Transport Officer Job Opportunities – Palladium

Job Title:          Transport Officer
Organization:  Palladium
Duty Station:  Kampala,
About US:
Palladium is a leading implementer of international development
programmes. Working in over 90 countries and across a broad range of sectors,
we offer donor agencies a balance of global scale and in-house technical
expertise. Aid is a critical component of our shared pursuit of the Sustainable
Development Goals, and we bring our knowledge of the private sector to bear in
designing solutions that use aid to spark lasting social and economic
About the Job:
Palladium seeks Kampala—based staff for its newly awarded Uganda Health
Systems Strengthening (UHSS) Project. The purpose of the UHSS Project is to
strengthen Uganda’s health system through improved leadership and
accountability for results in public and private health sectors. All staff must
be fluent in written and spoken English and able and willing to travel
frequently within Uganda. Experience on USAID-funded contracts is highly
Job Summary:  Under the direction of the Operations Manager,
s/he will drive assigned project vehicle daily, as assigned and/or preapproved
by supervisor; including on scheduled field trips, project-related trips within
Uganda and other driving assignments as required. S/he will ensure cleanliness
of assigned vehicle, check assigned vehicle weekly to ensure that it is
operational and safe to drive, and fulfil project reporting requirements and
maintain records, including vehicle logs, vehicle routing, and vehicle

Qualifications, Skills and
Minimum of four (4) years of project driving experience
required; experience working for a U.S. company or NGO in Uganda preferred.
Valid Uganda driver‘s license and good driving
record required.
Experience driving up-country is required
Defensive driving or similar course completion
is required.
Certification in mechanics or automobile
maintenance preferred
How to Apply:
To apply, please e-mail your resume with the job title as the subject
line to: 
Applications will be reviewed on
a rolling basis.
Deadline: Friday 8th November 2019
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