Fresher Transport Assistant NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)


Job Title:    Locum Transport Assistant

Organization: Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Duty Station:

Reports to: Finance
and Administrative Assistant

Vacancy Code: TAPACT011


About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to “Strengthen Health Systems in Africa
with strong emphasis on Infectious Diseases through Research and Capacity
Development”. IDI has six operational areas through which it works to achieve
its mission: Prevention, Care and Treatment, Training, Research, Laboratory
services (including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab),
Global Health Security and Health System Strengthening Programmes.


Job Summary: The transport assistant provides safe and
reliable transportation of project staff, visitors and materials, keeps the
project vehicle /sin good mechanical and functional condition and ensures
compliance with all vehicle related legal and institutional/management


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

provide safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for Institute staff and
partners/ visitors including but not confined to, travel within and outside
Kampala, and all other locations as maybe required by authorized staff on
Institute business.

includes ensuring that safety belts are worn at all times, there is no smoking
in the vehicle and that no alcohol is consumed before driving etc…

transport the Institutes materials and supplies to various destinations as
required by authorized staff on Institute business.

deliver mail and materials as well as any other written or verbal communication
to and from locations designated by authorized staff.

To keep
the Institute vehicle in good mechanical and functional condition includingbut
not confined to regular fueling, servicing and cleaning of the interior and

perform regular preventive maintenance and minor repairs where possible.

notify the Finance and Administration Assistant of any major car repairs
necessary and to assist in arranging and overseeing/ supervising such repairs.

To ensure
that all required documentation for administrative use such as mileage,fuel
usage and trip authorization tracking information is kept up to date at all
timesin the prescribed manner.

ensure that all legal, institutional and local government requirements and dues
are met in good time and / or regularly renewed e.g. Third party and
Comprehensive Insurance, Parking Fees, Registration and License set c…

ensure that all reasonable measures are taken to protect the Institute vehicle from
theft or damage e.g  by ensuring that it
has adequate security and accident features such as alarms and “bullhorns”

To run
general Institute errands and assume other duties as assigned by the Finance
and Administration Assistant to ensure the sound functioning of the office and
achievement of project goals.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

applicant for the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) Locum Transport Assistant
job must hold UACE and UCE certificates

Level of
Permit-class DM & DL

At least
two years of experience working in a public, private sector or international
NGO environment

communication skills

to work with in a team environment

skills in flexibility and reliability


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs, including details of
email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials
and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated
email address. Email your application and CV to


Key Notes:

IDI is
an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any
other fees at any stage of the recruitment process.

candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a
period of at least one year will be given priority.

sure that your application letter, CV (Not more than 4pages) and certificates
are attached as one PDF document.

the Vacancy Code as the subject line of your email.

note that if you DO NOT indicate the vacancy code as instructed above, your
application will not be considered.

Any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


The Senior Human
Resource Manager

Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus College of
Health Sciences, Makerere University

P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda


Deadline:  5th March 2021


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