Driver Job Careers – Uganda Network of AIDS Service Organizations (UNASO)

Job Title:   Driver
Organisation: Uganda Network
of AIDS Service Organizations (UNASO)
Project Name: Prevention of
HIV and AIDS in Communities of Karamoja Project (PACK))
Funding Source: Irish Aid
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Admin/Accounts
Assistant
About Us:
Uganda Network of AIDS Service Organizations (UNASO) was established as
a membership organization in 1996 to provide a platform for coordination,
Advocacy, resource mobilization, capacity building and information sharing
among civil society AIDS service organizations (ASOs). With its secretariat in
Kampala, UNASO has a membership of over 2,000 AIDS service ionizations involved
in HIV& AIDS and Health work. UNASO’s vision is “A Ugandan Society free of
HIV and AIDS and its impact”; while her Mission is; “to provide leadership
to ASOs for collective response to HIV& AIDS and Health through effective
representation, coordination and enhanced capacities.”
About PACK Project:
A Civil Society organizations’ consortium (CSO-C) with support from
Irish is implementing a five-year project “Prevention of HIV and AIDS in
Communities of Karamoja” (PACK); The consortium comprises of Alliance of Mayors
and Municipal Leaders on HIV/AIDS in Africa (AMICAALL), National Forum of
People Living with HIV Networks in Uganda (NAFOPHANU), Straight Talk Foundation
(STF), The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) and Uganda Network of AIDS Service
Organizations (UNASO) was formed in 2015 in order to implement a “Prevention of
HIV and AIDS in Communities of Karamoja” (PACK) Program. It’s also to test the
feasibility of funding CSOs in responding to the HIV/AIDS epidemic through a
grant that is for and is managed by the civil society. In the consortium,
AMICAALL will strengthen capacity of municipalities and lower local government
and community leaders in Karamoja while STF will provide HIV and AIDS
prevention and SRH information targeting adolescents, youth and young women in
the region. TASO will carry out community support engagements and NAFOPHANU
will build capacity of PLHIV networks in the region and address HIV stigma and
discrimination as a key barrier to utilization of services. UNASO will be the
Grants Management Unit (GMU) for administering the grants and providing
technical and financial management support to the consortium.
Job Summary: The Driver will
be responsible for coordination of vehicle staff logistics, adherence of driver
to prescribed rules and regulations, ensuring vehicle maintenance schedules are
maintained. The overall purpose of this post is to support UNASO operations
through vehicle transport in the most efficient and economical way feasible.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • The jobholder will drive staff to and from
    different places as instructed by the supervisor.
  • Ensure safety of self and passengers at
    all times while on the road
  • Ensure proper documentation of all
    movements and maintain all relevant documentation at all times including
    log book, road license, insurance, parking licenses as well adherence to
    polices related to vehicle usage.
  • The incumbent will drive UNASO vehicles
    responsibly in accordance with all the pre-set traffic laws and
    regulations
  • Ensure sound mechanical condition and
    efficient use of the vehicle which include ensuring that vehicles are well
    utilized
  • Maintain cleanliness of UNASO vehicles
  • Responsible for compiling vehicle usage
    monthly reports and coordination of fuel replenishments for all vehicles
  • Responsible for developing weekly
    transport schedules
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Uganda Advanced
    certificate of education (UACE)-or its equivalent.
  • The applicant must hold a valid
    professional driver’s license
  • A minimum of three years’ experience as a
    driver in a reputable organization
     
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications, curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional
certificates/ testimonials either by post or hand delivery addressed to the:
Executive Director,
Uganda Network of AIDS Service Organizations (UNASO),
Plot 190, Kiira Road. Ntinda- Kyambogo Route,
P.O. Box 27346 Kampala, Uganda
Email to: unaso@unaso.or.ug
For hand delivery, please deliver to the address above between 8.00am
to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday.
NB: Please indicate a
daytime telephone contact and names and contact details of three professional
referees. Also, in your application letter and on the cover of the envelope,
clearly indicate which position you are applying for.
Deadline: 7th October,
2016 by 4:00 PM
NB: If you do not hear
from us by 28th October, 2016, please consider your application
unsuccessful.

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