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Relief Drivers (Part-Time) for Jhpiego Project Areas

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Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, builds global and local partnerships to enhance the quality of healthcare services for women and families around the world. Jhpiego is a global leader in the creation of innovative and effective approaches to developing human resources for health.

Are you a skilled and responsible driver looking for a flexible role that allows you to make a meaningful impact on global health initiatives? Jhpiego, a leading global health organization, is seeking Relief Drivers to cover project areas on an as-needed basis. As a Relief Driver, you will play a crucial role in facilitating safe travel for Jhpiego staff during program activities, ensuring smooth implementation, and maintaining the security of the project vehicle. This is a part-time position, and you will be called to serve as a relief driver as and when required in the following areas where FHN and MSGL Projects operates: Choma, Kabwe, Kasama, Chinsali, Chipata, and Mansa.


  • Driving Jhpiego staff for project work as required.
  • Ensure that the project vehicle is clean and in good working condition.
  • Perform daily errands as assigned Ensure all road safety accessories are secured in the project vehicle.
  • Ensure passengers adhere to all safety regulations such as wearing of safety belts.
  • Conduct a weekly checklist of vehicle condition and submits to supervisor for review.
  • Ensure security of vehicle at all times.
  • Adherence to Jhpiego’s vehicle use policy manual
  • Any other duties as assigned


  • Basic minimum Grade Twelve certificate
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Experience working as a driver preferably in International Non- Governmental Organizations for 2- 3 years
  • Valid driver’s license with 5 years driving experience
  • Experience in providing administrative assistance to a development project.
  • Excellent knowledge of traffic rules and road laws of Zambia.
  • Valid and clean driver’s license, with 5 years driving experience.
  • Proven driving experience and familiarity with the local roads in the project areas (Choma, Kabwe, Kasama, Chinsali, Chipata, and Mansa).
  • Excellent driving skills and a demonstrated track record of safe driving practices.
  • Ability to work on a flexible schedule, being available as and when needed for relief driving assignments.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and reliability, ensuring timely responses to relief driving requests.
  • Good communication skills, including proficiency in [insert relevant languages spoken in the project areas.


Method of Application

Candidates interested in joining an innovative and high-performance team, and working towards creation of innovative and effective approaches to developing human resources for health, please send a CV, a cover letter, and anything else that makes your application stand out by emailing your application, clearly indicating which position you are applying for, re: Driver/General Service Assistant -Kabwe (Location) in the subject line. Please also send 3 reference contacts, and anything else that will help your application stand out.

Applications accepted from 18th August, 2023 until the positions are filled.

Note: Due to the nature of relief driving, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and eligible candidates may be contacted for assignments accordingly.

Application deadline
18 Aug 14:00