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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
• 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

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

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