2 Driver Non-profit Job Vacancies – Malaria Consortium

Job Title:    Driver (2 Job Vacancies)

Organization: Malaria

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Admin

Salary: USD
4,488 Gross Per annum

About US:

Malaria Consortium
is the world’s leading not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the
comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and
Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and
non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international
organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services,
providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and
activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning. Malaria
Consortium works to improve not only the health of the individual, but also the
capacity of national health systems, which helps relieve poverty and support
improved economic prosperity.

Job Summary:  The driver would be responsible for picking up
and driving the project officials, pickups and other scheduled appointments.
And also will be responsible for performing minor maintenance tasks on the
vehicles to assure the functionality of the vehicle.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Safely transport
persons and goods (70%)

  • Transport safely Malaria Consortium employees and goods as directed
    by the line manager
  • Always be in possession of a valid driving license and personal
  • Respect and observe the Nigeria traffic regulations, speed limits
    and adjust speed according to road and risk conditions (for example, when
    driving in villages or populated areas)
  • Observe Malaria Consortium standard operating procedures for
  • Observe the manufacturer technical conditions of use for all vehicles
  • Report any accident immediately to line manager and the nearest
    police station for purpose of insurance claims
  • Assist in loading and off-loading, and fetching water
  • Ensure safety of vehicles assigned to you at all times
  • Ensure passengers wear seat belts at all times

Vehicle maintenance
and checklist for field trips (20%)

  • Responsible for daily and weekly preventive maintenance and report
    to the line manager any problems with vehicles
  • Ensure vehicles are always on full fuel tanks
  • Diligently and promptly update the movement and fuel consumption
  • Furnish the logbook to the line manager as and when required to
    facilitate preparation of monthly vehicle and fuel consumption reports
  • Always ensure the vehicle insurance and licenses are valid before
    driving any vehicle
  • Alert line manager when service and maintenance schedules are due
  • Clean the vehicle inside and outside as and when necessary/ keep
    your vehicle clean externally and internally at all the times
  • Check that items mentioned in the logbook are in the vehicle before
  • Perform daily vehicle pre-departure checks to include fuel, engine
    oil, coolant, lights, tyres, horn, tools and equipment, brakes, windows
    and mirrors, etc.
  • When a field trip is planned, the driver has to inspect and prepare
    the vehicle the day before leaving and be ready for scheduled departure
  • The driver has also to prepare additional materials according to
    trip needs (for example, additional fuel tank, stickers, flag, medical and
    food kits, additional spare tyres)
  • Conduct daily, weekly and monthly vehicle check
  • Behave in a professional manner at all the times with the
    understanding that the public associates your behaviour with Malaria
  • Ensures the official vehicles are safely parked within the office
    environment and approved sites at all times

communication and miscellaneous duties (10%)

  • Ensure the vehicle radio communication is in good working condition
  • Maintain regular radio communication with the base station while
    travelling away from the base. Radios should be switched on for
    communications at all times
  • Observe and ensure adherence with security guidelines in the
    programme area of operation
  • Assist Logistics Officer and colleagues in gathering security
    information analysis especially pertaining to routes to be travelled. To
    advise the logistician on the security of such routes and whether Malaria
    Consortium vehicle should travel or not on a given route
  • Promptly report all relevant security incidents/concerns to the
    Logistics Officer
  • Carry out other delegated tasks using Malaria Consortium vehicles.
    Theses may range from mail delivery, payment of bills, picking or dropping
    of staff or visitors and other similar tasks
  • Organise the assigned task in the most efficient and effective
    manner, so as to minimize vehicle use (fuel consumption, wear and tear)
  • Carry out any other duties as requested by the Logistics Officer and
    any senior staff
  • Follow Malaria Consortium’s security protocol at all times

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Malaria Consortium Driver job opportunity
    should hold an O’ Level Certificate
  • Honest, hardworking and pleasant personality with effective
    interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Full driving licence
  • Previous experience working as a driver
  • Honest, hardworking and pleasant personality with effective
    interpersonal skills


  • Knowledge/skills of basic mechanics
  • Willingness to learn about security protocols

How to Apply:

All interested
applicants are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.


Deadline: 20th September 2019

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