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3 Driver NGO Job Vacancies – Medical Research Council (MRC UK) /UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit

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Job Title:    Driver (3 Job Vacancies)

Organisation: Medical
Research Council (MRC UK) /UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit

Duty Station:  Entebbe,
Uganda

Reports to: Fleet
Supervisor

Position Code:
D -221

 

About US:

The Medical Research
Council (MRC UK) is an internationally recognised centre of excellence with
dominant research themes in the areas of HIV and emerging infections, vaccines
and immunity, and chronic diseases and cancer. Through a multidisciplinary
approach, intersecting basic science, epidemiological research,
social-behavioural research and the conduct of new intervention evaluation
studies, the Unit contributes knowledge on changing epidemics and diseases, the
evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention and the
development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide. Following
the signing of strategic transfer agreements between the London School of
Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Medical Research Council
(MRC UK), the Unit formally joined LSHTM on 1st February 2018. The exciting new
partnership will boost research capacity into current and emerging health
issues in Africa and throughout the world. The Unit is based at the UVRI
Entebbe campus with established outposts in Kalungu, Masaka, Wakiso and Kampala
Districts.

 

Job Summary:  The Driver will support the unit’s activities
for effective delivery by driving of vehicles in its areas of operation under
the direct supervision of the fleet Supervisor as per the provided schedules.
The Driver will support all logistics related issues.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
To drive
designated unit’s vehicle in safe and careful manner and ensure that all
passengers are secure and not to carry any unauthorized passengers, load or
carry fire arms (guns);

·       
Ensure
all vehicles are duly checked e.g. engine oil, battery terminals, lighting
system etc. before any movement is effected;

·       
Maintain
the vehicle log book and record accurately kilometre readings, fuel taken, the
activity assignments, parts/spares replaced etc.;

·       
Maintains
the relevant forms (Vehicle Ledger and Vehicle Fuel Forms) assigned to the
vehicle and to submit them to the fleet supervisor at the end of each month;

·       
The
driver is responsible for all loading and unloading of goods into the vehicle
and ensures their security and condition while in the vehicle;

·       
Assist
in updating logistics on the expiry dates of the insurance licenses;

·       
Ensure
that the vehicle is serviced promptly by monitoring next service kilometre and
suggests or reports any necessary repairs that need to be made;

·       
Reports
any accident or driving incident, even minor, to the Fleet supervisor as
quickly as possible and completes necessary reports;

·       
Obeys
all road traffic regulations, including the wearing of seat belts. The driver
must ensure that he is in possession of a driving license when on driving
duties. The payment of over speeding, wrong parking and other road traffic
offence fines is the driver’s responsibility. The driver should note that when
he is personally responsible for an accident, a sanction could be imposed;

·       
Ensures
that the allocated vehicle is kept clean and the interior is tidy.

·       
Ensure
vehicles are not overloaded with passengers or supplies.

·       
Carries
out any delivery or collection duties as may be necessary (letters cheques,
visas, minor procurements, etc.);

·       
The
driver should make sure that fulfilment of his tasks is carried out with full
care preserving the confidentiality of all matters related to NIRAS – IP’s
operations;

·       
Ensure
that all vehicle movements are authorized;

·       
Assist
in any logistics function assigned and any other duties from time to time;

·       
Perform
any other duties assigned by the supervisor in his or her absence, his or her
designate; and,

·       
Ensuring
that renew of organizational vehicle licenses is carried out in a timely manner
by Management.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal
candidate must hold a UCE / O-Level certification;

·       
Should
possess a valid driving license for classes B, CM, DL and DM;

·       
At least
five years of experience in driving in a reputable organization;

·       
Should
possess comprehensive working knowledge on vehicle maintenance;

·       
Proficiency
in basic computer is an added advantage;

·       
Certificate
in Defensive Driving and customer care is an added advantage; and,

·       
Good
communication skills.

 

How to Apply:

Follow the link
below to fill a form and submit your application documentation:

 

Click
Here

 

Filling the form
more than once will lead to automatic disqualification. High level of integrity
while filling the form is required and will be considered during shortlisting. Combine
all your application documentation i.e. cover letter, CV & academic
documents into one PDF document. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for
interview. This position is open to Ugandan nationals only. Strictly follow the
application procedure as failure to do so will lead to automatic
disqualification. Only online applications will be accepted.

 

The applications
should be addressed to:

 

The Head of Human
Resources,

MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM
Uganda Research Unit,

P.O. Box, 49,

Entebbe, Uganda.

 

Deadline: 26th February 2021 by 5:00pm

 

   

 


 

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