Driver at ZOA UGANDA

ZOA Uganda, Kampala, Uganda
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ZOA is an international NGO that inspired by Christian identity and biblical message of reconciliation and restoration of a broken world with its headquarters in the Netherlands. ZOA operate in fifteen countries on and on three continents. At ZOA we provide relief to people affected by conflict or natural disasters, contribute to a new perspective of hope in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities we work on the recovery of their livelihoods.
In Uganda, ZOA has offices in Kampala, West Nile (Arua), Acholi (Nwoya), and Karamoja (Amudat).

ZOA Uganda works both in relief and recovery on the themes of food security & livelihoods, WASH, primary/accelerated/vocational education, and conflict management with a special focus on land security.
We wish to recruit for the following position:

Driver (1 position)

Starting date :        January 2020
Duty station :         Amudat/Karamoja Sub Region
Reports to :              Administrator

About the position
A Driver is to take responsibility for the assigned vehicle and to drive safely and carefully to the
destination. In this the driver is to ensure the safety and protection of goods and passengers being carried in the vehicle..

Main activities
Tasks responsibilities, results

  • To ensure availability of the following car requirements: log sheet, first aid box, spanners, hoes, spade, and jack; these items should not be removed from the car without authorization;
  • To ensure that the fuel tank is adequately filled and/or fuel is requested for before undertaking a journey;
  • To drive the car carefully and in accordance with ZOA’s Conditions of Service, ZOA’s Security Policy, ZOA’s Code of Conduct for Driving and the national traffic laws;
  • To ensure that the car only moves for authorized travel;
  • To ensure that the car only carries authorized passengers and goods; to ensure that a waiver form is signed when passengers are non ZOA staff;
  • To assist with the loading and unloading of the vehicle, including the passengers;
  •  To ensure that the safety belts are correctly used by driver and passengers;
  • To ensure that the total vehicle tonnage is respected to avoid overloading and subsequent damage to the vehicle.


  • To report all mechanical problems to the supervisor immediately; prepare and document necessary repair details on the ZOA Repair/Maintenance Requisition form;
  • To daily check the fluids and carry out other checks (engine oil, brake fluid, battery, tyres, insurance) before commencing travel;
  • (if applicable) To assist in maintaining, servicing and repairing of all vehicles at the duty station, including motor bikes;
  • To ensure the car remains presentable and the interior clean and tidy.


  • To enter all the details of each journey in the vehicle log sheet;
  • To ensure each trip in the log sheet is signed by the ZOA passenger;
  • Responsible for the availability of the log sheet and valid insurance of the vehicle; the driver is responsible to report any problems to the supervisor;
  • To keep up to date maintenance and service records of the vehicle;
  • To ensure that non ZOA passengers fill in liability form;

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Holder of a valid driving license;
  •  Understanding of logistics and vehicle maintenance/repair;
  • Fluent command of English;
  • Preferably some cross cultural experience fluent in Swahili and or Pokot..

Skills & Attitude:
• High level driving skills;
• Pro-active, instead of reactive;
• Flexible conduct;
• Customer-friendly attitude;
• Good communicator.

Applying Instructions

All suitably qualified and interested candidates with the required qualification, experience, knowledge, skills, and attitude should hand deliver their applications with a cover letter and an updated CV (with three professional referees) of which two must be 2 professional references, including your supervisor and the most recent/previous employer, and 1 character reference could be your pastor or priest addressed to;


AMUDAT FIELD OFFICE. Mbale Rd (near training centre)

OR E-mail to;

 [email protected]

Indicate only title of position on the subject Line/area if you are applying by email.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Northern Region, Uganda, Yumbe


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