Transport Assistants – Marie Stopes International Uganda
Closing date: 5 August 2016 (midnight GMT). Interviews will take place after this date (for shortlisted candidates).
Salary: Country Programme salary scale
Duty station: West Nile and Central Regions
Languages: Lugbara, Madi, Alur (Luo), Kakwa, and Central Region is a Must.
Marie Stopes International (MSI) is a global organisation providing personalised contraception services to women and girls. Our local teams of professionals are passionate about the work they do in communities across 37 countries. The services we provide give a woman the power to choose when she has children so that she is free pursue her plans and dreams for herself and her family.
Marie Stopes International Uganda (MSI Uganda) is an international branch office of MSI. In 2015, MSI Uganda assumed leadership of the USAID Long Term Family Planning Methods (LTFP) Programme. The LTFP Programme expands affordable services and choice of the full range of contraceptive choice to rural and underserved communities through a dynamic mix of mobile clinical outreach, social franchising and community based distribution. In partnership with the Ministry of Health, this programme supports the long term capacity of public and private sector providers to deliver high quality FP counselling and services.
The primary responsibility of this role is to further MSI’s Goal: The Prevention of Unwanted Births and its mission of ensuring the individual’s right to: Children by Choice Not Chance.
We are seeking an experienced Transport Assistant who will able to safely and effectively drive and maintain the outreach vehicle to a high standard. S/he will also be expected to support the clinical Outreach Team to conduct outreach activities, including but not limited to: site preparation, stock management, and effective record keeping. S/he will support service providers in the vocal local technique and any outreach activities as required. Outreach is a strategic channel for providing greater access to rural communities with unmet need and unmet demand for family planning (FP) services, especially long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) and permanent methods. Clinical outreach is a primary service delivery channel under the LTFP Programme.
To be considered for the role you will have:
- At least an O and A Level certificate (UCE;UACE)
- Valid Ugandan Driving License (manual transmission essential)
- Knowledge of either of the two regions languages is a MUST (Westnile languages(Lugbara, Madi,Alur(luo) Kakwa) and (Central region Languages)
- At least 2 years’ experience driving 4×4 vehicles in difficult terrain and in all seasons.
- Experience working as part of a highly functioning team.
- Excellent record keeping and time management.
- Attention for detail.
- Computer literate (ability to effectively enter data into an electronic database).
- Ability to work well with others in team environments; must be able to satisfy stakeholders; should be able to work in deadline-driven results-oriented environment.
For more information about the role, please view the job framework on our website.
In addition you will have the right to work in the Uganda and be pro-choice on children by choice & not chance
All nationalities are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
For any enquiries, please contact Catherine Kambona: Catherine.Kambona@msiu.or.ug
Keywords: Transport Assistant, team leader, outreach teams, FP, vehicle.
Please follow the link for more details: https://careers.mariestopes.org.uk/vacancy/transport-assistant-274033.html