Driver and Logistics Assistant
Right To Play is a global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth affected by conflict, disease and poverty. Established in 2000. Right To Play has pioneered a unique play-based approach to learning and development which focuses on quality education, life skills, health, gender equality, child protection and building peaceful communities. With programming in over 15 countries. Right To Play transforms the lives of more than one million children each week, both inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to our work with chidren. Right To Play advocates with parents, local communities.and governments to advance the fundamental rights of all chidren.
Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto. Canada and has operations in North America. Europe, the Middle East. Africa and Asia.
In Tanzania. Right To Play is legally registered under the NGO act of 2002 with certificate of compliance number 1501 working in Dar Es Salaam, Kigoma, Morogoro and Mara.
Right lb Play is recruiting exciting positions to support implementation of education program in Kibondo Kigoma
Position – Driver and Logistics Assistant
Closing Date: – March 7th . 2020
Work location: – Kibondo- Kigoma
Authorized to Work in – Tanzania (for Tanzanian national only)
Employment Start Date: – Immediately
Contract Duration: – 1 year with possibility of Extension based on funding availability.
The Driver Cum Logistics Assistant reports directly to Project Officer. The main responsibility of the Driver
Cum Logistics Assistant is to provide safe transport services of passengers as required, ensuring that all passengers adhere to safety regulations at all times. The incumbent works closely with the Country Safety and Security Focal Person (CSSFP) and receives technical advice and direction from him/her.
Driving and vehicle maintenance (80% of Time)
Provides driving services to staff and other passengers between locations as scheduled by supervisor.
Interacts with staff/visitors/customers in a professional manner; ensures all policies and procedures are strictly adhered to. ensuring customer satisfaction. Reports customer challenges to supervisor, if necessary.
Conducts daily checks of the assigned vehicle for proper levels of f uel. motor oil. tire pressure, brakes and water level.
Performs minor maintenance when necessary.
Presents vehicle in a clean and tidy manner by ensuring that the vehicle is property maintained and clean at all times by washing both the inside and outside parts of the vehicle.
Maintains mileage logbook and schedules regular maintenance service with approval from supervisor.
Maintains all vehicle documents including vehicle registration, insurance, road tax. parking fees, road licenses and others; keeps updated at all times.
Stocks essential vehicle supplies such as first aid kit and necessary spare parts ready at all times.
Undertakes errands to and/or from vendors, suppliers and banks as requested by supervisa.
Reports incidents and necessary repairs to supervisor and authaities according to existing operating procedure.
Consults with the Country Security & Safety Focal Person (CSSFP) all safety and security matters.
Accepts the responsibility to be aware of situations that may affect the safety of staff; Updates the CD and the CSSFP on observed safety & security changes.
Guarantees that products and staff are protected and secured at all times.
Reports and advises on any risks and/or incidents that may affect RTP in the respective country relating to travel, safety and security.
Monitas security situations in the road and ensures that safety and security procedures are implemented while mewing in the field.
Ensures that all immediate steps/actions required by safety and security rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
Logistical support 00% of Time)
Assists with purchasing office supplies, stationery and equipment and arranges for repair of office equipment to ensure that the office is in good order within the petty cash limits and according to RTP Policies/Procedures.
Coordinates with suppliers for the procurement of office supplies and equipment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Must have)
High school certificate or vocational school diploma
Drivers school training
A valid driver’s license
First Aid training
Driver safety training required for the respective country
3 years’ experience as a driver (canying passengers) with a recognized organization
Ability to follow a pre-set schedule and create a plan to reach the required destination on time
Good interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to work well with people from varied backgrounds and cultures at all levels in organization
Ability to work as part of a team and is flexible and adaptable. Ability to work under pressure
Understands and perfams safe driving techniques
Skilled in minor car repair
Able to drive for long periods of time
Understands highway code and road rules of the country
Good oral communication skills
Physically able to reach, stretch, bend, and sit fa long periods of time during daily routine
Fluency in local language. Ability to read, write and speak English.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS (An Asset)
Previous experience working in an international organization
Advanced auto repair skills
Advanced knowledge of security procedures in the country
HOW TO APPLY:
If you are interested in applying fa this position, please send your resume and cover letter to: TanzaniaHr@righttoplay.com and kindly include title you are applying to and your name in subject line.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees regardless of their gender, race, religion, age. disability, sexual orientation or marital status. We offer a family-friendly environment, that support staff diversity and ensure a healthy work-life balance.
We are a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs. The successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory police record check as a condition of employment
Closing Date: March 7th 2020
Resident of Kigoma region are strongly encouraged to apply.