Driver USAID Project Jobs – Abt Associates

 Job Title:    Driver

Organisation: Abt
Associates

Duty Station:  Uganda

 

About US:

Abt Associates is an
engine for social impact, fueled by caring, curiosity and cutting-edge research
that moves people from vulnerability to security. Whether it’s welfare or
weather disasters, the environment or economics, agriculture or HIV and AIDS,
we address the world’s most pressing issues. Our work is diverse and so is our
bold workforce. We never fail to ask “What if?” We identify patterns,
we search for the best way.

 

About USAID Project:

USAID’s Integrated Community Agriculture and Nutrition Activity (ICAN) is
USAID/Uganda’s flagship resilience project, awarded in July 2018. The Activity
goal is to enhance the resilience of vulnerable households in the eight
districts of Kanungu, Kisoro, Rukungiri (Kigezi sub-region); Gulu, Lamwo, Nwoya
(Acholi sub-region); Kaabong and Kotido (Karamoja sub-region) in Karamoja
region.

 

Job Summary:  The
Driver will be responsible for the transportation of project staff, equipment,
and material required in the implementation of project activities.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Drive
project, and project affiliated personnel to project sites within Karamoja, and
throughout the project implementation area for project activities, including
official site visits.

·       
Transport
project equipment, materials, supplies and documents to project sites

·       
Maintain
up-to-date record keeping systems for vehicle issues including fuel, mileage,
and trip logs.

·       
Ensure
that vehicle usage log is updated on a daily basis and submitted on a monthly
basis

·       
Prepare
monthly fuel consumption report is submitted as required

·       
Ensure
regular maintenance of the vehicle, and that fluids (water, oil, fuel, washer
liquid, etc.) levels are at required levels

·       
Report
any apparent malfunction to the supervisor

·       
Report
any damage or accident to the supervisor immediately

·       
Ensure
that the vehicle is safely parked and locked when not in use

·       
Maintain
project vehicle, including keeping accurate records, and following a schedule
of routine maintenance, repairs and cleaning.

·       
Ensure the
readiness of the vehicle for transport service by checking oil, water, fuel,
and tyres, maps, and conducting safety and security inspection prior to
driving.

·       
Perform
project routine business around the province, such as receiving and delivering
official project documentation to and from regional office, general office
purchasing, and photocopying.

·       
Support
project workshop activities

·       
Support
purchase of basic cleaning and kitchen supplies and assist in the purchase of
other project authorized items.

·       
Perform
relevant general service activities such as collection of proforma, processing
customs duty clearances and tax exemptions, as directed.

·       
Make
arrangements for repairs, maintenance, and improvements to the office, as
requested by the project management.

·       
Regularly
check post office boxes, collect and dispatch letters, parcels and other
correspondence, and perform other local errands.

·       
Other
duties as assigned by Abt Associates Inc.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant should preferably have completed Secondary school

·       
Valid
driver’s license in good standing

·       
Knowledge
of car mechanics and repair

·       
At least
one year of experience in driving a vehicle; preferably for a USAID or other
donor project

·       
Working
knowledge of written and oral English

·       
Basic
computer knowledge

·       
Willingness
to drive on missions throughout the country

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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