JSI AIDSFree – TANZANIAVacancy Announcement
The Strengthening High Impact Interventions for an AIDS-free Generation (AIDSFree) Project is
a five-year program funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development under
Cooperative Agreement AID-OAA-14-000001. AIDSFree is implemented in multiple countries by
JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. with partners Abt Associates, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric
AIDS Foundation, EnCompass LLC, IMA World Health, The International HIV/AIDS Alliance,
Jhpiego Corporation, and PATH. AIDSFree advances the implementation of the U.S. President’s
Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief by providing capacity development and technical support to
USAID missions, host-country governments, and HIV implementers at the local, regional, and
national level. AIDSFree is seeking an experienced Project Driver.
Job Title: Project Driver (4 position)
Position Location: Dar es Salaam, Mwanza & Mbeya, Tanzania
Reports to: Office Manager
Reporting to the Office Manager, the Project Driver is responsible for the operation and care of
JSI AIDSFree project vehicles; providing transport services to project staff and approved
partners as necessary.
Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:
Safely operate JSI AIDS Free vehicles in accordance to Tanzania traffic laws.
Maintain a vehicle logbook and fuel/oil/maintenance requisition books.
Conduct inspections of vehicle fluids at regular intervals.
Carry out minor vehicle repairs, (i.e .flat tires) in the event of a breakdown.
Immediately report any accidents to the Office Manager.
Maintain the cleanliness of the vehicle.
Perform administrative duties as assigned by the supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:
Applicants for this position should be Tanzanian nationals or lawful residents who possess the
following minimum qualifications:
Certificate from a reputable Driving College
Class C driving license
Certificate of Secondary Education
Long distance driving experience
At least two years’ experience as a driver, with preference for experience with USAID or
other International Organization
Basic knowledge of vehicle repair and maintenance
Good Swahili and English communication skills required
Ability to work under pressure and longer hours if necessary
Good teamwork and interpersonal skills
Ability to deal with sensitive issues and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all
times Mode of Application:
Submissions should be mailed or hand-delivered to the address below no later than May 25th
John Snow Inc. AIDS Free Project,
P.O. Box 9263, Plot No. 2 Mkwawa,
Roard Oysterbay Area,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Only candidates meeting the minimum requirements will be contacted. If you have not heard
from us within 2 weeks after the closing date, kindly assume that your application was not successful. JSI is an equal opportunity employer.