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VACANCY NOTICE

The management of the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) together with
the Global Health and Infectious Diseases Research Group (GHID) at KCCR is looking for a driver for the
research group. The GHID has its main goal to conduct cross-cutting interdisciplinary research in global health and infectious diseases and to provide guidance to reduce the burden of these diseases in Ghana and beyond. For more information, visit our webpage: https://kccr-ghana.org/research-impact/research-groupsprojects/global-health-infectious-diseases-group/

Main Responsibilities/Activities
• Transport project staff as well as materials for project activities
• Assist in the execution of project activities under the instruction of the PI and
coordinators
• Transport specimen in the appropriate condition and in a timely manner
• Maintain the project vehicle in good condition and respect the servicing schedule
• Complete the vehicle roster per KCCR rules
• Maintain a good relationship with the study participants, their family members and
communities and respect confidentiality of the study participants
• Participate in daily review of field activities by reporting on activities performed and
plan next activities
• Initiate corrective action as soon as deficiency is identified
• Be available to perform on-call duties in accordance with the requirements of the
studies

QUALIFICATIONS/PERSON SPECIFICATIONS
The Post holder should have the following: (E = Essential; D = Desirable)

• Valid driver’s licence with driving experience of at least 10 (ten) years (E)
• Fluent in English (write and speak) and in Twi (E)
• Good knowledge of access routes to various of Ghana (E)
• Mechanic and/or auto electrician (D)

The contract will be for a period of 12 months (renewable).
Expected start date: December 01, 2020

MODE OF APPLICATION
Interested persons should send their applications addressed to The Head of Administration, KCCR, KNUST,
Kumasi including their CV, a motivation letter, copies of certificates and two reference letters and email them
to: info@kccr.de, (copy ghid@kccr.de)

Closing Date: November 20, 2020. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. For further information on
the position, please email ghid@kccr.de