The 5-year USAID Zambia Alternatives to Charcoal (A2C) Activity will reduce charcoal energy consumption by 25% in Lusaka and 25% in Zambia, and catalyze a 38% increase in the use of private sector low emissions charcoal alternative technologies and/or fuels in order to reduce deforestation directly attributable to charcoal production. A2C works to remove the barriers to alternative technology and fuel (ATF) by strengthening an enabling environment for ATF value chains while promoting enforcement of the charcoal regulatory framework and working alongside consumers to shift preferences away from charcoal. The A2C activity is guided by an understanding of local market systems, strong private sector engagement, and a commitment to engaging youth and empowering women. Working under the direction of the regional Administrative Assistant, the Project driver will provide driving services to the A2C staff based in the regional office in Solwezi, and oversee the maintenance and operation of the project vehicle. ensuring efficient operations of A2C field office activities in compliance with USAID and Tetra Tech policies and practices.The individual will be expected to;
- Provide driving services to staff and consultants as assigned ;
- Operate assigned vehicle in a safe and courteous manner;
- Maintain accurate, up-to-date records including the vehicle mileage log sheet, vehicle maintenance, fuel card purchases, incident reports, accident reports, vehicle condition reports and other records that are requested from supervisor;
- Keep the assigned vehicle(s) clean inside and outside;
- Ensure proper maintenance of the project vehicle by Coordinating the schedule for major or periodic vehicle maintenance with the supervisor;
- The Project Driver is responsible for the operation, care, and timely maintenance of the project vehicle, as well as the safe transportation of staff associated with the USAID Alternatives to Charcoal activity. The position will be based in the regional office, Solwezi, Zambia
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an equivalent position.
- Experience working on a USAID-funded program or an international NGO is desired but not required.
- Must have the ability to work effectively in fast-paced, stressful environment.
- In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform other duties and work irregular hours
Qualifications and Education Requirements
- Certificate in Motor vehicle mechanics
- Secondary Education certificate
- Valid driver’s license