AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Logistics Assistant/Driver - Malawi

Malawi
Req No
2017-6230
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

AMAZING INDIVIDUALS WORKING FOR POSITIVE PEOPLE at AIDS Healthcare Foundation!

 

Does the idea of doing something that really makes a difference in people’s lives while being well-compensated intrigue you? Are you looking to work for an organization that encourages growth and success from each and every one of its employees?

 

If so, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the place for you!

 

Founded in 1987, AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the largest specialized provider of HIV/AIDS medical care in the nation. Our mission is to provide cutting edge medicine and advocacy, regardless of ability to pay. Through our healthcare centers, pharmacies, health plan, research and other activities, AHF provides access to the latest HIV treatments for all who need them.

  

AHF’s core values are to be:

 

• Patient-Centered

• Value Employees

• Respect for Diversity

• Nimble

• Fight for What’s Right

 

 

STILL INTERESTED? Please continue!

 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for dispatching the proper loading of program vehicles;
  • Must adhere to security and operational procedures;
  • Ensures that vehicle log books are properly filled by drivers every month and submitted to Finance for review;
  • Performs duties of the transport department and any other related duties whenever required;
  • Provides mentorship for all drivers to ensure their driving  skills are up to standard;
  • Gives timely reports on the working condition of company vehicles and equipment;     
  • Responsible for filing reports for any delay, incident or accident;
  • Keeps communication open with drivers, day program staff, staff members etc regarding transportation means;
  • Coordinates the maintenance and repair of vehicles on a timely manner;
  • Must oversee and schedule the day to day activities of transportation employees ( drivers);
  • Will be required to serve as a driver.
  • Maintains cleanliness of the vehicle, including daily cleaning inside and once a week (minimum) car wash;
  • Maintains vehicle in good mechanical condition including checking oil and water. Submits monthly log sheets too support this , including oil and water, and completes and submits weekly log sheets to support this;
  • Never drives the vehicle under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, and observes the non-smoking rule in the vehicle at all times.
  • Observes the NO TALKING/MAKING PHONE CALLS WHILE DRIVING rule.(must first park on the road –side to answer/make phone calls)
  • Performs other duties as assigned by their supervisor.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Possession of a valid Driving License including class D vehicles;     
  • Possession of certificate in logistics and fleet management;
  • Over five years of driving experience in a reputable organization.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English;
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret basic general technical procedures, government standard regulations regarding motor vehicle operations;
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures manuals;
  • Ability to write basic routine reports and correspondences.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENCES AND REGISTRATIONS:

  • Should be in possession of a valid driving permit, relevant and current authentic educational certificates.

 

OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Must be able to travel at least 90% of the time;
  • Needs to be sensitive to patient population and issues surrounding HIV/AIDS;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Basic command of administrative knowledge and practices;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English in a variety of settings such as staff meetings;
  • Pro-active approach and flexible attitude to work;
  • Flexible, self-motivating and ability to organize work independently.
  • Basic technical knowledge of automobiles, as he has to write reports on the working condition of the company transport means;
  • Good organizational skills in order to coordinate and see that all the employees are getting their transport on time.

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