Driver/Office Assistant- Zanzibar

Location: Tanzania
Job Code: 997
# of openings: 1



PROGRAM:                         LAD
REPORTS TO:                    FIELD OFFICE MANAGER    
DUTY STATION:                  ZANZIBAR

EngenderHealth is a leading global women’s health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival. In 20 countries around the world, we train health care professionals and partner with governments and communities to make high-quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services available—today and for generations to come.

EngenderHealth Tanzania was awarded a three years project by a Large Anonymous Donor to increase access to quality post-abortion care (PAC) and Family Planning Services in Arusha, Dodoma and Zanzibar. In close collaboration with other partners the project aims at expanding access to quality Post-abortion care with emphasize on long-acting reversible contraception and permanent methods (LARC/PMs). EngenderHealth is now seeking the expression of interests for the position of Driver/Office Assistant based in Zanzibar. This position is open for Zanzibar national candidates only.

As a member of the EngenderHealth team in Tanzania and under general supervision, drives assigned vehicle to perform various types of duties as described. Driver/Office Assistant will be reporting to Field Office Manager in our Coastal Office.

  • Responsible for the safe operation of the assigned vehicle in the performance of various types of duties.
  • Responsible for assuring appropriate use of the assigned vehicle.
  • Responsible for accounting for each trip, record-keeping and attendant paperwork from each trip.
  • Responsible for the safe operation of the assigned vehicle, including inspection of the required fluid, lights, tire conditions and overall condition of the vehicle.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper maintenance is completed by the recommended maintenance firm as necessary and keeping maintenance records; May perform light preventive maintenance on the vehicle.
  • Report any problems identified in the vehicle and also ensuring all licenses and documents relating to the vehicle as renewed on time and as required.
  • Run errands for the office and provide assorted assistance in the office as required of him/her.
  • Minimum of a good grade in secondary school level education.
  • Five years experience driving a company vehicle
  • Driving for an International Organization or NGO would be an added advantage
  • Possession of a clean and valid Tanzania Driving License is a condition for employment

Please visit the careers page at to submit your application online by 15th July, 2016.

EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, ancestry, citizenship, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, political belief, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, marital status or disability or any other protected characteristic under applicable federal, state and local laws.