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Published on 30.12.2020

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Website : https://plan-international.org/
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Position : Driver

Organization Background

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-governmental organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected. Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. Child protection is key in all that we do.

Working in Zambia since 1996, Plan International Zambia’s deelopment and capacity building programmes focus primarily on Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Economic Security and Youth Empowerment, including Child Protection and Participation. Plan International Zambia has programme areas (PAs) in; Central, Luapula, and Eastern Provinces including in Lusaka, where the Country Office is located

We are looking for experienced, vibrant and self-starters to fill the following positions to be based at our Eastern Program Area;

DRIVER – (X 1) – CHIPATA – 2 YEARS CONTRACT

Position Description: 

The Driver reports to the Logistics and procurement Officer and is responsible for providing logistical support to the Break Free Project Team and other PA staff to enable effective implementation of Project activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for collection and delivery of Plan documents and materials as well as any other messenger duties to enable the smooth flow of work.
  • Transporting of Project staff and materials to the field and other places to ensure the smooth flow of operations and ensuring safety of staff and at the same time reducing the number of breakdowns.
  • Responsible for vehicle management and maintenance of the vehicle log book as per the set instructions.
Required profile for job ad : Driver
  • Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Valid and clean Driver’s license at least class C.
  • Motor vehicle mechanic certificate or equivalent.
  • 2 – 3 years in similar capacity.

Competencies: 

  • Embrace Child-centeredness, Child protection, Community participation and partnership
  • Works collaboratively as a team player, listens actively and values contributions
  • Self-management and personal accountability
  • Working knowledge of English and the common national language.
  • Seasoned Driver, willing and able to work long hours regularly (including some weekends).
  • Be able to work in a team
  • Vehicle Cleaning and minor service repairs and as well as urgent breakdown repairs
  • Time management
Job criteria for job ad : Driver
Job category :
Services
Transport, logistics
Industries :
Associative activities
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Central - Copperbelt - Eastern - Luapula - Lusaka - Muchinga - North-Western - Northern - Southern - Western
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
High school
Spoken language :
englishfluent
Number of Position(s) : 1

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