USAID Project Driver Jobs – PATH

Job Title:   Driver
Organisation: PATH
Project Name:  Advocacy for Better Health
Funding Source: United
States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
PATH is an international organization that drives transformative
innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and
children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs,
diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our
entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion
for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation
to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle
their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that
disrupt the cycle of poor health.
About USAID Advocacy for Better
Health Program:
PATH is implementing the United States Agency for International
Development (USAID) funded Advocacy for Better Health program in Uganda goal is
to contribute to improvements in the quality, availability and accessibility of
health services by increasing citizens’ knowledge and voice, increasing
community participation in health service delivery planning and improvements;
and fostering cooperation among civil society actors on issues of common
benefit in order to strengthen the sector over the long term. The key program
objectives are to: Ensure that communities in selected districts can identify
and articulate their needs and demand quality services; Ensure that the Civil
Society Organizations (CSOs) develop effective advocacy initiatives, and are
able to represent the communities’ demands for better quality services; and to
build the technical and operational capacity of the CSOs to qualify them as
potential direct recipients of future USAID funding.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:   
·        
The incumbent will drive project staff and other
authorized persons to and from various points.
·        
Observe and adhere to the safety precautions
before and during driving.
·        
Maintain proper vehicle mileage and usage
records as per requirements.
·        
Conduct daily condition checks to ensure that
the vehicle is in good running order.
·        
Keep the vehicle in a clean condition in order
to uphold the image of the organization.
·        
Deliver and collect mails and other documents to
and from various offices as required.
·        
Pick and deliver PATH visitors and any other
staff who is authorized to travel in the PATH vehicle.
·        
Maintain punctuality and courtesy and adhere to
traffic laws and regulations.
·        
Maintain confidentially of PATH information at
all times while executing duties.
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by
supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the PATH International Driver
career opportunity should hold an Ordinary level certificate of education, a
valid driving license for classes preferably CM and DL; A certificate of motor
vehicle mechanics from a recognized school, and a Certificate in Defensive
Driving will be an added advantage.
·        
At least  five (5) years’ driving experience for an
international NGO, minimum of Highly developed language and cultural awareness
of Central Uganda.
·        
Computer literacy skills and documentation
skills are a must.
·        
Availability and willingness to work extra hours
during times when it is required.
·        
Ability to work well in an international
environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
·        
Highly developed interpersonal and communication
skills.
·        
Ability to perform effectively as a member of a
team.
·        
Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.
·        
The applicant must have legal authorization to
work in Uganda .
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join PATH
in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply online by clicking the
link below.
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