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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

3 Drivers Job at Protecting Families against HIV/AIDS (PREFA) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Drivers - Locums (3 positions)
 

Jobs at:
Protecting Families against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)

Deadline of this Job:
not later than Friday 9th June, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Wakiso, Luweero, Nakasongola, Masaka, Kalungu and Lwengo

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Job details:
Protecting Families against HIV/AIDS (PREFA) is an indigenous Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was formed to contribute to Uganda’s efforts in enhancing access to quality HIV/AIDS prevention, care, treatment, and support services to families with a historical focus on Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission (eMTCT) of HIV. PREFA has expanded her efforts to improving acceptable and sustainable Sexual Reproductive Health Services and interventions against Commercial Sex Exploitation of Children (CSEC). Funding is from Centre for Disease, UKaid, Terre des Homme Netherlands (TDH-NL) and Girls’ Advocacy Alliance (GAA).
PREFA is currently looking for candidates to fill the following positions;
Reports to: Senior Driver
Liaises with: Program Officers, Community Officer, Program Area Manager of district of Operation
Duty Station: Kampala, Wakiso, Luweero, Nakasongola, Masaka, Kalungu and Lwengo.
Start Date: Immediate
Duration: Six months initially
Job Summary:
The driver will provide reliable, secure driving services, proper use and maintenance of office vehicles.

Key duties and responsibilities:
  1. Transport staff and authorized person(s) to required destinations and back in accordance with PREFA Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and the Road Safety Act.
  2. Operate and park vehicles in areas with maximum security of supplies to minimize losses and damage to PREFA property while in transit according to Traffic Regulation and PREFA parking policy.
  3. Supporting field staff in delivering goods/supplies, distributing including loading and offloading when it is required.
  4. Maintain the vehicle in good working conditions to reduce wear and tear for effective length of service of the vehicle.
Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:
  • A minimum of an Ordinary (O’ Level) Certificate or equivalent.
  • Training in fleet management or equivalent is an added advantage.
  • Valid drivers’ License with a good driving record.
  • At least 3 years’ of working experience in an NGO setting.
  • Computer knowledge, ability to read and write, understand and communicate clearly in English.
  • Maintains high levels of integrity and reliability.
Job application procedure
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, detailed resume including three recent professional references with telephone and email contacts and copies of testimonials and academic certificates to info@prefa.or.ug or hand drop them at our offices on the address below;
Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)
Plot 71, Luthuli Avenue, Bugolobi
P.O.Box 25769, Kampala, Uganda
Applications should reach not later than Friday 9th June, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted