NGO Driver Jobs – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Job Title:      Driver
Organization: John Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Duty Station: Uganda
About JSI:
Snow, Inc. (JSI) is a leader in improving the health of individuals and
communities by providing high-quality technical and managerial assistance to
public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects in 100 countries,
and currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international offices for the
past 30 years. The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. ID a leading
public health research and consulting organization.
About SS4RI Project:
received funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to support an
immunization project in Uganda called Stronger Systems for Routine Immunization
(SS4RI). The project works in partnership with the Ugandan government to
increase the capabilities of the health system, particularly at district level,
to provide timely, high-quality immunization services to protect eligible
children and women from vaccine-preventable diseases. SS4RI will operate from
2014 to 2019 in ten districts as well as support the national level of the
Ministry of Health Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunization
Job Summary: The Driver will be responsible for providing
reliable and safe driving services to JSI staff and visitors while ensuring the
highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility,
excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver also
demonstrates a client – oriented approach, courtesy, confidentiality, tact and
ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
Additionally, s/he drives the office vehicle for transporting authorized
personnel and delivery/ collection of mails, documents and other items for the
JSI projects. Overall, the driver should abide by JSI Uganda policies and
guidelines pertaining to project vehicle use and management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure the timely provision of reliable and
    safe driving for JSI staff, officials and visitors
  • Safe delivery and collection of mail,
    documents and any other cargo.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is kept clean, tidy
    and safe for the users.
  • Fill a vehicle daily log sheet & carry
    out daily/weekly maintenance checks on the vehicle.
  • Routinely request for fuel and submit all
    receipts for any expense incurred during any trip.
  • Comply fully with JSI Uganda policies and
    procedures on the use of vehicles and reporting of accidents.
  • Quickly report any damage, mechanical faults
    or mishaps that may occur to the vehicle.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is parked safely at
    all times.
  • Ensure availability of all requirements
    including, valid driving license, insurance, vehicle logs, emergency phone
    contacts, first aid kit and necessary spares in the assigned vehicle.
  • Prepare a monthly report for your vehicle
    Support administration in office messengerial work Perform any other tasks
    as assigned by the supervisor.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold an Ordinary
    level education, or equivalent years of experience in driving
  • Possess a clean valid computerized driving
    license with classes B and CM
  • A minimum of five years’ driving experience
  • Broad working knowledge of vehicle mechanics.
  • Prior exposure and experience in working with
    Donor funded programs
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English
How to Apply:
suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send an
application letter, CV, copies of their testimonials and at least two referees,
addressed to The Chief of Party, JSI/SS4RI Project, P.O. Box 4978, Kampala, or
hand delivery to Maternal and Child Survival Project, Plot 95-97 Martyrs Way,
Ntinda, Kampala. Uganda.
your Applications to:
Deadline: 26th February, 2016

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