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

Job Title:          Driver
Organisation: University
Research Co., LLC (URC)
Project Name: USAID’s
Defeat TB 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 USAID Defeat TB project:
University Research
Co., LLC (URC) is implementing the USAID’s Defeat TB project. Aligned with
Objective #3 in USAID’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy and in support
of the Government of Uganda’s TB Program, this five-year, USAID funded
project’s goal is to increase TB case notification, case detection, and
treatment outcomes through health system strengthening.  The Defeat TB
project goal is to increase TB case notification, case detection, and treatment
outcomes through health system strengthening with the aim of ending the TB
epidemic in Uganda.
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. The
Driver will perform office support tasks, as may be required.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • 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, 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 times.
  • 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 Finance &
    Administration Director for review and approval on a weekly basis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the Driver USAID Defeat TB Project job
    opportunity must hold a valid driving License of at least Classes B and
  • Certificate on mechanics and defensive driving
  • A minimum of four years of work experience gained through serving
    within a donor funded project with proven ability to coordinate multiple
  • Excellent driving record and experience in traveling through Kampala
    and other districts
  • Previous work experience on a USAID or other development project is
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • English language proficiency.
NB: Only candidates who are eligible to work in the 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 URC should upload
their updated CVs / résumés and cover letters at the link below. Also, please
complete your application form and attach a completed USAID Form 1420
Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet as well, download it
Deadline: 13th July 2018
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