Driver (2 Positions)

International Potato Center (CIP)

The Drivers will be based in Bvumbwe-Malawi and report to the Administrative Specialist.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Vehicle maintenance
  • Ensure that the vehicles are kept clean and road worthy;
  • Check vehicle condition/requirement and fill-in the Logbook properly;
  • Ensure vehicle use is in compliance with CIP motor vehicle policy;
  • Operate vehicles in a safe and courteous manner and always follow road safety standards;
  • Ensure proper maintenance and servicing of vehicles;
  • Provide day-to-day vehicle reports and report to the supervisor any noted defects on time;
  • Report accidents or incidents to the supervisor in a timely manner
  • Perform all other related duties.


Office Assistant responsibility

  • Support and assist the Administrative Assistant in duties, such as photocopying, providing messenger services and filing and archiving correspondence;
  • Perform all other clerical related duties, upon request.
  • Make distribution of the Program correspondence, material, documents to appropriate persons;
  • Meet official personnel at the airport and organize transfers to hotel;
  • Drive office vehicle for transportation of authorized personnel and delivery/collection of cargo and other items;
  • Make field trips in/or out-side the country;
  • Prepare monthly summary of fuel consumption and report to supervisor;
  • Ensure that the steps required by the CIP driving policy are taken in case of involvement in an accident;


  • The candidate should have a minimum of a diploma or a certificate in motor vehicle mechanics;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • At least 2 years of experience required in similar positions with a safe driving record;
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations;
  • Computer literate and conversant with the MS Office;
  • Ability to adapt to different work situations and work in a team;
  • Experience driving 4×4 vehicles over long distances and on rough roads;
  • Willingness to spend considerable time working under field conditions in rural areas;
  • Basic knowledge of car mechanics and ability to attend to minor repairs and maintenance of the vehicle will be an added advantage.

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