USAID Transport Careers – Office Driver at EngenderHealth

Job Title:  Office Driver
Organisation: EngenderHealth

Project: Fistula Care Plus and

Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Front Desk Assistant
Job Code: 766
About US:
is a leading global women’s health organization committed to ensuring that
every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the
best chance at survival. In 20 countries around the world, we train health care
professionals and partner with governments and communities to make high-quality
family planning and sexual and reproductive health services available—today and
for generations to come.
Fistula Care Plus Project:
Uganda received an award (cooperative agreement) by USAID for a Fistula Care
plus project whose objective is to strengthen health system capacity for
fistula prevention, detection, treatment and reintegration. The project will
strengthen environments to enable for fistula prevention and treatment,
increase community awareness and support for women and girls with fistula,
reduce barriers to accessing prevention, detection, and care, and improve the
evidence base for approaches to improve fistula care in the districts of Hoima,
Masaka, Kalungu and Kasese.
Job Summary:
Project Driver will transport EngenderHealth personnel to various destinations
in a safe and courteous manner. The incumbent is also responsible for the safe
operation of the assigned vehicle in the performance of various types of
duties. The driver will also be required to execute other duties as assigned by
the Front Desk Assistant.
Key Duties
and Responsibilities: 
  • Send
    weekly, monthly and quarterly reports regarding vehicle maintenance as
    stipulated in the checklist, travel plans and trip reports to the Front
    Desk Assistant
  • Ensure
    appropriate use of the assigned vehicle accounting for each trip using the
    log book and developed travel plans. Accurately record all trips in the
    assigned logbook and relevant paper work
  • Reconcile
    fuel analysis with the log book and submit to the Front Desk Assistant
  • Ensure
    safe operation of the assigned vehicle, including inspection of required
    fluids, lights, tires condition and overall condition of the vehicle.
  • The
    Driver will ensure proper maintenance of the assigned vehicle from an
    authorized dealer as recommended by manufacturer and as need arises
  • Ensure
    that maintenance records are kept properly and used to inform the
    supervisor of any vehicle needs.
  • The
    job holder may perform appropriate/ light preventive maintenance on the
  • Ensure
    that the assigned vehicle is clean at all times.
  • Adhere
    to EH SOPs related to vehicle use.
  • Quickly
    report any problems identified on the vehicle and also ensuring all
    licenses and documents relating to the vehicle are renewed on time and as
  • Support
    training/workshop preparations, seminars and or related activities by
    making sure that materials, equipment and stationery are packed and
    delivered to venues.
  • Support
    staff with the compilation of the reports to include photocopying,
    binding, and distribution to various stakeholders.
  • Ensure
    that parcels and letters from the post office are delivered to the office
    in a timely manner.
  • With
    technical consultation and guidance from relevant staff, ensure that
    required medical and non-medical consumables for all trainings and site
    visits are well packaged and delivered.
  • Support
    banking duties as and when required
Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the USAID EngenderHealth Project job should hold an
    O-level level Certificate of Education. Additional training in defensive
    driving will be an added advantage.
  • The
    applicant must also be in possession of a clean valid Ugandan Driving
    License and a certificate of good conduct as conditions for employment.
  • A
    minimum of five or more years’ driving experience in a similar or related
    position and NGO environment.
  • Working
    knowledge of proper, safe operation of vehicles especially 4X4 vehicles.
  • Possess
    excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent
    command of the English language and ability to work in multi-cultural
  • Good
    personality and ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Extensive
    knowledge of the Uganda Road Codes and geography of Kampala andUganda road
  • Skills
    in identifying basic mechanical problems with the assigned vehicle.
  • Possess
    the ability to assess mechanical problems, perform light preventive
    maintenance and ensure proper maintenance of vehicles.
  • Ability
    to operate the assigned vehicle in a safe and courteous manner.
How to
All interested
job applicants should visit our website’s career page at the web link below to
submit your details online.
Deadline: 27th
March 2015
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