Plan International Zambia
Posted Job
8 months ago

Driver – 2 Year Contract Luapula Program Area (Mansa)

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Safeguarding children and young people is key in all that we do.

Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s development and capacity building programmes focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has Programme Areas in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located.

Plan International Zambia is looking for experienced, innovative, motivated, self-starter individuals to fill the following position:

Position Description:

  • She/he is provides transport and other logistical support to Plan staff, visitors, communities and other partners on official functions timely and efficiently thus supporting program implementation. The position of Driver reports to the Logistics and Procurement Officer and the Team Leader.

Key responsibilities for this position include

  • Driving Plan vehicles on official project duties
  • Maintaining vehicle maintenance schedule
  • Administration duties as may be assigned
  • Responsible for collection and delivery of documents, mail and materials as well as any other messengerial duties to enable the smooth flow of work
  • Transporting of Plan staff to and from the airport/hotel/office/field to ensure the smooth flow of operations and ensuring safety of staff and at the same time reducing the number of breakdowns
  • Strictly adhering to Plan policies and procedures on vehicle management and maintaining the vehicle log book as per the set instructions.

Qualifications:

  • Possession of Grade 12 Certificate
  • Valid clean driving license
  • Motor vehicle mechanic certificate or equivalent an added advantage
  • 2 to 3 years in similar capacity with INGO/NGO experience
  • Ready to work collaboratively as a team player
  • Good communication skills with working knowledge of English and some local languages
  • Self-management and personal accountability
  • Excellent time management skills

How to Apply

Please send an email to. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

All Applications should be addressed to:

The Country Human Resource Manager, Plan International Zambia,

Private Bag 518X Plot 87A,

Kabulonga road Kabulonga.

LUSAKA.

We provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organizational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practice, positive attitudes and principles of gender equality and inclusion.

Application deadline
14 Feb 15:00
Email applications to
jobszambia@plan-international.org

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