Logistics Jobs – Transport Coordinator at Rakai Health Sciences Program

Reporting to: Program Administrator
About Us:
Rakai Health Sciences Program is a bio-medical research and service delivery collaborative initiative located in Rakai district, South Western Uganda.
It strives to improve health outcomes of populations through a combination of community-based research, curative services, and prevention strategies. It is based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute- Entebbe and Kalisizo in Rakai District.
Job Purpose: The main focus of this role will be to assume responsibility for managing end-to-end transport requirements for both our Entebbe and Kalisizo offices.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Plan, organize and direct all aspects of the Program transport service.
·         Undertake day to day operational administration of RHSP transport, ensuring that vehicles are scheduled and ready to meet end user needs.
·         Minimize liability to the organization by anticipating problems, evaluating magnitude of the problem and taking actions to correct problem and/or reduce risk.
·         Manage the automobile fleet system, conduct monthly performance analysis and prepare reports to guide management on appropriate decision making
·         Monitor the transportation department automobile maintenance program. Ensure all routine maintenance and needed repair procedures are completed by appropriate service providers in a timely manner, and keep up to date vehicle service and spare part replacement records.
·         Maintain transportation section records such as staff time sheets, daily inspection forms, mileage, maintenance logs, fuel receipt/consumption records and accident reports.
·         Prepare monthly reports of all automobile inspections, information on mileage covered, license matters, first aid kits, and general inspection.
·         Perform other administrative tasks in the transport section.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The successful candidate should possess a degree in humanities from a recognized institution
·         A diploma in fleet / Automobile management is an added advantage
·         Knowledge in vehicle maintenance and management.
·         Should posses a Valid driving permit
·         Knowledge in defensive driving
·         Leadership and supervisory skills
·         High level of integrity.
·         Must have Computer skills
·         Willingness to work and reside in a rural setting – Rakai District.
·         Willing and ready to work for long hours.
How to apply:
Qualified applicants should submit their application letters, detailed resume (CV) indicating 3 professional referees, physical addresses and functioning day-time telephone contacts or Mobile phone numbers to:
The Human Resource Manager
Rakai Health Sciences Program
P. O. Box 279, Kalisizo
Not later than 22nd February, 2013 (only shortlisted candidate will be contacted)
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