Fresher O’ Level Driver Job Vacancies – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)

Job Title:   Driver
Organisation: Rakai Health Sciences Program
(RHSP)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP) is a collaborative bio
– medical research and service delivery organization.  RHSP strives to improve the quality of life
of the local population through a combination of community-based research,
curative services and prevention strategies in the districts of South-central
Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Driver will drive Organization vehicles
safely in accordance with Rakai Health Sciences Program requirements and with
supervisor’s instructions to transport cargo and personnel and guests for
official purposes in various locations where we operate and, as may be needed,
throughout areas where Rakai Health Sciences Program operates within Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Operate official vehicles to transport staff and
cargo.
·       
Ensure that vehicles are maintained and repaired
from service providers on time. He will also maintain the vehicles clean as
required.
·       
Maintain vehicle logs that record each trip
taken, odometer readings and time of departure and arrival for each trip. Each
time that fuel is put in the vehicle, the driver will document on the mileage
sheet the amount, odometer reading, and date obtained. Any maintenance must
also be recorded.
·       
Keep the supervisor abreast of any security
situations or hazards and report timely to the Transport Coordinator any
Security incidents or accidents that require security and safety measures.
Standard procedures need to be followed when an accident occurs          
·       
The Driver will also deliver and pick-up
messages and parcels. He will make purchases as may be requested.
·       
Ensure that the vehicle is equipped with the
required tools and equipment such as the fire extinguisher, wheel change kit,
spare wheel and the first aid kit.
·       
Submit the inspection report on a weekly basis
and/or after every handover of the vehicles to another party, and report any
maintenance problems that may require attention
·       
Perform any other duties as assigned by the
supervisor.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The ideal candidate for the Driver vacancy should
have a minimum of O level certificate.
·       
A minimum of two years of professional chauffeur
experience and a valid local driver’s license for following types of vehicles
is highly preferred. Classes: B (motor cars), CM (medium commercial), DL (light
omnibus).
·       
Knowledge and ability: Must be familiar with
local traffic laws and area traffic patterns is required.
·       
Duties require the ability to deal with
officials and guests in a relaxed but competent and professional manner.
·       
Ability to work effectively with a diverse group
of staff, Implementing partners, beneficiaries.
·       
Language Proficiency: Ability to speak, read,
and write in English fluently.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates possessing
the above attributes can send their; applications including a cover letter,
updated CV with 3 referees, and copies of academic qualifications/certificates
(One document), addressed to the HR Manager to jobs@rhsp.org. Kindly indicate
the job title in the subject line of the email. Only online applications will
be considered.
Deadline: Friday 6th
March 2020 by 5:00pm.
NB: Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted. Any form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to
disqualification
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