VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

DRIVER/LOGISTICIAN – Dodoma

Global Communities is a global development organization committed to working in partnership with communities worldwide to bring about sustainable, impactful changes that improve the lives and livelihoods of the vulnerable. The mission of Global Communities is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.

Global communities is seeking to recruit a qualified Driver/ Logistician to be based in Dodoma, Tanzania for a USDA funded Agribusiness Investment for Market Stimulation (AIMS) program that ends in September, 2019. The program is designed to bolster trade by increasing access to finance and expand markets for small and medium agribusiness enterprises operating in Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi.

The Driver/Logistician is responsible for providing logistical support & transport services to the Global Communities Program activities and ensuring proper implementation of auto safety procedures. The Driver/Logistician is supervised by the Finance & Administration Officer (FAO).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Driving and Vehicle Maintenance: Develop and implement a weekly vehicle use Schedule, vehicle monitoring. Carry out daily checks on the vehicle. Accurately fill the vehicle mileage log on every trip made and ensure proper filing is done; Report to the FAO any defects, routine maintenance schedule and any accident involving Global Communities vehicle, includes filling a vehicle accident report; Implement auto safety procedures whenever handling a motor vehicle; includes ensuring passenger safety and comfort; Report to the Program Manager any requests made to the Driver for what might be considered inappropriate use of the vehicle or inappropriate carriage of goods; Adhere to Tanzania highway code while driving; Other duties are detailed in job description. The position is for fix term i.e April 2019 to September 2019

Logistical Support: Provide support to the program staff in the Field – e. g registering participants, making payments etc. Assist is sourcing of quotations, Delivering purchase orders and collecting goods, Collect bank statements from the bank or any other relevant correspondence.
The duties listed above are not inclusive of all the Driver/Logistician duties at Global Communities, other duties may be assigned at any time.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

Secondary School Education level, A certificate course in business administration, supplies management or any other relevant course. Valid accident -free drivers’ license, At least 5 years driving experience in a busy environment both in urban and rural areas; Experience in maintenance and repair of motor vehicles preferred; Knowledge of the local terrain and various routes countrywide. Basic working knowledge of MS Word and Excel computer programs. Excellent command of English language including written and spoken English.

HOW TO APPLY

Send the following documents to tzinfor@globalcommunities.org

  • CV (maximum 3 pages) including details of 3 professional referees
  • Covering letter (maximum 1 page) explaining how you meet the essential criteria listed above

CLOSING DATE: 5th April 2019

Global Communities is an equal opportunity employer