Mbale Clinical Research Institute Driver Jobs in Uganda

Mbale Clinical Research Institute Driver Jobs in Uganda

[Purpose of the Job:

  • You will be responsible for Vehicle maintenance and Use.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    Logistics Support

    • Drive MCRI staff and officials to meetings, field offices, ports of entry and exit.

    • Collect and deliver mail, packages and equipment: and maintains records of all deliveries and distributions.

    • Obtains security clearance for any field work.

    • Performs airport and off boarder pick-up duties.

    Vehicle Maintenance

    • Ensure that the assigned vehicle is compliant with the Vehicle Policy requirements.

    • Performs minor repairs, arranges for regular maintenance and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean and in good running condition at all times.

    • Ensure safety and custody of the vehicle, including tools.

    • Ensure availability of all the required documents/ supplies including vehicle insurance, registration, logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts are in the assigned vehicle.

    • Ensure that, in the event of an accident involving the office vehicle, the necessary steps required by rules and regulations are followed.

    Administrative Support

    • Maintain records for vehicles, logs official trips, records daily mileage, records the use of fuel vouchers, and keeps records on consumption.

    • Keep track of insurance and other tax formalities.

    • Assist office staff in filing, photocopying and maintaining stores when required.

    • Assist in the mailing and distribution of newsletters and publications and arranges to pay office telephone and other bills, as may be required.

    People Management & Leadership

    • Ensures that all required driving training is successfully completed and certifications are kept up to date.

    • Exchanges relevant information and maintains an open line of communication with colleagues and supervisor.

    • When necessary, translates in local language for the head of office and/or official personnel when using the car.

    • Actively participates in MCRI operations meetings.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

    • Full completion of defensive driving certification.

    • A minimum
    of O’ level Education.

    • At least two years of driving experience with a reputable organization.

    • Knowledge and experience in computer.

    • Skills in Basic Record/bookkeeping.

    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in performing the driving services.

    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

    • Honesty and Integrity.

    • Fluent in English- written and spoken.

    • Ability to meet assigned deadlines, support team members and uphold team spirit.

    Qualifications Required

  • Full completion of defensive driving certification.

  • A minimum of O'level Education.

    How to Apply

  • If you are the right candidate, please send your application letter plus the following:

    • An up-to-date CV, highlighting relevant skills and experience (presented in relation to each of the responsibilities and each of the experience areas listed above).

    • Recommendation from the previous/current Employer with the contact.

    • The names and contacts of three referees, and a daytime contact telephone number of each of them.

    • Copies of Academic certificates and transcripts for 0’ level.

    • The names and contacts of your immediate supervisor(s) in your current or immediate previous jobs.

    • Your daytime contact telephone number; and

    • A statement and proof of current remuneration package

    • Valid driving permit.

  • Please submit your application electronically to:

    The Human Resource Manager,
    Mbale Clinical Research Institute,
    Plot 29-33, Pallisa Road,
    P.O. Box 1966, Mbale. Uganda
    Tel:+256 454660416

  • Email:

  • Deadline: 30th November 2021

  • NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 2nd December 2021 and interview will take place between 3rd to 7th December 2021.

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