Driver (O & A level Jobs) at Pathfinder International

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Pathfinder Overview

Pathfinder International is a global leader in sexual and reproductive health. We place reproductive health care at the center of all that we do—believing that it is not only a fundamental human right, but is critical for expanding life opportunities for women, families, communities, and nations, and paving the way for transformations in environmental stewardship, decreases in population pressures, and innovations in poverty reduction. Pathfinder provides women, men, and adolescents with a range of quality health services—from contraception and maternal care to HIV prevention and AIDS care and treatment. Pathfinder strives to strengthen access to family planning, advocate for sound reproductive health policies, and, through all of our work, improve the rights and lives of the people we serve.

Program Overview

Pathfinder International has been awarded a five-year Family Planning Activity (FPA) by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).  As a lead implementing agency, Pathfinder with partners will play a catalytic role in increasing access to modern contraception and reducing the unmet need for voluntary family planning services in Uganda.

The FPA’s three Intermediate Result areas (IRs) are; Uganda leadership and coordination strengthened to support FPA; Positive social norms and behaviors enhanced to improve healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies; and access to quality FP increased!; will be implemented in 11 districts with three cluster offices in Masindi covering Kiryandongo, Bulissa and Kyankwanzi; Fortportal cluster covering Kyegegwa, Kyenjojo, Kibale, Ntoroko, and Bundibugyo; Masaka Cluster covering Gomba and Rakai districts with head office in Kampala overseeing all but covering Butambala.

Pathfinder International as the lead, will work in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the national planning authority, National population council, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social development, Ministry of Education, Youths’ organizations and Uganda Family planning consortium to accelerate progress toward Uganda’s commitments and objectives under FP2020 and the country’s Vision 2040 strategy through strategic implementation, coordination and collaboration within these entities and across development and Implementing partners especially USG and non-USG partners especially those implementing Regional Health Integration to Enhanced Services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provision of reliable and secure driving services by: driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items; and meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required.
  • Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle by accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
  • Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Ensure availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, sanitizers and necessary spare parts.
  • Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum Ordinary Level Certificate; A- Level Certificate is an added advantage.
  • Valid driver’s license with classes ‘A, B & DL’.
  • Minimum of Five years’ driving experience preferably with NGOs.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
  • Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, excellent Microsoft word and Microsoft excel skills.
  • Language Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

Closes: January 26,2023

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