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Project Driver Cum Logistics Officer Wanted at Pathfinder International



POSITION DETAILS
Position Title: Project Driver Cum Logistics Officer
Kigoma
Supervisor Name: TBD Supervisor Title: Tuungane Health Advisor

JOB DESCRIPTION

Pathfinder Overview.

Pathfinder International is a global leader in sexual and reproductive health. We place reproductive
health care at the center of all that we do—believing that it is not only a fundamental human right,
but is critical for expanding life opportunities for women, families, communities, and nations, and
paving the way for transformations in environmental stewardship, decreases in population
pressures, and innovations in poverty reduction. Pathfinder provides women, men, and adolescents
with a range of quality health services—from contraception and maternal care to HIV prevention and
AIDS care and treatment. Pathfinder strives to strengthen access to family planning, ensure
availability of safe post‐abortion care, advocate for sound reproductive health policies, and, through
all of our work, improve the rights and lives of the people we serve.

Project Overview

Pathfinder International in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy is implementing a joint
program called Tuungane which promotes an integrated approach to Population, Health and
Environment (PHE). The project is implemented in collaboration with Regional and Local
Governments in Uvinza (Kigoma) and Tanganyika (Katavi) and communities in 37 villages. The project
works closely with office of the District Medical offices and health facilities in the two districts;
District Natural Resources Offices, District Fisheries Offices; Beach Management Units; Community
Health Workers; Model Households & PHE Champions, Community Conservation Banks (CoCoBA)
village level governments etc.

Position Purpose

The Driver cum Logistics Officer will be responsible for office/program transportation and
logistics duties such as driving program vehicles to make deliveries, transporting staff and/or
program visitors as needed for conservation and PHE work. S/he is responsible for maintenance
of program vehicles and equipment and keeping maintenance records of the same. S/he will
manage basic procurement processes

Key Responsibilities

 Transport Pathfinder staff, Visitors, government officials and goods securely to areas where
they are needed and guarantee the safety of all goods and personnel.
 Ensure timely conveyance of staff and materials to and from places as instructed by
supervisor or the manager
 Report any instance of mishap or accident to the supervisor and Office Manager/Head Driver
 Perform periodic maintenance on vehicles, such as changing batteries and vehicle service atappropriate time, as well as refueling the car(s).
 Keep all records, including receipts for vehicle maintenance, fuel receipt and maintain the log
sheets and ensure daily mileage recording
 Support the Tuungane Team in Tanganyika district with all logistical arrangements such as
booking of hotels, venues, photocopy, scanning, dispatching of letters, securing documents
for procurement processes and purchase of basic office items

Basic Requirements

 A competency driving certificate from the National Institute of Transport
 Familiarity and experiences with the regional terrain
 Ability to draft reports is a must
 Basic computer literacy
 Experiences working with NGOs is an added advantage

Preferred Qualifications

 Minimum of 3 years of work experience preferably with NGOs in rural remote area
 Ability to trouble shoot vehicle /equipment maintenance problem and undertake minor
maintenance and repairs.
 Ability to complete tasks independently and manage diverse activities under deadlines.
 Ability to maintain vehicles and equipment in cleanness conditions at all times
 High level of customer care
 Familiarity with the use of computer ,internet and e‐mail

Interested applicants are requested to submit their CV, including contact details for 3
references before the close of business on February 4, 2017. Applications should be addressed
to

The Associate Director for Human Resources and Administration,
Pathfinder International,
PO Box 77991,

Dar es Salaam
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