Driver Non-profit Jobs – UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program

Job Title:    Driver
Organisation: The
UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Reports to: Administrative
Program (the Program), founded in 2001, is a not for profit organization with
offices and research facilities based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute in
Entebbe. The Program’s main activities are conducting research, building
capacity and providing advocacy for HIV/AIDS vaccine as well as molecular and
epidemiological work toward HIV prevention. The Program is mainly funded by the
International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), USA but also receives funding
from other donors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Drive
    UVRI-IAVI vehicles for the transportation of authorized passengers,
    delivery and collection of mail documents
  • Undertake
    maintenance and repair work on UVRI-IAVI vehicles
  • Perform
    day to day maintenance of assigned vehicles and ensure that UVRI-IAVI
    vehicles are road worthy maintained up to established security standards
    and kept clean.
  • Log
    official trips, daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes
  • Perform
    other related duties as required by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate must hold an  “O”
    level certificate/ technical or commercial school and certificate in
    vehicle mechanics
  • Three
    years experience of driving in an NGO setting.
  • Experience
    in driving manual transmission vehicles is a must.
  • Should
    be willing to work beyond normal working hours if requested and
  • Valid
    driving permit, knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
  • Permit
    with DL, DH and B is preferred.
  • Knowledge
    in MS Word and Excel is a must.
  • Good
    knowledge of English
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to send a written cover letter along with copies of academic
certificates, Curriculum Vitae, day-time telephone contact numbers and names of
two professional referees addressed to:
Administration Manager,
UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program
 P.O. Box 49, Entebbe.
E-mail to:
Deadline: 15th February 2018 by 5:00pm East Africa
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