Overview

African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)

Description

This position will undertake driving and field assignments, assist with logistics and ensure proper maintenance of the vehicle assigned together with the other facilities and equipment. The position will also provide routine clerical and administrative support for the Karuma office, Uganda  as needed. This position will be based in Karuma and will report to the Senior Administration and Finance Officer based in Kampala.

 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Provide driving services to the Uganda Wildlife Authority /African Wildlife Foundation Karuma canine unit or to other assigned executives/staff/partners.
Provide administrative support services by handling routine Karuma canine unit office functions.
Ensure that the vehicle is always clean and has enough fuel for the next activity.
Ensure that the vehicle is serviced on schedule and the licenses are valid.
Ensure that the vehicle has logbooks and that the same are regularly filled and approved and submitted for accounting in time.
Ensure that your supervisor and other officers on field trips receive the necessary logistics to make their trips successful.
Assist the Technical Advisor Canine Unit (TACU) and the Karuma Ranger Manager in ensuring smooth running of the combating wildlife crime activity by having all the necessary materials available.
Provide support to the supervisor by following up on some activities as requested.
Participate in logistical planning activities.
Adhere to AWF’s rights based conservation approaches and standards
Undertake any other relevant duties as requested.

Qualifications:

A minimum of Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
Clean driving license with a minimum of 5 years of driving
Experience within a paramilitary institution will be an added advantage
Ability to communicate effectively in English and (local languages)
Internet/email communication skills
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines

MODE OF APPLICATION

Click “APPLY FOR JOB” button above to apply for this job.

About African Wildlife Foundation

The African Wildlife Foundation, together with the people of Africa, works to ensure the wildlife and wild lands of Africa will endure forever.