FHI 360 Zambia
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Driver

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Position: Driver

Location: Stop GBV Now project office, Ndola

Reports to: Administration and Logistics Assistant

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Driver for the Stop GBV Now Project Office, Ndola.

Basic function

The Driver will work with all project staff and partners, as well as short-term consultants to safely transport project materials and personnel for project activities. The Driver is also responsible for vehicle maintenance and maintenance of appropriate documentation related to transportation and vehicle maintenance. The Driver will report to the Administration and Logistics Assistant.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Drive project vehicles throughout Zambia for project work, at all times, ensuring the safety of passengers and vehicle and adhering to stringent organizational policies and regulations regarding driving and vehicle use;
  • Clean and maintain project vehicles – responsible for keeping vehicles in pristine condition, adhering to strict maintenance routines and ensuring that any defect is acted upon immediately;
  • Perform other administrative tasks on behalf of the project including but not limited to: purchasing, collecting goods, documents or mails, making administrative arrangements and handling payments (if needed) within project locations and during field activities;
  • Act as a representative of the project, at all times being responsive and providing courteous support to visitors, clients and partners.
  • Carry out different inspection of the vehicle before driving such as checking of coolant, oils and other fluids.
  • Update all vehicle documents such as car registration and insurance.
  • Maintain a car logbook, fuel and oil requisition book and prepare a logbook summary each day.
  • Any other tasks as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum grade 12 Certificate; related additional qualifications a plus.
  • Clean SADC Driver’s License.
  • Over 5 years driving experience, of which at least 3 years’ experience working as a driver; experience with donor-funded projects is preferred.
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate basic office equipment such as computers, scanners, copiers, and fax machines.
  • Basic computer skills required including familiarity with email and word processing. Ability to use excel spreadsheets is also preferred.
  • Experience and proven ability to handle and account for funds responsibly.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Presentable and able to interact professionally with partners and clients.

Disclaimer:

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties.

Note: Relocation is not available for this position. Individuals currently residing in advertised locations are encouraged to apply

The position will be based in Ndola and work from the Stop GBV Now project office.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

FHI 360 will not charge candidates a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Our values and commitments to safeguarding: FHI 360 is committed to preventing any type of abuse, exploitation and harassment in our work environments and programs, including sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment. FHI 360 takes steps to safeguard the welfare of everyone who engages with our organization and programs and requires that all personnel, including staff members and volunteers, share this commitment and sign our code of conduct. All offers of employment will be subject to appropriate screening checks, including reference, criminal record and terrorism finance checks. FHI 360 also participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme (MDS), facilitated by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response. In line with the MDS, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any substantiated findings of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or harassment during the applicant’s tenure with previous employers. By applying, job applicants confirm their understanding of these recruitment procedures and consent to these screening checks.

FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.