Driver Non-profit Jobs – Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)


Job Title:    Driver

Organization:  Infectious Diseases Research
Collaboration (IDRC)

Project Name: PMI Housing Modification Study

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit
research organization. IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including
Malaria, HIV and Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 300 publications
and have impacted on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC
currently manages over 41 Grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was
established in May 2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University
College of Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the
Uganda Ministry of Health.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

provide safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for staff. This includes
ensuring that safety belts are worn at all times, there is no smoking in the
vehicle and that no alcohol is consumed before driving

transport supplies to various destinations as required

To keep
the vehicle in good mechanical and functional condition including but not
confined to regular fueling, servicing and cleaning of the interior and

perform regular preventive maintenance and minor repairs where possible.

maximum security of vehicle and its accessories under your charge

safety of passengers and cargo under your charge

condition and performance of vehicle and promptly report to supervisor

out minor repairs and adjustments on the vehicle and maintain its cleanliness

vehicle for servicing as per mileage reading and repairs as directed by your

monthly reports on vehicle movements and mechanical conditions using a template
provided by the supervisor

ensure that all required documentation for administrative use such as mileage,
fuel usage and trip authorization tracking information is kept up to date at
all times in the prescribed manner.

ensure that all dues are met in good time and/or regularly renewed e.g. Third
party and Comprehensive Insurance, Parking Fees, Registration and Licenses


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The ideal
candidate must hold a Diploma or Certificate in a related field or O&A
level certificates

training in Motor-vehicle mechanics

Three to
five years of progressive working experience in a similar setting with a valid
driving permit.

be able to drive both manual and automatic vehicles

driving certificate is a must

handling sensitive project supplies, samples and information amongst others

to work long hours and in a Team

handling sensitive project supplies, samples, working in hard to reach areas.


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


Click Here


Deadline: Monday 26th October
2020 by 5:00pm



of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for
consideration for the job opening.

online applications will be accepted and please note that only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted further.


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