02 June 2017

9 Driver US NGO Careers - IntraHealth International

Job Title:     Driver (9 Job Careers)
Organisation: IntraHealth International
Project Name: USAID Regional Health Integration to Enhance Health Services in Eastern Uganda Project (USAID/Uganda RHITES-E) Project
Duty Station: Mbale, Uganda
Reports to: Logistics Officer

About Intra Health:
IntraHealth International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A. that has been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100 countries and it 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 RHITES-E Project:
IntraHealth International will implement the USAID RHITES-E which supports the Government of Uganda (GOU) and key stakeholders to increase availability and utilization of high quality health services in 21 districts in Eastern Uganda and 2 in Karamoja by strengthening health systems and improving the quality of, access to, and demand for health services with attention to equity and underserved populations.

Job Summary: The Driver will provide reliable, secure driving services and proper use and maintenance of office vehicles.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Drive staff and visitors on official duties
  • Maintain vehicle in a clean and organized condition
  • Oversee the organization and allocation of duties to drivers in line with the weekly transport schedule
  • Regularly report any unauthorized trips and/or use of vehicle including any discrepancies noted on the vehicle log within 24hrs to the supervisor.
  • Work in close consultation with the Supervisor, address non-scheduled travel needs for staff
  • On a daily basis ensure vehicle log sheets are duly completed and signed off by the travelers and monthly summaries are submitted to the Logistic Officer
  • Provide administration support to the Logistic officer relating to Office vehicles management
  • Carry out regular inspection of all vehicles to establish that they are clean, roadworthy, secured, licensed and insured
  • Coordinate the maintenance and insurance of the office vehicles
  • Ensure strict adherence to the rules and regulations provided for in the Vehicle management policy manual
  • Ensure that motor vehicle files are up to date and comprehensive with all the information required
  • Jointly with supervisor, ensure that vehicle maintenance spreadsheet is developed and monitored regularly to provide clear records on vehicle usage whenever needed.
  • Ensure fuel replenishment summary is done in a timely manner and accurate records maintained.
  • Ensures that the monthly reports on vehicle mileage, fuel consumption with allocation per tracking code, repairs and maintenance are in order for submission to Logistics officer for approval.
  • The incumbent also maintains and records the vehicle movements in the provided/stipulated vehicle log sheet/records on a timely basis prior and after completion of each trip, and ensures necessary reviews and approvals are made on a timely basis.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the USAID RHITES-E Driver job opportunity must hold a diploma in fleet management or equivalent field.
  • A minimum of three years working experience in similar field
  • Possess a valid Ugandan Driving License coupled with a clean driving record
  • Previous work experience with a USAID supported project will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of road routes in major districts of Uganda
  • Ability to identify problems with vehicle and take appropriate action
  • Training in defensive driving an added advantage.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with prioritization

Personal Competencies:
  • Effective Communication: 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: Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving operational or process problems; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.
  • Interpersonal Relationships: Knowledge of and the ability to effectively interact within and across Divisions, Departments, Country offices in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Managing Multiple Priorities:  Ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities, making effective judgments as to prioritizing and time allocation.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the USAID RHITES-E Project should upload an updated CV/Résumé, completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet, download here and three professional references at the web link below

Deadline: 4th June, 2017

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