Friday, 15 February 2019

Driver Jobs at Aga Khan Foundation (AKF)

Position: Driver (1)

Reports to:  Country Administration    and Property Manager

Location:   Dares Salaam

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is looking for a Driver to take on the role of providing professional driving, transportation and other logistical support services to the overall AKF Tanzania Dar es Salaam operations as shall be required from time to time.

Who we are

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a private, non-denominational, international development agency promoting creative and effective solutions to selected problems that impede social and economic development in parts of Africa and Asia. AKF-Tanzania is part of the AKF-East Africa regional structure that supports programmes in Kenya,Tanzania and Uganda. In Tanzania, AKF is managing a robust and expanding portfolio of multi-sectorial initiatives that includes programmes in inclusive economic development, health, nutrition, early childhood development,education and civil society strengthen­ing. AKF is currently implementing over 15 grants and has operations in Dar-es-salaam, Mtwara, Lindi, Arusha, Mwanza, Morogoro and Zanzibar.

For nearly 50 years, the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) has been partnering with communities, governments and local leaders to harness the best from people from all backgrounds to improve the quality of life.The Foundation’s work is rooted in core values of self-reliance, pluralism, and respect for human dignity. AKF is a member of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), one of the world’s leading poverty solutions networks. The AKDN’s integrated approach makes long-term investments, builds permanent institutions and cultivates an active civil society, impacting tens of millions of people annually in 30 countries. Alongside its sister AKDN agencies, the Foundation implements innovative, community- driven solutions that are based in decades of experience, learning and evaluation.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensure that the vehicle is properly and reliably serviced and maintained as per AKF standards
Liaise with the supervisor as to any major repairs needed and get relevant clearance for major repair work to be undertaken.
Fully understand and athere to all AKF security practices, procedures and protocols
Ensure that official log book, service and maintenance books are up to date
Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report including records of vehicle operations, maintanance, expences, mileage at the end of each month.
Undertake office logistics activities
Undertake any other reasonable duties as may be assigned by supervisor Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required
At least a minimum of 3 years’experience of driving with clean record. INGO experience will be an added advantage
Holder of a valid Class ‘C’ and/or ‘D’ driving licence
A certificate of Basic Driving Course from VETA or other school recognized by government institution
Mechanic training certificate from VETA or other re will bean added advantage

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter,CV (not exceeding four pages) and the names and contact information of three referees before close of business by 26th February, 2019, to Country Human Resources Manager, Aga Khan Foundation,Tanzania, by e-mail to Please mention the title of the position in your email and do not attach any document other than the CV and cover letter. Please ensure that you mention as the source of this job advertisement.

Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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