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  • Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • viaPathfinder International
2 years ago
Mid Level
Non Government Organization
2 - 5 years
Secondary School Diploma or equivalent 3 years’ relevant work experience
Job Summary

Pathfinder International is a global leader in sexual and reproductive health. We place reproductive health care at the center of all that we do—believing that it is not only a fundamental human right, but is critical for expanding life opportunities for women, families, communities, and nations, and paving the way for transformations in environmental stewardship, decreases in population pressures, and innovations in poverty reduction. Pathfinder provides women, men, and adolescents with a range of quality health services—from contraception and maternal care to HIV prevention and AIDS care and treatment. Pathfinder strives to strengthen access to family planning, advocate for sound reproductive health policies, and, through all our work, improve the rights and lives of the people we serve.

Project Summary:

The M- mama program has been designed to contribute to the reduction of maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality through health system improvement and innovative emergency transportation system (EmTS) to strengthen referrals and linkages to services. Pathfinder International Tanzania and Touch foundation with support from Vodafone foundation will implement the program in collaboration with the Government. The Government of Tanzania has approved the expansion of the program nationwide.

The positions will be stationed in the following regions of Tanzania: Shinyanga, Morogoro, Lindi, Mara, Simiyu, Arusha, Kilimanjaro, Manyara, Dodoma, Singida, Tanga, Pwani, Dar es salaam, Ruvuma, Mtwara, Zanzibar, Kagera,  Mwanza,Geita,Kigoma,Tabora,Katavi,Rukwa,Mbeya,Songwe,Iringa and Njombe.

Reports to: Human Resources and Administration Manager

Grade Level : TZ-03

Job Summary : Ensures that assigned vehicles are properly driven and maintained to effectively support implementation of program activities at the local level. Provides back upsupport to Administration.  

How to apply:

Pathfinder is committed to safeguarding and protecting the people we serve as well as our staff. We have zero tolerance for any behavior that inflicts harm on children, young people, adults, as well as our staff and partners, including sexual abuse, harassment, bullying, and exploitation. Everyone we hire must abide by our safeguarding and related policies, including reporting suspected or known policy violations. By applying, you acknowledge you understand you will be subjected to a variety of vetting checks intended to verify your suitability to work with us. Interested applicants are requested to submit their application letter and CV, including contact details for 3 references whereby one should be the human resources manager/director of past organization you worked for.

The Applications should be addressed to the Director for Human Resources and Administration, Pathfinder International, PO Box 77991, Dar es Salaam or sent via e-mail to stating the position being applied for in the subject line so that we do not miss your application. Electronic Applications are encouraged. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted, offer and contract will be subject to the donor’s approval. The closing date to send your application is Friday 13th May at 05:00pm.

Duties And Responsibilities

Key Job Outcomes:

  • Vehicle Operations: Drives assigned Pathfinder vehicles to authorized areaswhile adhering to Pathfinder and local regulations.
  • Vehicle Safety and Security: Ensures that designated vehicles are fully operational, licensed and insured as required by law. Ensures that designatedvehicles are well maintained and are serviced appropriately. Ensures that all passengers are securely belted up before embarking on any trip. Reports any accident or defect of the vehicle to the supervisor of record.
  • Daily Pre-Checks: Conducts daily pre-inspection tests on the assigned vehicle,including oil level, water levels, tire pressure, brake fluid level and the like.
  • Vehicle Mileage Records: Accurately records mileage in the log book. Submitsmonthly mileage summary to Finance.
  • Courier Services: Delivers mail using assigned vehicle.
  • Inventory Coordination: Loads and unloads vehicle with supplies. Sets andarranges supplies in store.
  • Project Management and Participation: Leads, manages or participates incross- functional project teams

Minimally Required Job-Specific Competencies:

  • Motor Safety Regulations: Proven ability to drive vehicles safely and securelyaccording to country and local specific regulations
  • Vehicle Maintenance: Proven ability to check vehicles to ensure they areoperational, road worthy and safe.
  • Record Keeping: Advanced knowledge of completing required logs for mileagetraveled in assigned vehicles. 

Education Other Skills Required

Minimally Required Organizational Competencies:

  • Software Applications: Foundational knowledge of Word and Outlook. Languages: Foundational writing and speaking skills using local language andEnglish language.
  • Communication: Foundational oral and written communication skills different formsof media
  • Project Planning and Management: Foundational skills in project planning,coordination, monitoring and management.
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Services: Foundational knowledge offamily planning and reproductive health principles, practices and services, including program strategies and indicators.
  • Passion for Sexual and Reproductive Health Services: Commitment to family planning, reproductive health services, gender, maternal, child health services, anderadication of harmful traditional practices.
  • Influencing and Customer Service Skills: Foundational influencing and diplomacyskills.
  • Advanced customer service skills. Organization, Planning and Multi-tasking: Foundational organizational and planning skills, project planning and management skills.
  • Ability to set priorities,meet deadlines and multitask with minimal supervision.
  • Self-Management and Teamwork: Ability to work independently or as a member ofthe team, ability to be detailed-oriented, and ability to manage stress effectively in a fast-paced environment, ability to meet commitments in a timely manner,
  • Matrix Management: Ability to thrive in a matrixed organization.

Minimally Required Education, Training and Experience:

  • Secondary School Diploma or equivalent 3 years’ relevant work experience 
  • 3 years’ relevant work experience
  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Certificate in Mechanical Engineering
  • Prefer: Experience with NGO work

Other Information:

  • Must be able to see 20/20 with corrective lenses if necessary
  • Must have ability to drive the assigned vehicles 
  • Travel Required (at least 50% as part of the job)
  • Uses cellular and desk phone; laptop or desktop computer; assigned vehicles
  • May perform other job outcomes specific to logistics or data collection (SeeLogistics job requirements)
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