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Partners In Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change.

Job Title: Driver

Location: Cross-Sites, based in Kigali with frequent travels to all PIH sites Reports To: Transport Supervisor (Primary) and Logistics Manager (Secondary) Number of Positions: 1

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provides safe and courteous transport for staff in a professional manner and in accordance with their daily duties.
  • Provides transport facility to the supported program as per assigned tasks and per the schedule set by the Transport supervisor and being responsible for ensuring no unofficial use of IMB vehicles.
  • Perform pick-ups and delivery duties as per the supported program work related needs.
  • Ensure that all assigned transport facility duties are executed as per the planned schedule and in a timely manner.
  • Assures that vehicles are operated in accordance with Partners In Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima transport guidelines and drivers code of conduct.
  • Able to provide transport facility support in case of emergency situations.
  • Maintain the daily vehicle logs, and completes equipment condition reporting to supervisor as required
  • Ensure the efficient use of fuel
  • When airport access has been granted, acts as an expediter in assistant travelers to move luggage accordingly

Vehicle Maintenance

  • Performs daily checks of IMB assigned vehicle in accordance with vehicle check list.
  • Reports all vehicle malfunctions or problems to PIH/IMB head or District Mechanic to ensure that its maintenance and repair services are performed on time.
  • Ensures that vehicles are always clean and that seatbelts and interior upholstery are in good conditions.
  • Ensures that vehicle is fully roadworthy before embarking on any trip.

Safety and Security

  • Respects and adheres to PIH/IMB transport policy
  • Keeps well-informed of and obeys all traffic laws in Rwanda
  • Immediately communicating any safety and security incidents to supervisors
  • Safeguards the vehicles, travelers, and cargo. Ensures that vehicles are locked at all times, and safely parked/garaged after hours.
  • Ensures that all travelers always wear their seatbelts.
  • Secures load on top of the vehicles in a manner that will prevent damage to the vehicles, and to prevent cargo from falling from roof while vehicles are moving and stopped.
  • Secures loads within the vehicles in a manner that will prevent damage to the vehicles, and prevent cargo from shifting and injuring the driver and passengers while the vehicle is in motion or stationary.
  • Ensures that the vehicle safety and security equipment, spare tire and jack, necessary spare parts and tools are always with the vehicle when required and are in good condition.

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities/Experience Desired:

  • A2 certificate
  • Possession of a valid driving permit category B and D
  • Experience of at least 3 to 5 years driving in public or NGO institutions
  • Must always be in possession of a valid Rwandan driving license
  • Has comprehensive knowledge of and adheres to all current Rwandan laws regarding the operation of motor vehicles and the specific requirements related to vehicles carrying International NGO license plates.

How to apply:

If you believe that you are the right candidate for the above position, please submit your applications: CV and application letter to

Applications should be submitted not later than 22 January 2018.

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