Requisition ID: req14124
Job Title: Driver (PlayMatters/ERP)
Employment Category: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Open to Expatriates: No
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 28 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
IRC is leading the PlayMatters consortium in partnership with War Child, Plan International, Behavioral Insights Team and Innovations for Poverty Action to implement the PlayMatters project. The 5-year initiative funded by LEGO Foundation aims to increase play-based learning opportunities for nearly 1 million pre-primary and primary school aged refugee and host community children impacted by the humanitarian crises in East Africa and living in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda.
The Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES) in Uganda supports the project in accordance with the Education Response Plan for refugees and host communities in Uganda (ERP) - 2007-2021 which sets out a realistic and implementable plan to ensure improved learning outcomes for increasing numbers of refugee and host-community children and adolescents across Uganda.
IRC in partnership with the Education Response Plan (ERP) secretariat is seeking to recruit a driver to support the functions of the ERP Secretariat and PlayMatters consortium
Scope of Work:
The Driver will be responsible for the safe transportation of PlayMatters and ERP Secretariat staff and materials, ensure vehicles and their accessories are properly maintained and are in good and sound mechanical condition.
Duties and Responsibilities
Reports to: Co-managed by IRC Uganda and ERP Secretariat
Working Environment: The driver (ERP/PlayMatters) will work in the ERP Secretariat but shall be provided regular administrative and logistics support by IRC Uganda office to perform his/her responsibilities.
Please note: Deadline for receiving applications is April 20th 2021.
The IRC and IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
We are committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer generous benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances. We welcome and strongly encourage qualified female professionals to apply.
All staff, regardless of role, are required to create a culture of client responsiveness by requesting and using client feedback data to make decisions. In addition, all staff are expected to demonstrate inclusiveness when making programmatic decisions and working with clients, partners and colleagues from diverse backgrounds. You can read more about the IRC’s commitment to client responsiveness here: https://www.rescue.org/resource/client-responsiveness-introduction-and-faq
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.