International NGO Jobs – Senior Transport Assistant at Marie Stopes International (MSI)

Organisation: Marie Stopes
International (MSI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Admin &
Fleet Coordinator
Ref: 004/08/2015
About US:
Marie Stopes
International (MSI) is a global non-profit organisation providing personalised
contraception and safe post-abortion care services to women and girls. Our
local teams of professionals are passionate about the work they do in
communities across 37 countries. The services we provide give a woman the power
to choose when she has children so that she is free pursue her plans and dreams
for herself and her family.
Job Summary: The Senior
Transport Assistant oversees all transport assistants in technical aspects and
ensures that all Marie Stopes Uganda vehicles are operated and maintained
according to Marie Stopes Uganda Policies and Procedures. S/he also has
responsibilities as a transport assistant.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensure that the transport assistants keep up-to-date
records for each vehicle regarding vehicle travel, maintenance and fuel
Make sure that the transport assistants inspect
vehicles daily to ensure fuel, oil and water are at proper levels and that
vehicles are clean inside and outside.
Routinely review weekly control sheets from all
transport assistants and provides feedback.
Schedule repairs and routine vehicle maintenance as
needed; advise supervisor concerning garage and mechanic performance; and
recommend the most cost efficient means of maintaining properly functioning
Meet regularly with transport assistants to review
driving rules and personal appearance, as well as spot checking performance of
transport assistants by riding with each one at least two times quarterly.
Ensure that vehicles are not driven by unauthorized
Ensure all transport assistants have valid drivers
license while in the operation of MSU vehicles.
Once annually, conduct a “check-ride” with all
drivers.  Check rides should cover good
driving skills.
Work with immediate supervisor to coordinate
training efforts for TA’s
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Diploma in a
related field
At least five years’ driving experience with some
supervisory experience
Possess a valid driver’s license with all classes,
availability for extended in-country travel. 
Good knowledge of vehicle mechanics is an added
Excellent communication skills and ability to read
speak and write English.
Excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to
relate well with organisation/team members      
The Senior
Transport Assistant is required to demonstrate MSI Uganda’s core values of:
Accountability of all staff to each other and our
clients and stakeholders
Equality of opportunity and access
Value for money in the management of our resources
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their electronic
applications including a cover letter, updated CV and academic documents via
E-mail to:
Deadline: 21st August, 2015

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