Relief Drivers (Part-Time) for Jhpiego Project Areas

Company Name: JHPIEGO

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Job Description:

Jhpiego’s Mission
Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, builds global and local partnerships to enhance the quality of healthcare services for women and families around the world. Jhpiego is a global leader in the creation of innovative and effective approaches to developing human resources for health.
Are you a skilled and responsible driver looking for a flexible role that allows you to make a meaningful impact on global health initiatives? Jhpiego, a leading global health organization, is seeking Relief Drivers to cover project areas on an as-needed basis. As a Relief Driver, you will play a crucial role in facilitating safe travel for Jhpiego staff during program activities, ensuring smooth implementation, and maintaining the security of the project vehicle. This is a part-time position, and you will be called to serve as a relief driver as and when required in the following areas where FHN and MSGL Projects operates: Choma, Kabwe, Kasama, Chinsali, Chipata, and Mansa.

Driving Jhpiego staff for project work as required.
Ensure that the project vehicle is clean and in good working condition.
Perform daily errands as assigned Ensure all road safety accessories are secured in the project vehicle.
Ensure passengers adhere to all safety regulations such as wearing of safety belts.
Conduct a weekly checklist of vehicle condition and submits to supervisor for review.
Ensure security of vehicle at all times.
Adherence to Jhpiego’s vehicle use policy manual
Any other duties as assigned


Basic minimum Grade Twelve certificate
Basic computer knowledge
Experience working as a driver preferably in International Non- Governmental   Organizations for 2- 3 years
Valid driver’s license with 5 years driving experience
Experience in providing administrative assistance to a development project.
Excellent knowledge of traffic rules and road laws of Zambia.
Valid and clean driver’s license, with 5 years driving experience.
Proven driving experience and familiarity with the local roads in the project areas (Choma, Kabwe, Kasama, Chinsali, Chipata, and Mansa).
Excellent driving skills and a demonstrated track record of safe driving practices.
Ability to work on a flexible schedule, being available as and when needed for relief driving assignments.
Strong sense of responsibility and reliability, ensuring timely responses to relief driving requests.
Good communication skills, including proficiency in [insert relevant languages spoken in the project areas.

Candidates interested in joining an innovative and high-performance team, and working towards creation of innovative and effective approaches to developing human resources for health, please send a CV, a cover letter, and anything else that makes your application stand out by sending your application to the following email address [email protected] clearly indicating which position you are applying for, re: Driver/General Service Assistant -Kabwe (Location) in the subject line.  Please also send 3 reference contacts, and anything else that will help your application stand out.
Applications accepted from 31st June 2023 to 18th August, 2023 until the positions are filled.
Note: Due to the nature of relief driving, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and eligible candidates may be contacted for assignments accordingly.

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