Driver/Logistician, PAMO

PATH - Lusaka, Lusaka

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Driver/Logistician, PAMO

PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

Funded by the United States President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), the Program for the Advancement of Malaria Outcomes (PAMO) is a 5-year project that aims to control and prevent malaria morbidity and mortality, and thereby minimize the social effects and economic losses. It also contributes to the reduction of under-five all-cause mortality rate, as a result of reduced malaria mortality. This project which is working in 4 target provinces, namely Eastern, Muchinga, Northern and Luapula, will strengthen the Ministry of Health’s capacity to implement the National Malaria Elimination Strategic Plan (NMESP) at provincial, district, and community levels. The project which is now in its third year of implementation is building strong effective partnerships with communities, civil society, health facilities, provincial and district health offices (PHOs and DHOs), the private sector, and cooperating partners to scale-up and maintain internationally accepted strategies to fight malaria. PATH is the lead partner of the consortium that is implementing this project.

PATH seeks to recruit two Drivers to be based in the Eastern Province of Zambia to support our operations. The drivers will be responsible for meeting the transportation needs of the office, an important responsibility, being entrusted with the lives of staff and sometimes visitors. These positions will be on fixed-term contracts up to July 2019.


  • Transporting project staff, project counterparts, consultants and other visitors to project sites, workshops/meetings, and various events in and around Eastern and other Provinces.
  • Ensuring the safety of passengers by courteously reminding them of safety practices while in the vehicle.
  • Performing or scheduling maintenance services and ensuring that project vehicles are clean and in proper working order.
  • Following up with vehicle maintenance regulations and licenses, and making recommendations to the Senior Administration Officer for necessary actions.
  • Reporting suspected vehicle malfunctions or issues.
  • Ensuring that vehicles have adequate petro at all times, using office account.
  • Maintaining the vehicle/driver’s log book.
  • Updating all vehicle documents and checking vehicle insurance.
  • Running project office errands, such as document delivery, mailing, banking, customs clearance, bill payments, shopping for office supplies etc., as requested.
  • Assisting with maintenance of project office space, including re-arrangement of furniture and minor repairs of office equipment.

Required Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Driver and successful completion of a driving course, with a valid Zambia driver’s license
  • Self-motivated, courteous, and humble individual
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and availability to work outside of normal business hours, as required.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with team members, and proven ability to work in a team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English desired.
  • Basic knowledge/familiarity with automobile maintenance
  • NGO experience desirable but not a mandatory.
  • Must currently have legal authorization to work in Zambia.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


Min education
Primary school
Required experience
4 Years
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