Drivers (3 Positions)

  • 6 months ago
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary MWK 000 /
  • Number of vacancies 3 openings

Job Description

Nascent Solutions (Nascent) is a US-based 501(c) (3) non-profit international development organization. Its mission is to enable vulnerable people, especially women and children in rural Africa, to develop skills for self-sufficiency.

The organization’s areas of focus are food security and nutrition, health, literacy and skills development, and gender equity. With funding from the United States Department of Agriculture,

Nascent Solutions is implementing a five year McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program in the Central and Southern Malawi.

The goal for the program is to improve the literacy of school-age children through improved literacy instruction, student attentiveness, and student attendance; and also to increase the use of positive health and dietary practices.

Nascent is currently seeking the following qualified candidates for various positions for its offices in Lilongwe and Blantyre.

Position: Drivers (3 Posts)


Position Summary

Nascent Solutions (Nascent) is seeking three (3) drivers with safe and clean driving records for its McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program being implemented in
Central and Southern Malawi. The McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program is a five-year program funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). It is designed to improve the literacy of school-age children through improved literacy instruction, student attentiveness, and student attendance; and to increase the use of positive health and dietary practices.

The drivers will work under the supervision of the Administrative Assistant and will be responsible for driving and maintaining the office vehicles.

Location: Lilongwe and Blantyre

Type of Employment: Salaried, full-time

Reporting: Reports to the Administrative Assistant


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Transport office staff and partners in a professional manner
  • Ensure cleanliness and technical functioning of the vehicles
  • Ensure security of the vehicles when out in the field or out of the office premises
  • Ensure respect of Nascent driving and security policy as well as Malawi Government traffic regulations
  • Support in office errands
  • Ensure routine maintenance of the vehicles
  • Fill in vehicle log book on a daily basis
  • Provide monthly report on state of the vehicle
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Skills

  • A minimum level of Secondary Education with three years driving experience in an International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO)
  • Holder of Category C driver license; and those with other upper Categories will be an added advantage
  • Experience working with international INGOs.
  • Those who are multi-skilled and can assist in reprography (photocopying, scanning, binding etc) wherever applicable
  • Mature, dynamic and humble with excellent organizational skills
  • Willingness to work during weekends and at night as the need arises
  • Cleanliness
  • Knowledge of basic vehicle maintenance
  • Ability to speak English

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV to:

Email: [email protected]

with and clearly indicate the position one is applying for in the e-mail subject line. Closing date for applications is 4th May 2020
.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Nascent Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, personal appearance, family responsibilities, or political affiliation. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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