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16 Feb 2023

Driver Shinyanga at World Vision

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Job Description

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 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities:


To drive all WVT Project vehicles as planned.

End Results

The safe arrival of passengers and goods Timely arrival to the destination The safe arrival of the vehicle Safe drive to avoid causing accidents to other road users
Ensure that the general state of the vehicle has been regularly & timely checked (before and after use).

End Results

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

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
Maintain Log Books

End Results

All mileage recorded should be those legally authorized Mileage recorded 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
Ensure all required documents to the vehicle are valid and safely kept, including Insurance, road safety stickers, availability of tool kit, triangles, reflectors, fire extinguisher & first Aid Kit.

End Results

Timely replacement of vehicle-identified kits on their expiry (including first aid, fire extinguisher etc) There will be proper adherence to road traffic rules
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 visitors before they sign The timely signing of child protection forms for visitors on arrival
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

​Report any adverse observation of a vehicle to the Senior Transport Officer

End Results

The vehicle will be in roadworthy condition To reduce the risk of accidents
Remind/advise the Senior Transport Officer on matters pertaining to services and repairs of vehicles

End Results

Adherence to the Planned Preventive Maintenance The vehicles will be in roadworthy condition
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
Adhere to WVT’s Vehicle Policy all the time

End Results

There will be no picking up people in the vehicle 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 overspeeding and therefore reduction of accidents
Other duties as assigned by the employer

End Results

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


Required Professional Experience

At least three years of experience as a driver
Safe driving record Must be well acquainted with basic knowledge of vehicle parts and be able to diagnose vehicle-related faults in the first place.
Long-distance driving experience
Good oral communication ability.
Polite, easy-going, and able to work with a variety of different people and cultures.
Ability to work after normal working hours to transport staff/consultants to the 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.
The 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

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

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

Physical Requirements

Physical and Mentality Fit

Language Requirements

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

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIP; Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Reason for contact

Support service staff and Project staff


Be Safe and Resilient Deliver Results Build Relationships Be Accountable Learn and Develop Improve and Innovate Partner and Collaborate Embrace Change

Job Location:

This Position is Based in Shinyanga, Kishapu DC

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only


This position is contingent upon donor approval of the project and funding
Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

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Closing Date : 28th February, 2023.

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