Drivers for Land Cruisers & Trucks (Several Jobs) – Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

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  • Kampala, Uganda View on Map
  • Post Date : March 17, 2023
  • Salary: USh0
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  • Job ID 33010

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Job Title:  Drivers for Land Cruisers & Trucks (Several Jobs)

Organisation: Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.


Job Summary:  The role of the Driver for Land Cruisers & Trucks will be to provide transport services and maintain vehicles assigned in line with URCS Vehicle Management Policy and Procedures 2017.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive authorized staff, volunteers, delegates and visitors to and from various locations as per organisation’s policies and procedures;
  • Safely drive URCS fleet vehicles for the transport of passengers and cargo as instructed and ensure that all occupants of the vehicle are wearing safety belts;
  • Maintain vehicles clean and in good mechanical condition at all times and in line with URCS Policies;
  • Pick, deliver and account for all correspondences (mails, messages, parcels, etc.) in line with instructions and office practice;
  • Plan and budget for the vehicle and provide other logistical support and prepare periodic accountabilities;
  • Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including local driving codes, and internally agreed standards. Understand and obey all applicable traffic signs, rules and regulations;
  • Make correct entries into the vehicle log book and ensure proper records are kept of all the spare keys, repairs, equipment (e.g. radios, antennae, etc.);
  • Compile and submit monthly mileage, fuel and maintenance reports to Logistics Officer;
  • Report all vehicle and driving related incidents to the Logistics Officer including minor and major accidents, vehicle performance and maintenance issues etc;
  • Perform daily inspections for the assigned or any other vehicles and report to the supervisor accordingly;
  • Work closely with staff, volunteers and delegates assigned on a timely basis;
  • Make any such repairs that are necessary for the efficient operation of the vehicle including changing of tyres in case of puncture, changing oils, car batteries etc;
  • Follow up on monthly service repairs and report to supervisor;
  • Refill the vehicle with fuel at designated fueling stations;
  • Coordinate with Logistics Officer to ensure timely replenishment of fuel cards, routine vehicle repair and maintenance and validity of vehicle insurance;
  • Ensure tool kits, fire extinguisher and first aid kit of the vehicle are maintained;
  • Drive and take good care of the vehicle and other equipment fitted on the vehicle;
  • Be available on daily basis during the hours agreed with the Uganda Red Cross Society;
  • Refrain from any action which may adversely affect the reputation of the Uganda Red Cross Society;
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent from an approved, recognized and reputable academic institution;
  • Valid Driving License (Classes DL, CM and B are desirable)
  • Five years of experience in driving preferably with a reputable organization
  • Proven experience driving 4×4 vehicles


Core Competencies        

  • Innovation and creatively
  • Commitment to continuous learning
  • Communication
  • Technology awareness
  • Defensive driving skills
  • Good command of the English language (oral and written) is a must with ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Planning strategically.
  • Proven integrity.
  • Good Interpersonal skills.
  • Good communication skills and respect for colleagues.
  • Ability to work under pressure.


How to Apply:

Please send your filled application form Download Here and attach your academic transcripts and certificates. The filled application forms, academic transcripts and certificates should be e-mailed to; or hand delivered, and or by post to:


The Secretary General,

Uganda Red Cross Society,

Plot 551/555 Rubaga Road,

P.O. Box 494, Kampala, Uganda.




Due to large volumes of applications; only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.


Deadline: 27th March 2023 at 5: 00pm


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Date Posted 2023-03-16
Valid Through 2023-03-27
Hiring Organization Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS)
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda

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