World Vision Zambia
Posted Job
7 months ago

Driver

Purpose of the Position:

To provide secure and timely driving services to Area Programme staff and/or visitors and ensure proper maintenance and management of Area Programme fleet (which includes motorbikes).

Major Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate Area Programme staff as well as visiting World Vision staff/visitors.
  • Ensure that all trips that are authorised are in the travel plan.
  • Ensure that the vehicle logbook/platform is utilised and mileage recorded from start and finish mileage.
  • Ensure vehicles and motor bikes fuel allocated is used accordingly as indicated in the movement log-book before undertaking any trip.
  • Ensure that no unauthorised passengers are carried in World Vision Zambia motor vehicles.
  • Prepare vehicle performance report and submit to Transport office timely.
  • Ensure high standards of cleanliness and tidiness both inside and outside motor vehicles under any drivers’ custody all the time.
  • Report all accidents and defects on motor vehicles so that they can be attended to on time by the Transport Officer.
  • Monitor and ensure that the status of motor vehicles e.g. engine oil, water, break fluid and tyre condition etc are in good state before using the motor vehicle.
  • Ensure all vehicles and motorbikes are serviced on time
  • Adhere to the transport and asset (vehicle/motorbike) disposal policy.
  • Ensure all authorised drivers undertake drive for zero training and testing of new staff that are eligible to be authorised to drive.
  • Must participate/lead in devotions and attend WV chapel services to maintain WV Christian ethos and culture.

Child and Adult Beneficiary Safeguarding:

  • The role holder will have direct contact with children/or young people and adult beneficiaries either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively, because they will be working in the Area Programme.
  • Therefore, the job holder is expected to maintain high levels of Safeguarding to the beneficiaries.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years working in an NGO
  • Hold a Chartered institute of Transport and Logistics Certificate, and/or its equivalent
  • Grade 12 Certificate a must
  • Defensive Driving Certificate
  • Automotive/mechanics Technician Certificate added advantage
  • Experience using vehicle tracking systems
  • Experience in fleet management added advantage
  • Clean valid driving license
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment with NGO experience
  • Must be computer literate
  • Ability to prioritize work and need for urgency

Other competencies and abilities:

  • Must be a team player
  • Able to communicate fluently in English both written and spoken
  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills essential
  • Understanding of Child Safeguarding issues

NOTE:

“World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks”.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply, ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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