Mercy Corps Uganda Jobs 2022 – Drivers


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Job Title:  – Mercy Corps Uganda Jobs 2022 Drivers (Moroto, Kotido, Kaabong and Amudat)

Organization: Mercy Corps Uganda

Duty Station: Kaabong, Amudat, Kotido, Moroto, Uganda

Reports to: Operations Officer

 

 

Mercy Corps Uganda Profile

About Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future.

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.

 

 

Job 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.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities for Mercy Corps Uganda Jobs 2022:

  • 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;
  • Assist, as required, with logistics in the office and warehouse daily workloads;
  • Cooperate and be of assistance to staff and visitors – assist in troubleshooting potential problems during daily business;
  • Report all maintenance needs of the vehicle to transport management on a regular basis;
  • Undertake field assignments as assigned;
  • Adherence to all MC policies and procedures as outlined in MC policies and procedure manuals;
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in country of operation;
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications for Mercy Corps Uganda Jobs 2022

  • 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
  • Must know and obey to all safety and traffic rules of the Uganda.
  • Good understanding of English and fluency in Kiswahili and Karamojong is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of routes, duty stations, project areas, the NGO and diplomatic community is required.
  • Must know Mercy Corps vehicle policies and regulations.
  • Must know what preventative maintenance is required for their vehicle.
  • Understanding and following safety procedures;
  • Must know the actions to be taken in the event of an accident.
  • Must be able to change a wheel and do minor repairs and vehicle servicing.
  • Must know how to use all accessories such as HF / VHF radios, winches etc.

Note: Please indicate your preferred District of work in your cover or application letter.

 

 

How To Apply for Mercy Corps Uganda Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: 16 th  May  2022

 

 

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