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Driver and Mechanic (x2) at World Vision

  • Full Time
  • Lilongwe
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World Vision

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. It is an international partnership of Christians whose mission is to follow our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation, seek justice and bear witness to the good news of the Kingdom of God. It is a child focused organization
and its goal is sustained wellbeing of (150 million) children within families and communities especially the most vulnerable.

As a Child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for employment with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

World Vision International in Malawi therefore is currently looking for dedicated professional Christians to fill related vacant post that exist in the Global Fund Malaria, HIV/TB Grant as per below details. If you are passionate about child wellbeing and you are considering a career with a calling, we would love to talk to you.

DRIVER AND MECHANIC -Grade 9 – (2 Positions based at the National Office in Lilongwe)

Purpose of Position
To provide driving services to officers in order to enhance the ministry in transport services.

Key Responsibilities

    • Utilizes vehicles for World Vision projects or general office related matters as assigned
    • Drives responsibly, following traffic directions and respecting established speed limits and any other internal regulations for the use of vehicles
    • Maintains daily logbooks which include: kilometers driven each day, party driven or task assignment, any irregularities or damage to vehicle, any maintenance carried out on the vehicle
    • Reports any accident or incident within 24 hours to the immediate supervisor and the Fleet and Security Coordinator
    • Provides the log books on daily basis to the Administrative Officer and the Senior Driver so a database is kept for the vehicle/fuel usage charges
    • Drives project staff including visitors
    • Performs preventative and predictive maintenance of vehicles by carrying out general maintenance including cleaning, tyre pressure, brake fluid, radiator, oil check , fuel supply, and spare tyre
    • Provides vehicle performance report for each service and highlight any potential problem that has not been dealt with in the current service

Knowledge, abilities, qualifications and experience required;

    • MSCE Certificate.
    • Not less than five years’ experience in similar capacity.
    • A relevant clean Driving License
    • Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanics
    • Defensive Driving Certificate
    • Professional Driving Permit
    • Excellent communication skills in English and Chichewa (oral and written).
    • Experience in driving high profile delegates
    • Have a good working relationship with the team.
    • Eager to learn and work without supervision in harsh environments
    • Exposure in community development work.

Method Of Application

All interested applicants should send a cover letter with a detailed Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees to: not later than 13th January, 2023. Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged.

World Vision Malawi does not use agents, nor solicit any form of payments for any application, training, interviewing, testing or any fees in connection with this recruitment. Report any acts of solicitation for payment and/or extortion to World Vision Malawi on the following:
Tip offs Toll Free Line 847;