Driver job vacancies in Malawi (5 positions) EGPAF

  • 11 months ago
  • Lilongwe
  • Number of vacancies 5 openings

Job Description

The Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is a recognized global leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS.  In its work to eliminate paediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs, EGPAF currently supports national, district, and local governments, facilities, communities, and non-governmental partners in 15 countries.  EGPAF supports service provision for comprehensive HIV care, treatment and prevention programs, and health systems strengthening.  EGPAF has worked in Malawi since 2001. Today, EGPAF Malawi implements evidence‐based HIV prevention, care and treatment interventions in 179 health facilities in eight districts through EGPAF’s U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief/U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (PEPFAR/CDC) ‐ funded Achieving HIV Epidemic Control through Scaling Up Quality Testing, Care and Treatment in Malawi.

To ensure improved patient care, facilitate epidemic control of HIV, and availability of age and sex disaggregated reporting for improved program management for the Government of Malawi, PEPFAR and MOH are investing in simple electronic reporting within Malawi, to reach 95% of sites supported by PEPFAR by the end of FY20. To meet this need, EGPAF has been requested to support all PEPFAR/CDC EMRS investments.

EGPAF seeks to fill the following open position:

Position                                  : Driver (5)

Direct Supervisor                 : Human Resources & Administration Officer

Location                                 : Various Districts (Lilongwe, Chikwawa, Mangochi, Mulanje, Liwonde)

Position Summary:

The driver will be responsible for driving Foundation vehicles on official business and ensuring that Foundation vehicles are in good running condition at all times and provide administrative support for the smooth operation of the office.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Driving staff locally and to project districts.
  • Carrying out office errands, deliveries and collections as directed.
  • Maintain a good logging system for the use of the vehicles.
  • Ensure compliance with organization’s vehicle driving policies.
  • Conduct daily checks on levels of oils/lubricants, battery acid, tyre pressure etc.
  • Track all vehicle expenses in appropriate forms.
  • Check that vehicles are properly insured and that all road licences/taxes are valid.
  • Prepare and submit monthly vehicle fuel/maintenance costs reports.
  • Report all vehicle faults and request for maintenance as appropriate.
  • Ensure compliance with government laws on drive speed, parking, and other road safety regulations.
  • Support administrative functions as assigned by supervisor.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Required Qualifications, Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Clean class EB driver’s license.
  • Malawi School Certification of Education and good spoken English.
  • Three or more years previous experience driving for international organizations and at least five years’ experience continuous and current driving.
  • No health condition that may impair ability to drive safely (vision, hearing, perception, reflexes, certain medications, etc.)
  • Experience driving in urban and rural settings with good ability to handle and manage four wheel drive vehicles.
  • Computer literate. Ability to prepare and keep computerized records and use e-mail

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