Programme Drivers at The Private Forestry Programme (PFP)

Posted by | June 10, 2018 | Jobs In Tanzania

The Private Forestry Programme (PFP) is a bilateral initiative between the Governments of Finland and Tanzania. The Programme increases income in the Southern Highlands through science-based private plantation forestry, and by strengthening forest industries.

Private Forestry Programme (PFP) wishes to recruit programme Drivers.

The FWITC  Programme Drivers will be members of the PFP team. Programme Drivers will report directly to the Chief Finance Development and Administration Advisor (CFDAA) and through him/her to the Team Leader.

They will strengthen the office support to ongoing programme reporting and implementation as timely as requested.

Position and specific requirements are:

Programme Drivers

Duty Station: Mafinga, Tanzania

Minimum qualifications
 Minimum secondary education
 Must possess a valid driving license
 Must have practical at least 5 years’ experience in driving light vehicles in Tanzania.
 Having been trained as mechanic will be an added advantage
 Able to communicate adequately in English or Kiswahili
 Has excellent attendance and positive attitude to the job

Duties and responsibilities:
The specific tasks to be carried out will include but not be limited to
 Operates assigned vehicle in a safe and courteous manner;
 Maintains defensive driving;
 Provides a communication link between clients and staff,
 Assists passengers, including handicapped, in and out of the vehicle;
 Operates ramps, lifts and securement devices as needed;
 Reads and interprets maps and driving directions to plan the most efficient route service for staff, and reads and interprets road signs;
 Presents safety briefing to passengers prior to each trip departure;
 Keeps the assigned vehicle(s) clean inside and outside;

 Maintains accurate, up-to-date records on trip sheets, vehicle maintenance, fuel purchases, incident reports, accident reports, vehicle condition reports and other records that are requested from management;
 Performs minor maintenance tasks on assigned vehicle(s) as required;
 Fuels the assigned vehicle(s);
 Perform and assist in any other task required by the programme e.g. such as doing errands, purchasing items for the office, delivering items.
 Coordinates the schedule for major or periodic vehicle maintenance with management and staff to minimize service interruptions;

How To Apply
If you are fully qualified for the above position and are ready to commit to delivering the required outputs, send your current CV and application letter, in English, by email to: [email protected]

The deadline for receiving applications is June 10th 2018.

Please quote the position you are applying for in your email subject. While we thank all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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