Driver- Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation


BACKGROUND: Baylor
College of Medicine Children’s Foundation
Uganda
(Baylor Uganda) headquartered at Mulago hospital, is a comprehensive
HIV care and treatment organization that supports the treatment and care
of HIV infected and affected Children and Adults. Baylor – Uganda has
three operational areas; HIV/ AIDS prevention, care and treatment
services, Health professional training and clinical research.
Baylor-Uganda is engaged in working with the Ministry of Health in
Kabarole, Kyenjojo and Kamwenge Districts in Uganda in strengthening
health systems for improved delivery of HIV/AIDS services. As an
extension of this work, Baylor -Uganda will use the same approach to
strengthen Maternal and Child health services in Western Uganda. We are
therefore looking for experienced, committed and hard working
individuals prepared to work for a fixed one year contract in Health
centres III and IV and District hospitals under the guidance of the
District Health Teams.



The following positions are available:
.
Driver (Ambulance & E- ranger) (13 )
Duty station: Kabarole , Kamwenge , Kyenjojo Reports to: District Health
Officer Role definition: Providing safe, comfortable and reliable
transportation to staff arid clients

Key Responsibilities:
• Transport staff and clients to required destination and back in
accordance with the Baylor Uganda/ MoH SOPs and the Road Safety Act.

• Performing regular preventive maintenance and minor repairs where
possible in order to keep the vehicle in good mechanical and functional
condition.

• Maintaining documentation for administrative use such as mileage, fuel usage and – trip authorization tracking information.
• Ensuring that all reasonable measures are taken to protect the vehicle from theft or damage.

Specifications

The successful candidate should have:
• Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with a credit in English.
• At least 10 years of proven accident free bus/ heavy vehicle driving in Uganda, preferably in a reputable institution.
• Valid Uganda driving permit class “DM” & or “DH”.
• Knowledge of basic vehicle mechanics and maintenance.
• Willingness to work in remote/ rural areas.




APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Qualified and interested persons who wish to apply may hand deliver, or
post an application letter with a detailed CV and copies of academic
transcripts,,, naming at least three professional referees with their
telephone contact to:

Human Resources Manager,
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation, Uganda,
COE, Block 5 Mulago Hospital,
P. O. Box 72052, Clock Tower, Kampala.
OR
Applications can also be handed in at the DHO offices of Kabarole, Kamwenge and Kyenjojo”.
Persons working in the Government Health System ARE NOT ELIGIBLE to apply.
Note that the shortlisted people will be invited for interviews at the above mentioned Districts


Closing date for receipt of these applications is Friday, 27/January/2012.
NOTE: PLEASE INDICATE THE POSITION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR AND DUTY STATION.
APPLICANTS WITH SKILLS AND CAN COMMUNICATE IN
LOCAL LANGUAGE OF INDICATED DISTRICTS WILL HAVE AN ADDED ADVANTAGE

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