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Driver/Mechanic

Job Description

DRIVER/MECHANIC

Purpose of the position:

To provide driving services to officers and the whole program in order to enhance the ministry in transport services. To provide guidance on the performance of vehicles and ensure that the vehicles are road worthy.

Major Responsibilities: (please define in output format – 1-11 things of what you expect to see as a result of this position)

Key Outputs/Responsibilities

(Accountabilities and results)

Weight (%)

Provide minor maintenance (Change of Oil)

20

Keep the vehicle under his/her care clean and in excellent operational condition

20

Transport project materials and equipment to project sites.

10

Ensure safety and security of passengers and materials at all times.

5

Ensure that all trips are recorded in the logbook and ensure regular communication with the immediate supervisor.

5

Notify management on due dates for certificate of fitness ,insurance and service

10

Ensure that all trips are recorded in the vehicle logbook and ensure regular communication with the supervisors.

5

Advise management on due dates for Certificate of Fitness (CoF), insurance or service requirements.

15

Lead in monitoring vehicle performance to ensure that the vehicles are sent for maintenance and repairing when it is due.

10

Total

100%

PROFILE: Core Capabilities: (proficiency levels; 1=developing 2 =proficient 3=advanced)

Core Capability

Proficiency level

(1, 2, 3)

Examples of advanced proficiencies

(A full list of indicators available in Core Capabilities into Job Descriptions – A Manager’s Guide)

Indv

Ldr

Achieving Capabilities

Achieving quality results and service

2

Example:

Practicing accountability and integrity

2

Communicating information effectively

2

Thinking Capabilities

Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly

2

Example:

Understanding the Humanitarian industry

2

Understanding WV’s mission & operations

3

Practicing innovation & change

2

Self-managing Capabilities

Demonstrating Christ-centered life and work

3

Example:

Learning for growth and development

2

Maintaining work/life balance

3

Relational Capabilities

Building collaborative relationships

Example:

Practicing gender & cultural diversity

Influencing individuals & groups

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Minimum Qualification required: Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) and must have a valid driver’s license. Certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanics (MVM)

  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years work Experience

  • Technical Skills and Abilities

  • Good knowledge of car mechanics, with a certificate in car maintenance and defensive driving certificate will be an added advantage.

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of the road network of the area of work.

  • Must be fluent in English, both written and spoken.

  • Ability to prioritise works in relation to need and urgency.

  • A working knowledge of fax machine, photocopier and telephone preferred.

  • Self starter

  • Well demonstrated Christian Commitment

  • Good communication skills

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Field-based