Driver and Mechanic (2 Positions)


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World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. It is an international partnership of Christians whose mission is to follow our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation, seek justice and bear witness to The good news of the Kingdom of God. It is a child focused organization and its goal is sustained wellbeing of (150 million) children within families and communities especially the most vulnerable.

As a Child focused organization. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for employment with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible

World Vision International in Malawi therefore is currently looking for dedicated professional Christians to fill the following vacant position- District Programs Manager, Livelihood and Resilience Technical Program Development Facilitator and Drivers. If you are passionate about child wellbeing and you are considering a career with a calling we would love to talk to you

DRIVER AND MECHANIC (Grade 9) – 2 Positions based in Chikwawa and Neno Districts

Purpose of the position:
To provide driving services to Staff in accordance with WV policies. procedures and guidelines and also provide guidance on the performance of vehicles and ensure that the vehicles are road worthy at all times in order to enhance delivery of Child Well Being Objectives

Major Responsibilities:

1. Driving & Logistical services

  • Transport WV officers or any authorized visitor/partner whilst discharging duties of WVM ministry
  • Transport project materials and equipment to project sites.
  • Ensure safety of materials in transit at all times
  • Ensure that all passengers on the vehicle have fastened their seat belts
  • Drive WV vehicles within WV vehicular travel time & speed limit or within government regulated speeds
  • Observe driving professional ethics & etiquette whilst driving such as no answering of phone calls, talking that compromises driving concentration

2. Vehicular roadworthiness & compliance

  • Ensure that the driven WV vehicle has WV logo pasted on it and has working GPS, security gadgets. fire extinguisher and first aid box.
  • Ensure that driven vehicle is fueled using the appropriate card and that fuel is recorded in the logbook
  • Ensure that all trips are approved and recorded in the logbooks and ensure regular communication with the immediate supervisor
  • Advise management on due dates for Certificate of Fitness (CoF), insurance or service requirements

3. Vehicular Performance Monitoring & Maintenance

  • Provide minor maintenance such as change oil & fixing minor vehicular problems that do not require specialized service
  • Lead in monitoring vehicle performance to ensure that the vehicles are sent for major maintenance and repairing when due
  • Keep the vehicle under his/her care clean and in excellent operational condition

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience 

  • Minimum Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Defensive Driving certificate
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in a busy working environment
  • Good knowledge of car mechanics, with a certificate in car maintenance
  • A working knowledge of fax machine. photocopier and telephone preferred
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of the road network
  • Must be fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Ability to prioritise work in relation to need and urgency
  • Self-starter
  • Well demonstrated Christian Commitment
  •  Good communication skills

All interested applicants should send a cover letter with a detailed Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees to [email protected] not later than 17th September. 2021. Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged

Note:
Qualified women and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply

Disclaimer
World Vision Malawi does not use agents, nor solicit any form of payments for any application, training interviewing, testing or any fees in connection with this recruitment. Report any acts of solicitation for payment and/or extortion to World Vision Malawi on the following. Tip offs Toll Free Line 847; [email protected]

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