Form Five Selection 2024

Driver at Medical Teams International May, 2024

Job Description

 

Driver   Medical Teams International – Tanzania

Department Operations Work Team: Logistics & Procurement
Reports to Direct: Fleet Officer Technical: NA
Location Nduta Refugee Camp
Work Days & Hours Monday-Friday, 40-48 hours/week, occasional weekends, and public holidays
Travel Required: Up to 100% Deployable: No
Supervises Direct: NA Technical: NA
Job Band Assignment: Job Band: Salary Grade:  
Date Last Reviewed: 19/07/2023    

 

 

MTI Calling 

                  Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.

 

Medical Teams International holds strict child and vulnerable adult safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for misconduct related to sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment & selection, hiring decisions will give due emphasis to assessing candidates’ eligibility thorough background checks, police clearance, and professional reference check processes.

 

 JOB SUMMARY                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

The Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to the Medical Teams International staff and other officials and mission members, meeting MTI highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of maturity and responsibility, and excellent knowledge of protocol, and safety security issues.

                                                     

 JOB RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                                                                                  

  • Provide reliable and safe driving services, ensuring the safety and well-being of passengers.
  • Keep abreast of traffic rules and regulations as well as road security and safety awareness to enable safe, on-time arrival for any movement including meetings and appointments.
  • Maintain daily vehicle logs, inspections, daily kilometers, fuel consumption, oil change, servicing, greasing, repairs.
  • Prepare and maintain data of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports, awareness of vehicles servicing, required items for services.
  • Ensure that the official vehicle is kept clean and is always in good working order.
  • Evaluate ability of other drivers and provide training as needed
  • Supports the preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
  • Tracks insurance and applicable tax formalities
  • Make minor repairs and recommendations for major repairs.
  • Change oil, check tires, spare tires, jacks, lights, horn, clutch and brakes and wash car regularly.
  • Ensure that vehicles comply with MTI safety and security standards and reports any conditions of concerns to a manager.
  • Ensure that communications devices (e.g. cellular phone) is in proper working order before each trip
  • Ensure the vehicle has sufficient fuel at all times.
  • Follows safe vehicle loading and unloading procedures.
  • Keeps the vehicle clean and free of debris; follows other vehicle cleaning procedures.
  • Maintain and ensure availability of all required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and safety and security document, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle.
  • In case of accidents/emergencies, evacuates staff according to written and practiced procedures.
  • In the event of an accident, assures that medical emergency procedures are followed; completes a written accident report as required by delegate’s procedure and other authorities.
  • Assist office staff in filing, photocopying and maintaining required records.
  • Assist in the mailing and distribution of publications and payment of bills, as required.
  • Support safeguarding of program participants and employees through promoting an environment of awareness and upholding the code of conduct provisions of Medical Teams Protection from Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Child & Vulnerable Adult protection, and harassment-free workplace policies. Incumbents wil remain alert and responsive to any child and adult safeguarding risks, acquire relevant knowledge and skills which will enable you to promote strong safeguarding practices, understand the child and adult safeguarding policy and procedures, and conduct yourself in a manner consistent with the Safeguarding code of conduct and behavior expectations.

                                   

EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Possession of valid Driver’s license, class C, for a minimum of 3 years
  • Attended Vocational Educational and Training Authority would be an added advantage
  • Certification of defensive driving from a recognized institution preferred
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR is required
  • Certification in vehicle mechanics and maintenance is preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Preferred: Experience working for NGO Clean driving record is required
  • Minimum heavy vehicle driving in Tanzania is required

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE

  • Demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, confidentiality, tact and ability to work with people of different nationality and cultural backgrounds
  • In-depth knowledge of road safety regulations and defensive driving techniques

 

 

SKILLS

  • Basic CPR and First Aid knowledge
  • Quality and timely driving services; safe and on-time
  • Excellent Defensive driving skills.
  • Quality care and maintenance of vehicle and necessary documents
  • Timely inputs to logs and records.

 

ABILITIES

  • Ability to speak, read, and write English and Swahili
  • Ability to follow procedures in response to accidents or emergency situations
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Good knowledge of geography of assigned driving locations
  • Ability to support Medical Teams Calling and Code of Conduct

 

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS                                                   

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Frequent use of a personal computer, database and digital platforms, and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine and computer printer.
  • Frequently uses hands, fingers, and arms to reach, handle, touch or feel equipment, medical instruments, materials, computer.
  • Frequent communication and exchange of information among colleagues and persons of concern which requires the ability to speak, hear, convey and express oneself.
  • Frequent close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Occasionally ascends/descends stairs, steps, or ladder
  • Occasionally move about inside an office to access file cabinets, office machinery, meet with colleagues, etc.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50kgs.
  • Seldom to occasionally positions self to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • If in travel status, occasional to frequent traversing over rough or steep terrain in either a motor vehicle or on foot.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.
  • The employee may be required to travel to remote areas of the world where there are potential health hazards and risks, limited hygiene facilities, extreme weather, and very basic living conditions.

 

NOTE:  The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff assigned to this job.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of staff in this position.  Duties, responsibilities, and skills are also subject to change based on the changing needs of the job, department, or organization. This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned; The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by Medical Teams International as the requirements of the job change.

 

 

Application Procedure: 

  • All interested applicants who meet the criteria should email their application letter, CV, in either PDF or Word only, including three work related referee to: [email protected]
  • Indicate your expected salary, current/previous salary, and notice period at the bottom of your CV.
  • Indicate clearly the position applied for in the subject line” Driver”
  • Application Deadline: 27th of May 2024 at 1700HRS. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview. (Open for 7 days only)

 

Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. Medical Teams is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce

Warning:

Beware that Medical Teams does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing application, or any other fee). Medical Teams does not request any information related to bank accounts. If asked of any payment, please contact [email protected]

 

 

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