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Drivers (x4) at Pakachere Institute

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  • Zomba
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Pakachere Institute

Pakachere Institute of Health and Development Communication is a registered local NGO that specialises in social, and behaviour change communication and delivery of specialised HIV and sexual and reproductive health services for key populations in Malawi. We aim to empower all Malawians to choose and sustain healthy behaviours though evidence-based health and development communication, community mobilization, advocacy, and delivery of person-centred integrated HIV prevention and Sexual and reproductive health care services.


Job Title: Driver (4)

Grade: E2

Reporting to: District Coordinator

Project Title: KUTETEZA

Physical Location: Zomba & Machinga

Duration: 1 Year Renewable

Expected Date of Engagement As soon as possible

Driver Job Summary

Transporting staff and delivering them to the field in a safe and timely manner. Loading, transporting, and delivering items to clients/partners/TWG in a safe, timely manner. Reviewing stocks before and after delivery to ensure that delivery is complete, the stock items collected are as per stock transfer order, and the clients/ partners and employees are satisfied with the delivery


  • Ensure that motor vehicles are always road worthy.
  • Ensure that motor vehicles are always clean.
  • Updates logbook always.
  • Prepare gate-pass before every trip.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To Drive office staff and any other visitors as assigned.
  • Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other related goods and supplies in the districts of implementation.
  • Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports. Maintaining a daily log of all trips, mileage and fuel consumption for monthly checking by Project Administrator
  • Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts.
  • Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
  • Collect mail from Post Office and deliver outgoing mails to various destinations within the city.
  • Prepares stock transfer note when delivering stock and ensure that it is always completed by all parties (officer discharging and receiving the goods).


  • Demonstrates commitment to Pakachere’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • Displays culture, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs.
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of protocol.
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of security issues.


  • Focus on results for the client.
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive construction attitude.
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure.
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of views.
  • Ability to manage time and be sociable.
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of views.

Required Skills and Experience


  • Malawi Schools Certificate of Education
  • Valid Driver’s license of at least 3 classes.
  • Basic knowledge and experience in vehicle repairing
  • Certificate in Mechanics is an added advantage.


  • 5 years’ work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.

Language Requirements

  • Fluency in English.
  • Knowledge of the local languages of the area would be an asset.

Method Of Application

Applications should contain:

A letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and copies of academic certificates, Applications should be sent to the following address to be received on or before 5:00 pm Friday, 7th June 2024. Applications must be sent to:

The Human Resource Manager
Pakachere Institute of Health and Development Communication,
Smythe Road, Opposite the Story Workshop, Old Goal Malawi Office
Sunnyside, P.O Box 30248, Blantyre 3, Malawi

Email: [email protected]