2 Project Driver jobs at FHI 360

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Vacancy title:
2 Project Driver

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

FHI 360

Deadline of this Job:
21 April 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, April 14, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Requisition - 2022200673
Position Title: 2 Project Driver

Project: CDC/FHI 360 Technical Assistance (TA) Project
Location: Chipata, Katete, Lundazi, Petauke, Eastern Province
Reports to: Administrative Assistant

About FHI 360
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Project Driver

Basic function
To drive assigned project vehicles, transporting FHI 360 staff and consultants to sites within and outside of their designated sites. The drivers will report to the Administrative Assistant with an indirect reporting line to the Senior Finance & Administrative Officer (SFAO) in the province

• Ensure smooth running of transport operations, in conjunction with supervisor, by consistently monitoring the transport calendar and requests.
• Ensure vehicle is properly maintained, in all aspects including service management and cleanliness.
• Maintain vehicle mileage logbook in an accurate and consistent manner and submit log sheets to supervisor on a fortnightly basis, for onward submission to Finance Unit.
• Provides day-to-day maintenance of the vehicle with timely oil changes, inspections, brakes, and tire pressure.
• Makes arrangements for major repairs for the vehicle when needed.
• Ensures all required documents with the vehicle are in order and up to date regarding vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, and necessary spare parts.
• Plans route and requirements based on schedule or ad-hoc requests by the office.
• Ensures passengers adhere to all road safety regulations.
• Fulfills special requests by picking up and delivering items as directed and running errands.
• May provide protection for clients in locations deemed high risk.
• Performs any other duties as assigned.
Problem Solving & Impact:
• Identifies and recognizes problems that have established procedures and limited impact.
• Refers non-standard questions and problems to higher level.
• Errors can be easily and quickly detected within the immediate work unit and would result only minor disruption or expense to correct.
Supervision Given/Received:
• General supervision and instructions given for routine work and detailed instructions with periodic work review given for new activities or special assignments.
• Contacts are typically with individuals within own department and with contacts outside the organization.
• Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation.

Education :
• High School Diploma/GED or equivalent

• Grade 12 Certificate.
• Minimum 3 years driving experience.
• Valid driving license (Class C or better)

Typical Physical Demands:
• Typical office environment.
• Ability to spend long hours looking at computer screen and doing repetitive work on a keyboard.
• Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
• Ability to lift/move up to 5 lbs.

Technology to be Used:
• Personal Computer/Laptop, Microsoft applications (i.e., Office 365, SharePoint, Skype/Zoom/Teams), cell phone/mobile technology, and standard office equipment.
Travel Requirements:
• Less than 10%
This job posting summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
FHI 360 will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.
FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support a healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.
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Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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