Pact Zambia
Posted Job
about 2 years ago

Driver x3

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42 -year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future. Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.

Department Overview

  • Pact, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, is implementing a USAID-funded project, USAID/Z-CHPP, aimed at reducing new HIV infections by increasing adoption of high impact HIV services and protective behaviors among at-risk populations, using evidence-based and locally owned solutions.
  • Pact has an immediate need for highly competent country citizens to fill the following position.

The Position Summary

  • Provide driving services, attend to vehicle maintenance and record keeping (log book) and provide supplementary clerical work as needed

Key Performance Areas:

  • Driving
  • Fleet Management

Specific Duties:

Driving:

  • Operating and maintaining transportation vehicles with a focus on safety and customer courtesy;
  • Performing daily per-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections
  • performing minor maintenance tasks on the vehicles when necessary.
  • Providing other services as requested by management when not engaged in transportation service.
  • Perform simple tasks, such as placing phone calls, taking messages, confirming plane reservations, making photocopies, collating and organizing reports, picking up and delivering mail.
  • Maintain a neat personal appearance and polite demeanor as prescribed by professional and local standards.
  • Other duties as assigned by the office.

Fleet Management:

  • Ensure that log books for all Pact vehicles are accurate and kept up to date
  • Monitor fuel consumption and ensure that reconciliations are carried out with finance
  • Ensure that vehicles are serviced and maintained as required and in accordance with Pact policy
  • Ensure Vehicles are insured, have a valid Certificate of Fitness, are road worthy and meet all other requirements of Zambia’s traffic laws.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • Five 5 years of driving experience with at least 2 years as an official driver for a company or organization
  • Must have at least a Zambia Secondary School Certificate of Examination. Should have the ability to drive a multi-passenger vehicle safely and appropriately.
  • Ability to read, understand, and adhere to the rules and regulations of transportation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to establish effective professional relationships with visitors, co-workers, and upper level staff and employees
  • Ability to prepare concise and accurate records and reports relating to vehicles, extensive knowledge of the operations and features of assigned vehicle(s)
  • NGO working experience preferred

How to Apply

Interested and Qualified candidates should send their application letter ad CV to:

Application deadline
10 Sep
Email applications to
zchpp@pactworld.org

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