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EGPAF Uganda Jobs 2021 – Sample Transporter

Job Title: Sample Transporter – EGPAF Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundation

Job Location: Rukungiri & Kazo, Uganda

Reports To: Hub Coordinator

Department: Field Operations



Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) Profile:

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is on a mission to create a world where no mother, child, or family is devastated by HIV and AIDS, and we are making an impact. We are a proven leader in the global fight to end HIV and AIDS, and an advocate for every child to live a full and healthy life into adulthood. For more than 30 years, EGPAF has been a leader in meeting urgent needs in pediatric HIV and AIDS in the world’s most affected regions. We carry out our values of passion, innovation, teamwork, leadership, integrity, excellence and equity every day, while maximizing our impact in the communities we serve.



Job Summary:

The Sample Transporter will be responsible for the transportation of Samples from health facilities to testing Hubs in supported districts.



Roles and Responsibilities:

No two days are alike at EGPAF, but what can you expect in this role?

  • Follow daily and weekly schedule of visits to the hospital, Health Centers, and post office.
  • Collect samples from the facilities and deliver them to the Hub Laboratory and in a timely manner.
  • Check the hub laboratory on daily basis to Pick results and/or deliver them to respective facilities.
  • Transportation and management of samples in line with the National and international Biosafety regulations.
  • Management of motorbike and other equipment including safety gear and sample transportation bag.
  • Maintain comprehensive records of samples collected, results picked and delivered, bike maintenance/repairs and daily movements made.
  • Work with the hub coordinator and DLFPs to ensure timely distribution of EQA samples.
  • Support in the distribution of commodities including but not limited to drugs, testing kits, stationery
  • Prepare and submit weekly reports to the hub coordinator.
  • Electronic sample tracking
  • Any other job related roles reasonably assigned by the supervisor



Minimum Qualifications for EGPAF Uganda Jobs 2021: 

  • Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent from a recognized school/institution.
  • Should have a valid riding permit with class A
  • Riding experience of at least 3 years

Bonus points if you have:

  • Defensive riding
  • Certificate level training in laboratory techniques.
  • Good record keeping
  • Knowledge of basic motorcycle mechanics
  • Basic Computer knowledge



How To Apply for EGPAF Uganda Jobs 2021

Please submit a Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae only as one file in PDF format through the careers link below addressed to:

The Senior Human Resources Officer

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Plot 15, Kitante Close

P.O. Box 21127

Kampala, Uganda


Deadline: 31st December 2021



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