Project Drivers - 9 Posts

Published by Jobstanzania on 4:40:00 pm

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a world-renowned Institution for teaching, research and services in the field of International Health Development. The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is investing in the Health Promotion and System Strengthening Project (HPSS) in the Dodoma region in the United Republic of Tanzania and has mandated the Swiss Centre for International Health (SClH) of Swiss TPH to implement the project. The project’s aim is to improve access to and utilization of health resources and services in Dodoma, Morogoro and Shinyanga regionsfor arriving at an effective and well governed health system. To achieve the above aim, the project has four components: health promotion, health financing, pharmaceutical and health product management, and health technology management.
The project is expanding its workforces and is announcing the following positions.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Position: Project Drivers  - 9 Posts

Reporting to: Regional Manager
Location: 2 in Dodoma Main Office, 2 Morogoro Regional Office, 1 Kilombero, 1 Mvomero and 2 Shinyanga Regional Office, 1 Kahama TC

Level of Engagement: Full-time
Duration of engagement August 2015 – July 2019

Aim of the job
The Project Driver is responsible to drive and manage the project vehicles in the respective region or district

Main Tasks

  • Drive the project vehicle for project activities and other official duties
  • Manage the HPSS vehicles assigned to him/her
  • Assure effective functioning of the vehicle
  • Manage funds entrusted to him for the procurement of fuel and maintenance as well as material resources entrusted by the project honestly and cost-effectively.
  • Notify in a timely manner the project management and immediate supervisor on the need for maintenance and repair of motor vehicle
  • Assure adequate documentation of repair, maintenance and journeys in the logbook
  • Assist logistical preparation for the training, workshops, meetings and related activities
  • Assist collection of data for project monitoring and evaluation activities

  • Certificate of professional Driving/ VIP Driving
  • Certificate of Secondary Education
  • Ability and skills to drive motor vehicle with required qualifications
  • Have experience of five years as a Professional Driver
  • Good sense of identification of technical faults
  • Good communication skills
  • Open personality
  • Ability to work in difficult environment

How To Apply

Applicants for the positions should indicate the preferred work station(Location)
Application should be accompanied with:
  • A well-typed Cv;
  • Certified copies of relevant certificates;
  • Names of at least three (3) referees with reliable contacts;
  • Contact address during daytime (Postal Address, Telephone, e mail and Fax)
Send your application to the following address:

Team Leader
Health Promotion and System Strengthening (HPSS) Project
P.O.Box 29
Dodoma, Tanzania

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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