Pathfinder International Ethiopia Driver Jobs

Pathfinder International Ethiopia Driver Jobs

Job Id: 222595

Category: Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain

Location: Debretabor, Amhara

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Employment Type: Full time


Job Description

Pathfinder International/Ethiopia (PI/E) is a non-for-profit organization dedicated to improve access to, and the quality of, reproductive health and family planning information and services in Ethiopia.

PI/E places reproductive health care at the center of all that it 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 of our work, improve the rights and lives of the people we serve.

Project overview

Currently, Pathfinder Ethiopia is preparing for an upcoming project opportunity aimed at supporting Currently, Pathfinder Ethiopia is preparing for an upcoming project opportunity aimed at supporting adolescent girls to achieve a healthy transition into an adulthood.

The project would be implemented jointly by Pathfinder Ethiopia and Care Ethiopia in Amhara, Oromia, and Tigray regions. Pathfinder would have lead responsibility for activities in Amhara region, south Gondar Zone, in five woredas: Ebinat, Libo Kemkem, Tache Gayint, Lay Gayint and Simada.

Pathfinder will lead responsibility in Tigray, with exact zones to be determined in the future. The project will be evaluated by an external research consortium, and the program is designed to ensure that key research questions can be answered.

Job Description

  • Complies with Pathfinder’s Driver Code of Conduct & vehicle protocol as well as transport/traffic regulations/laws of the land.
  • Transports authorized passengers (pathfinder staff and guests) and goods from place to place as instructed during working hours or out of working hours as required including to and from the field.
  • Provides passengers in the vehicle with a briefing about the planned trip, i.e., route planning, timing, communication procedures, security situation, etc.
  • Follows laws regarding maximum number of passengers and use of seat belts at all times.
  • Assists passengers boarding or leaving vehicle and handles luggage
  • Stores all required vehicle documents including: Vehicle Log Sheet, Daily Checklist, Insurance Policy, etc.
  • Records required information in a vehicle logbook such as mileage traveled, fuel consumed, destination, time of departure and arrival and submit to supervisor on a regular basis.
  • Keeps the assigned vehicle clean, greases and safeguards.
  • Takes responsibility for the maintenance and safety of the vehicle assigned, tools and accessories.
  • Reminds immediate supervisor to renew insurance and road license one month before its expiry and ensures that annual vehicle inspection is done timely and documentation is properly kept.
  • Reports accidents to his/her supervisor, insurance, and relevant authorities and provides written report.
  • Carries a proper driving license at all times; renews it yearly or as required by law.
  • Takes all preventative measures to ensure that passengers and properties are not exposed to dangers and accidents.
  • Checks oil, grease, fuel and other consumable items of the vehicle daily.
  • Produces receipts for purchase of fuel and other consumable items for the vehicle.
  • Follows that the vehicle in the garage is properly repaired and ensures that it is in order upon receiving.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by immediate supervisor from time to time.

    Number Required - One

    Supervisor Position - Zonal Coordinator AWH Project

    Job Requirements

  • Diploma in Auto Mechanics.
  • Minimum of valid 3rd grade driving license or above.
  • Defensive Driving Qualification is advantageous.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in driving.
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision and have strong interpersonal skills and skills to promote teamwork.
  • Must demonstrate strong interest and commitment to family planning and reproductive health service and the eradication of harmful traditional practices.
  • Must have demonstrable personal integrity and honesty and must have pleasant personality.
  • Must be willing to travel frequently to project activity regions and woredas as per need.

    How to Apply

    Pathfinder International invites eligible candidates to submit their applications via on or before September 20 ,2019.

    Applicants should write the position title on the subject line of their email specifying the job title for which the candidate is applying and send only Cover Letter and CV with 3 professional references including telephone number & email address. No additional document is required.

    Pathfinder is an equal opportunity employer and only shortlisted applicants will be considered.

    Pathfinder International Ethiopia Driver Jobs

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