Project Overview and Role:
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the guidance and supervision of the Operations Assistant / District Managers. The Driver will be responsible for transporting Palladium – Momentum 1 staff to all project-related activities, including field visits, meetings, airport pick-ups and drop-offs, and other duties as required by the project.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures that all trips are approved and properly recorded in the logbook.
Actively monitor the mechanical conditions of the vehicle, and arrange regular vehicle maintenance including checking oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc.
Prepare and submit monthly vehicle fuel/maintenance reports.
Ensure compliance with government laws on drive speed, parking, and other road safety regulations.
Ensure that first aid kit, necessary spare parts, and other required items are always available within vehicle.
Ensures passengers adhere to all road safety regulations.
Operates the vehicle to assure safe transportation of clients to and from various destinations.
Carry out office errands, deliveries, and collections as directed.
Ensure compliance with Palladium’s vehicle driving policies.
Maintain high standards of customer service to guests.
Check that vehicles are properly insured and that all road licenses/taxes are valid.
Report all vehicle faults and request for maintenance as appropriate.
Ensure vehicle is always kept secure, clean, and tidy and in good working condition
Clean class C1 driver’s license.
A minimum of Malawi School Certification of Education.
Three or more years previous experience driving for international organizations.
Experience driving in urban and rural settings with good ability to handle and manage four-wheel drive vehicles.
Basic mechanical skills.
Ability to prepare and keep computerized records and use e-mail.
Those with a Defensive Driving License will have an added advantage.
Good oral and written English language skills and ability to communicate in common Malawian languages.
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