Overview

Driver

Location: Dodoma, Tanzania

Company: Plan International

ROLE PURPOSE

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan has over 80 years’ experience and works in more than 75 countries across the world. We strive for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners.

Plan International has been working in Tanzania since 1991. Our work supports marginalised children and youth, especially adolescent girls, to grow up physically and mentally healthy and ready to shape their future. We create an enabling environment and empower girls to be active drivers of change in realising their rights. We prioritise working with partners, and ensuring all of our work is evidence based.

The Driver will support the ongoing implementation of the advocacy work in Dodoma Liaison Office, will provide transportation services to Plan staff in a safe, courteous and timely manner to enable the liaison office effectively carry out its operational plan.

Dimensions of the Role

 

Directly reports to the Admin, Logistics and Compliance Officer
Responsible for vehicle maintenance and management
Provides clerical duties to Administration, Logistics and Compliance department
ACCOUNTABILITIES

 

Vehicle maintenance and management
Cleans vehicle and perform routine checks to ensure it has proper working tools on a daily basis.
Refuels vehicle using an approved fuel voucher and records this on the vehicle log sheet timely.
Ensures that after hours travel have prior formal approval by the administration officer
To report immediately to the Admin, Logistics and Compliance Officer all accidents involving Plan vehicles
Compliance to the motor vehicle policy provisions
Staff and material transportation
Transports staff and designated people to all areas as instructed.
Ferries goods to required points as may be directed from time to time.
Ensure that all Plan assets are not left unattended in the vehicle whilst parked.
Files in accurately vehicle log books and submits to the Admin, Logistics and Compliance Officer
Prepares monthly vehicles’ maintenance reports for allocated vehicles.
Clerical Services provision

Dispatch and deliver all documents between Plan and other service providers

Performs clerical work in the office when required.  This includes banking, filing, sourcing quotations writing purchase orders and general data capture

Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

Communications and working relationships:

 

Administration staff – Informing – level High
Functional networks – Informing – level Low
External stakeholders – Informing – level Low
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

 

Class C drivers licence plus valid defensive driving certificate
Certificate from NIT or recognised institution
Certificate in logistics, administration/procurement an added advantage
A minimum of five years of experience in vehicle maintenance and driving
Skills specific to the post:

 

Good communication skills
Good interpersonal skills
Good computer skills
PLAN INTERNATIONAL’S VALUES IN PRACTICE

We are open and accountable

 

Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people
We strive for lasting impact

 

Articultes a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.
We work well together

 

Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.
We are inclusive and empowering

 

Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.
PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

Field travels 75% field works and 25% office works

LEVEL OF CONTACT WITH CHILDREN

Mid contact: Occasional interaction with children

MODE OF APPLICATION

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