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Job Opportunity at Sightsavers Kigoma – Driver

Job Opportunity at Sightsavers - Driver

Job Opportunity at Sightsavers Kigoma – Driver

Sightsavers are recruiting for an experienced project Driver to provide driving services transporting staff and other project partners/ goods for the implementation of the Boresha Macho project.

About the role

This role will provide transport, logistical and administrative support to include:

Transportation for project staff and related partners during the duration of the Boresha Macho project

Driver planning, and scheduling using project calendar and registering transportation requests

Delivering/ distributing project goods to the respective districts

Deliver correspondence to project partners as required

Facilitating pick-ups for project visitors and transportation during official visits

Service vehicle maintenance management

Acting as a back-up for the Receptionist and as a messenger

Assisting with office and meeting rooms arrangements

Providing timely updates to relevant members of the project team

Job Opportunity at Sightsavers Kigoma – Driver

Knowledge, skills and experience required for this role

Secondary school certificate with driving school training or equivalent; relevant experience or knowledge and skills equivalent to 2 years of VETA VIP driving

Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

Must be able to pass criminal background check

Previous professional experience driving preferred; training may be provided

Able to work night, weekends, and holidays as needed

Demonstrable working experience, ideally gained in an NGO environment

Experience and understanding of government partners

About you

Job Opportunity at Sightsavers Kigoma – Driver

To succeed in this role you will need:

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

The ability to work well on your own

To be reliable and punctual with dedicated professionalism to your job and duties

The ability to adapt to changing schedules or routines

To be organised and able to follow a schedule

Excellent time management skills

To be customer service focused

To be able to demonstrate safe driving practices

This Driver role is involved and vital to the success of the project. The above is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills. Please see the Job Description for full details.

We anticipate that interviews, including a practical examination, will take place in mid- March 2022. Please note that a successful eyesight test will also be required for this position.

Closing Date: 13 March, 2022

How to apply

As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Sightsavers is a Disability Confident Leader and qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply



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