Locum Driver Non-profit Careers – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project
Vacancy Code: LDKWBJX01 
About US:
The Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization which is a
partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall
objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong emphasis on
Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI has five
operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention,
Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided
through a partnership with the Makerere University – John Hopkins University
Core Lab) and Outreach.
Job Summary:  The Locum Driver  assists in providing safe and reliable
transportation for staff, visitors and materials, keeps the project vehicle/s
in good mechanical and functional condition, ensures compliance with all
vehicle-related legal and institutional /management requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Providing safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for
    Institute staff and partners/visitors including but not confined to,
    travel within and outside Kampala, and all other locations as may be
    required by authorized staff and in accordance with IDI’s regulations
  • To transport Institute materials and supplies to various
    destinations as required by authorized staff on Institute business and
    keep the Institute vehicle in good mechanical and functional condition
    including but not confined to regular fueling, servicing and cleaning of
    the interior and exterior.
  • To perform regular preventive maintenance and minor repairs where
    possible and notify the Project administrator of any major car repairs
    necessary and to assist in arranging and overseeing/supervising such
  • To ensure that all required documentation for administrative use
    such as mileage, fuel usage and trip authorization tracking information is
    kept up to date at all times in the prescribed manner; and ensure that all
    legal, institutional and municipal requirements and dues are met in good
    time and/or regularly renewed e.g. Third party and Comprehensive
    Insurance, Parking Fees, Registration and Licenses etc.
  • To ensure that all reasonable measures are taken to protect the Institute
    vehicle from theft or damage e.g. by ensuring that it has adequate
    security and accident features such as alarms and “bull horns”

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Locum Driver job placement
    must hold a Uganda Certificate of Education (‘O’ level) and Driver’s
    license Class CM and a higher class will be added advantage.
  • A copy of LC 1 letter as proof of residence for that particular
  • Experience in working with high capacity and busy organization with
    frequent long distance travels.
  • No record of accidents in the last three years
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor
    vehicle repair;
  • Experience with light office duties such as filing and photocopying
    is an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should E-mail their updated CVs, which
should include details of email address (if any), present position, current
remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus
telephone contact to the following address. Please make sure that your
application letter, updated CV and certificates are attached as one document
and indicate the Vacancy code as the subject for your email
The Senior Human
Resource Manager,
Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University
Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University,
P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: hr@idi.co.ug
Deadline: 8th August 2018
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