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Driver (Full-Time) and Stand by Driver (Part-Time) at Trócaire


Trócaire is looking for a dynamic, mature and motivated people to take up two exciting positions within its country office team. The positions of 1) Driver (full-time) and 2) Stand by Driver (part time) are roles within Trócaire’s administration team and the appointed people will join a dedicated team of Trócaire staff and will report to the Administration Officer (AO). The Driver (full time) position is a full-time position, and the Standby Driver (part time) position is an on-call position whereby the driver will be requested, when necessary, to support the existing Trócaire drivers during times of high workload. Both the Full-time Driver and the Stand-By driver will be responsible for the maintenance of office vehicles, transporting Trócaire staff and visitors safely to and from our programme areas and supporting the Administration Officer with errands and tasks within the city. When not driving, both roles may be requested to support other clerical work at the Office.


  • Clean class C1 and category PG driving license.
  • A minimum of Malawi School Certification of Education
  • Three or more years previous experience driving for international or local organisations
  • Experience driving in urban and rural settings with good ability to handle and manage four-wheel drive vehicles
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Computer literate
  • Experienced with common administrative tasks
  • Ability to prepare and keep computerized records and use e-mail
  • Defensive Driving License added advantage
  • Good oral and written English and Chichewa language skills. Other Malawian languages an asset.
  • Honest and person of integrity
  • Ability to follow instructions


Trócaire is committed to Safeguarding people within our programmes from Exploitation and Abuse. Any candidate offered a job with Trócaire will be expected to sign Trócaire’s Safeguarding Policies and Global Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these documents. All offers of employment will be subject to pre-employment checks including satisfactory references and appropriate screening (e.g. police vetting, counter terrorism and anti-trafficking). Trócaire also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme and all employees will be subject to this as part of contract of employment.

Method of Application

Applications should include the following: i) A cover letter outlining your motivation and how you fulfil the person specifications for the post; ii) An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae including the names and contact details of three referees and should be uploaded by 17:00 hours CAT on Monday 31 October2022.

Only applications from shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged. Applications received after the deadline will not be taken into consideration.


For the candidates with the required experience and passion for the roles, Trócaire offers a competitive package of salary and benefits. Both positions are offered on a one-year contract, with the possibility for further extension dependent on performance and availability of funds. Both positions are based in Lilongwe with frequent travel to Trócaire’s programme areas.

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