Monday, 3 October 2016

Job Opportunity at JSI AIDS Free Project, Project Driver

 Vacancy 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 (2 position)
Department/Unit:   Operations
Position Location:  Mtwara  & Dodoma, Tanzania
Reports to:  Office Manager

Job Summary:
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.

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 October 12, 2016.

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.

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