Company Name: Habitat for Humanity Zambia
Department Name: Human Resource and Administration
Reports to Title: Administrative Assistant
Contract Type: Short Term
The position holder will be responsible to ensure delivery of all assigned duties in a timely and efficient manner while taking charge of the safe use and roadworthiness of the organization vehicles.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
In liaison with the Administrative Assistant:
Drive the vehicles of the organization to all assigned places in Zambia.
Make sure that the vehicles assigned to you are kept in good condition, ensuring periodic proper service and daily checks for coolant, oils, well functional tires etc.
Detect and report faults and malfunctions in the vehicles and ensure that they are not used when a repair is needed.
Ensure that vehicles assigned to you are clean, taking care of the body paint and interiors of the car and washing them regularly.
Ensure the vehicles are not overloaded.
Check on expiry dates of road license and insurance cover and seek renewal in good time.
Always keep and use the vehicle logbook during use of the vehicles.
Record all refueling in the vehicle coupons and submit the coupons every Friday to the Administrative Assistant for recording of fuel usage and get them back into the vehicles every Monday.
Report immediately any accident involving the vehicles of the organization.
Perform any other duty as may be assigned by your supervisor or by the officer to whom the vehicle is allocated.
Ensure to conduct yourself in a manner that safeguards the interests and rights of fellow employees, community adults and children, partners, volunteers, and all others you will interact with in the course of duty.
You will be expected to protect the image of the organization through good representation during interactions with external parties in the course of your duties.
As assigned by the Administrative Assistant
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Certificate/Knowledge in basic mechanics
A valid driving license.
A minimum 5 years’ experience in driving
Experience in basic mechanics
Skills and Knowledge:
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to read and write.
Sense of cultural diversity.
Active support of HFHI Values:
Humility – We are part of something bigger than ourselves
Courage – We do what’s right, even when it is difficult or unpopula
Accountability – We take personal responsibility for Habitat’s mission
HFHI requires that all employees take seriously their ethical responsibilities to safeguarding our intended beneficiaries, their communities, and all those with whom we work. Managers at all levels have responsibilities to support and develop systems that create and maintain an environment that prevents harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse, safeguards the rights of beneficiaries and community members (especially children), and promotes the implementation of Habitat for Humanity’s code of conduct.
Working Conditions, Requirements:
40 hours per week from Mon-Fri excluding public holidays as declared by government.
Applicants will initially be evaluated based on documentation submitted with applications. Applicants must submit all requested documentations for them to be considered.
Send an application letter, certified copies of academic and professional qualifications and updated Curriculum Vitae in a single document format, addressing your application to the National Director. Email your applications to: [email protected]
The closing date for applications is Monday, 10th April, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
“HABITAT FOR HUMANITY ZAMBIA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, IT DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE IN ANY WAY THROUGH OUT THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS”.
To apply for this job email your details to Habitat_hr@habitatzam.org.zm
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