Makerere Joint AIDS Program Locum Drivers Jobs in Uganda

Makerere Joint AIDS Program Locum Drivers Jobs in Uganda

Job summary:

The Locum Drivers will provide transport and logistics services to staff, project and maintenance of MJAP Vehicles in line with the Administrative Guidelines, rules and regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintaining vehicles in road worthy condition and fuel them whenever necessary and report major mechanical faults and accidents that require management action in line with vehicle maintenance and accident policies.
  • Transport staff and authorized person(s) to a required destination and deliver mails or goods to the specified destinations according to organization requirements.
  • Transport and deliver suppliers and equipment from various locations.
  • Help mobilise/collect required paperwork to and from district for further reviews.
  • Maintain and update trip movement records (e.g. log books, fuel cards, etc.) and account for funds spent on driving operations in line with the standard accounting procedures and reporting requirements.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle and the image of MJAP to the public in line with the organizational requirements and the Uganda road safety guidelines.
  • Prepare m o n t h l y vehicle and fuel reconciliation reports of the allocated vehicle.
  • Obey traffic rules and road signs, negotiate, liaise, and coordinate with local authorities to facilitate smooth running of vehicle. Any fines imposed for disobeying traffic rules will
    be paid by the driver.
  • Assist in identifying and carrying out minor motor vehicle repairs.
  • Support and work with project teams while conducting meetings and workshops.

    Qualifications, Job Requirements and Competencies.

  • Minimum of O - level certificate.
  • A valid driving permit with classes CM, CH, DL & DM.
  • Knowledge of first aid.
  • Knowledge of fleet and logistics management will be an added advantage.
  • Training in Vehicle Mechanics & Maintenance with a Certificate in Defensive driving.
  • 5 years’ working experience preferably with donor funded programs preferably USAID/CDC funded projects.
  • Proven experience in fleet management.
  • Computer knowledge in MS Office Knowledge of both fluent and spoken English is essential.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply via the email below and submit their cover letters, a detailed curriculum vita and copies of relevant academic documents to:

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