7 USAID RHITES-EC Driver Job Placements – University Research Co., LLC (URC)

Job Title:       Driver (7 Job Placements)
Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) Project
Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda
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 USAID RHITES-EC Project:
University Research Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID Regional
Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in East Central Uganda Project
(USAID/Uganda RHITES-EC) whose aim is to support the implementation of a
comprehensive integrated investment in regional 
health, nutritional assistance and HIV/AIDS programs. The five-year
project targets 11 districts in East Central Uganda with an estimated total
population of 4.1 million through a district-based integrated package of
quality health, nutrition, HIV / AIDS and child development services.
Job Summary: The Driver
performs the operations, maintenance, and management of project vehicles,
including routine maintenance, as well as providing transportation for project
activities for all staff.  As needed, the
Driver performs office support tasks, as requested.
Key Duties and
The incumbent will 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
Perform 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
The incumbent will 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.
Update and maintain the cleanliness of the
vehicle both inside and out. Ensure that the first aid kit is in place and
stocked at all times.
Assist in routine office chores when necessary
such as photocopying, binding, filing, moving furniture, answering telephones,
sending faxes, and cleaning the office premises
Conduct 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
Finance & Administration Director for review and approval on a weekly
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicants for the USAID RHITES-EC Driver
job placement should have preferably completed secondary school
Valid Ugandan Driver’s License with a clean
driving record
Certificate on mechanics and defensive driving
A minimum of seven years prior experience in
professional 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.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
English language proficiency.
Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in Uganda
for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for
this position.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID RHITES EC Project should send their cover letters, curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials and contact information for 3 professional references addressed to:
Human Resource Coordinator,
University Research Co., LLC – Centre for Human Services,
Plot10 Kiira Lane, Mpumudde Division, UGANDA
E-mail to: HR-RHITES-EC@urc-chs.com

Deadline: 9th February, 2017 by 12:00pm
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