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Logistic Officers/Drivers (X5)

ChildFund Zambia is an International, Child Protection and Development Agency working for the well being of children; supporting locally led initiatives that strengthen families and communities in overcoming root causes of child poverty and ensuring the protection of Children’s rights. ChildFund assists about 15.2 million children and family members in 32 countries regardless of race, creed or gender. It is the World’s oldest child sponsorship organization. ChildFund Zambia wishes to recruit for various positions to work on a 5 year, USAID-funded Reading Project in Zambia. “Let’s Read Zambia” will target approximately 1.4 million students in 4,000 public and community primary schools, including Early Childhood Centers that are clustered in an estimated 400 zones in 48 districts in the provinces of Lusaka, Southern, Muchinga, Eastern, and Northwestern. The project will ensure that students attending Grades 1, 2, and 3 in Zambian public and community schools in five targeted provinces will have an opportunity to learn to read grade level text with comprehension and to write at grade level in one of the seven local official languages of instruction: Cinyanja, Chitonga, Icibemba, Kikaonde, Lunda, Luvale and Silozi after three years of primary schooling in Grades 1-3.

  • This position is responsible for providing logistical support at the regional hubs in the provinces in the area of staff road travel needs, ensuring the maintenance and effective running of office & field vehicles.
  • Ensuring timely maintenance and repairs and generate monthly utilization reports.
  • These positions will be working 10 months year 1, full time years 2-4, and 9 months in year 5.

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • 5+ years related work experience in a busy organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in human relations is required.
  • Good team-building.
  • Practical skills in vehicle repair and simple mechanics is a must.
  • Experience working with non governmental and community based organizations
  • Secondary Education Certificate (GCE ‘O’ level) with a valid driving license for classes B, C or C1.
  • Knowledge in mechanics is highly desirable.
  • Kindly note that these job offers are contingent on winning the award from the USAID by the Prime Organization.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are advised to email their application letters clearly stating the position being applied for as the subject to the following address:

Application deadline
27 Jun 17:00
Email applications to
zambiaoffice@childfund.org
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