Plan International Zambia
Posted Job
4 months ago

Driver (Central) – (2 Year Contract) Building Climate Resilience Rural Communities in Zambia Project

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organisation 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 75 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

  • The Driver is responsible for providing logistical support to the Building Climate Resilience Rural Communities in Zambia Project Team and other PA staff to enable effective implementation of Project activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Transporting of Project staff and materials to the field and other places to ensure the smooth flow of operations and ensuring safety of staff and at the same time reducing the number of breakdowns
  • Responsible for collection and delivery of Plan documents and materials as well as any other messenger duties to enable the smooth flow of work

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Valid clean driving license at least class C
  • Motor vehicle mechanic certificate or equivalent
  • 2 to 3 years in similar capacity

Competencies:

  • Embrace Child-centeredness, Child protection, Community participation and partnership
  • Works collaboratively as a team player, listens actively and values contributions
  • Self-management and personal accountability
  • Working knowledge of English and the common national language
  • Seasoned driver, willing and able to work long hours regularly (including some weekends)
  • Be able to work in a team
  • Vehicle Cleaning and minor service repairs and as well as urgent breakdown repairs
  • Time management

Method of Application

To apply, kindly send through your application letter and CV, clearly stating the job title of interest, and Kindly note that only candidates who meet the above specifications and competencies should apply enclosing their CVs, and photocopies of their relevant academic qualifications. Day time telephone and/or mobile contacts should be clearly indicated. Applications should reach the undersigned: 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.

Plan International provides equal employment opportunities to qualified and experienced women and men

Women are especially encouraged to apply.

Application deadline
28 Jun 12:53
Email applications to
jobszambia@plan-international.org

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