DRIVER

  • 3 months ago
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary 000 / Monthly

Job Description

Multi Seeds Company Limited (MUSECO) is a private indigenous Malawian seed company founded in 2014. It is a member of Seed Trade Association of Malawi (STAM) and Farmers Union (FUM). Our core business is to develop, produce, bulk and distribute quality seed for a variety of crops such as grain legumes and oil seeds, maize, rice, sorghum and millets. Our seed range is developed to meet the market’s expectations and expert knowledge of latest practices, technology and seed development is continually intertwined with the essence of crop diversification, climate change, ecological and nutritional factors. Our focus is on selected varieties that have strong adaptability to different growing conditions and a high level of nutrition. Multi Seeds Company also undertakes consultancy assignments in its field of expertise.

The above undertakings require to have a competent and dedicated personnel. An opportunity therefore exists for the position of Driver. The position is based at our Head Office situated Opposite Bwemba Police Unit, Along the Likuni Road in Lilongwe, Malawi.

POSITION: DRIVER – Reporting to the Administrator

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Responsible for the safe use of the vehicle assigned to them.
  2. To use company vehicles for official assignments only
  3. Abide by all MUSECO driving rules and transport policies.
  4. Carry out daily and weekly chocks on vehicle as set out in MUSECO’s hand book.
  5. Report all faults, maintenance needs and incidents/ accidents to the supervisor.
  6. Complete vehicle log books and sheets on a daily basis.
  7. Ensure all equipment allocated to the vehicle complete and in good working order, including spare tyres, fire extinguisher and other equipment before undertaking any journeys.
  8. Before commencing on a journey, ensure that the vehicle is in good working condition, clean, appropriately equipped and has adequate fuel for the intended journey.
  9. Ensure all supplies and equipment to be carried are accompanied by appropriate paperwork, packed and stowed away safely and securely.
  10. Ensuring constant availability, efficient use, proper recording and charging of fuel for the assigned vehicle.
  11. Prepare and timely submit quality reports like timesheets and monthly vehicle performance reports.

The successful candidate most have:

  • Malawi School Certificate of Education plus clean and valid code EC with no restriction Driving License.
  • Valid Defensive Driving Certificate.
  • Certificate in Motor vehicle servicing and repairing will be an advantage.
  • Ability to drive different types of vehicles will be an advantage
  • First Aid Certificate
  • 3-5 Years of continuous experience in driving vehicles in a busy organization
  • Problem solving skills including ability to effectively prioritize assigned tasks;
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English and Chichewa;
  • Willingness and ability to work it a collaborative and inclusive manner with peers and other colleagues
  • Knowledge and experience in minor motor vehicle repairs;
  • Self-motivated and creative;
  • Knowledge of routes in Malawi and the SADC region will be an advantage.

MUSECO is an equal opportunity employer hence women with the required qualifications, expertise and experience are encouraged to apply for consideration. Application letters, indicating on the envelop the position being applied for, which must include detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certified academic and professional certificates with contact details of at least three traceable referees, should be sent or hand delivered to the following address before 30th July, 2020.

The Chief Executive Officer
Multi Seeds Company (MUSECO) Limited,
Opposite Bwemba Police Unit Likuni Road
P. O. Box 2281
LILONGWE

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