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Driver Job opportunity at World Vision Tanzania

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Driver Job Opportunity at World Vision Tanzania

Purpose of the position:

To facilitate WVT Dar Office on issues of logistics, procurements and Vehicle operations at the Office

Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Major Responsibilities: (please define in output format – 1-3 things of what you expect to see as a result of this position)

Key Outputs/Responsibilities

(Accountabilities and results)

Weight (%)
Driver activities
  • Drive all WVT Vehicles as planned.
  • Ensure that general state of the car has been checked before and after use
  • Keeping vehicle clean and in good condition all the time
  • Ensure all required documents to the vehicle are valid and safely kept. And availability of tool kit, fire extinguisher, first Aid Kit, Wheel spanner and spare tire.
  • Ensure that the vehicles are serviced as per the Planned Preventive Maintenance.
  • Maintain Log Books
  • Adhere to WVT’s Vehicle Policy all the time
  • Prepare and timely submit vehicle Reports in regard to fuel consumption, general vehicle usage or any adverse observation of WVT vehicles.
  • Remind/advice management on matters pertaining to services and repairs of vehicles.
  • To keep vehicle clean and in good condition for use and take care of tool kit
Logistics facilitation
  • Work Closely with Logistics and procurement focal Officer to follow up on processing of permits, dispatch of letters, collecting recommended/sourced quotations, statutory filling and other logistical activities as required.
  • Facilitate the incoming and outgoing mails, parcels and initiate payments with respective cost centers.
  • Timely coordination of Office maintenance and repairs.
Staff and Visitors transport facilitation
  • Ensure WV Visitors are timely facilitated with transport especially airport pickups according to WV standards.
  • Coordinate the hired vehicles and ensure staff pickups are done in a timely manner.
  • Facilitate business trip on daily basis by arranging routes as per the received requests and approvals.
  • Ensure that the hired vehicles log books are dully filled and cross checked before initiating payments.
  • Act as a front office in absence of the administration office/cum logistics.
  • Ensure that every vehicle movement is formally authorized and log book entries are correctly recorded and approved by the trip leader
Total 100%

PROFILE: Core Capabilities: (proficiency levels; 1=developing 2 =proficient 3=advanced)

Core Capability Proficiency level

(1, 2, 3)


(A full list of indicators available in Core Capabilities into Job Descriptions)

Indv Ldr
Achieving Capabilities
Achieving quality results and service 3 Example:
Practicing accountability and integrity 3
Communicating information effectively 2
Thinking Capabilities
Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly 2 Example:
Understanding the Humanitarian industry 2
Understanding WV’s mission & operations 3
Practicing innovation & change 1
Self-managing Capabilities
Demonstrating Christ-centered life and work 2 Example:
Learning for growth and development 2
Maintaining work/life balance 2
Relational Capabilities
Building collaborative relationships 2 Example:
Practicing gender & cultural diversity 1
Influencing individuals & groups 1

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Minimum Qualification required: Form Four with a valid class C driving license
  • Experience: 3 years in driving with class C
  • Preferred: Form Four with NIT Advanced Driving Certificate
  • Technical Skills & Abilities:
  • Ability to communicate in English and good command of Kiswahili
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff
  • Basic vehicle mechanics skills

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with regular travel to the field
  • Travel: 20% Domestic travel is required.
  • On call: 10%