Friday, 2 March 2018

Job Opportunity at Maryland Global Initiatives Tanzania (MGIT), Driver

Kinondoni, Oysterbay Dar Es Salaam

Maryland Global Initiatives Tanzania (MGIT) is an International Non – Government organization working in several countries, providing technical assistance to the regional Health Management Team(RHMT), funded by Center for Diseases Control (CDC), works with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC), supporting a comprehensive HIV/Aids in Tanzania since 2004.

Maryland Global Initiatives Tanzania (MGIT) provides equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and does not discriminate race, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability or handicap.

MGIT is looking for a professional Driver to support the town errands and field work activities, while strictly observing Tanzania traffic guidance and MGIT policies and regulations related to the usage of vehicles. The incumbent will also facilitate planned maintenance, routine vehicle services and minor repairs to the vehicle assigned to.

  • To manage and drive MGIT vehicle to which s/he is assigned to in accordance to Tanzania laws and MGIT policy and as specified by supervisor
  • To inspect the vehicle before and after a journey to ensure that it is in a good condition in order to minimize wear and tear of the vehicle
  • To timely prepare and submit vehicle performance reports after each journey
  • To ensure that all vehicle movements are recorded in the vehicle log-sheets and that the vehicle is used for authorized purposes only
  • Maintain drivability of vehicles, and supplies of all essential equipment of the vehicle
  • To identify vehicle faults, promptly report to the supervisor and advise on appropriate repairs and services as necessary
  • Schedule regular vehicle inspection and servicing strictly according to manufacturer’s recommendations or better
  • To verify records of all work done on each vehicle and on the respective job cards
  • Interact with visitors in a manner that is representative of MGIT
  • To carry out any other office activities as assigned by supervisor including errands to the banks, the airport, the post office, etc

Qualification & Skills

  • Secondary school education
  • Advanced Driver’s Certificate Grade Two from the National Institute of Transport (NIT) or Vocational Education Training Authority (VETA)
  • Advanced Driver’s Certificate Grade One from the National Institute of Transport (NIT) or Vocational Education Training Authority (VETA) as an added advantage
  • Certificate of Motor Vehicle Mechanics Grade II as an added advantage
  • Valid and accident-free Class C Tanzania Driver’s License
  • At least three years work experience in vehicle driving and mechanics in other International NGOs or similar organizations
  • Ability to speak and write in both English and Kiswahili
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with both international and national staff - Good inter-personal skills.

If you are interested and meet the minimum qualifications, please submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae of no more than 3-pages by the 9th March 2018 to the Human Resources & Administration Manager, at