CESVI ZIMBABWE BACKGROUND
CESVI have been operating in Zimbabwe since 1998 in the following key areas: environment, agriculture, livelihood, social protection and the health sector. Cesvi activities in the agricultural sector mainly revolve around supporting rural communities to transform traditional practices from subsistence farming to commercial farming and building resilience. The activities are aiming at protecting, developing, rehabilitating, and strengthening livelihood assets, supporting climate smart agriculture, entrepreneur skills building training, income generating projects, infrastructural rehabilitation and capacity building of community and district stakeholders.
Job Title: Field Driver X 2
Workstation: Chiredzi District
Reports to: District Coordinator
Start date: November 2023
Contract Type: Short Contract
Duration: 5 Months (non-renewable)
Position status: This position is subject to confirmation of funds from the donor.
The Field Driver will be responsible to drive organisational vehicles in the district of operation. S/He will be ensuring that timely and efficient distributions are conducted and promptly taking instructions from the District Coordinator. The incumbent is expected to conduct himself professionally with stakeholders during the assignment. Cesvi and donor’s commodity policies must always be observed in addition to Cesvi PSEA and Safeguarding policy.
Main tasks and responsibilities
The Field Driver shall,
Always complete the log-book whenever using any of the vehicles noting mileage at
departure and arrival, reason for journey, route, fuelling date and quantity;
Fill in the “Vehicle Check List Form” once every Monday morning and check fuel levels
every Friday before knock off time;
Drive authorised personnel to official areas of operation.
Ensure that vehicles are inspected and cleaned first thing every Monday morning.
All vehicles are cleaned inside and outside on every Monday morning and whenever it is
Collect and compile log data from CESVI vehicles;
Maintain accurate records of fuels, service mileages and mileages at fuel refill in the log books;
Maintain all vehicles in excellent working condition by promptly reporting mileage due for service as stipulated by the manufacturer’s service guide.
Ensure that s/he checks and reports vehicle licensing, radio and insurance expiry on time;
Be responsible for the security of assigned vehicle tools, i.e., spare wheel, spanners, screw drivers, etc and check them regularly.
Collect documents, equipment etc as required by the District Coordinator;
Make deliveries and collections from suppliers as requested by the Responsible person;
Collect quotations from suppliers for equipment, stationery, vehicle spare parts etc.
Perform other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
5 Ordinary level passes including English language.
At least 5 years’ experience in an NGO environment.
A valid clean class 4 drivers’ licence.
A defensive driving certificate will be an added advantage.
Basic computer skills.
Basic Motor mechanics qualification/experience will be an added advantage.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to respond to requests on short notice and simultaneously plan and execute several activities,
Ability to drive a 4x4 motor vehicle
THE POSITION IS OPEN TO ZIMBABWEAN NATIONALS ONLY 21 November 2023.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted on the status of their application.
NB: The recruitment is being done on a rolling basis, once we found the right person we will close before the deadline.
Interested suitably qualified and experienced persons should submit a CV (maximum 3 pages inclusive of at least 3 contactable references from organisations worked for, by the 21st November
KINDLY INCLUDE A COVER LETTER IN THE SAME FILE OF THE CV.
DO NOT SEND ANY CERTIFICATE OR IDS AS ANNEXES, AS THIS WILL BE ASKED AT A
APPLICATIONS WRITTEN FIELD DRIVERS ON THE SUBJECT LINE MUST BE SENT TO THE FOLLOWING E-MAIL ADDRESS: SAFEGUARDING
Cesvi has a zero-tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, a child or a vulnerable adult by any of our staff, related persons, or partners. Cesvi commitment to being a safe organization begins with the staff recruitment process which includes meticulous checks, such as criminal records check or check disclosure of previous convictions, to ensure children and vulnerable people are safeguarded and abuse is prevented. Safeguarding checks are part of the selection process performance.
Please note: Due to the high number of applications we receive we are unable to provide feedback to everyone if unsuccessful at this stage.