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Arizona State University (ASU) is recruiting applicants for the following position: Drivers for the Strengthening Higher Education Access in Malawi Activity (SHEAMA).

SHEAMA is a USAID-funded activity implemented by Arizona State University with its consortium partner Overseas Strategic Consulting, Ltd. The objective of the project is to increase Malawi’s skilled, employable workforce by expanding access to higher education, especially for adolescent girls and young women, persons with disabilities and other vulnerable populations.

Our mission at Arizona State University is no less than revolutionizing the model for public higher education. We call it the New American University, and we began our transformation in 2002, led by President Michael Crow. ASU has ranked #1 in innovation 6 years in a row, ahead of MIT and Stanford (U.S. New & World Report). In 2020, ASU ranked #1 in the U.S. and #5 globally on the SDG Impact Rankings (Times Higher Education). The ASU model has relevance for developing countries seeking
to meet escalated expressions of challenges that we face in the United States.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits.

Position: Project Drivers (Full Time) – 2 posts


  • Provide day- to – day messenger duties among others delivering and picking mail and parcels between offices
  • Drive Project Staff, partners, and consultants to and from field sites
  • Ensure that the Project vehicle is kept clean and has valid vehicle licenses including CoF at all times.
  • Responsible for daily maintenance of the project vehicle such as checking oil, air pressure in the tires, etc.
  • Log daily mileage and monitor the use of vehicle for all official trips, fuel consumption, oil changes, etc.
  • Produce weekly and monthly records of mileage travelled
  • Ensure the security of all passengers while driving
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by line manager/supervisor or management


  • Secondary school education, preferably MSCE, with a valid professional driving license class EB or PG is required.

Work experience

  • Must have a Defensive Driving certificate with at least 5 years of working experience with NGOs or private sector
  • Familiar with driving four by four vehicles.
  • Must have good knowledge of both urban and rural routes/roads.
  • Must be fluent in both English and Chichewa.

ASU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

How to apply

To apply please send cover letters with CVs to:

The Chief of Party
Strengthening Higher Education Access in Malawi Activity
P.O.BOX 31021

Or by

Email: SHEAMA@asu.edu 

by 26th September, 2020

If you are applying by Email, please include in the Subject line the position for which you are applying.

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