Driver

Right to Care

ABOUT US

Right to Care is at the vanguard in supporting and delivering prevention, care, and treatment services for HIV and associated diseases. We work with government and communities to find pioneering solutions to build and strengthening public healthcare.

We embrace a strong entrepreneurial culture and focuses on innovation and the use of technology to enhance services, address skills shortages, and deliver quality healthcare outcomes. Our areas of expertise include HIV and TB care and treatment, pharmacy automation, medical male circumcision, and cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Right to Care Zambia has been awarded a five (5) year project funded by the USAID through the PEPFAR mechanism. The USAID Action HIV project aims to reduce HIV mortality, morbidity and transmission by achieving the UNAIDS and PEPFAR goal of 95/95/95 HIV treatment coverage by providing comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment maintenance services in Luapula, Northern and Muchinga provinces of Zambia. The MECH project will work closely with and in support of the Ministry of Health.

ABOUT THE POSITION

Request to Hire No.: RTCZ22-075
Date advertised: 12th September 2022
Closing date: 16th September 2022
Position: Driver
Location: Kazembe RHC – Luapula
No. of Vacancies: 1
Contract duration: 1 year
Contract type: Fixed Term
Job grade: 2
Reporting to: Provincial Admin & Logistics Coordinator
Contact email: [email protected]
Contact Person: Vacancy25

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Full Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Must have a valid Zambian driving License with a minimum of Class C.
  • Good knowledge of car mechanics, a certificate in car maintenance is an added advantage.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

  • 5 years’ experience of driving manual transmission vehicles, in USAID or similar projects experience will be an added advantage.
  • Defensive driving training will be an added advantage
  • Must have thorough knowledge of the Road Safety rules and regulations.
  • Honest, mature and sober character
  • Fluent proficiency in English, both written and spoken.
  • Working knowledge of Computers: Microsoft Word and Excel.

TECHNICAL AND BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES

  • Very good Driving Skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Good communication skills

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Transport Logistics and Driver Services

  • Responsible for driving staff on official RTCZ business
  • Make deliveries including loading and offloading
  • Ensure transport request is booked through the Administrative Assistant and driver is given ample notice

Motor Vehicle maintenance

  • Initiate and facilitate the process of vehicle routine service and repairs.
  • Ensure the vehicle is cleaned and kept tidy all the time
  • Ensure vehicle is roadworthy before it is used for program activities.
  • Complete job card for vehicle service or repairs before it is booked into the service centre or workshop

Regulatory & RTCZ Compliance

  • Ensure all vehicles are driven in compliance with Road Transport safety regulations of the Republic of Zambia and RTCZ policy and guidelines

Document Management

  • Keep an updated inventory list of equipment such as first aid kit, tool kit, spare wheel, jack, wheel spanner etc
  • Ensure to update accurately the vehicle logbook to enhance accountability of journeys undertaken
  • All receipts for fuel, e-toll gate fees, parking fees must be accounted for.
  • Vehicle handover form must be completed when handing over or taking vehicle
  • Complete trip report and submit the same to supervisor
  • Prepare timely and detailed accident reports and other unforeseen adverse event.

DISCLAIMER

By applying for the above-mentioned position, you consent to Right to Care to conduct qualification, ID, criminal and reference checks (internal and external) which forms part of the Company’s recruitment policy and procedure. Should you not receive a response to your application from Right to Care within one month of this advert being placed, kindly consider your application as being unsuccessful.

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.  Right to Care reserves the right to withdraw the vacancy at any time for whatever reason.

Right to Care is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process.  As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

Right to Care Zambia is aware of fraudulent activities by certain individuals claiming to be representatives of the organization.

Be advised that Right to Care does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process, and as such Right to Care Zambia assumes no responsibility for any announcements or activities by such individuals or entities.

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