Driver

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: To be advised

Website TechnoServe Zambia Limited

Title: Driver
Reports to: Human Resources and Administration Manager
Location: Zambia
Travel:

I. Program Description:

In partnership with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), TechnoServe is preparing for a 3-year Food Enterprises for a Developed Zambia (FED) Programme. The programme aims to improve the efficiency, profitability and growth of food processing SMEs and contribute to a stronger and more inclusive sector in the country.

II. Position Description:

To assist TechnoServe staff and volunteers by to carry out programmatic and administrative assignments. To maintain all vehicles in good operating status.

Key Responsibilities:

Driving:

  • Drive Technoserve staff and volunteers out to the field to carry out their assignments
  • Be available for urgent and non-urgent dispatches and mail deliveries within Lusaka as assigned by the HR and Administration Manager. Transport important documents to the banks, embassies, government offices, etc. in a safe and confidential manner.
  • Drive all visitors and officers needing transport to, and from the Lusaka international airport, places of residence and at times outside Lusaka when instructed to do so by the HR & Administration Manager.

General Vehicle Maintenance

  • Take complete responsibility for cleaning and fuelling all vehicles on a daily basis.
  • Report any damages or malfunctions to the HR & Administration Manager.
  • Inspect and ensure that all TechnoServe vehicles are equipped with first aid kits, spare tyres, fire extinguishers and functioning security systems on a monthly basis.
  • Ensuring that vehicle log sheets are collected and reconciled and submitted to the HR & Administration Manager on a monthly basis for accounting and financial reconciliation purposes.
  • Complete log sheets for all trips as required for accountability.
  • Carry out minor maintenance on vehicles such as changing or adding oil, water
  • Guarantee that all motor vehicles receive timely servicing by regular monitoring and informing the HR & Administration Manager of such in time.

Other

  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the HR and Administration Manager and management.
  • Recommend repairs and maintenance for vehicles
  • Recommend vehicle to use for field trips in relation to condition of vehicle
  • Decide on most efficient and economical route to use unless otherwise directed

Skills and Experience

  • Clean class 4 Drivers license required.
  • Valid Defensive Driving Certificate.
  • At least five years of professional work experience as a Driver.
  • Proven experience working in a corporate or NGO environment
  • Grade twelve certificate and auto mechanics experience will be an added advantage
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English and other vernacular languages.
  • Highly organized and excellent knowledge of the street map of the major cities in Zambia and a general knowledge of Zambia.
  • Integrity, honesty and willingness and ability to work in teams
  • Willingness to learn and apply TechnoServe principles.

TechnoServe is an equal opportunity employer.