9 USAID IntraHealth International SHRH Project Job Vacancies – Regional Drivers

Organisation: Intra
Health International
Project Name: USAID
Strengthening Human Resources for Health (SHRH) Project
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: HR and
Administration Officer
About Intra Health:
For over 30 years, in more than
100 countries, IntraHealth International has empowered health workers to better
serve communities in need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care
challenges by improving health worker performance, strengthening health
systems, harnessing technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration
with governments, nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector
organizations around the world, IntraHealth champions the needs and
contributions of health workers—from doctors and nurses to community health
workers to health facility managers—and works to ensure they have the tools,
supplies, information, training, and support they need to provide communities
they serve with the best possible opportunity for health and well-being.
About USAID Intra Health SHRH Project:
The purpose of the
Strengthening Human Resources for Health (SHRH) project is to strengthen the
capacities of central ministries, districts, health professional councils, PNFP
and health training institutions to effectively and efficiently plan, manage
and utilize the health workforce; and strengthen systems for sustained health
worker performance to improve health outcomes for the people of Uganda.
Job Summary: The USAID
SRHR Regional driver will operate & maintain office vehicles to ensure that
the project runs efficiently.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive
    staff on official duties within town and up country trips.
  • Ensure
    that the vehicle has valid insurance and/or road license.
  • Complete
    logbook regularly.
  • Ensure
    vehicle is serviced whenever it is due.
  • Monitor
    the mechanical conditions of the vehicle and inform the Administration
    Officer so repair can be arranged
  • Maintain
    vehicle in clean condition
  • Assist
    in delivery of mails to other partners in and around Kampala
  • Ensure
    that the car has sufficient fuel at all times
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Drivers must hold Ordinary Level Certificate
  • A
    minimum of five years’ related work experience, preferably with a reputed
  • Past
    work experience with a USAID supported project will be an added advantage
  • Working
    knowledge of road routes in major districts of Uganda
  • Strong
    driving skills
  • Possess
    the ability to identify problems in vehicle and take appropriate action.
  • Proven
    ability to work well within and as part of a team
  • Integrity
    and honesty and good communication skills
  • The
    drivers must be highly adaptable with the ability to cope with change /
    time limit
  • Open
    to work in long hours as and when required.
  • Possess
    excellent Communication – Oral and Written skills
  • Understands
    effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to
    effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear
    language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately
    interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of
    appropriate communication behaviors.
  • Problem
    Solving skills
  • Knowledge
    of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and
    resolving operational or process problems; ability to apply this knowledge
    appropriately to diverse situations.
  • Excellent
    Interpersonal Relationships
  • Knowledge
    of and the ability to effectively interact within and across Divisions,
    Departments/Country Offices in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Ability
    to manage Multiple Priorities
  • Ability
    to manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities,
    making effective judgments as to prioritization and time allocation.
How to Apply: 
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to send their applications to the HR & Administration Officer
including an updated CV, and photocopies of their certificates and testimonials
via email to jobs-uganda@intrahealth.org
Total file size of attachments should not exceed 2MB.
Deadline: Friday, 21st November 2014.

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