Transport Officer at Palladium

Palladium seeks Kampala—based staff for its newly awarded Uganda Health Systems Strengthening (UHSS) Project. The purpose of the UHSS Project is to strengthen Uganda’s health system through improved leadership and accountability for results in public and private health sectors. All staff must be fluent in written and spoken English and able and willing to travel frequently within Uganda. Experience on USAID-funded contracts is highly desired.
Post: Transport Officer.

Under the direction of the Operations Manager, s/he will drive assigned project vehicle daily, as assigned and/or preapproved by supervisor; including on scheduled field trips, project-related trips within Uganda and other driving assignments as required. S/he will ensure cleanliness of assigned vehicle, check assigned vehicle weekly to ensure that it is operational and safe to drive, and fulfil project reporting requirements and maintain records, including vehicle logs, vehicle routing, and vehicle condition.

Qualifications include:
• Minimum of four (4) years of project driving experience required; experience working for a U.S. company or NGO in Uganda preferred.
• Valid Uganda driver‘s license and good driving record required.
• Experience driving up-country is required
• Defensive driving or similar course completion is required.
• Certification in mechanics or automobile maintenance preferred

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor‘s degree

Job Experience Requirements: Four (4) years

How to Apply

To apply, please e-mail your resume with the job title as the subject line to:  . Applications are due Friday, November 8 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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