Driver

at Mercy Corps
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted August 12, 2020
Category Transportation & Logistics
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Driver, Karenga, Kaabong, Uganda
Organization: Mercy Corps
Country: Uganda

Program / Department Summary

Mercy Corps has been present in Uganda since 2006, focusing its interventions on economic and agricultural development, maternal child health and nutrition, governance, conflict management and humanitarian response. In 2017, Mercy Corps had an impact on almost 1 million beneficiaries in Uganda through our work focusing on building resilience and enabling economic growth, improving opportunities to attain better health and nutrition, and improving governance and conflict management. Common themes include community engagement, inclusive development, gender, and working in partnership with local government, the private sector and civil society actors.

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

The driver will provide safe, transport services for MC program and support staff in the described AOR (Area of Responsibility). The driver will adhere to all traffic and MC safety rules and follow the transport guidelines required by the MC transport department.

Essential Job Responsibilities

Operate MC vehicles as assigned by supervisor;
Maintain vehicle log-sheets in accordance with MC policies/regulations;
Check the vehicle conditions before and after each trip/routinely - report needs and problems to the transport management;
Adhere to all safety and communication protocols as advised by Mercy Corps and supervisor;
Responsible for the safekeeping of all vehicle equipment, tools, first aid kits, spares etc.;
Keep the vehicle ready, clean and on standby - ready for use at all times;

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

Uganda Certificate of Education qualification.
Valid drivers' license with class DL,
Minimum of 4 years' experience driving 4WD vehicles.
Certificate in defensive driving is essential
Knowledge of driving in less secure and harsh environment.

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