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Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted January 13, 2021.

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Job Title Driver ]
Organization Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration IDRC
Duty Station Uganda
Reports to Finance & Administrative Coordinator
About US
The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration IDRC is a non-profit research
organization. IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including Malaria,
HIV and Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 300 publications and have
impacted on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC currently
manages over 41 Grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was
established in May 2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University
College of Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the
Uganda Ministry of Health.
Job Summary: The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration IDRC
seeks to hire a suitable candidate for the position of Driver for the SEARCH
SAPPHIRE study to be based in South Western Uganda. The Successful candidate
will report to the Finance & Administrative Coordinator.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
To provide safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for staff. This
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
To transport supplies to various destinations as required.
To keep the vehicle in good mechanical and functional condition including
but not confined to regular fueling, servicing and cleaning of the interior
and exterior.
To perform regular preventive maintenance and minor repairs where possible.
Ensure maximum security of vehicle and its accessories under your charge.
Ensure safety of passengers and cargo under your charge.
Monitor condition and performance of vehicle and promptly report to
Carry out minor repairs and adjustments on the vehicle and maintain its
Take vehicle for servicing as per mileage reading and repairs as directed
by your supervisor.
Submit monthly reports on vehicle movements and mechanical conditions using
a template provided by the supervisor.
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 times in the prescribed manner.
To ensure that all dues are met in good time and/or regularly renewed e.g.
Third party and Comprehensive Insurance, Parking Fees, Registration and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma or Certificate in a related field
or O&A level certificates.
Basic training in Motor-vehicle mechanics.
Three to five years’ progressive working experience in a similar setting
with a valid driving permit.
Should be able to drive both manual and automatic vehicles.
Defensive driving certificate is a must.
Experience handling sensitive project supplies, samples and information
amongst others.
Ability to work long hours and in a Team.
Experience handling sensitive project supplies, samples, working in hard to
reach areas.
How to Apply
All candidates should send their applications using this link on the IDRC
Click Here ]
Additional important comments
Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant
ineligible for consideration for the job opening.
Applications cannot be amended following submission.

Deadline: 15 th January 2021

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