Job Ref No DRV/08/2022 | Published on Aug 03, 2022 05:00 PM

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Job Category:

 Logistics and Supply Chain

Duty Station:

 Kyaka II, Kyangwali & Rwamwanja, UG

Employment Type:


Salary Scale:

 900,000 - 1,100,000


 Aug 16, 2022 05:00 PM

Number of Positions:


Age Limit:

 Not Specified


Hello Hello!  Alight is recruiting Driver for our program in Uganda to be based at Kyaka II (1 position), Kyangwali (1position) and Rwamwanja (1 position). You’re interested in joining us? Welcome, we’re happy you’re here! 

If you join us, you will find…

A team with deep experience in co-designing solutions that create new value around the world. We know we need to always be better, and we believe in the power and abundance of everyday people, everywhere, to change the world with us.

A culture of radical accountability to our customers –as we help build a meaningful life for and with the displaced, we ask them what they want and then deliver on it. 

Reporting to the Operations Officer, the Driver will be responsible for driving and maintaining ALIGHT vehicles within and outside the respective locations as per technical guidance and specifications established by the organization. 


- Distribution Store, the Stores Assistant - Distribution Store will ensure proper Store management in line with ALIGHT Inventory policy requirements, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), supervise loading and offloading of goods, and manage all stores related documentation. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities

- To drive the assigned vehicle according to ALIGHT’s Vehicle/Driver Policy.

- To keep himself updated on the security situation of the area where he is asked to drive to

- Prepare the vehicle in good time before departure (the day before), make sure the right equipment needed for the specified location, toolkit, fuel tanks full etc. are available in the vehicle.

- Collect and bring needed documents such as Delivery Dockets, Parcels, Documentations, Files, etc.

- Responsible for carrying at all times necessary documents, updated (driving license, passport, car documents, maps, etc.).

- The driver must follow and respect all traffic and road safety rules and regulations while driving.

- Adapts his speed according to road conditions and follow ALIGHT approved speed limits for the different road terrains.

- Responsible for the safety of staff and goods carried goods (safely stored and tightened, weight balanced).

- Load and offload his vehicle as required.

- He is to drive and master his vehicle in a safe and controlled manner in order to avoid accidents.

- Drive assigned vehicle in safe manner and on movement schedules as directed by tour supervisor.  

- Drive organizational vehicles in strict adherence to the laws governing road safety for other motorists, cyclists, pedestrians and passengers.

- Maintain assigned vehicle in good working condition through daily routine checks on battery, water, oil, lighting, etc.

- Keeps assigned vehicle full of fuel, oil, water and other lubricants, and account to your supervisor for onward reporting. 

- Keep and maintain records of motor vehicle Log Book.

- Prepare fuel accountabilities (photo copying fuel receipts, tracking sheets, reconciliation log sheets and monthly fuel consumption reports)

- Wash, clean and make the vehicle tidy for use.

- Make weekly vehicle inspection checklists, or where necessary instant, reports to your supervisor regarding mechanical status of the allocated vehicle.

- Assist in identifying and carrying out minor motor vehicle repairs. 

- Keep charge of the motor vehicle accessories kept in the allocated vehicle.

- Assist program staff in program activities whenever necessary.

- Must ensure that any authorized non-staff using ALIGHT vehicles sign the Limit of Liability Form before and after each trip.

- He/she is to show respect and courtesy towards other drivers and road users.

- Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

- Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.


- Ordinary Level Education certificate

- Certificate in Defensive Driving

- Must hold a valid driving license with class B, DL, CM, CH and at least 5 years driving experience with a reputable organisation.

- Experience in working with multi-cultural environments

Others/Extra Details

Alight is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  Alight complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. Any form of canvassing in the recruitment process will lead to automatic disqualification.

"By applying to this job, I understand and acknowledge that ALIGHT is committed to ensure compliance of its code of conduct by staff and any other persons working on behalf of ALIGHT  with zero tolerance to GBV acts and Protection against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse. ALIGHT requires its staff and any other person working on behalf of ALIGHT to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse and any nature of exploitation. Further, I understand that if I am a successful candidate, I will be subject to a comprehensive background check, and my personal/professional references will be asked to evaluate my behaviors related to the above safeguarding related topics"QUALIFIED WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY". 

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