exact subject line will be rejected and not read
Deadline: 16th November 2021 at 5:00pm