2 United States USAID MCSP Driver Jobs - John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Job Title:         Driver and Lead Driver (2 Jobs)
Organization: John Snow, Inc (JSI)
Project Name: USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Finance and Administration Officer

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 Drivers will primarily be responsible for ensuring the safety of program vehicles and the people who travel in them. In addition, the Drivers will ensure that the vehicles are well-maintained as by Uganda government laws to support implementation of program activities. These two positions will be based in Kampala, or any other duty station as will be communicated, with frequent travels to designated districts in Uganda. One of the drivers will be a Lead Driver.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure that the vehicle assigned is clean and maintained in good ' working condition at all times.
  • Drive the vehicle to the assigned destination(s) and DO NOT assign the vehicle to any other driver, unless authorized by the supervisor, Finance and Administration Director (FAD) or other members of the Senior Management Committee (SMC).
  • Park the vehicle at the required parking time.
  • Keenly monitor fuel consumption on the card and communicate to the responsible Finance and Administration Manager (FAM) on a regular basis.
  • Maintain and update the log book(s) at all times with correct information such as mileage, fuel loaded, location, activity, and program.
  • Conduct regular checks for and ensure validity of insurance, fire extinguishers, first aid boxes, oil, etc.
  • Report all vehicle faults, damages/accidents, repairs and services requirements on time.
  • Conduct a daily assessment of the vehicle to maintain the highest level of standards.
  • The incumbent will report any vehicle misuse to the supervisor and/or FAD.
  • Ensure timely servicing, maintenance of vehicle in accordance with vehicle manufacturing specifications
  • Mange and supervise drivers (one of the drivers will be a lead driver)
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  The applicant for the USAID MCSP Driver job opportunity must hold a valid driving permit, qualification and experience to perform the aforementioned tasks

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated and cover letter to mcspugandahr@jsi.com with the subject line as indicated as title of the position.

Deadline: 30th June 2017

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