USAID SUSTAIN Project Driver Jobs – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:       Driver
Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID
Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) Project
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is a global company dedicated to
improving the quality of health care, social services, and health education
worldwide. With a non-profit affiliate, the Center for Human Services (CHS),
URC manages projects in over 45 countries, including the United States.
About URC SUSTAIN Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID-funded
Strengthening Uganda’s Systems for Treating AIDS Nationally (SUSTAIN) project.
The project supports delivery of quality HIV prevention, treatment, care and
laboratory services at selected regional referral and general hospitals.
Key Duties and
Drive project personnel and equipment to
locations in Uganda for project activities. Maintain timely schedule set by
program staff.
Maintain project vehicles, keep accurate records
for vehicle issues, including fuel, mileage, and trip logs, and schedule
routine maintenance and cleaning
Observe all company vehicle utilization policies
and in country traffic laws
Carry out daily errands such as collecting and
delivering mail, making bank deposits and withdrawals, purchasing items for the
office, and refueling the vehicles on an as-needed basis
Transport staff or consultants to project sites
and offices or for implementation of activities
Ensure the readiness of the vehicle, in a good
mechanical condition and ensure vehicle is prepared for long trips on rough
terrain prior to field visits.
Maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle both
inside and out. Ensure that the first aid kit is in place and stocked at all
Assist in routine office chores when necessary
such as photocopying, binding, filing, moving furniture, answering telephones,
sending faxes, and cleaning the office premises
Carry out routine monthly service of the
vehicle, including oil changes and general service.
Complete the vehicle log book on a daily basis,
recording all travel and requiring staff transported to sign, and submit to
supervisor for review and approval on a weekly basis.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the USAID SUSTAIN Driver job
opportunity must hold a Valid Ugandan Driver’s License with a clean driving
Certificate on mechanics and defensive driving  
A minimum of seven years’ experience in
professional driving Completion of Secondary School is highly desirable
Excellent driving record and experience in
traveling through Kampala and other districts
Previous work experience on a USAID or other
development project is desirable.
Good interpersonal and communication skills
English language proficiency.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should submit their
cover letter, certificate of good conduct, curriculum vitae, copies of academic
credentials and contact information for 3 professional references addressed to:
Human Resource & Administration Coordinator,
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services,
Plot 7 Ntinda View Crescent, Naguru
Kampala, UGANDA
Deadline: 4th
November, 2016 at 12:00 Noon
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