Driver (7 Positions)

  • Full Time
  • Zomba, Malawi
  • Applications have closed

CARE Malawi

CARE provides equal employment opportunities and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for the positions advertised below.

CARE is an International NGO that works in 95 countries around the world to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. In Malawi, CARE works in collaboration with the Government of Malawi and other local and international partners.

CARE International in Malawi has been awarded a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP), in to implement a five-year Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) to improve and sustain the food and nutrition security of
vulnerable populations in Zomba and Mangochi Districts. The project will work at the individual, household, community and institutional levels to address the underlying causes of food insecurity and strengthen transformative opportunities. This includes a focus on improving food access and incomes through agriculture and other livelihoods initiatives; enhancing natural resource and environmental management; combating under-nutrition, especially for children under two and pregnant and lactating women; and mitigating disaster impact through early warning and community preparedness activities.

The project which will be called Titukulane is intended to strengthen resilience in populations vulnerable to acute, chronic hunger and recurrent shocks, stresses and crises, and to reduce future need for ongoing or emergency. CARE is working in consortium with Save the Children, Emmanuel International, WaterAid, NASFAM, and IFPRI, as well as other associated organizations.

CARE seeks to recruit well qualified staff to fill various vacant positions based in Zomba and Lilongwe as follows:

Driver (7 positions) – Zomba
The Drivers will report to Administration and Logistics Coordinator. The drivers will play a key role in ensuring that transport requirements of all project and program support staff are met in a manner that is efficient, safe, and compliant with CARE’s policies and procedures. Each driver will be responsible for keeping the vehicle and all accessories are kept clean at all times.. The driver will also be responsible for reporting any faults on the vehicle assigned to her/him and ensuring that the vehicle is serviced in line with CARE’s policies and manufacturer requirements.

Key duties Job responsibility

  • Provide transport to DFSA Program staff on all official assignments and manage all official
    transport requirements for visiting country office visitors.
  • Carry out daily errands to deliver/collect mail, payments and other requirements as assigned
  • Carry out routine vehicle checks on a daily basis, e.g. oil, water, tyre pressure etc; Advise on maintenance and vehicle servicing requirements. Maintain an accurate vehicle log book.
  • Maintain the vehicle to the required cleanliness and hygiene standards, cleaning both interior and exterior of vehicle on a regular basis
  • Carry out any other duties as maybe assigned from time to time

Required qualifications and experience

  • Malawi School Certificate of Education and a clean and valid Driver’s license class B
  • Minimum of 5 years driving experience. Experience driving 4×4 vehicles on gravel roads will be preferred
  • Ability to write, understand and communicate in English

Applicants who meet the required qualifications and experience should send their applications through email to following email address :

Application letters should be addressed to:
The Country Director
CARE Malawi
P/Bag A89

Closing date for receipt of applications is Sunday October 20, 2019. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

CARE has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse and has a Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) Policy which outlines expected behaviors and responsibilities of all staff and CARE related personnel (consultants, vendors, partners, project participants, etc.). All potential candidates will be required to complete a Self-Declaration Form and those successful will be expected to sign up to the Code of Behavior contained in the PSEA Policy.