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Job Vacancy For Transport Associate – Current Jobs in Ghana

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.

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
Location: Accra

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.

Qualification Required & 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 longer 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.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified persons are required to send their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) with the appropriate positions marked and also captured in the email subject ’ to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 15 October, 2019

• Please note that given the likely high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
• No phone calls or drop-ins will be accepted.

Disclaimer: Roles and responsibilities are subject to change based on final confirmation of that particular position.

JSI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply.

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