Job vacancy Transport Associate

JOB BY
XyCareers Ghana
Close to Okponglo Ecobank branch, East Legon, Accra, Accra

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WORK AT
JSI
Job Type
Employee
Job Status
Full Time
Announced
16 September, 2019
Job Title

Transport Associate

Job Location
Accra
Job Presentation

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), a leader in global health, is a non-profit public health management consulting and research organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world.

Job Description

Preamble
JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), a leader in global health, is a non-profit public health management consulting and research organization dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world.

JSI has submitted an application to USAID to implement an HIV and AIDS project in the Western Region of Ghana. If awarded, the goal of this project will be to provide support to the Government of Ghana (GOG) and to accelerate Ghana's progress in attaining the 90-90-90 UNAIDS targets by achieving epidemic control in one high HIV burdened region by scaling up evidence based interventions. Activities will include active case finding of persons living with HIV (PLHIV) in Western Region (WR), putting and retaining them on treatment, and ensuring they are virally suppressed. The potential project, if awarded, is expected to be funded by the US President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) through USAID beginning in October 2019.

JSI seeks to recruit the following position: Transport Associate

Reports to: HR and Administration Manager

Job Summary
This is a full-time position that will be based in Accra, Ghana. The Transport Associate will facilitate the transportation of program staff and implementing partners in Accra and Takoradi during the implementation phase of this project. He will report to the HR & Administrative Officer

Responsibilities and duties

  • Drive JSI allocated vehicle and observe all road rules and signs according to the required legal and traffic conditions.
  • Carry out different inspection of the vehicle before driving such as checking of coolant, oils and other fluids.
  • Carry out minor vehicle repairs and other emergency activities such as flat tires during any road breakdowns.
  • Update all vehicle documents such as car registration and insurance.
  • Maintain a car logbook, fuel and oil requisition book and prepare a logbook summary each day.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the motor vehicle.
  • Collect and deliver documents, parcels or mails as directed by the supervisor.
  • Perform other work related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Key Outputs

  • Well-kept and maintained allocated vehicle.
  • Transport services provided to project staff and official visitors.
  • Observed traffic rules and defensive driving.
  • Vehicle logbook and other documentation kept up to date
  • Accurate and timely delivery of project documents, mails and parcels.

Required Skills or Experience

  • Valid driving license.
  • 3-5 years’ experience working in an INGO, USAID-Funded project.
  • Basic knowledge in mechanics and vehicle repair and maintenance.
  • Good English communication skills required.
  • Ability to work under pressure and long hours when periodically required.
  • Good teamwork and interpersonal relations.
  • Ability to deal appropriately with sensitive issues and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times.

Salary
negotiable
Valid Till
27 Sep, 2019


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