1 Dec 2022

Driver at Plan International

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Job Description


Company: Plan International

BACKGROUND

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan has over 80 years’ experience and works in more than 75 countries across the world. We strive for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners.

Plan International has been working in Tanzania since 1991. Our work supports marginalised children and youth, especially adolescent girls, to grow up physically and mentally healthy and ready to shape their future. We create an enabling environment and empower girls to be active drivers of change in realising their rights. We prioritise working with partners, and ensuring all of our work is evidence based

Vijana na Ubora, Malengo na Afya (VUMA) project is a 7-year Global Affairs Canada (GAC) funded project, aiming at increasing realisation of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) for Adolescents Girls and Young Women (AGYW) in all their diversity in Katavi region. The project will increase AGYW’s individual and collective agency by building Sexual Reproductive Health Rights, Sexual Gender Based Violence, Mental Health, Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Nutrition by empowering them via increased social capital; and by helping them to acquire skills, capacities and increased financial capital. The project will also strengthen the provision of gender and adolescent-responsive and inclusive (GAR&I), integrated and innovative ASRHR and protection services and support for AGYW by building community, school, health facility and governmental capacity, infrastructure, planning and management.

ROLE PURPOSE

The role is operational level for the VUMA Project, it will focus on the implementation of the day to day transport activities to ensure timely programme delivery, to provide transportation services to Plan VUMA staff in a safe, courteous and timely manner to enable the programme effectively carry out its operational plan.

Dimensions of the Role

Ensure vehicle is fit for purpose to deliver the projects and is actively managed
Staff and material transportation
Ensure fully compliance with the regulations, policies and procedures
Maintain updated and accurate vehicle records
Provides clerical duties for implementation of the programme
Will directly manage the drivers

ACCOUNTABILITIES

Key Result Area (KRA) 1: Ensure vehicle is fit for purpose to deliver the projects and is actively managed:

Ensure vehicle is always in good and usable condition, well maintained and cleaned vehicle
All time maintenance of vehicle in mechanically and technically good usable condition, well maintained vehicle, daily vehicle checking before use;
Timely processing of service and maintenance request; and
Maintaining vehicle operating books.
KRA 2: Ensure fully compliance with the regulations, policies and procedures:

Abide to the required country regulations to avoid unnecessary problem with the law enforcers, updated the administration assistant with vehicle insurance status, safety week stickers and all-time valid driving license.
Adherence to Plan policies and standard operating procedures, laws and regulations
KRA 3: Maintain updated and accurate vehicle records:

Manage well and updated vehicle records, submit vehicle monthly reports, logbook, trips, and fuel records to the administration assistant.
KRA 4: Provides clerical duties for implementation of the programme:

Support smooth and quick dispatch and delivery of documents between Plan and other stakeholders;
KRA 5: Staff and material transportation:

Responsible for staff, visitors and materials safe and timely transportation to the required destination
Security and Upholding Plan Values

Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of Safeguarding policies.
Create and sustain a work environment of mutual respect where team members strive to achieve excellence.
Be champion of Plan values
Handles constructive criticism and learns from it
Shows respect for and sensitivity to protected characteristics, cultural and religious differences
Ensure compliance to COVID-19 and other outbreaks safety measures

Compliance to Global Polices

Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for safeguarding children and young people and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEIP) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring Plan and Partner’s staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures

Key relationships

The post holder will be required to maintain effective working relationship with the Project Manager, Project coordinator, project officer, procurement coordinator, garages and partners.

Technical expertise, skills and knowledge

Knowledge

Class C drivers licence plus valid defensive driving certificate
A minimum of ordinary level secondary school education certificate
Fluent in Swahili, ability to read, write and speak English
A minimum of five years of experience in vehicle maintenance and driving
Previous experience working in an international organisation
Skills

Basic mechanic and auto repair skills
Communication skills
Interpersonal skills
Computer skills
Plan International’s Values in Practice

We are open and accountable

Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people
We strive for lasting impact

Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.
We work well together

Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.
We are inclusive and empowering

Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

Physical Environment

Working environment will include both typical office environment and field environment
The position requires regular field travels, at least 70% of the officer’s work

Level of contact with children

Mid contact: Occasional interaction with children during reflection meetings, evaluations, and research

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Closing Date : 30th December, 2022.







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