Several Fresher Transport Assistant NGO Job Positions – Marie Stopes

 

Job Title:    Transport Assistant (Fresher
Job Positions)

Organization:  Marie Stopes

Duty Station:  
Uganda

Reports to: Outreach Team Leader

 

About US:

Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU) is a Non-Government Organisation that strives
to offer affordable reproductive health services through a range of static
clinics and outreaches to communities.

 

Job Summary:  The Transport
Assistant will safely and effectively drive and maintain the outreach vehicle
to a high standard. S/he will also be expected to support the clinical Outreach
Team to conduct outreach activities, including but not limited to: site
preparation, stock management, and effective record keeping. S/he will support
service providers in the vocal local technique and any outreach activities as
required. Outreach is a strategic channel for providing greater access to rural
communities with unmet need and unmet demand for family planning (FP) services,
especially long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) and permanent methods.
Clinical outreach is a primary service delivery channel under the Programmes
department.

 

Job Summary: An Outreach Transport Assistant is expected
to work with other Outreach colleagues and other MS-UG team members to
continuously improve the quality of outreach services, standards of care, and
the effective implementation of outreach services according to work plans and
budgets. This includes collaboration with Fleet Management, IT, Finance, and
Communications team members to ensure effective coordination of activities
across channels to deliver more for our clients..

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Ensure
the vehicle is properly loaded with outreach equipment and ready to leave as
per the agreed schedule

·        
Engage
Outreach Clients using the vocal local technique during the procedure

·        
Enter
data into CLIC system in consultation with the service providers

·        
Keep all
logbooks up-to-date and copies submitted monthly to the Team Leader, the
Outreach Operations Officer, and Fleet Officer

·        
Ensure
third party insurance or registration stickers are valid at all times

·        
Alert
Fleet Officer in writing, via the Team Leader, at least 4 weeks before expiry
of insurance or registration

·        
Submit
monthly vehicle reports to the Fleet Officer as per finance department
protocols

·        
Keep the
vehicle interior and exterior clean at all times

·        
Ensure
that the vehicle receives the correct maintenance in a timely fashion to
prevent avoidable breakdown, and to maximise vehicle performance

·        
When
parking the Outreach vehicle after working hours, ensure the keys are handed
over to the Team Leader or another member of staff, designated by the Team
Leader

·        
Support
the clinical staff on outreach by unloading the vehicle, helping with infection
prevention measures, client care, and assist procedures

·        
Carefully
monitor fuel and oil consumption of the vehicle, taking steps that records are
accurate and no supplies are diverted

·        
Drive in
a responsible way, showing care and consideration for other road users,
including pedestrians and cyclists and ensuring risks to all vehicles under the
Driver’s control are minimised

·        
Ensure
MS-UG vehicles are only used for official business and only in accordance with
MS-UG vehicle protocols

·        
Carry a
valid licence at all times

·        
Participate
in community sensitisation and client flow management as requested by the Team
Leader.

·        
Support
in appropriate stock management as requested by the Team Leader.

·        
Carry
out any other duties requested by the Team Leader

 


Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:

·        
The
applicant must hold a Valid Ugandan Driving License (manual transmission
essential)

·        
Knowledge
of more than one Ugandan language

·        
Experience
driving 4×4 vehicles in difficult terrain and in all seasons

·        
Experience
working as part of a highly functioning team

·        
Excellent
record keeping and time management

·        
Attention
for detail

·        
Computer
literate (ability to effectively enter data into an electronic database)

·        
The
applicant must speak Alur and Lugbara

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their applications with updated CVs to
jobs@mariestopes.or.ug

 

Deadline: 15th October 2020

 

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