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6 Driver Jobs – Action Against Hunger (ACF)

Job Title:   Driver (6 Jobs)

Organization: Action Against Hunger (ACF)

Duty Station: Kampala, Kiryandongo, Yumbe, Adjumani, Kyangwali, Uganda

 

About US:

Action Against Hunger-ACF, worldwide is recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, with a purpose to save the lives of undernourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. ACF implements innovative and life-saving programs in the sectors of Nutrition, Food Security & Livelihoods (FSL), and Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene (WASH) through capacity building projects in collaboration with government structures. Over the past 30 years of ACF has been delivering robust operations in Uganda and has gained significant knowledge and expertise using a multi-sectoral approach to design and implement program intervention based on the context, geared towards long-term solutions to hunger both in refugee and Host communities. Since 2013, the organization has been worked in the refugee settlements of Northern and Western Uganda providing emergency response as well as long-term development interventions.

 

Job Summary:  The Driver is responsible for driving staff or other assigned persons or cargo to defined destinations in a professional, efficient, safe and timely manner. Maintaining assigned vehicles in excellent hygienic and mechanical conditions, ensuring proper documentation pertaining to the vehicle

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Transporting safely persons or goods

  • Transport safely Action Against Hunger employees or freight according to the planning or according to the directives of the Capital logistician and /or Base Logistician where support is being given.
  • Be in possession of all necessary individual documentation (driving license, passport, and order of mission) and vehicle documentation.
  • Check the validity of the documentation.
  • Report any accident immediately to the nearest police station for the purpose of insurance claims, and to the logistics department.
  • Respect the Ugandan traffic regulations and rules.
  • Adjust the speed to the road and risk conditions, in particular the speed mustn’t exceed 40 km/h in villages or populated areas.
  • Respect Action Against Hunger Standard Operating Procedures for vehicles.
  • Respect the manufacturer technical conditions of use for the vehicle
  • Radio must be permanently “on” and regular contact must be made with the Radio Operator.
  • Stop the car before answering to the radio and/or mobile phone or reduce speed to 30 km/hour when security conditions do not permit stoppage.

Maintenance and check list for field trips

  • Perform the daily vehicle pre departure checklist mentioned in the logbook or in the driver briefing
  • Clean the vehicle inside and outside when necessary and as per Action Against Hunger guidelines.
  • Conscientiously reports information on the logbook and fuel logbook
  • Check that the items mentioned in the logbook are in the vehicle when leaving.
  • When a field departure is forecasted, the driver has to inspect and prepare the vehicle the day before leaving and be ready for the scheduled departure time.
  • The driver has to prepare additional materials according to the mission needs (additional fuel tank, stickers, flag, tools, medical and food kits, etc.)
  • When not driving, the driver mechanic must fulfill the duties and tasks as per objectives 3, 4, 5 and 6:

Tyres

  • Checks for correct tyre pressure
  • Rotates tyres every 10,000 Km or after maximum 9 months depending on the status.
  • Ensures that wheel alignment and wheel balancing is checked regularly (at each tyre change).
  • 4) Repairs
  • Performs general repairs (transmission, clutches, suspension ;…) on ACF vehicles, motorcycles.
  • Travels to the field with the appropriate tool kit for regular maintenances and in case of breakdowns /carries out basic repairs that enables getting the vehicle back to acceptable working condition.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a qualification in Motor vehicle Mechanics & Driving and training in Defensive Driving.
  • At least three years of experience
  • A valid driving permit
  • Language skills: English (and relevant local language) fluent
  • Ability to work and contribute positively in a team.
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger’s work and values.
  • Willingness to adhere to Action Against Hunger’s policies on safeguarding.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 5th May 2023

 

 

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