Driver at SolidarMed Zambia

Lusaka, Full Time

SolidarMed Zambia
Location: Zambia
State: Lusaka
Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Travel and Tourism Jobs in Zambia

Job Description

Contract Type
Full time
Competitive salary that includes health benefits
Place of Assignment
Lusaka with frequent visits to various project sites in rural locations.
Start of Contract
1st November 2022
Your tasks and responsibilities as a Driver

Drive vehicle/s for official travel and business, or as requested by management
Maintain high standard of service to both internal and external guests
Ensure punctuality and safe transport
Observe the road traffic laws and Zambian regulations strictly
Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including local driving codes and internally agreed standards.
Ensure vehicles are kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times
Ensure vehicles are always kept secure and parked safely
Ensure vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc.
Record all vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, mileage after use of any vehicle assigned to you
Assist the Administration Manager to ensure vehicle insurance and registration is updated according to schedule
Log all trips, daily mileage, fuel consumption, etc,
Shall not carry any unauthorized passengers or goods
Perform all errands and fulfil all assignments
Represent SolidarMed by maintaining the highest standard of smartness

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

Grade twelve school certificate
Defensive driving certificate
At least five (5) years of driving experience
Experience working with government or NGOs
Knowledge in vehicle mechanics
Experience driving a manual 4×4 (essential)

Attributes and Motivations

Highly motivated
Reliable and able to work without close supervision
Alcohol and drugs must not be consumed or present whilst on duty
Commitment to social change and to SolidarMed s values and principles
Enthusiastic, positive, determined, and flexible, a team player
Strong communication skills with demonstrated cultural sensitivity
Able and willing to travel within the country

We offer

An exciting role which brings with it clear scope for innovation and creativity, as well as the chance to apply expert skills in a challenging delivery environment.
You will be part of a motivated team with a flat hierarchy in a professionally run, innovative programme
Placement in Zambias capital Lusaka

Method of Application

Please email your application to  citing reference œProgramme Driver and include

·   Your CV including 3 references

·   A covering letter outlining your motivation and how you meet the requirements

·  Copies of your qualifications

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We kindly ask you not to send in duplicate or hard copies of your CV.