Driver/Logistics Assistant

  • Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
  • Mbarara, Uganda
  • 08/11/2019
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Job Description

Driver/Logistics Assistant

Location: Mbarara, Uganda
Job Code: 1935



JOB TITLE:                    Driver/Logistics Assistant

DEPARTMENT:             Operations

LOCATION:                    Mbarara.


Reporting Relationship

The Driver/Logistics Assistant will report to the Fleet Officer

Job Summary

To provide reliable and courteous transportation service to EGPAF staff and visitors, ensuring safety of the Foundation staff, property and vehicles; and to operate and maintain assigned vehicle(s); and vehicle records.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

1 Driver/Logistics Assistant

1.1 Driver

  • Operates and maintains transportation vehicles with a focus on safety and courtesy.
  • Performs daily vehicle inspections and fill out daily inspection forms.
  • Performs minor maintenance tasks on the vehicles when necessary.
  • Manages the logging, fueling and computation of monthly vehicle fuel consumption.
  • Ensures that periodic scheduled vehicle maintenance is completed and reported.
  • Ensures that vehicles are clean.
  • Documents staff usage of vehicles.
  • Prepares trip reports.
  • Prepares accident and incident reports as necessary.
  • Provides safety briefing to passengers.
  • Initiation of the PRFs and ensuring that the LPOs and Invoice details are correctly logged in the LPO Tracker.
  • Timely preparation of the Certificate of completion for both service and repairs
  • Timely reporting off all faults  

1.2 Logistic Assistant

  • Delivering office supplies to district health Office and health facilities.
  • Retuning delivery documents to stores and register returned goods with stores.
  • Provides other services as requested by management.  Such services may include but not limited to:
    • Petty procurement of office consumables
    • Taking charge of the office generator (fueling and service)
    • Checking functionality/expiry of firefighting equipment
    • Payment of office utility bills.
    • Posting and collecting mails from the Post Office
    • Inspection of hired vehicles.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities    required. 

  • Ability to drive a multi-passenger vehicle safely and appropriately, including ability to read and interpret road signs in English
  • Ability to read, understand, and adhere to the rules and regulations of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation and the Government of Uganda
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to establish good working relationships with, co-workers, and upper level staff;
  • Ability to prepare concise and accurate records and reports; extensive knowledge of the operations and features of assigned vehicle(s);
  • Ability to recognize vehicle maintenance needs; ability to perform minor vehicle repairs; skilled in reasoning skills to interpret policies and procedures, and route directions; and
  • Good at correctly prioritizing  tasks  
  • Ability to administer First Aid.

  Must have the following

  1. Completion of O Level
  2.  Possession of a valid Ugandan drivers’ license - Classes: B, DL, & CM
  3.  Defensive driving certificate
  4. 5 years of driving experience   in a recognized NGO
  5. Knowledge of basic motor vehicle mechanics  
  6.  Good team player
  7.  Flexible
  8.  Basic Computer  knowledge

Added advantage include the following:

1.  Possession of class A   driving permit

2    Certificate in logistics management

Employee Status

  • Full Time Employee

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an equal opportunity employer

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