Job Description Under the supervision of the Admin Manager based in Kampala (and of the Country Director in his/her absence), the Driver / Logistics Assistant is overall responsible for the driving and maintenance of the vehicles assigned. He will ensure safety of the vehicle while in transit or office.The Driver / Logistics Assistant is in charge of transporting safely employees or freight of Caritas Switzerland (CACH) according to the directives of the project staff and the needs of the CACH offices in Uganda.The Driver / Logistics Assistant is also responsible to carry out logistic and procurement assignments as requested.Your duties1. Transport safely CACH’s employees, visitors, and other passengers or freight if and when required according to the directives of the staffs2. Carry out logistic and procurement assignments as requested3. Running and management of the vehicle assigned, including service, maintenance, and fuel logs4. Be in possession of all necessary individual documentation of each vehicle (licenses, service chat, and basic mechanics) and vehicle documentation of all movements and safety of the car keys.5. Regularly check the validity of the documentation6. Quickly report any accidents (immediately!) to the nearest police station for the purpose of insurance claims, and to the supervisor, project manager and country director7. Respect the Ugandan traffic regulations and rules8. Respect the manufacturer technical conditions of use for the vehicle9. Perform the daily vehicle pre departure checklist mentioned in the logbook10. Clean the inside and outside of the vehicles when necessary11. Continuously report information on the logbook and fuel logbook. Check that the items mentioned in the logbook are in the vehicle when leaving. When a field departure is forecasted, the driver must inspect and prepare the vehicle the day before leaving and be ready for the scheduled departure time12. Support office staff with other duties when required13. Ensure the movement plan is adequately submitted14. Coordinate activities with other CACH drivers as neededOur requirements1. Valid Ugandan driving license2. Safe and cautious driving style3. Knowledge of the Ugandan traffic regulations and rules4. Solid knowledge of use of computer (word/excel/outlook) is a requirement5. Minimum 5 years’ experience in the sector an asset6. Fluency in English is a requirement7. Knowledge of local languages an asset8. Willingness to travel long distances and in the field9. Open-minded, honest, and reliable personality
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