Driver x2

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Location: Namwala and Kazungula

Reports To: Finance and Administration Assistant

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure correct loading and unloading of the vehicles considering the maximum load capacity, proper distribution and securing of the load
  • Ensure vehicle maintenance; this includes ensuring the car is washed, serviced on time and reporting any major repairs to be undertaken
  • Immediately notify supervisor of any technical failure, damage or need for maintenance and note details in vehicle log book
  • Record fuel consumption of vehicles
  • Carry out the necessary daily and weekly check-ups as specified in vehicle policy
  • Ensure safe parking of the vehicle at night, during breaks and when not in use
  • Verify that the vehicle log books is complete, first aid kits, and spare tyre is in the vehicle at all times
  • Other tasks as assigned including, but not limited to assisting team leader in the field with community health volunteer training, etc.

Driving Responsibilities:

  • Follow all traffic rules and regulations
  • Drive at a speed which is adjusted to the road and weather conditions and with consideration for the safety of the passengers, other road users; the load and technical state of the vehicle
  • Wear seat belt and ensure that the passengers in the front seats are also wearing seat belts at all times when the vehicle is in motion
  • Determine whether or not to attempt to cross a difficult section of the road, to continue after a technical defect has been detected, or to delay the travel
  • Immediately notify supervisor as well as local authorities, in case of any accident in which you are involved
  • Transporting officers for meetings and any other official trips
  • Airport pick-ups for MGIC guests.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Maintain valid driver’s license and ready for inspection
  • Make sure all necessary documents (i.e.) insurance, registration etc) are present in the vehicle and are up to date
  • Ensure that you have the necessary travel permits and documents before undertaking a journey;
  • Correctly record each use of the vehicle in the log book, including complete date, beginning mileage, ending mileage, travel start location (from) destination and purpose of travel.
  • Settle all per diems and declarations as soon as you return from field travel
  • Carry a correctly filled in and signed way bill whenever goods are transported and make sure that one copy of the way bill gets signed by the receiver after all the goods are properly delivered and handed over
  • Manage insurance and renewal of vehicle licenses.
  • Deliver payment transfers to the bank and/or the suppliers, conduct cash purchases for office expenditure.


  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Valid driving license Class C or PSV with 5 years minimum work experience preferably in the NGO
  • Basic computer skills

How to Apply

Interested candidates can apply through the email below:

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline
11 Jun 15:00