Position: Drivers x2
Location: Matabeleland North (Based any two of the four Districts – Bubi, Nkayi, Lupane and Thsolotsho)
Deadline: 14 July 2020
Pangaea Zimbabwe AIDS Trust (PZAT) is an independent Zimbabwean entity registered as a local Trust in August of 2012 (MA/909/2012). PZAT strives to transform the lives of people living with and affected by HIV by working to ensure their access to comprehensive HIV and sexual health services delivered in safe and supportive environments. PZAT as a partner in the ZimPAAC consortium has been working with the MOHCC to improve access to HIV prevention, care and treatment services for key and priority population groups in Zimbabwe and is expanding current programming to additional Districts Matabeleland North
Under the overall supervision of the Field Officer, the driver will transport people and equipment under good security conditions.
1 October 2020 to 30 September 2021(contract based and renewable annually)
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures the provision of reliable and safe driving services; Drives the District Office personnel and other authorized personnel as directed; Transports authorized passengers, deliver and collect mail, documents, banking and other items as directed; Ensure cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs for the planned maintenance of the vehicle; Ensure daily maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely change of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing etc; Ensure that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents; Taking note of any faults that may develop on the vehicle and bringing them to the attention of the transport department as soon as possible; Ensuring that the vehicle has the necessary accessory tools as should be equipped, e.g. jack, and wheel spanner and spare wheel; Responsible for a project cell phone and ensuring that calls are restricted to business only; Any other duties as assigned by the superior.
Qualifications and other requirements
5 ‘O’ level passes, Class 4 Driver ‘s license, Defensive driving certificate, minimum 3 years’ experience in the NGO sector. Clean class 1 will be an added advantage; Good interpersonal communication skills and having high respect for confidentiality; Expected to work outside of normal office hours when required; Demonstrated effective verbal and written communications. Fluent in English, Shona and Ndebele is a must. Preference will be given to those having experience of working in Non-Governmental Organizations in HIV/AIDS related programmes; A Good knowledge of the country roads and routes is required.
Interested candidates should submit their application letter and detailed CV, clearly stating the position being applied for in the subject section of the email to: firstname.lastname@example.org, by close of business on Tuesday 14 July 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.