Locum Transport Assistant (2)

General Summary

Under the supervision of the Fleet Team Leader of the Infectious Diseases Ltd.(IDIL), the driver assists in providing safe and reliable transportation for IDIL trainees/trainers, staff, visitors and materials, keeps the Institute vehicle/s in good mechanical and functional condition, ensures compliance with all vehicle-related legal and institutional /management requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • To provide safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for Institute trainees/ trainers, staff and   partners/visitors including but not confined to airport pick-ups, travel within and outside Kampala, and all other locations as may be required by authorized staff on Institute business. The driver will ensure that safety belts are worn at all times, there is no smoking in the vehicle and that   no alcohol is consumed before driving etc.
  • To transport Institute materials and supplies to various destinations as required by authorized staff for Institute business.
  • To deliver mail and materials as well as any other written or verbal communication to and from locations designated by authorized staff.
  • To keep the Institute vehicle in good mechanical and functional condition including but not confined to regular fuelling, servicing and cleaning of the interior and exterior.
  • To perform regular preventive maintenance and minor repairs where possible.
  • To notify the Project Administrator of any major bus repairs necessary and to assist in arranging and overseeing/supervising such repairs.
  • 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 legal, institutional and municipal requirements and dues are met in good time and/or regularly renewed eg Third party and Comprehensive Insurance, Parking Fees, Registration and Licenses etc.
  • To ensure that all reasonable measures are taken to protect the Institute vehicle from theft or damage e.g. by ensuring that it has adequate security and accident features such as alarms and “bull horns”.
  • To run general Institute errands and assume other duties as assigned by the Project Administrator to ensure the sound functioning of the office and achievement of project goals

Person Specification

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with a credit in English
  • At least 5 years of proven accident free bus/heavy vehicle driving in Uganda, preferably in a reputable institution
  • Familiarity with the lay out and location of key facilities in Kampala and other major Ugandan towns
  • Knowledge of current traffic rules and regulations
  • A minimum of 3 valid Ugandan D/Permit classes including B and DL(D1) (DM class Added Advantage)
  • Knowledge of basic vehicle mechanics, Defensive driving and 4X4 operation is added advantage
  • Knowledge of current traffic rules and regulations
  • Basic knowledge of vehicle operation and the associated mechanics
  • Familiarity with the lay out and location of key facilities in Kampala and other major Ugandan towns.
  • Physical ability and willingness to drive for long hours and occasionally on weekends and/or holidays.
  • Ability to communicate competently and understand instructions in English and     in common local language/s. 
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to understand and adhere to company vehicle policies and competently complete vehicle-related documentation.


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LTA-X003

IDI Moroto Office and Kotido Office
Locum


Fleet Team Leader



LTA-X003
IDI Moroto Office and Kotido Office
Locum

Fleet Team Leader


General Summary

Under the supervision of the Fleet Team Leader of the Infectious Diseases Ltd.(IDIL), the driver assists in providing safe and reliable transportation for IDIL trainees/trainers, staff, visitors and materials, keeps the Institute vehicle/s in good mechanical and functional condition, ensures compliance with all vehicle-related legal and institutional /management requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • To provide safe, comfortable and reliable transportation for Institute trainees/ trainers, staff and   partners/visitors including but not confined to airport pick-ups, travel within and outside Kampala, and all other locations as may be required by authorized staff on Institute business. The driver will ensure that safety belts are worn at all times, there is no smoking in the vehicle and that   no alcohol is consumed before driving etc.
  • To transport Institute materials and supplies to various destinations as required by authorized staff for Institute business.
  • To deliver mail and materials as well as any other written or verbal communication to and from locations designated by authorized staff.
  • To keep the Institute vehicle in good mechanical and functional condition including but not confined to regular fuelling, servicing and cleaning of the interior and exterior.
  • To perform regular preventive maintenance and minor repairs where possible.
  • To notify the Project Administrator of any major bus repairs necessary and to assist in arranging and overseeing/supervising such repairs.
  • 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 legal, institutional and municipal requirements and dues are met in good time and/or regularly renewed eg Third party and Comprehensive Insurance, Parking Fees, Registration and Licenses etc.
  • To ensure that all reasonable measures are taken to protect the Institute vehicle from theft or damage e.g. by ensuring that it has adequate security and accident features such as alarms and “bull horns”.
  • To run general Institute errands and assume other duties as assigned by the Project Administrator to ensure the sound functioning of the office and achievement of project goals

Person Specification

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with a credit in English
  • At least 5 years of proven accident free bus/heavy vehicle driving in Uganda, preferably in a reputable institution
  • Familiarity with the lay out and location of key facilities in Kampala and other major Ugandan towns
  • Knowledge of current traffic rules and regulations
  • A minimum of 3 valid Ugandan D/Permit classes including B and DL(D1) (DM class Added Advantage)
  • Knowledge of basic vehicle mechanics, Defensive driving and 4X4 operation is added advantage
  • Knowledge of current traffic rules and regulations
  • Basic knowledge of vehicle operation and the associated mechanics
  • Familiarity with the lay out and location of key facilities in Kampala and other major Ugandan towns.
  • Physical ability and willingness to drive for long hours and occasionally on weekends and/or holidays.
  • Ability to communicate competently and understand instructions in English and     in common local language/s. 
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to understand and adhere to company vehicle policies and competently complete vehicle-related documentation.


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