2 Driver USAID SHRP Project Jobs – RTI International

Organisation: RTI
Project Name: USAID
Uganda School Health and Reading Program (SHRP)
Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Procurement
& Logistics Specialist
About RTI:
RTI International is
one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the
human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than
3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in
more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education
and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international
development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and
laboratory testing and chemical analysis.
About USAID SHRP Project:
RTI International is
implementing the USAID Uganda School Health and Reading Program, a five-year,
USAID program that aims to improve early grade reading outcomes for children in
primary grades and develop sustainable health education systems that support
national HIV/AIDS prevention efforts.
Job Summary:  The incumbent will drive, maintain, and manage
the project vehicle for the School Health and Reading Program (SHRP).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive the project vehicles with strict adherence to local traffic laws
    and in accordance to project rules and regulations pertaining to vehicles
  • Transport project staff and materials in Kampala and the regions
  • Maintain the vehicle in a satisfactory condition, including weekly
    cleaning of the interior and exterior and periodic (quarterly) cleaning of
    the motor and chassis.
  • Ensure that tyres are in good working conditions at all time, and
    that spare tire is in good condition
  • Ensure that vehicle usage log is updated on a daily basis and
    submitted on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure that fuel consumption report is submitted as required.
  • Ensure regular maintenance of the vehicle, and that fluids (water,
    oil, fuel, washer liquid, etc.) levels are at required levels
  • Report any apparent malfunction to the supervisor.
  • Report any damage or accident to the supervisor immediately.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is safely parked and locked when not in use.
  • Carry out project errands as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID Project Driver job opportunity must
    hold  a UCE  or UACE certificate
  • At least five years of driving experience with preferably USAID
    funded project or other donor funded projects
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with preferably classes B, DL,
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor
    vehicle repairs. Knowledge of radio, email, telephone and other
  • Trustworthy, high sense of responsibility, alertness; physical
    fitness on duty, emotional stability, neat and courteous.
  • Good knowledge of the Project activity areas and the current
    conditions of roads and highways.
  • Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different
    national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Flexibility to fit into often changing priorities
  • Ability to fluently communicate in both verbally and written
    language(s) applicable to project requirements.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates who desire to work for the USAID RTI Project should submit
their updated CVs including three work related referees and cover letter to:
The Human Resources Specialist by e-mail to hrapplications@shrp.rti.org. Emails
should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: 18th June 2018
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