Driver/Mechanic Vacancy 2017 | WVI

By | July 16, 2017

Driver/Mechanic Vacancy 2017 | World Vision International

World Vision International

World Vision International
World Vision began working in Malawi in 1982 with community infrastructure projects including schools, under five health centres and water systems. By 1992, World Vision had established longer-term community-based Area Development Programmes, and is now helping close to one million people.
Currently, World Vision is working with communities in 23 districts through 37 long-term Area Development Programmes (ADPs).


Reference : 7523-17G28122
Location : Africa – Malawi
Town/City : Mponela
Application Deadline Date24-Jul-17
Category : Supply Chain
Type : Fixed term, Full-time
International Role : No – Only National applicants will be considered.
Duration : 2+ Years


Purpose of the position:
To provide driving services to national office staff and officers in order to enhance the ministry in transport services.
Major Responsibilities: (please define in output format – 1-11 things of what you expect to see as a result of this position)

Key Outputs/Responsibilities
(Accountabilities and results)
Perform driving duties within the district and outside the district as directed by the supervisor. 15
Transport projects materials and equipment to project sites. 10
Keep the vehicle under his/her care clean and in excellent operational conditions. 10
Monitor and ensure that engine oil, water, brake fluid etc are checked before driving away the vehicle. 5
Report to the immediate supervisor any accidents involving World Vision vehicles. 5
Ensure safety and security of passengers and materials at all times. 10
Ensure that all trips are recorded in the vehicle logbook and ensure regular communication with the supervisors. 5
8 Advise management on due dates for Certificate of Fitness (CoF), insurance or service requirements. 15
9 Ensure that unauthorized passengers are not carried in World Vision cars. 5
10 Attend to minor mechanical problems in consultation with the Regional and National Office Mechanics. 5
11 Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others 15
Total 100%
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PROFILE: Core Capabilities: (proficiency levels; 1=developing 2 =proficient 3=advanced)

Core Capability Proficiency level
(1, 2, 3)
Examples of advanced proficiencies
(A full list of indicators available in Core Capabilities into Job Descriptions – A Manager’s Guide)
Indv Ldr
Achieving Capabilities
Achieving quality results and service 2 Example:
Practicing accountabilityand integrity 2
Communicatinginformation effectively 2
Thinking Capabilities
Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly 2 Example:
Understanding theHumanitarian industry 2
Understanding WV’s mission & operations 2
Practicing innovation &change 1
Self-managing Capabilities
Demonstrating Christ-centered life and work 3 Example:
-Participate in daily devotions for spiritual growth
Associate with the church as a major partner in spiritual nurture formation
-Operate with integrity and respect for others and self.
-Uphold Christian values in deeds and words
Learning for growth and development 2
Maintaining work/life balance 2
Relational Capabilities
Building collaborativerelationships 1 Example:
Practicing gender & cultural diversity 1
Influencing individuals & groups 1

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
Minimum Qualification required: Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) and must have a valid driver’s license.
Experience: Not less than five years experience on the same position.

  • A relevant clean Driving License
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Chichewa (oral and written).
  • Experience in driving high profile delegates
  • Have a good working relationship with the team.
  • Eager to learn and work without supervision in harsh environments
  • Experience in community development work.