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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Driver Job at John Snow Inc (JSI) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Driver

Jobs at:
John Snow Inc (JSI)

Deadline of this Job:
April 30, 2018

Duty Station:
Uganda




JOB DETAILS:
BACKGROUND
John Snow, inc. (JSI), a leader in the field of international public health, is currently recruiting positions for the Regional Health integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango (RHITES-N, Lango) Project, funded by the USAID. The Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango project will improve the use of integrated health services in Northern Uganda‘s Lango region and strengthen the health system to sustain gains made by earlier projects. The Regional Health integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango project will contribute to improving key population-based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally-driven response to the HIVepidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A,FP and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education anddistribution, JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations.
The Regional Health integration to Enhance Services-North, Lango project is a live-year contract. The JSI team includes Amref Health Africa, Africa CUAMM, Another Option, and The Medical Concierge Group.

Position Description
DRIVER
JOB SUMMARY:
The Driver is a full-time position and will be based in any of the districts in Lango Sub region (Lire/Apai:/Kole/Uyam/Dnkolo/Amolatar/Atuke/Aletttong, Uganda. The position will be responsible for ensuring the security of Projects staff and visitors,maintaining a vehicle in a sound condition and providing driving services to the implementation of RHITES-N, Lango project. S/he will report to the Transport Coordinator

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide transportation, using RHITES-N, Lango project vehicles, of goods, staff and other authorized passengers in accordance with RHITES-N, Lango project policies and procedures.
  • Daily operate and maintain the vehicle assigned to him in amanner that ensures the greatest safety possible for the vehicle and its passengers and that maximizes vehicle working life.
  • Submit all receipts/vouchers regarding the expenses incurred during any trip; submit a report on vehicle performance after each field trip.
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid driving license
  • Minimum of at least 5 years driving experience with an international NGO;
  • Basic knowledge in mechanics and vehicle repair and maintenance;
  • Training in defensive driving desirable;
Job application procedure
Detailed Job Description can be received upon request. interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV to ug-rhites-n@ug.jsi.com  by April 30, 2018.