4 Driver USAID Project Jobs – Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB)

 

 

Job Title:      Driver (4 Job Placements) 

Organization: Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau
(UPMB)

Duty Station: Kampala, Jinja, Mbarara and Gulu,
Uganda

 

About US:

The Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau (UPMB), a leading
Christian organization coordinating 302 Member Health facilities all over
Uganda is implementing a five-year Local Service Delivery (HIV/AIDS) Activity
supported by USAID to be implemented in three USAID regions of Uganda (Gulu,
Mbarara, Jinja). The project will support private not-for-profit (PNFP) sites
to address gaps through optimization of high yielding HIV Testing and
Counseling Services approaches, improved retention and viral suppression,
provision of HIV/TB care and treatment, scale up services to reach men and key
populations, strengthen the PNFP institutional capacity and quality for
sustainable service delivery and contribute to Uganda’s efforts in reaching and
maintaining epidemic control.

 

Job Summary:  The Driver will be responsible for providing
day-to-day support in transporting staff/consultants and or goods to project
activities in line with vehicle use policies. The Driver oversees maintenance
of the vehicle. This position will report directly to Administration and Human
Resource Officer in the case of project national office, and to the
Administrative Assistant in the case of regional offices.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Drives assigned vehicle safely while maintaining
courtesy to the passengers and other road users.

·       
Provides logistical support to all project staff
and official visitors to the project areas on official project activities.

·       
Carries out basic daily routine checks on
vehicle maintenance, i.e., checking the oil, lighting, electrical, brakes and
tire pressure.

·       
Maintains accurate, up-to-date records for all
trips in the vehicle log sheet. The log sheet is updated for every
destination/stop per trip.

·       
In liaison with the supervisor and manager
responsible for the trip, coordinates movement schedule in the most effective
way to avoid interruptions.

·       
Prepares a monthly vehicle maintenance, service
and fuel consumption report and submits to the supervisor for verification by
close of business every second day of every month, for the previous month.

·       
Ensures that the vehicle is always fueled at
designated fueling station with the minimum level of fuel (quarter tank).

·       
Maintains an up-to-date record of vehicles
servicing, insurance and brings to the attention of the supervisor date of the
next services and or renewal.

·       
Immediately reports any incidents and or
accidents, using the relevant reporting forms, within 24 hours of incident or
accident.

·       
Always maintains vehicle cleanliness both inside
and outside.

·       
Responsible for the safety and security of the
vehicles assigned at all times and that of the passenger(s), vehicle
accessories and or goods therein.

·       
Observes and always adheres to traffic rules

·       
Always ensures safe custody of the fuel card
under driver’s care.

·       
Monitors and verifies that all required repair
works are done to satisfaction before the related payment is made.

·       
Supports technical staff work while in the
field.

·       
Other relevant tasks as assigned.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The incumbent must hold an O’ Level certificate.

·       
Relevant valid driving license.

·       
At least 3 years driving experience in a similar
role in a busy office.

·       
Basic vehicle mechanical skills.

·       
Good knowledge of Microsoft office applications
(Outlook, Word and Excel).

·       
Familiarity with project geographical areas.

·       
Effective Interpersonal skills.

·       
Fluency in English in both oral and written
communication.

·       
Willingness to support UPMB’s mission.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested persons who wish to
apply hand-deliver an application letter with a detailed CV naming at least two
referees, to:

 

Executive Director

Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau

Plot 877 Balintuma Road Mengo

P.O. Box 4127

Kampala-Uganda

 

E-mail: upmbadmin@upmb.co.ug

 

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