Fresher USAID IRS Driver Jobs – Abt Associates

Job Title:      Driver
Organisation: Abt Associates
Project Name: USAID-funded
Uganda IRS Project
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
About Abt:
Abt Associates’ International Health Division is committed to the
improvement of health and healthcare delivery around the world.  Serving both the public and private sectors,
our efforts include health policy research and evaluation, health promotion and
disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management.  Our impact is felt in policies that ensure
healthcare access for women, children, and individuals with special needs, in
strengthening health infrastructures, and HIV/AIDS solutions.
About USAID IRS Project:
The USAID-funded Uganda IRS Project’s objective is to conduct an
ambitious spraying program and establish the foundation for sustainable,
effective, high-quality IRS activities.
Job Summary: The Driver
performs the operations, maintenance, and management of project vehicles,
including routine maintenance, registration, tagging, and tax exemptions, as
well as providing transportation for project activities for all staff
Key Duties and
Drive project personnel and equipment to
locations in Uganda for project activities
Provide safe, efficient, and timely
transportation to staff and consultants
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
Travel outside of commuting area to transport
staff or consultants to one of the project site offices or for implementation
of activities
Ensure the readiness of the vehicle for
transport service by checking oil, water, fuel and other parts of the vehicle
prior to driving
Assist in routine office chores when necessary
such as photocopying, binding, filing, moving furniture, answering telephones,
sending faxes, and cleaning the office premises
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
The applicant should preferably have complete
Secondary School
Hold a valid Ugandan drivers’ license with good
driving record
A minimum of two years’ prior experience in
commercial driving
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:
If you so desire to join Abt Associates in the aforementioned capacity
should feel free to visit the e-recruitment website below.
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