Driver & Logistician Gulu - Feed the Future Uganda Inclusive Agricultural Markets Activity
DAI
Abuja, NG
59m ago

Description

DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems.

Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV / AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change.

Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and host-country governments.

Background

DAI seeks a Driver & Logistician for a five-year, $24 million dollar USAID-funded agriculture program. The Feed the Future Uganda Inclusive Agricultural Markets Activity (FtF IAM) works with agro-industry / agribusiness firms, Government of Uganda institutions and agencies, and market actor organizations on creating efficiencies in cross-market functions that enhance systemic changes to sustainably increase incomes and improve the livelihoods of households through agriculture-led inclusive economic growth.

The Activity contributes to the Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS) Uganda Country Plan goal of reducing hunger, malnutrition, and poverty, as well as the USAID / Uganda Country Development Cooperation Strategy’s (CDCS) 2016-2021 five-year goal of strengthening Uganda’s systems to accelerate inclusive education, health, and economic outcomes.

The Activity works throughout the FtF Uganda Zone of Influence (ZOI), which covers 38 districts spread across four regions of Uganda.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for vehicle maintenance including regular check-ups, cleanings, and fueling.
  • Maintain an accurate vehicle log.
  • Manage vehicle and trip scheduling, as needed.
  • Manage local servicing and repairs, and annual maintenance of vehicles.
  • Maintain accurate records and paperwork on all vehicle-related purchases and maintenance.
  • Provide safe transportation to and from locations for project staff.
  • Ensure compliance with all DAI and local driving laws and regulations.
  • Assist the Gulu office with daily office functions.
  • Assist in coordinating logistical and administrative support.
  • Carry out any other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Finance & Logistics Officer.
  • Qualifications

  • Excellent driving record.
  • Valid local driver’s license.
  • At least 5 years’ work experience as a driver.
  • Previous USAID or other donor-funded project experience, a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of English.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities :

    The Driver & Logistician will have no supervisory responsibilities.

    Base of Operations : Gulu, Uganda

    Reporting :

    The Driver & Logistician Gulu reports to the Finance & Logistics Officer.

    Please apply via this link by . Only short-listed candidates will be notified. No phone inquiries, please.

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