Bus Driver NGO Jobs – Medical Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI

Job Title:      Bus Driver
Organization: Medical
Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI 
Duty Station: 
Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: Fleet
Position Code: BD1018
About US:
The MRC/UVRI Uganda
Virus Research Unit on AIDS was established following a request in 1988 from
the Uganda Government to the British Government for collaboration on the
research of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection and AIDS (Acquired
Immunodeficiency. The Unit is a center of excellence in HIV/AIDS related
research. It conducts large-scale epidemiological and intervention studies,
clinical trials, virological and immunological research and behavioural
studies, and has generated a wealth of research results that have been used to
inform policy and practice that have led to a large number of scientific
publications in peer reviewed journals over time.
Job Summary:  The Bus Driver will drive the bus and
allocated programme vehicles safely and efficiently according to provided
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Drive the bus and other allocated
    vehicles according to current safety, route and schedule policies.
  • Ensure bus and vehicles are not
    overloaded with passengers or supplies.
  • Communicate regularly with supervisor on
    all matters arising from duty.
  • Maintain the bus and other allocated
    vehicles in road worthy condition.
  • Report major mechanical faults and
    accidents that require management action.
  • Operate the bus in a cost-effective
  • Maintain and update trip movement and
    fuel records for the bus and any other allocated vehicles.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the bus and
    vehicle and the image of Unit to the public in line with the Unit
    requirements and the Uganda road safety guidelines.
  • Renew the Unit bus and allocated vehicle
  • Perform any other related duties as may
    be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Medical Research
    Council (MRC) UK / UVRI) Bus Driver job placement must hold an
    ordinary level certificate.
  • Three years of experience driving a bus
    in a reputable organization.
  • Should have had training in defensive
  • Must have a badge as required by the TLB
    or have applied for it.
  • Should have a valid driver’s License
    with classes B, CM, DH, DL & DM.
  • Should have Knowledge of English and
    good communication skills.
  • Personal Integrity
  • Emotional Resourcefulness
  • Ability to Learn
  • Forward Thinking
  • Reliability
  • Openness to Others
  • Independence
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Proactivity
  • Results Orientation
  • Thoroughness
  • Concern for Excellence
  • Flexibility
  • Service Orientation
  • Development Orientation
How to Apply:
The candidates
should send their application letters, curriculum vitae including names, email
addresses and telephone contact details of three (3) referees, plus copies of
academic qualifications should be e-mailed to recruitment@mrcuganda.org.
NB: Please quote the following position code in the subject line of the email:
BD1018. Please also fill the following online form accordingly after submitting
the application documents on the e-mail above. 
Click Here
Address to:
The Human Resource
and Administration Manager
Uganda Research Unit
P.O. Box, 49
NB: Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. Note that academic
qualifications will be subjected to verification by the issuing
institutions. Please note that the Unit became part of the London School
of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine effective 1st February 2018.
Deadline: 28th October 2018
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