Organisation: The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Fleet Officer
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS, working in 13 countries and at 4,700 sites around the world to prevent the transmission of HIV to children, arid to help those already infected. The Foundation received funding from SIDA/UNICEF for a two-year cooperative agreement to implement a project to Optimize HIV Treatment Access Among Pregnant Women (OHTA) in 8 districts in the south-western region of Uganda. The project aims to achieve the following objectives:
- To optimize the delivery of simplified ARV prophylaxis arid treatment for HIV-positive pregnant and lactating women and mothers living with HIV by strengthening the capacity of the primary health care system to provide quality PMTCT/MNCH services.
- To increase the demand, uptake, and timely utilization of PMTCT/MNCH services for HIV-positive pregnant women, mothers, and children along the continuum of care.
- To strengthen real-lime monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for timely decision-making to improve health service delivery for HIV-positive pregnant women, mothers, and their children in need of prophylaxis and treatment.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Roles as a Driver:
- Operates and maintains transportation vehicles with a focus on safety and courtesy
- Performs daily vehicle inspections and fill out daily inspection forms.
- Performs minor maintenance tasks on the vehicles when necessary.
- Manages the logging, fueling and computation of monthly vehicle fuel consumption.
- Ensures that periodic scheduled vehicle maintenance is completed and reported.
- Ensures that vehicles are clean.
- Documents staff usage of vehicles.
- Prepares trip reports.
- Prepares accident and incident reports as necessary.
- Provides safety briefing to passengers.
Roles as a Logistics Assistant:
- Provides other services as requested by management Such services may include but are not limited to:
- Procurement of office consumables
- Taking charge of the office generator (fueling and service)
- Checking functionality/expiry of firefighting equipment
- Payment of office utility bills.
- Posting and collecting mails from the Post Office
- Delivering office supplies to district health Office and health facilities
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The job holder should have an O' level certificate and possess a valid Ugandan drivers' license with Classes: B, DL. DM.
- The candidate should have the ability to drive a multi-passenger vehicle safely and appropriately, including ability to read and interpret road signs in English
- Ability to read, understand, and adhere to the rules and regulations of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and the Government of Uganda
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to establish good working relationships with, co-workers, and upper level staff:
- Ability to prepare concise and accurate records and reports; extensive knowledge of the operations and features of assigned vehicle(s),
- Ability to recognize vehicle maintenance needs: ability to perform minor vehicle repairs; ability to read and to interpret policies and procedures, and route directions, and
- Ability to administer First Aid.
How to Apply
All those interested in working with Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation are invoted to send their cover letter s and updated CVs to:
The Country Director/COP
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Plot 18A Kyadondo Road, Nakasero
P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda
EGPAF will only contact short-listed applicants.
Deadline: 13th September 2013