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BACKGROUND

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbours and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Position Title: Driver (8)

Location: Gokwe North, Kariba, Buhera, Chimanimani, Mt Darwin, Mudzi, Nkayi

Purpose of the Position:

The Driver is responsible for providing safely driving services to the organisation, carrying staff to and from different work locations and ensuring that program vehicles are maintained in good working condition.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Driving field staff.
  • Make daily payments deliveries (handling of cheques and cash).
  • Fueling of program vehicles to be always ready for duty.
  • Monitor vehicles on a weekly basis (checking oil leaks accident damage, tyre, cleanliness, battery, brake fluid lights).
  • Report mechanical state of the vehicle and defects timeously.
  • Make necessary quotations for all repairs of vehicles send them to tender committee and ensure that the vehicles are repaired and serviced.
  • Booking of field program vehicles in advance for services, fuels and source spares ensure swift flow of the programs.
  • Assist visiting World Vision staff / Donors/Stakeholders and transporting them to different areas of the project.
  • Assist the team with any duties required at a given point.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5 O’ levels
  • Valid clean (unendorsed) class 2 driving license and 2+ years’ experience.
  • 4×4 driving certificate an added advantage.
  • Valid Medical Report
  • Valid Defensive Driving Certificate.
  • Proven record of operating and manoeuvring the vehicle to safety at all times.
  • A record in keeping good working vehicles, servicing, repairs and fueling.
  • Good communication skills.

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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World Vision International is an Evangelical Christian humanitarian aid, development, and advocacy organization.

It was founded in 1950 by Robert Pierce as a service organization to meet the emergency needs of missionaries. In 1975 development work was added to World Vision's objectives.

It is active in more than 90 countries with a total revenue including grants, product and foreign donations of $2.79 billion (2011).

The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children.

We are one the world’s largest child focused development organisations, with over 45,000 staff in almost 100 countries, serving 100 million people annually. We work on every level to achieve our goal of child well-being – from international activism to checking in on children face-to-face.

Our people are our greatest asset. Each staff has unique experience and skills - and it’s our job to provide them with the training and opportunities they need to make their greatest contribution to our work worldwide.

According to our latest staff survey, over 80% of staff who responded are excited about the future, ready to put in extra effort, proud to work for World Vision and ready to recommend us to others as a great employer.

We offer a wide range of rewarding career opportunities, from tackling humanitarian emergencies, working in development and advocacy, to performing vital support roles such as finance, IT, marketing and human resources.

World Vision has the privilege to partner with communities in 25 countries in Africa: Angola, Burundi, Chad, Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

World Vision aims to achieve the sustained well-being of children within families and communities, especially the most vulnerable by ensuring that children:

  • Enjoy good health
  • Are educated for life
  • Experience love of God and their neighbour
  • Are cared for, protected and participate
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0 USD Bulawayo CF 3201 Abc road Full Time , 40 hours per week World Vision International

BACKGROUND

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbours and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Position Title: Driver (8)

Location: Gokwe North, Kariba, Buhera, Chimanimani, Mt Darwin, Mudzi, Nkayi

Purpose of the Position:

The Driver is responsible for providing safely driving services to the organisation, carrying staff to and from different work locations and ensuring that program vehicles are maintained in good working condition.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Driving field staff.
  • Make daily payments deliveries (handling of cheques and cash).
  • Fueling of program vehicles to be always ready for duty.
  • Monitor vehicles on a weekly basis (checking oil leaks accident damage, tyre, cleanliness, battery, brake fluid lights).
  • Report mechanical state of the vehicle and defects timeously.
  • Make necessary quotations for all repairs of vehicles send them to tender committee and ensure that the vehicles are repaired and serviced.
  • Booking of field program vehicles in advance for services, fuels and source spares ensure swift flow of the programs.
  • Assist visiting World Vision staff / Donors/Stakeholders and transporting them to different areas of the project.
  • Assist the team with any duties required at a given point.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5 O’ levels
  • Valid clean (unendorsed) class 2 driving license and 2+ years’ experience.
  • 4x4 driving certificate an added advantage.
  • Valid Medical Report
  • Valid Defensive Driving Certificate.
  • Proven record of operating and manoeuvring the vehicle to safety at all times.
  • A record in keeping good working vehicles, servicing, repairs and fueling.
  • Good communication skills.

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

2020-01-28

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