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Job Summary

Under the supervision of Assistance facilities Manager be responsible for driving authorized personnel and provide administration support. The driver will also be responsible for maintaining vehicles in good condition and keep accurate records of usage through logbook.

General Tasks

• Ensuring that all vehicles have valid COF and insurances.
• To check the vehicle daily for oil, water, fuel, washer fluid and breakdown kit
• To fill in the log sheets daily and return to the Facilitation Office at the end of each month.
• To record all journeys carefully and all fuel purchased
• Support the office administration.
• Maintaining proper record of inventory of office equipment.
• Providing logistic support during meetings and training.
• To report any problems immediately to the Senior Driver.
• To be available to always drive during duty periods.
• To keep the vehicle(s) clean inside and out.
• To only use the vehicle as instructed and never for personal or commercial use.
• Delivery, picking up and posting mail and other items for the company.
• Any other duties deemed to be reasonable assigned by the Line Manager.

 

Responsibilities

 

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following duties:

• Ensuring that all vehicles have valid COF and insurances.
• To check the vehicle daily for oil, water, fuel, washer fluid and breakdown kit
• To fill in the log sheets daily and return to the Facilitation Office at the end of each month.
• To record all journeys carefully and all fuel purchased
• Support the office administration.
• Maintaining proper record of inventory of office equipment.
• Providing logistic support during meetings and training.
• To report any problems immediately to the Senior Driver.

• To be available to always drive during duty periods.
• To keep the vehicle(s) clean inside and out.
• To only use the vehicle as instructed and never for personal or commercial use.
• Delivery, picking up and posting mail and other items for the company.
• Any other duties deemed to be reasonable assigned by the Line Manager.

Health and Safety
• Checking all risk areas of vehicles before driving.
• Making sure that checklist is checked and submitted to senior driver on a weekly basis.
• Identifying and reporting all risk areas for all MLW vehicles which may bring accidents even if the vehicle is driven by another driver.

All staff are employed under the MLW Programme and are ultimately responsible to the Programme whether directly employed under the Core Grant, a Research Fellowship or Project Grant. All staff are expected to be flexible and may be required to contribute to the activities of the Core Programme or another project(s).

 

Requirements

Qualifications and Experience

• MSCE with clean driver’s license
• Defensive driving certificate.
• Certificate in a business-related field.
• At least 2 year’s relevant work experience.
• Those based in Lilongwe will have an added advantage.

Remuneration and Benefits
MLW offers an attractive remuneration package which includes a competitive salary package commensurate with the position, a medical aid scheme, 24 hours insurance cover, pension scheme, gratuity benefits redeemable once every year, among others.
MLW also offers opportunities such as scholarships, upgrading and training opportunities to employees. These are based on successful on job performance and other set criteria.

MLW recognises its responsibility in safeguarding and protecting communities, research participants, patients and students with whom MLW is working. Referees and employers will be contacted and asked about safeguarding issues.

Suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications with copies of relevant certificates, 3 contactable referees and a detailed CV to vacancies@mlw.mw

To arrive not later than 8th August 2022, only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.

Posted on Aug 03, 2022