HRTK Driver/Messenger Job in Uganda

HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya ( HRTK) – Uganda Office

Job title: Driver/Messenger 

(One (1) Positions)
Country: Uganda

Job Description and required qualifications

(Important Note – Position open to Ugandan nationals only)

Under the supervision of the Administrative Assistant, the incumbent will perform the following functions:
  • Maintain, clean and care for organization vehicles and maintain regular checks of vehicles to ensure that they are mechanically sound and in good working order. Makes reports of any problems to the Administrative Assistant and repairs minor mechanical problems.
  • Provide transportation in the field and to meetings and other destinations for organization staff and visitors on official business;
  • Keep accurate records of deliveries made to other offices in the delivery book;
  • Post and collect mail, weighing and affixing correct amount of stamps on letters and packages;
  • Perform general clerical duties as may be assigned which may include photocopying and packing supplies for field travel;
  • Obtain quotations and makes simple purchases on behalf of the office and as instructed by the Administrative Assistant;
  • Keeps a log book/diary for use of vehicle including weekly reports on vehicle status;
Education – 
  • A minimum Secondary School certificate. 
  • Certification in basic mechanics and maintenance a plus.
Skills and competencies:
  • Must possess a valid driving license ( Class A, B,C & D ) with 8 years driving experience
  • Computer literacy desirable;
  • Current certificate of good conduct;
  • Must have good knowledge of Nairobi and its environs;
  • Ability to conduct oneself in a professional and courteous manner to represent the best interests of the agency

No less than 8 years continuous driving experience. Experience working in the NGO sector a plus.

Proficiency in English and Swahili.

Closing date:11th July 2012. 
Positions will be filled on a rolling basis based on identification of suitable candidates.

How to apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to 
Indicate Vacancy Notice No HRTK/KEN/DM/06/12 in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.
Late applications will not be considered

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