Transport Coordinator USAID Project Careers - John Snow, Inc (JSI)

Job Title:      Transport Coordinator
Organization: John Snow, Inc (JSI)
Funding Source: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Human Resources and Administration Manager

About US:
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 RHITES-N Project:
RHITES-N, Lango will contribute to improving key population- based national health indicators; build the capacity of the Ugandan government to carry out a sustainable and locally- driven response to the HIV epidemic, while also improving TB, malaria, nutrition, MNCH+A, and WASH outcomes. JSI will work with Ugandan stakeholders to design and implement health system strengthening strategies to scale up high-impact, evidence-based interventions at the national, sub-regional, district, and community levels. Interventions will include VMMC, virtual elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, antiretroviral therapy, and condom education and distribution. JSI will focus where the greatest impact can be realized, with a priority on hard-to-reach and high-HIV-prevalence locations.

Job Summary: The Transport Coordinator will supervise all drivers and ensures that all RHITES-N, Lango project vehicles, generators and any other equipment with engines are operated and maintained according to RHITES-N, Lango project Policies and Procedures. He also has responsibilities as a driver. S/he will assist the Human Resources and Administration Manager with logistic support services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Collate project weekly transportation needs, plan and coordinate movement of all drivers and vehicles;
  • Ensure that the drivers keep up-to-date records for each vehicle regarding vehicle travel, maintenance and fuel consumption;
  • Ensure that the drivers inspect vehicles daily to ensure fuel, oil and water are at proper levels and that vehicles are clean inside and outside;

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the USAID RHITES-N Project Transport Coordinator job placement should have a valid driving license - Qualification in Vehicle Maintenance and Repairs desirable;
  • Additional training in defensive driving desirable;
  • Seven years of driving experience and 5 of which must have been with an International NGO;

How to Apply:
All candidates should send their updated CVs to

Deadline: 30th April 2018

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