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Driver/Mechanic

Job Description

Purpose of the position:

To provide driving services to national office staff and officers in order to enhance the ministry in transport services.

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 (%)

Perform driving duties within the district and outside the district as directed by the supervisor.

15

Transport projects materials and equipment to project sites.

10

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

10

Monitor and ensure that engine oil, water, brake fluid etc are checked before driving away the vehicle.

5

Report to the immediate supervisor any accidents involving World Vision vehicles.

5

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

10

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

5

8

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

15

9

Ensure that unauthorized passengers are not carried in World Vision cars.

5

10

Attend to minor mechanical problems in consultation with the Regional and National Office Mechanics.

5

11

Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others

15

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

2

Practicing innovation & change

1

Self-managing Capabilities

Demonstrating Christ-centered life and work

3

Example:

-Participate in daily devotions for spiritual growth

Associate with the church as a major partner in spiritual nurture formation

-Operate with integrity and respect for others and self.

-Uphold Christian values in deeds and words

Learning for growth and development

2

Maintaining work/life balance

2

Relational Capabilities

Building collaborative relationships

1

Example:

Practicing gender & cultural diversity

1

Influencing individuals & groups

1

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.

Experience: Not less than five years experience on the same position.

Preferred:

  • A relevant clean Driving License

  • Excellent communication skills in English and Chichewa (oral and written).

  • Experience in driving high profile delegates

  • Have a good working relationship with the team.

  • Eager to learn and work without supervision in harsh environments

  • Experience in community development work.