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11 Oct 2022

Incidental/Casual Driver at Stichting Nederlandse Vrijwilligers (SNV)

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Job Description

Kabwe, Zambia
Contract type: Short term consultancy contract
Company Description
SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation that makes a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty by helping them raise incomes and access basic services. We aim for premium quality and focus on only three sectors: agriculture, energy and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). With a long-term, local presence in over 25 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America, we know how governments work and how relationships are built. Implementing our mission exclusively through project financing requires us to work efficiently and invest in operational excellence every day. Our team of more than 1,300 staff is the backbone of SNV.

The driver will be assigned duties on a need basis depending on field activities and will be based at any of the SNV Zambia field offices in Kabwe, Chipata, Choma, Mpulungu and Kasama.

Job Description

Provide casual drivers or offer services of casual and incidental drivers as listed below.
Drive SNV vehicles for the transport of authorized staff, consultants, partners or persons.
Being responsible for undertaking extensive field travel in the SNV area of work and others as duty may require, ensuring safety of passengers on board.
Collect and deliver mails, documents, and other items.
Follow all rules and regulations in relation to the Road Transport and Safety Agency (RTSA).
Ensure that all vehicles comply with SNV’s standard operating procedures as stipulated in the operations manual.
Maintaining the proper functioning of SNV vehicles.
Checking validity of statutory legal documents in the car.
Taking care of the assigned vehicle(s) by carrying out small (mechanical) repairs and which also includes fuelling, cleaning.
Ensuring that the vehicle is always safely parked, is only used for SNV duties, and ready for any duty assigned
Keeping an updated work ticket always
Monitoring vehicle performance and service schedule
Recording mileage of all journeys daily and in the monthly report
Update/log of fuel consumption, oil changes and greasing
Any other task that they may be assigned
Grade 12 Certificate
Class C Driving Licence

Minimum of 2 years driving experience

Experience working in a multi-cultural environment is essential, and an International NGO is an advantage
Additional Information
Functional Competencies – demonstrated ability in:
Physical and mental fitness
Strong driving record
Accountability – Holds self and others accountable for all work activities, personal actions and decisions; follows through on commitments and focuses on those activities that have the greatest impact on meeting measurable high-quality results for organization’s success. Exercises ethical practices, respectful words and behaviours, and equitable treatment of others in all activities.

Service Excellence and Efficiency – Knowledge of and ability to put into action customer service concepts, processes, and techniques to access internal and/or external client needs and expectations, and meet or exceed those needs and expectations through providing excellent service directly or indirectly.
Effective Communication (Oral and Written) – Understands effective communication concepts, tools, and techniques; ability to effectively transmit and explain in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate professional communication behaviour.
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Zambian languages is desirable. Other skills such as computing skills will be of advantage. There is no age limit. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Closing Date : 17th October, 2022.


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