Transport Assistant (1)

General Summary

The transport Assistant will support provision of safe and reliable transportation for project staff, visitors and project materials, keeps the project vehicle/s in good mechanical and functional condition, ensures compliance with all vehicle-related legal and institutional /management requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • To provide safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for project staff and partners/visitors including but not confined to travel within project sites and all other locations as may be required.
  • To transport project materials and supplies to various destinations as required by authorized staff for project business.
  • To keep the project vehicle in good mechanical and functional condition including but not confined to regular fueling, servicing and cleaning of the interior and exterior.
  • To perform regular preventive maintenance and minor repairs where possible.
  • To ensure TIMELY notification to the Field Office Coordinator/fleet team of any major vehicle repairs necessary 
  • To ensure that all required documentation for administrative use such as mileage, fuel usage and trip authorization tracking information is kept up to date at all times in the prescribed manner. 
  • To ensure that all legal, institutional and municipal requirements and dues are met in good time and/or regularly renewed e.g. Third party and Comprehensive Insurance, Parking Fees, Registration and Licenses etc.
  • To ensure that all reasonable measures are taken to protect the project vehicle from theft or damage  
  • To run general errands and assume other duties as assigned by the supervisor to ensure the sound functioning of the office and achievement of project goals.

Person Specification

Education Requirements:

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with credits in English.
  • Valid Uganda class “DM” & or “DL”

 

Required experience and skills: 

  • Knowledge of current traffic rules and regulations 
  • Basic knowledge of vehicle operation and the associated mechanics 
  • Familiarity with the lay-out and location of key facilities in the project area.
  • Physical ability, flexibility and willingness to drive for long hours and occasionally on weekends and/or holidays.
  • Ability to communicate competently and understand instructions in English and in common local language/s.  
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to understand and adhere to company vehicle policies and competently complete vehicle-related documentation.
  • Knowledge of basic vehicle mechanics
  • Ability to work in a team of different Technical Supervisory Teams in a respectful way. 


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TA-X004

Nebbi FO
Full-time


Field Office Coordinator



TA-X004
Nebbi FO
Full-time

Field Office Coordinator


General Summary

The transport Assistant will support provision of safe and reliable transportation for project staff, visitors and project materials, keeps the project vehicle/s in good mechanical and functional condition, ensures compliance with all vehicle-related legal and institutional /management requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • To provide safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for project staff and partners/visitors including but not confined to travel within project sites and all other locations as may be required.
  • To transport project materials and supplies to various destinations as required by authorized staff for project business.
  • To keep the project vehicle in good mechanical and functional condition including but not confined to regular fueling, servicing and cleaning of the interior and exterior.
  • To perform regular preventive maintenance and minor repairs where possible.
  • To ensure TIMELY notification to the Field Office Coordinator/fleet team of any major vehicle repairs necessary 
  • To ensure that all required documentation for administrative use such as mileage, fuel usage and trip authorization tracking information is kept up to date at all times in the prescribed manner. 
  • To ensure that all legal, institutional and municipal requirements and dues are met in good time and/or regularly renewed e.g. Third party and Comprehensive Insurance, Parking Fees, Registration and Licenses etc.
  • To ensure that all reasonable measures are taken to protect the project vehicle from theft or damage  
  • To run general errands and assume other duties as assigned by the supervisor to ensure the sound functioning of the office and achievement of project goals.

Person Specification

Education Requirements:

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with credits in English.
  • Valid Uganda class “DM” & or “DL”

 

Required experience and skills: 

  • Knowledge of current traffic rules and regulations 
  • Basic knowledge of vehicle operation and the associated mechanics 
  • Familiarity with the lay-out and location of key facilities in the project area.
  • Physical ability, flexibility and willingness to drive for long hours and occasionally on weekends and/or holidays.
  • Ability to communicate competently and understand instructions in English and in common local language/s.  
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to understand and adhere to company vehicle policies and competently complete vehicle-related documentation.
  • Knowledge of basic vehicle mechanics
  • Ability to work in a team of different Technical Supervisory Teams in a respectful way. 


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