Project Driver

PPAZ - Location: Sinazongwe, Southern Province, Zambia, Southern

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Project Driver

The Planned Parenthood Association of Zambia (PPAZ) is a non-governmental and not for profit organisation and is affiliated to the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). The Association advocates for Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and supplements the efforts of government and other service providers in the provision of integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health services.

PPAZ seeks to fill the following position:

PROJECT DRIVER – 1 (One) Position Choma

Job Summary:

The Driver will work with all project staff and partners. He/she will transport staff to project sites, respond to general administration transport needs and ensure vehicle maintenance. The Driver will report to the Choma Hub Manager and will have working relationships with the Head Driver/Mechanic and Senior Administrative Officer based at PPAZ, Head Office in Lusaka.

Main Duties:

  • Drive project staff to various sites/duty stations to conduct project activities, at all times, ensuring the safety of passengers and vehicle and adhering to stringent organizational policies and regulations regarding driving and vehicle use.

  • Clean and maintain project vehicles – responsible for keeping vehicles in pristine condition, adhering to strict maintenance routines and ensuring that any defect is reported and acted upon immediately.

  • Perform other administrative tasks including but not limited to: purchasing, collecting goods, documents or mails, making administrative arrangements and handling payments (if needed) in all project sites.

  • Respond to transport needs of visitors and partners as may be guided by the supervisor.

  • Carry out vehicle inspection every morning or as need may be before driving by such as checking of coolant, oils and other fluids.

  • Update all vehicle documents such as car registration and insurance.

  • Maintain a car logbook, fuel and oil requisition book and prepare a logbook summary each day.

  • Any other lawful tasks assigned by supervisor.
  • Desired Qualifications and experience:

    • Minimum grade 12 Certificate; related additional qualifications a plus.
    • Clean Driver’s License.
    • Over 5 years driving experience working as a driver for donor-funded projects is preferred.
    • Knowledge of and ability to operate basic office equipment such as computers, scanners, copiers, among others.
    • Basic computer skills required including familiarity with email and word processing. Ability to use excel spread sheets will also be an added advantage.
    • Experience and proven ability to handle and account for funds responsibly.
    • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team;
    • Presentable and able to interact professionally with other staff, partners and clients.


    Min education
    Primary school
    Required experience
    4 Years
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