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Médecins Sans Frontières, (MSF) is an international independent medical humanitarian organization working together with the Ministry of Health in Chiradzulu district on HIV program.

MSF-FRANCE is recruiting suitable candidate for the position of:

Position: Driver

Based in Chiradzulu

General Duties

  • Checking daily, the technical conditions of the assigned vehicle (state of the tires, oil, fuel, brakes, radio equipment, spare parts, etc.), performing weekly check according to the MSF Logbook, refilling it when necessary, and keeping it clean to ensure it can be driven in perfect conditions. Carrying out a hand over if another uses the vehicle.
  • Ensuring the security of passengers in the vehicle, driving carefully, observing speed limits and traffic rules in the country as well as MSF security rules, in order to avoid car accidents.
  • Ensuring all passengers have all necessary papers in order before travelling, and ensuring non MSF staff sign disclaimers of responsibility before using the vehicle.
  • Ensuring correct loading and unloading of the vehicle, submitting the documents to the receiver of the goods, checking the status of delivered goods, returning the duly completed documents to Logistics and ensuring that the goods have the necessary documents.
  • Ensuring that all vehicle documents and the driver's driving license are valid and in the vehicle.
  • Informing the line manager of any incident involving the transportation of passengers and/or goods.
  • Knowing how to use all types of radios, codes, call numbers and radio alphabets by heart and communicating with base according to MSF communications policy to inform the driver's position and any potential implications.
  • Knowing and respecting the security rules related to vehicle movements, specifically those related to customs, checkpoints and roadblocks. Ensuring all passengers know and respect the security rules
  • Preferably those from Chiradzulu and Blantyre

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Essential - Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE)
  • Essential 2 years minimum of previous driving experience
  • Valid Driving License is a must
  • Desirable previous working experience with MSF or other NGO
  • Fluent in English and Chichewa, both written and oral
  • Empathic, team player, committed and respectful
  • Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply

How to apply

Interested applicants should send their written application letter (letter of motivation) with a detailed CV indicating postal address, day phone contacts; photocopies of certified copies of academic documents and working certificates; photocopy of driving license; and minimum three referees to the following addresses:

By Email: Msff-chiradzulu-recruitment@paris.msf.org 

By Mail: 

HR Manager 
Médecins Sans Frontières – France
P.O.Box 50,

NOTE: Please clearly indicate the position title on the application. Letters, CVs and any documentation included in application package will not be returned. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. MSFF does not reimburse the possible costs for transportation for tests and interviews that may take place during the recruitment process. Any individual found to canvas will automatically be disqualified.

Deadline to apply for this position: Saturday, 30th November 2019

Skills Required

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