Jobs in Uganda - On-call Driver Job at Plan International

On-call Driver Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 05 March 2021

Hiring Organization: Plan International

JOB DETAILS:
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.
Title: On-call Driver – Country Office (Part Time)
Functional Area: Administration and Programme
Reports to: Fleet Coordinator
Location: Kampala
Travel required: Yes
Grade: A
JOB 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 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 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
Dimensions of Role:
This is not a permanent position. The prospective person will be working as and when required as per the transport needs / schedule .

Key End Results of Position:
Admin Logistical support:
• Observe and adhere to the safety precautions before and during driving taking into account prevailing weather and driving conditions to avoid accidents.
• Maintain punctuality and courtesy and adhere to traffic laws and regulations, and to Plan policies and procedures.
• Record the place of destination before departure and complete the vehicle usage record to indicate vehicle movement.
• Carry out daily condition checks to ensure that the vehicle is in good running order with valid insurance policies.
• Identify and report all mechanical faults and any accidents immediately to the supervisor so that appropriate action is taken.
• Conduct daily inspection of the assigned vehicle and inform the supervisor of any observation that needs attention.
• Keep the vehicle in a clean condition in order to uphold the image of Plan and for the convenience of the users.
• Report to Fleet coordinator any need for vehicle repairs and servicing.
• Deliver and collect mail and other documents to and from various offices, post office regularly and ensure its safety as and when requested.
• Safely drive / transport Kampala program team and other deliverables / materials in and around Kampala Capital City Authority divisions and within Kampala Metropolitan area
• Any other transport related duties that may be assigned by the Fleet coordinator or the Kampala Urban Program team.
Dealing with Problems:
• No difficult problems

Communications and Working 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


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
Physical Environment and Demands:
• Country Office with frequent travels to the field and other project areas

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.

Application procedure

Use the link: https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareerpvt?jobId=39800&company=PlanInt&st=0AAC699602F3178F26796D97EF18F7761DD2E5B2 

Date Posted: 2021-02-28

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