JKT Form Six Selection 2024

Temporary Driver at Alliance of Bioversity April, 2024

Job Description

The   Alliance   of   Bioversity   International   delivers   research-based   solutions   that   harness agricultural biodiversity and sustainably  transform  food  systems to  improve  people’s  lives.  Alliance solutions address the global crises of malnutrition, climate change, biodiversity loss, and environmental degradation.
The Alliance works with local, national and multinational partners across Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia and Africa, and with the public and private sectors. The Alliance is part of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food-secure future, dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources and ecosystem services.
About the position 
Under the supervision of the Coordinator I, the 2 temporary drivers will be responsible for driving field staff to the various research sites of CIAT projects in the Tanzania and provide technical service to CIAT vehicles.  The Driver will work closely with scientists, support staff in various projects.
This position is based in Arusha and will involve travelling to other cities in the country and within Africa region.
Key duties & responsibilities  
• Facilitate the delivery of parcels, correspondence and other relevant materials to various offices and companies as required.
• Operate CIAT program vehicles as instructed, ensuring the safe and efficient transport of staff and visitors.
• Undertake long-distance travel with or without CIAT staff as required, complying with all traffic as well as CIAT rules and regulations.
• Always keep the vehicle clean and in good condition and ensure that all necessary documents (such as insurance and driving licenses) are up to date.
• Carry out routine checks and maintenance on the vehicle, including checking oil, fuel, brakes, lights, windscreen wipers, water levels and tyres pressures.
• Maintain a comprehensive record of vehicle maintenance to ensure compliance with service schedules and to alert the supervisor and logistics team in advance when the vehicle is due for service.
• Maintain a proper logbook and prepare a monthly vehicle movement report.
• Provide general assistance to CIAT staff and visitors.
• Assist with field activities as requested by technicians.
• Document all work carried out, fuel consumption and complete all necessary forms. Report accidents, incidents, and unusual occurrences in a timely manner.
• Carry out any other duties as delegated by the Administration and Operations Team.


• Minimum of O-Level secondary education or equivalent.
• Minimum 10 years’ experience, preferably in an international organization with regional exposure.
• Clean and valid Class C driving licenses and certificate of good conduct.
• Mechanical training or basic knowledge of automobiles and the ability to carry out minor repairs and preventive maintenance.
• Basic computer application.
Terms of employment 
This position is a temporary position based in Arusha, Tanzania. The initial contract will be for 6 months subject to a probation period of 1 month.
The Alliance Bioversity-CIAT is committed to fair, safe, and inclusive workplaces. We believe that diversity powers our innovation, contributes to our excellence, and is critical for our mission.
Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority. We encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability statuses, sexual orientations, marital status, and gender identities. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants are invited to visit https://alliancebioversityciat.org/careers  to get full details of the position and to submit their applications. Applications MUST include reference number 103603- Temporary Driver as the position applied for. Cover letter and CV should be saved as one document using the candidate’s last name, first name for ease of sorting. The Alliance collects and process personal data in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
Note: The Alliance does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The Alliance also does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank account. Cover letter and CV should be saved as one document using the candidate’s last name, first name for ease of sorting. The Alliance collects and process personal data in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
Applications closing date: 15th April 2024


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