Job Title: Driver – Makerere University Jobs 2022

Organisation: Makerere University Lung Institute (MLI)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda



Makerere University Lung Institute (MLI) Profile:

Makerere University Lung Institute (MLI) is a centre of excellence for lung health research at the Makerere University College of Health Sciences. Our mission is to conduct high-quality lung health research that integrates disease prevention, clinical care and training in Sub-Saharan Africa. MLI in collaboration with Servicio Madrileño de Salud/Fundación para la Investigación Biomédica Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre and EDCTP are conducting a clinical trial for empirical treatment of cytomegalovirus and tuberculosis among HIV-positive infants.



Job Summary:

The driver is responsible for conveying materials, equipment, and staff of the organization to the areas Where they are required.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide reliable and secure driving services by driving institute vehicles for the transport of Authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents, and other items
  • Ensure 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.
  • Assist with supplies and trial material delivery
  • Assist with timely movement and pickup of samples between points, e.g., clinic and local
  • Laboratories and delivery to trial clinic
  • Report any case of accident, injury or damage of vehicles to the supervisor
  • Keep all relevant records including receipts for vehicle maintenance, insurance etc.
  • Maintain and update vehicle travel log
  • Ensure compliance with traffic and road safety regulations



Minimum Qualifications for Makerere University Jobs 2022:

  • Completion of secondary education
  • valid driver’s license
  • At least three years’ work experience as a driver
  • Ability to drive for extended periods
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Great time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to perform basic vehicle maintenance



How To Apply for Makerere University Jobs 2022

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit a one-page cover letter, CV (Maximum 2 pages) with relevant certificates & two reference letters as a single file to Indicate, “CONAT” in the subject line. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Deadline: 11th July 2022 at 5:00 pm



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