Thursday, January 10, 2013

Drivers Job at RTI INTERNATIONAL (RTI), - Employment Opportunity in Uganda

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RTI INTERNATIONAL (RTI),

Vacancy title:
Drivers (5 positions)

Deadline of this Job:
none
Job details:
RTI INTERNATIONAL (RTI) is implementing the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Uganda Governance, Accountability, Participation and Performance (GAPP) Program The

goal of this five-year program is to increase participation, accountability and local governance for effective service delivery. To achieve this goal, the GAPP Program will focus on three components: (1) Support and strengthen national level government accountability institutions in their interaction with local governments; (2) Strengthen local government revenue, procurement, financial and planning systems; and (3) Strengthen civil society organizations (CSOs) and other non:state actors (NSAs) to improve voice and accountability. The GAPP Program will work at the national level and in at least 24 districts in northern Uganda, the Albertine region of Bunyoro, and central Uganda.

RTI is an independent, nonprofit institute dedicated to improving the human condition. With a staff of more than 2,800 people, RTI offers a full spectrum of innovative and multidisciplinary research, development and technical services worldwide. As the prime contractor for the GAPP Program, RTI is currently seeking candidates for the following job positions.

The following positions will be based in the GAPP Program headquarters office in Kampala and will require travel to partner local governments in the regions mentioned above, to varied degrees:

Drivers (5 positions) will drive the project vehicles with strict adherence to local traffic laws and in accordance to project rules and regulations pertaining to vehicles; transport project staff and materials in Kampala and the regions and maintain the vehicle in a satisfactory condition, including weekly cleaning of the interior and exterior and periodic (quarterly) cleaning of the motor and chassis; carry out project errands as required and ensure that the vehicle usage log is updated on a daily basis.

Requirement:

Completion of secondary school with a minimum of five years of relevant experience; valid driver's license in good standing; knowledge of car mechanics and repair; experience driving a vehicle, preferably for a USAID/USG or other donor-funded project; willingness to drive on missions in the interior of the country; training certificate in defensive driving is preferred.

Experience: 5

Job application procedure

For all positions, fluency in English is required and( knowledge of other local languages is preferred. A . willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced, team oriented environment is also essential. Please email cover letter and CV to ugandagovernance@rti.org. Applicants must include the POSITION TITLE and PREFERRED LOCATION in the subject line of their email. To learn more about RTI and our work in international development, please visit www.rti.org/idg. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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