10 Aug 2021

Driver at Ministry of Health Social Welfare Elderly and Children Zanzibar

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Job Description

The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania obtained a loan from BADEA, Kuwait Fund and Saudi Fund for Rehabilitation and Expansion of Mnazi Mmoja Hospital Project – Zanzibar. The Ministry of Health Social Welfare Elderly and Children Zanzibar representing the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania intends to apply parts of this loan to finance the management of the Project through the establishment of the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) for rehabilitation and expansion of Mnazi Mmoja Hospital in Zanzibar. The duration of the implementation phase is three years and Operation & Management phase is one year, the project is expected to be completed by the end of 2024. The following staff will be recruited in order to facilitate the Project.


Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Drives official vehicles
  • Responsible for keeping driving license valid and for conforming to the traffic code and for meeting requirements for driving motor vehicles driven by him/her
  • Responsible for the day maintenance and record
  • Perform daily cleaning of the vehicle
  • Keep inform the line managers for any irregular happen to the project vehicles and suggest the necessary steps
  • Keep inspect the vehicles document of licensing.
  • Report log book as monthly record and report.
  • In case the vehicle is involved in accident, ensure that the necessary steps conforming to rules and regulations are taken.

Requirement and Qualifications – 55% marks

  1. Secondary Education. Valid Driver’s license of at least 3 classes.
  2. Certificate in Mechanics is an added advantage

Experience – 40% marks

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

Language 5% marks

  • Excellent knowledge of English and Swahili languages.

Working conditions

  • The Driver will be stationed at the premises of the MOH/MMH /KCH

Period of Performance and remunerations

  • The Driver will be a full-time position within the Project. He/she will be offered a 4 years contract with six months’ probation period.
  • Remuneration will be monthly.


The Driver of the PIU will directly report monthly to the Project Manager.

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Method of Application

All Application letter should be addressed to Principal Secretary Ministry of Health Social Welfare Elderly, Gender and Children and must be submitted by hand at the office Procurement and Disposal Management Unit P.O.BOX 236 ZANZIBAR, Ministry of Health, Social Welfare, Elderly, Gender and Children at 09:00 morning up to 3:30 afternoon not less than the day of 29th August, 2021 Late Application will no longer be considered, this application is only for Tanzanian citizen.

A detailed Curriculum Vitae must be provided on how the requirements specified in this document match the capability, experience and knowledge

The Application must be submitted on one original and one copy and envelop must be marked “Original” and “Copy” as appropriate. If there are any discrepancies between the original and the copy the original governs. The outer envelope shall be labeled with the submission address, reference number and title of the Post The Application must be submitted in the English language or Swahili all required information must be provided, responding clearly and concisely to all the points set out.

The Application document should comprise of the following:

Covering Letter;

An application letter duly signed on all pages by applicant

Applications shall be evaluated in accordance with the following criteria:

Comply with required qualifications

Comply with Experience

Comply with Language English and Kiswahili



P.O.BOX 236


Email: [email protected]

Tel +255-21-2233454

Fax: +255-24-2231987

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