Driver

Full Time

Position: DriverLocation: Lusaka, Zambia Application Deadline: 15 March 2022 Type of contract: 01-year fixed-term contract with possibility of renewal based on performance and availability of fundingLanguage(s) required: English (proficient/fluent writing and oral skills)About WorldFishWorldFish is an international, non-profit research and innovation organization reducing hunger, malnutrition and poverty across Africa, Asia and the Pacific. For over 45 years, our work on sustainable aquaculture and fisheries has improved the lives of millions of women, men and youth.Fish and other aquatic foods grown in and harvested from oceans, lakes, rivers and ponds provide income for more than 800 million people and provide 3.3 billion with 20% of their animal protein intake. Our focus on sustainability makes sure that the way we produce and use these foods today means a plentiful future of generations to come.Our evidence-based solutions range in scale from households to global policies and spans across six interlinked themes: nutrition, gender, climate, sustainability, economy and COVID-19.We champion aquatic foods for healthy people and planet and believe that a sustainable blue planet of well-nourished children, women and men is within our reach.About The PositionThe Driver will provide assistance and support to the team by providing driving services at the office and project stations across the country. The successful candidate have key responsibilities in the following areas:Ensure maintenance, safety, mileage log and management for Lusaka office vehicle/s stationed in Lusaka or on duty assignment.Providing driving service to WorldFish projects and general office operations according to official assignments.Keeping WorldFish vehicles clean, well maintained, timely serviced and repaired.Compiling logbooks and generating fuel analysis reports.Ensure safety of passengers and vehicles at all times. Keep records of all vehicles and other equipment assigned to you and plan for regular fuelling, maintenance and service. RequirementsThis job might be for you if you have the below skills and qualifications:At least a secondary school certificate.Certificate in Vehicle maintenance or Mechanics. At least five years’ experience as a driver in an International Organization working.Valid Driver’s License for at least 3 years.Excellent spoken and written in English.Experience of fleet management.Experience of extensive up-country travel and interaction with local authorities and communities.Computer literate in Microsoft Excel and Word.Desired Skills And QualificationsSelf-starter.Able to deal with general administration activities such as photocopying and filling.Servicing of vehicles on time.Motivation to work in resource-poor settings and for long hours as part of a project team. BenefitsSalary & BenefitsThis is a Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS) position and WorldFish offers a competitive remuneration package including (but not limited to) insurance coverage for staff and eligible dependents, provident fund contribution, paid leave and others.Our OfferThe position will be based in Lusaka, Zambia. Interviews are expected to begin in March 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified and expected to attend the virtual interview session. The successful candidate should be available to commence as soon as possible for an initial of one (01) year fixed-term contract, with the possibility of contract renewal depending on performance and funding situation.How To ApplyInterested applicants are invited to submit the following information online latest by 15 March 2022:A cover letter including a 1-page (max) description of why you are an ideal candidate for this role referring to the key responsibilities and what you would bring to the role;A current curriculum vitae;Names and contacts (telephone and e-mail addresses) of three professional referees who are familiar with your qualifications and work experience. Your nominated referees ideally should have persons from each of the following category: direct supervisor, internal peer and/or direct report. None of referees will be contacted without your permission.The screening will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Due to the high volume of applicants for WorldFish positions, we appreciate all interest, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.Our Gender, Diversity and Inclusion CommitmentWorldFish has seven offices across Asia, Africa and the Pacific, with more than 400 staff and 27 nationalities who contribute to a dynamic multicultural work environment.WorldFish is committed to promoting a work environment where diversity and inclusion is valued and we seek to have gender balance in the organization. We aim to also seek balance across other diversity dimensions.People in WorldFish are treated equally irrespective of gender, ethnicity/race, national or social origin, disability, religion, political affiliation, age, family size, marital status or any other form of personal identity.We are an equal opportunities employer and strongly encourage qualified women and men from developing nations to apply.

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