USAID MCSP Driver Jobs – John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Job Title:       Driver
Organization: John Snow, Inc
Project Name: USAID’s
Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance and
Administration Manager
About JSI:
John Snow, Inc. (JSI) 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
100 countries, and currently operates from eight U.S. and 81 international
offices for the past 30 years. The JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.
ID a leading public health research and consulting organization.
About USAID MCSP Program:
USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival program aims to accelerate the
reduction of Maternal, new born and child Mortality in USAID Priority countries
with high disease burden such as Uganda though scaling up evidence based high
impact interventions. Building on Experience, MCSP addresses major causes of
mortality by influencing and implementing high impact and innovative
interventions at scale based on the country context and data; building global
consensus and sustained government commitment to support MNCH interventions;
maximizing the use and integration of local programs
Job Summary: The Driver is
responsible for providing reliable and safe driving services to JSI staff and
visitors while ensuring the highest standards of discretion and integrity,
sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues.
The Driver also demonstrates a client – oriented approach, courtesy,
confidentiality, tact and ability to work with people of different national and
cultural backgrounds. Additionally, s/he drives the office vehicle for
transporting authorized personnel and delivery/collection of mails, documents
and other items for the JSI projects. Overall, the driver should abide by JSI
Uganda policies and guidelines pertaining to project vehicle use and management.
Key Duties and
The Driver will ensure provision of reliable and
safe driving for JSI staff, officials and visitors
Responsible for the safe delivery and collection
of mail, documents and any other cargo.
Ensure that the vehicle is kept clean and tidy.
Fill out a vehicle daily log sheet and carry out
daily and weekly maintenance checks on the vehicle.
The incumbent will request for fuel and submit
all receipts for any expense incurred during any trip.
Comply fully with JSI Uganda policies and
procedures on the reporting of accidents involving JSI Uganda vehicle.
The incumbent will report any damage, mechanical
faults or mishaps that may occur to the vehicle.
Ensure that the vehicle is parked safely at all
Ensure availability of all required documents
including, Proof of ownership, Valid driving license, vehicle insurance,
vehicle logs, emergency phone contacts, first aid kit and necessary spare parts
in the assigned vehicle.
Prepare and submit a monthly report for the
assigned vehicle
Support administration in office messenger work
including photocopying, delivery of correspondence, and collection of
correspondence including quotations.
Perform any other tasks as assigned by the
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold an Advanced
level certificate
Possess a Valid clean computerized driving
A minimum of six years’ driving experience
Should have at least class B and CM driving
Working knowledge of vehicle mechanics.
Fluency of both spoken and written English
Previous experience in working with Donor funded
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an
application letter, CV, copies of their testimonials and at least two professional referees,
addressed to:
The Finance and Administration Manager,
JSI/MCSP Project,
P.O. Box 4978, Kampala, Uganda
OR hand deliver to Maternal and Child Survival Project,
Plot 95-97 Martyrs Way, Ntinda, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 16th
September, 2016 by 5:00 pm
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