Driver US Non-profit Jobs – IntraHealth International

Job Title:      Driver
Organisation: IntraHealth
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Logistics Officer
About US:
International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North
Carolina, U.S.A. that has been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100
countries and it has empowered health workers to better serve communities in
need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by
improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing
technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments,
nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector organizations around the
world, IntraHealth champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from
doctors and nurses to community health workers to health facility managers—and
works to ensure they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and
support they need to provide communities they serve with the best possible
opportunity for health and well-being.
Job Summary:  The Driver will oversee the provision of
reliable, secure driving services and proper use and maintenance of office
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive IntraHealth vehicles/authorized passengers to specified
    destinations as approved by the supervisor in line with IntraHealth’s Use
    & Management Policy.
  • Physical inspection/check of vehicle status/condition e.g. engine
    oil, water, nuts, battery water, license, Insurance, brakes, tyre pressure
    etc prior to any journey and carry out regular vehicle repairs e.g.
    correcting hard start, tightening bolts and nuts , etc in line with
  • Monitor the security of vehicle, authorized passengers and luggage
    in line with the vehicle policy.
  • In consultation with the Supervisor, address non-scheduled travel
    needs for staff
  • On a daily basis ensure vehicle log sheets are duly completed and
    signed off by the travelers and monthly summaries are submitted to the
    Logistic Officer
  • Provide administration support to the Logistic officer relating to
    Office vehicles management
  • Ensure strict adherence to the rules and regulations provided for in
    the Vehicle management policy manual, Report all major and minor damages
    and accidents on the vehicle at hand to the supervisor using relevant
    documentation/forms in accordance to IntraHealth Vehicle Use &
    Management Policy
  • Ensure that motor vehicle files are up to date and comprehensive
    with all the information required
  • With support from supervisor, ensure that vehicle maintenance
    spreadsheet is  monitored regularly
    to provide clear records on vehicle usage whenever needed.
  • Ensure fuel replenishment summary is done in a timely manner and
    accurate records maintained.
  • Ensures that the monthly reports on vehicle mileage, fuel
    consumption with allocation per tracking code, repairs and maintenance are
    in order for submission to Logistics officer for approval.
  • Maintains and records the vehicle movements in the
    provided/stipulated vehicle log sheet/records on a timely basis prior and
    after completion of each trip, and ensures necessary reviews and approvals
    are made on a timely basis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the IntraHealth Driver placement must hold
    an A’ level (UACE) or equivalent field.
  • A certificate in motor vehicle mechanics
  • Five years of working experience in similar field preferably with an
    International NGO
  • Must possess a valid Ugandan Driving License, at least DL, coupled
    with a clean driving record
  • Training in defensive driving an added advantage.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with prioritization
    and able to drive long distance and for long hours.
  • Basic computer skills in Ms Word and use of Internet
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English Language
  • Effective communication: Understands effective communication concepts, tools and techniques;
    ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in
    simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and
    accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application
    of appropriate communication behaviors
  • Interpersonal Relationships: Knowledge of and the ability to effectively interact within and
    across Divisions, Departments, Country offices in a constructive and
    collaborative manner.
  • Managing Multiple Priorities:  Ability to manage multiple
    concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities, making effective
    judgments as to prioritizing and time allocation.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join IntraHealth International in the aforementioned capacity should
apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 15th March 2019
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