Jobs: Driver – Right To Play Uganda

Jobs: Driver - Right To Play Uganda

Job Title: Driver
Organization: Right To Play Uganda
Duty Station: Isingiro and Kampala Uganda
Reports to: Field Facilitator

About Us:
Right To Play is a global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth affected by conflict, disease and poverty. Established in 2000, Right To Play has pioneered a unique play-based approach to learning and development which focuses on quality education, life skills, health, gender equality, child protection and building peaceful communities. With programming in over 15 countries, Right To Play transforms the lives of more than one million children each week, both inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to our work with children, Right To Play advocates with parents, local communities, and governments to advance the fundamental rights of all children.
Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has operations in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Job Summary: The Driver reports directly to the Field Facilitator and with technical reporting line to the Logistics Officer. The main responsibility of the Driver is to provide safe transport services of passengers as required ensuring that safety regulations are adhered to by all his passengers at all times.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Driving and vehicle maintenance (95% of Time)

  • Provides driving services to staff and other passengers between locations as scheduled by
  • Conducts daily checks of the assigned vehicle for proper levels of fuel, motor oil, tire pressure, brakes and water level.
  • Performs minor maintenance when necessary.
  • Presents car in a clean and tidy manner, washing it when required.
  • Maintains mileage log book and schedules regular maintenance service with approval from supervisor.
  • Keeps all vehicle documents including vehicle registration, insurance, road tax, parking fees, road licenses and others, updated at all times.
  • Stocks essential vehicle supplies such as first aid kit and necessary spare parts ready at all times.
  • Undertakes errands to and/or from vendors, suppliers and banks as requested by supervisor.
  • Reports incidents and necessary repairs to supervisor and authorities according to existing operating procedure.

Performs Other Duties (5% of Time)

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate should have a High school certificate or vocational school diploma
  • A valid driving license
  • At least five years’ experience as a driver (carrying passengers) with an international organization
  • Ability to follow a pre-set schedule and create a plan to reach the required destination on time
  • Ability to work well with people from varied backgrounds and cultures at all levels in
  • organization
  • Ability to work as part of a team and is flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Understands and performs safe driving techniques
  • Skilled in minor car repair
  • Able to drive for long periods of time
  • Understands highway code and road rules of the country
  • Good oral communication skills
  • Fluency in local language. Basic reading, writing and speaking in English.
  • First Aid training
  • Previous experience working in an international organization
  • Drivers school training
  • Advanced auto repair skills
  • Advanced knowledge of security procedures in the country

Contract Duration: Until 31 December 2020 with possibility for renewal depending on available funding and performance

Compensation: We offer a competitive salary and benefits package

How to Apply:

All interested and qualified candidates please send your resume and cover letter to: and kindly include “Position Name” and your name in the subject line.

Please indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees regardless of their gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. We offer a family-friendly environment that allows for flexible work arrangements in order to support staff diversity and ensure a healthy work-life balance.

We are a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory police record check as a condition of employment.

Deadline: 31st January 2020