2 PEPFAR Driver Job Careers - PACE

Organization: Program for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE)
Reports to: Project Accountant
Duty Station: Uganda

About Us:
Program for Accessible health, Communication and Education (PACE) is the local branch of Population Services International (PSI), one of the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.

About PEPFAR Project:
PACE is part of a consortium that is implementing a (5+ years) project aimed at reducing the HIV incidence, and mortality related to HIV and TB and develop capacity for the region and the country to plan, coordinate and sustain HIV epidemic control. The program will accelerate Epidemic Control in Mubende Region under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). In partnership with Mildmay Uganda and support from CDC, PACE’s primary role will be to PACE’s to strengthen community systems to yield high HIV case finding, linkages and community based support for retention in HIV care and prevention.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Maintain assigned vehicles under road worthy condition in line with PSI and National requirements to reduce on the rate of tare and ware (corrosion) for an effective length of service.
  • Transport staff and authorized person(s) to a required destination and back.
  • The jobholder will also transport and deliver PSI mails or goods to the specified destinations while operating and parking vehicles with maximum security of supplies to minimize losses and damage to PSI property while in transit.
  • Update trip movement records and account for funds spent on driving operations in line with PSI Accounting procedures
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle and the image of PSI to the public in line with the organizational requirements and the Uganda road safety guidelines

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the PEPFAR Driver job placement should hold an O’ Level education and above.
  • Possess a valid/clean driving permit with not less than three years’ experience classes B, CM, and D
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Working knowledge of the rules and regulations involved in the safe and efficient operation of automotive equipment.
  • Defensive driving skills training a MUST
  • Basic knowledge of computer especially word and excel
  • Ability to work in a team and good communication skills fluent in English
  • Ability to work under pressure and minimum supervision
  • Extensive knowledge of basic automotive maintenance procedures.
  • Ability to operate a van or small bus.
  • Result focused
  • Develop Others
  • Drive change and Innovation
  • Customer service Orientation 
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidate should deliver updated resumes (CVs) and cover letter clearly indicating position applied for on the “top left-hand side of the envelope”, to the PACE Head Office Reception, addressed to Head of People and Culture, PACE, at Plot 3 Mackenzie Vale, Kololo, P.O. Box 27659 Kampala. You can also deliver your applications to;

  • PACE Eastern Region (Mbale) – Plot 10 Bungokho Road Senior Quarters, Mbale Town.

  • PACE Northern Region (Lira) – Plot 52 – 54, Police Road, African Quarters, Lira.

  • PACE Western Region (Mbarara) – Plot 560, Kashari Block Ruharo, Mbarara.

Deadline: 7th July 2017 by 2:00pm (EAT)

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