Job Title: Driver

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Uganda

Location: Kampala  


Roles and responsibilities:

  •  The Driver shall strictly follow the traffic rules and speed limits applicable, and shall always drive in a safe, considerate and defensive manner. In case of an accident the driver shall ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are followed, including filling in the accident report form.
  •  The Driver is responsible for cleaning and daily maintenance of the vehicle and shall ensure that it is in a safe running condition. He/she is also responsible for checking of oil level, water level, battery, brakes, tires, etc., and that the vehicle is at all times equipped with a first aid kit, a good spare tire and all prescribed tools and equipment. He/she will report promptly and in writing to NRC is some tools are missing.
  •  The driver is responsible for filling the logbook for all trips and to ensure that other drivers that may use the vehicle to do the same.
  •  The Driver shall ensure that all required licenses, insurance cards and vehicle permits are valid and available in the vehicle incl. accident reports. He/she must also ensure that own driving licence and other relevant driving papers are up to date.
  •  The Driver shall follow the instructions given in the Checklist from the NRC Drivers’ Manual.
  •  The Driver is responsible for performing minor repairs. If major repairs are needed these should be reported to the supervisor before making arrangements.
  •  The Driver shall provide logistical support to NRC Teams during field missions, trainings and workshops.
  •  The Driver shall assist the Logistics Assistant with receiving, storing, picking and packing goods for the NRC warehouse/storeroom.


Minimum Qualifications:

  •  Education: Uganda Advance Certificate of Education (UACE)
  •  Valid driver’s license
  •  Certification in Defensive Driving / Road Safety Awareness / First Aid courses
  •  Minimum 3 years experience of working as a Driver in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  •  Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  •  Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  •  Good communication skills (verbal & written) in English and local language
  • Good communication skills
  •  Have a valid in country registered license.
  •  Have security sense.
  •  Enable to support teamwork.
  •  Resident of the Area and have knowledge of local context.
  •  Fluency in local languages


How to apply

Interested applicants should apply online via the link below: Click Here To Apply

Application deadline:  April 27th, 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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