USAID Project Jobs – Driver at John Snow

Title: Driver
John Snow:
John Snow. Inc. is a leader
In Improving the health of individuals and communities by providing
high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs
worldwide JSI has Implemented projects In 104 countries, and currently operates
from eight U.S. and 87 international offices for the past 30 years.
USAID Project:
JSI has
received funding from the United States Agency for International Development
(USAID) to Implement the Strengthening Partnerships. Results and Innovations In
Nutrition Globally (SPRING) Project to work in the Southwest of Uganda with a
focus on strengthening the treatment and preventive nutrition services in
health facilities, and overseeing the implementation of specific tasks that
strengthen food fortification efforts nationally.
To transport
SPRING personnel to various destinations using the project vehicle In a safe
and courteous manner. The Driver is responsible for the safe operation of the
assigned vehicle in the performance of various types of duties.
Skills & Experience:
  • Possession
    of a clean valid Ugandan Driving License and a certificate of good conduct
    are a condition for employment.
  • At
    least 5 years driving experience in a similar position and maintaining
    vehicles and logbooks
  • ‘O’
    level education at least with a C grade for Five years driving experience
    with an NGO. Foreign Embassy, or UN Agency
  • Defensive
    driving training or other advanced driver training certifications
  • Extensive
    knowledge of the Ugandan Road Codes; and the geographical layout of
    Kampala and Mbarara as well as generally knowing their way around Uganda,
    particularly the Southwestern region
  • Knowledge
    of proper safe operation of vehicles especially 4X4 vehicles.
  • Ability
    to identify and assess mechanical problems, perform light preventive
    maintenance and ensure proper maintenance of vehicles
  • Ability
    to operate assigned vehicle in a safe, courteous manner
  • Ability
    to develop and maintain accurate records.
  • Verbal
    and written literacy, good stress handling ability, sound Interpersonal
    skills, honest, accountable. high energy levels, hard working
to apply:
If  interested in this opportunity, Please send applications
should be addressed and hand delivered to the addresses below;
The Country Manager SPRING
JSI Research and Training
Block 01 Plot 295. Kacilka.
Mbarara – Uganda
Tel+256 (486)
660012 OR On 2nd Floor. UHMG House. Plot 20 – 21/27 – 28. Martyrs
Crescent. Ntinda. Kampala Uganda.
Friday, 19th April 2013
SPRING will contact only
the short listed applicants. Those who do not hear from us two weeks after the
deadline should consider their applications as unsuccessful.
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