Employment Type: Full Time
Deadline for submission: April 5th, 2022
At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.
Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our global team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.
If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.
Know our team
Nutrition International’s Corporate Service (CS) Unit is a dedicated team of Finance and Administrative experts with extensive global experience. The unit leads on providing global Accounting, Finance, Budget, and Compliance, Contracting and Procurement, Facilities Management and Information Management and Information Technology (IM/IT). Corporate Service team are found in Nutrition International’s Head Quarters in Ottawa, Canada, as well as within our Regional and Country Offices throughout Africa and Asia. Currently Nutrition International is seeking applications for Project Driver to be based in Tanzania.
You will have a Secondary school certificate with driving school training from a recognized institution. Holder of Valid Class ‘C’ driver’s license and clean driving record. At least 3 years work experience, ideally gained in an NGO environment and solid knowledge and experience in vehicle maintenance and repairs and demonstration of safe driving practices.
Skills in excellent interpersonal and communication skills, time management skills, team player, flexible, uphold integrity and ability to work in a multicultural environment.
Fluent in written and spoken English and Swahili.
About the role
In this role you will be:
Provide transportation for project staff and related partners during the entire period of the BRIGHT project life.
Follow up the driver planning, and scheduling using project calendar and register transportation requests.
Deliver/distribute project goods including parcels, letters and other relevant items to offices, businesses as appropriate within Tabora municipality, to the respective districts and while on safari when directed.
Deliver correspondence to project partners as may be required.
Facilitate pick-ups for project visitors and transportation during official visits.
Performs basic maintenance procedures to ensure the longest working life possible for the vehicle.
Keeping track of maintenance record of vehicle(s) to ensure service schedules are adhered to and to remind the employer in advance when vehicle service is due.
Apply for the renewal for the vehicle license.
Determine when and what kind of maintenance the vehicle needs, keep track of general maintenance schedules, especially car tyre condition.
Ensure sound running of the vehicles assigned and arrange minor repairs where necessary – Check oil and tyres properly and keep the service vehicles in clean condition, both inside and outside.
Keep track of timely car insurance renewals.
Update monthly mileage records – maintain logbook of each service vehicle on daily basis.
Ensuring necessary steps are taken as required by rules and regulations in case of involvement in an accident.
Act as a back-up while at the office and taking care of visitor registration, incl. maintaining a register of incoming visitors.
Assisting in making travel arrangements including flight reservations and confirmations, and hotel arrangements for BRIGHT project staff.
Support Administration Section by assisting with the mail deliveries, both incoming and outgoing, and procurement of small utilities.
Assist with office and meeting room re-arrangement for various meetings/events and occasional minor repair jobs in the Office, such as hanging pictures and small office repairs.
- Perform any other tasks that may be assigned by supervisors.
What we offer
A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits and pension plan, flexible work hours, work from home, four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays) and support for learning and development opportunities. We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment.
Selected candidates must have current legal entitlement to work in Tanzania. We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.
Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.