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Driving Jobs at World Vision, October 2023

Position: Driver

World Vision · Tanga, Tanga Region, Tanzania

About the job

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.


Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities

10% To drive all WVT Project vehicles as planned

End Results

The safe arrival of passengers and goods
Timely arrival to the destination
Safe arrival of the vehicle
Safe drive to avoild causing acidents to others road users

10% To ensure that the general state of the vehicle has been regularly & timely checked (before and after use).

End Results

Vehicle is timely serviced
Well maintained vehicle
Well cleaned vehicle
To ensure the vehicle is always in good usable condition. The vehicle will be in roadworthy condition

5% Clerical services provision

End Results

Timely support to all project staff as legally planned
Support smooth and quick dispatch and delivery of documents between WVT and other stakeholders.
Timely delivery of payloads

10% Maintain Log Books

End Results

All mileage recorded should be those legally authorized
Mileage recording to the log book every time when refueling the vehicle
There will be a proper recording of mileage covered against fuel consumed
There will be a proper recording of mileage for normal service

10% To Ensure all required documents to the vehicle are valid and safely kept, Insurance, road safety stickers, availability of tool kit, triangles, reflectors, fire extinguisher & first Aid Kit.

End Results

Timely replacement of vehicle identified kits on its expirely (including first aid, fire extinguisher etc
There will be proper adherence to road traffic rules

5% Ensure all visitors sign the child protection forms as soon as they are picked up.

End Results

Explain the purpose of signing the child protection form to vistors before they sign
The timely signing of child protection forms for visitors on arrival

10% To ensure that the vehicle is not overloaded either by people or luggage

End Results

To increase the life span of the tires
Adherence to the traffic rules and regulations

10% Report any adverse observation of a vehicle to Senior Transport Officer

End Results

The vehicle will be in roadworthy condition
To reduce the risk of accidents

5% Remind/advise Senior Transport Officer to matters pertaining to services and repairs of vehicles

End Results

Adherence to the Planned Preventive Maintenance
The vehicles will be in roadworthy condition.

5% Other Duties As Assigned By The Employer

End Results

There will be smooth support on any other legally activities assigned to drivers

10% Ensure that the vehicles are serviced as per the Planned Preventive Maintenance.

End Results

There will be safe arrival of both passengers and goods
The vehicle will be in roadworthy condition always
The lifespan of the vehicle will be increased

10% Adhere to WVT’s Vehicle Policy all the time

End Results

There will be no picking people in the vehcile who are not authorized referring to the policy of the organization
There will be timely parking and allowed departure time of the WVT Project Vehicles unless legal permission is granted
There will be no over speeding and therefore reduction of accidents

Knowledge/Qualifications For The Role

Required Professional Experience

At least three years experience as a driver
Safe driving record
Must be well acquainted with basic knowledge on vehicle parts and be able to diagnose vehicle related faults at first place.
Long distance driving experience
Good oral communication ability.
Polite, easy going, ability to work with variety of different people and cultures.
Ability to work after normal working hours to transport staff/consultants to airport and other locations.
Strong language capability in both Kiswahili and English.
Must be honest and demonstrate the highest degree of integrity.
Ability to write a work-related report.

Required License, Registration, And Certification

Valid class C (C1, C2, C3) driving license
Form Four with NIT Advanced Driving Certificate or VETA Advanced Driving Certificate

Preferred Education, Knowledge And Qualifications

Certificate in logistics, administration/procurement are the added advantages
Experience working in NGOs will be added advantages (International NGOs)

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

Work environment: Office-based with regular travel to the field
Travel:Domestic travel is required.

Physical Requirements

3 + years in driving
Tanga Region

Language Requirements

Ability to communicate in English and good command of Kiswahili
A good relationship with other staff


Contact (within WV or outside WV)

SupPort service staff and Project staff

Reason for contact

Working relationship

Frequency of contact

High level /always


Should be able to make decision that does not affect/interfear others diginity and organisation ethical, regulation and policies


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