13 Mar 2024

Transport Officer And Office Assistance x4 at CAMFED

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Job Description

CAMFED Overview

CAMFED (the Campaign for Female Education) is internationally recognised as a leader in education for girls, for its child protection policy and practise, and as a voice for girls’ education and women’s empowerment at the highest levels. Founded in 1993, CAMFED supports young women throughout their primary and secondary schools’ years, into economic training and further education, and onto leadership, as role models, activists, and philanthropists. CAMFED Tanzania is looking to recruit Monitoring& Evaluation Officers (3) and Transport Officers (4) to fill vacant position in various region.


Accountable to:         Administration Officer

Salary:                          Competitive

Start Date:                  ASAP

Location:                     Various  

Job purpose:

Under the direction of Administration Officer, Transport officer and office assistant is responsible for driving office vehicle including the maintenance records and ensures that routing maintenance is carried out on schedules. Transport Officer will be responsible for inspecting country vehicle on daily basis to ensure that it is clean, undamaged and in working order.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Drive vehicle in various districts in Tanzania.
  • Maintain defensive driving plus presenting safety briefing to passengers prior to each trip departure.
  • Maintains vehicle maintenance records and ensures that the routine maintenance is carried out on schedule.
  • Maintains accurate, up to date records on trip sheets, fuel purchases, incident reports, accident reports vehicle condition reports and other records that are requested from management.
  • Serves as a positive role model while providing transportation services to staff.
  • Reviews staff car requests with the Administration Officer finalize/maintenance schedule on a daily basis. Notifies the Administration Officer of any deviations from the approved schedule in order to ensure staff requests are honoured or different arrangements made.
  • Inspects vehicle on a daily basis to ensure that it is clean, undamaged and in working order. Notifies the Administration Officer, verbally and in writing, of any damage to or non-working vehicle.
  • Dispatches program office documents/mails/items around Dodoma by car to different vendors, partners and customers as assigned.
  • Collects and posts letters, sending parcels, recording all incoming letters in the special logbook, distributing to respective officers under the supervision of line manager.
  • Maintaining proper records for fuel and reports for any shortage before the start of journey.
  • Office assistant duties: Process admin requisitions, where applicable ensure generator is working- proper check-ups, support preparation of meetings, act as receptionist from time to time.
  • Photocopying, sorting, and collating related office documents.
  • Ensuring the stationery store and all stationery stock are well arranged and in attractive manner.
  • Supports office errands as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned from time to time.


Person Specifications Essential:

  • Holders of at least Form IV Certificate.
  • Holder of valid Class A, B, D, E driving license.
  • Must have certificate from either VETA or National Institute of Transportation (NIT)
  • Having driving experience of at least five (5) years from reputable organisations.
  • Must be fluent in both written and spoken English and Swahili languages.
  • Computer literate.
  • Able to work under pressure, Flexible and as part of a team.
  • Must be Tanzanian citizen.


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Method of Application

Please submit applications to [email protected] by 18th March 2024, including your most recent CV (indicating three traceable referees- (should be current/previous line manager/HR Manager) with valid email addresses) and covering letter, indicate Title of the job in the subject line of the email. Due to the volume of responses, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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