Job vacancy Driver

7th Floor, Tower 1, NeXTeracom Cybercity, Ebene Mauritius

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Job Type
Job Status
Full Time
25 December, 2020
Job Title


Job Presentation

Program Description:

In partnership with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), TechnoServe is preparing for a 3-year Food Enterprises for a Developed Zambia (FED) Programme. The programme aims to improve the efficiency, profitability and growth of food processing SMEs and contribute to a stronger and more inclusive sector in the country.

Position Description:

To assist TechnoServe staff and volunteers by to carry out programmatic and administrative assignments.  To maintain all vehicles in good operating status.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Drive Technoserve staff and volunteers out to the field to carry out their assignments
  • Be available for urgent and non-urgent dispatches and mail deliveries within Lusaka as assigned by the HR and Administration Manager. Transport important documents to the banks, embassies, government offices, etc. in a safe and confidential manner.
  • Drive all visitors and officers needing transport to, and from the Lusaka international airport, places of residence and at times outside Lusaka when instructed to do so by the HR & Administration Manager.

General Vehicle Maintenance

  • Take complete responsibility for cleaning and fuelling all vehicles on a daily basis.
  • Report any damages or malfunctions to the HR & Administration Manager.
  • Inspect and ensure that all TechnoServe vehicles are equipped with first aid kits, spare tyres, fire extinguishers and functioning security systems on a monthly basis.
  • Ensuring that vehicle log sheets are collected and reconciled and submitted to the HR & Administration Manager on a monthly basis for accounting and financial reconciliation purposes.
  • Complete log sheets for all trips as required for accountability.
  • Carry out minor maintenance on vehicles such as changing or adding oil, water
  • Guarantee that all motor vehicles receive timely servicing by regular monitoring and informing the HR & Administration Manager of such in time.


  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the HR and Administration Manager and management.
  • Recommend repairs and maintenance for vehicles
  • Recommend vehicle to use for field trips in relation to condition of vehicle
  • Decide on most efficient and economical route to use unless otherwise directed
Required profile for job ad : Driver
  • Clean class 4 Drivers license required.
  • Valid Defensive Driving Certificate.
  • At least five years of professional work experience as a Driver.
  • Proven experience working in a corporate or NGO environment
  • Grade twelve certificate and auto mechanics experience will be an added advantage 
  • Ability to communicate fluently in English and other vernacular languages.
  • Highly organized and excellent knowledge of the street map of the major cities in Zambia and a general knowledge of Zambia.
  • Integrity, honesty and willingness and ability to work in teams
  • Willingness to learn and apply TechnoServe principles.
Job criteria for job ad : Driver
Job category : ServicesTransport, logistics
Industries : Agriculture, fishing, aquacultureAssociative activities
Employment type : Permanent contract
Region : Central - Copperbelt - Eastern - Luapula - Lusaka - Muchinga - North-Western - Northern - Southern - Western
Experience level : 5 to 10 years
Educational level : High school
Spoken language : english›fluent
Number of Position(s) : 1
Valid Till
22 Feb, 2021

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