Driver – Kampala


Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

ROLE PROFILE

Title Driver – Country Office
Functional Area Administration and Programme
Reports to Fleet Coordinator
Location Kampala Travel required Yes
Effective Date   Grade A

ROLE PURPOSE

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian not for profit organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

The position contributes to this goal by driving Plan Country Office vehicles in accordance with the transport policy and procedures in order to enhance mobility of staff for efficiency and effectiveness.

Dimensions of the Role

The position has no approval and supervision authority. In charge of the safety of the vehicle being driven and it occupants.

Accountabilities

Admin Logistical support:

  1. Observe and adhere to the safety precautions before and during driving taking into account prevailing weather and driving conditions to avoid accidents.
  2. Maintain punctuality and courtesy and adhere to traffic laws and regulations, and to Plan policies and procedures.
  3. Record the place of destination before departure and complete the vehicle usage record to indicate vehicle movement.
  4. Carry out daily condition checks to ensure that the vehicle is in good running order with valid insurance policies.
  5. Identify and report all mechanical faults and any accidents immediately to the supervisor so that appropriate action is taken.
  6. Conduct monthly inspection of the assigned vehicle and inform the supervisor of any observation that needs attention.
  7. Keep the vehicle in a clean condition in order to uphold the image of Plan and for the convenience of the users.
  8. Serve as the contact person for vehicle repairs and servicing and review invoices and services reports before they are submitted for payment.
  9. Deliver and collect mail and other documents to and from various offices, post office regularly and ensure its safety as and when requested.
  10. Train and test drivers and riders as may be requested, and submit recommendation to the supervisor.

Dealing with Problems:

  1. No difficult problems

Key relationships

High Level Contact:

Internal

Plan International Administration team

External :

Service providers .e.g. taking the vehicles for service/repairs/fuels

Partner organizations especially

Target communities

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge

Knowledge

  • O level certificate of education
  • Valid driving licence for classes CM & DL
  • Certificate in Defensive Driving is an added advantage
  • Certificate in Customer care is an added advantage

Skills

  • Knowledge of simple Mechanical repairs
  • A Minimum of 3 years’ driving in a reputable organisation

Behaviours

  • Flexibility to work outside normal working hours
  • Good team work and excellent interpersonal skills

Plan International’s Values in Practice

We are open and accountable

  • Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
  • Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
  • Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
  • Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
  • Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people

We strive for lasting impact

  • Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
  • Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
  • Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
  • Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.

We work well together

  • Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
  • Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
  • Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
  • Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

We are inclusive and empowering

  • Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
  • Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
  • Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
  • Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

Behaviours

  • Open to feedback and willing to try new approaches for programme communications.
  • Understands Plan’s needs and behaves strategically.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrate behaviours that embrace Child-centeredness, Community participation and partnership.
  • Promotes creativity, innovation and learning.
  • Willing to travel throughout Uganda.
  • Support learning , sharing & Knowledge management

Physical Environment

  • Country Office with frequent travels to the field and other project areas

Level of contact with children

Mid level: Occasional interaction with children

Additional Responsibilities:

Child Protection Policy Responsibilities (mandatory for all staff)

  • Adhere to the Child Protection Policy, Code of Conduct and reporting any CPP issues.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the CPP standards as they apply to area of responsibility plus the development of actions to address identified gaps and monitoring their effectiveness.
  • Ensure that all Plan International partners, visitors and associates in his/her area of responsibility are provided with, are made aware off and have signed and returned a copy of the child protection policy. Inform the partners, visitors and associates that they must comply with the policy in all contacts and communications with children during their visit.

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