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ZAMBIA RED CROSS SOCIETY
The Zambia Red Cross Society (ZRCS) is a Humanitarian Organization established in 1966 by an Act of Parliament CAP 307 of the laws of Zambia as an auxiliary institution that augments government’s efforts in developmental works and humanitarian assistance. ZRCS is part of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). In line with its mandate, ZRCS partners with the Government of the Republic of Zambia in responding to both man-made and natural disasters, including epidemics.
In an effort to enhance its response, ZRCS is recruiting for a position of Driver. The Driver will assist in the delivery of goods to designated places and assist in the transportation of procured goods that are intended in the operational areas as directed by the Logistics Officer. The Driver will be an essential part of our team, responsible for ensuring that goods and passengers are delivered to their destinations safely and efficiently. Ensure that all necessary paperwork and documentation are in order before transporting goods and passengers. Ensure the cleanliness and proper maintenance of vehicles under their care.
REPORTING TO: LOGISTICS OFFICER
WORKPLACE: DESIGNATED OPERATIONAL AREAS
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: FIXED TERM CONTRACT OF 1 YEAR
EXPECTED DATE OF DEPLOYMENT: IMMEDIATELY
The Driver shall report to the Logistics Officer and is expected to drive the project vehicle to project locations as required, run general upkeep of the project vehicle and equipment; Keep the project vehicle clean; He/She shall fill out and check the log sheets and mileage of the vehicle and ensure any mechanical problems are reported accordingly. He/She shall inform the Logistics Officer about necessary vehicle service and shall provide support for basic administration management, such as procurement and purchases.
At least 3 years experience in NGO setup with verifiable references; Good communication skills; Clean class C Valid Drivers licence with at least 3 years driving experience, and existing ability to drive 4×4 vehicles with manual gear, Mechanical experience.
DESIRED COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS
- Strong driving record
- Ability for good Navigation
- Basic maintenance knowledge
- Physical fitness and strength
- Efficiency and time-management
- Problem solving Skills
- Concentration and ability to drive long hours
- Knowledge of safety regulations and traffic laws
- Ability to give accurate and detailed information about routes and journeys
- Practical skills in maintaining the log of mileage, the number of trips, passengers, and destinations.
- Ability to adhere to all organisational policies and procedures.
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SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS CLOSES ON 26TH January 2024 AT 17:00HRS AND NO LATE SUBMISSIONS SHALL BE ACCEPTED.
The Zambia Red Cross Society (ZRCS) unequivocally emphasize its commitment to a transparent and merit-based recruitment process. Our organization upholds the principles of fairness and equal opportunity, and we strongly discourage any individual or entity from making payments in exchange for job opportunities within the Zambia Red Cross Society. It is our firm policy to ensure that all our recruitment processes are free of charge, and any claim or request for payment should be considered fraudulent. Any financial transactions related to the recruitment process are unauthorized, and individuals engaging in such practices are not affiliated with Zambia Red Cross Society. We remain vigilant in safeguarding the integrity of our recruitment procedures and appreciate the cooperation of all stakeholders in maintaining a fair and transparent process. We encourage all potential applicants to rely on official communication channels and verify the authenticity of any information related to job opportunities with the Zambia Red Cross Society.