U.S Centres for Disease Control (CDC) Project Jobs – Driver at UVRI

Job Title:  Driver
Organisation: Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI)
Funding Source: U.S Centres for Disease Control (CDC)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
About UVRI:
The Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) signed an MOU with the U.S
Centres for Disease Control (CDC) to strengthen capacity through the management
and coordination of laboratory surveillance, epidemiology, public health
evaluations and training in Uganda under the President’s Emergency Plan for
AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
Job Summary:  The
incumbent will drive Project and other assigned vehicles as required and take
appropriate care of them.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Transport Project staff and other persons
    as instructed.
  • Transport materials and other types of
    cargo as assigned by appropriate authorities of the project.
  • Ensure the safety of passengers and cargo
    at all times.
  • Ensure maximum safety and security of
    vehicles and accessories under his / her charge.
  • Monitor condition of vehicle records of
    all trips, fuel fill ups, time and mileage readings.
  • Quickly report any accident the vehicle
    gets involved in to the supervisor and police as required.
  • Perform any other duties reasonably
    assigned by the administration.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Driver Jobs should
    hold a Uganda certificate of Education (U.C.E)
  • Possession of a driving Permit with
    classes B and CM
  • At least four years’ experience as a
    driver in a reputable organisation.
  • The candidates should also have
    certificates in defensive driving
  • Basic technical knowledge of motor vehicle
    operations
  • Working knowledge of Road of First Aid
    skills and vehicle fuel economy.
  • Courtesy, patience and good time keeping
    are necessary.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send their
applications with copies of academic certificates/ transcripts, updated CVs,
including names of two work-related referees indicating their contacts with
e-mail and phone numbers and forward them to:
The Director,
Uganda Virus Research Institute,
P.O. Box 49 Entebbe. Uganda.
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
Deadline: 24th April 2015 by 5PM

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