2 Entry Level Driver NGO Job Vacancies – Rakai Health Sciences Program (RHSP)


Job Title:    Drivers (2 Entry Level Jobs)

Organization: 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:  

official  vehicles to transport staff and

that vehicles are well maintained and serviced in a timely manner, including
maintaining the vehicles as clean as required.

a proper vehicle log for all trips along with the relevant vehicle maintenance

Keep the
supervisor abreast of any security situations or hazards and report timely to
the supervisor any security incidents or accidents that require appropriate

to organizational fleet guidelines and all national traffic laws

driver will pick-up and deliver organizational messages and parcels with
confidentiality as may be requested

that the vehicle is equipped with all relevant safety tools, including but not
limited to the fire extinguisher, wheel change kit, spare wheel and the first
aid kit.

and submit vehicle inspection reports on a weekly basis and/or before handover
of the vehicle to another party, and report any maintenance problems that may
require attention

any other duties as assigned by the supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the Driver vacancy should have a minimum of O level certificate.

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, CM, DL.

and ability: Must be familiar with local traffic laws and traffic patterns.

to communicate with officials and guests in a relaxed but competent and
professional manner.

to work effectively with a diverse group of staff, implementing partners and

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, latest Copy of CV (with 3
referees), copies of academic qualifications/certificates (in 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: 28th October 2020 by 5:00pm


NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Rakai Health Sciences Program. Any
form of lobbying and canvassing will lead to disqualification


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