Position: Driver x2
Department: Marketing & Communications
Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (Epic) is a five-year global project funded by U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
EpiC receives CovID-19 funding to prevent, prepare for, respond to and bolster health systems to address COVID-19 and reduce cases of re-emergence.
Currently, EpiC and its consortium members implement CoviD-19 activities in more than 45 countries across the world. The project delivers high-quality technical assistance at the community, facility, district, regional and national levels, and builds relationships with relevant partners
Working to address COVID-19. Our ability to respond quickly to program, technical and procurement needs leverage our deep bench of country-based clinical, program, and community experts.
Working through PSI Lesotho over the next 9 months, Epic will support and amplify response activities through partnership with the Ministry of Health (MOH) as well as other implementing partners in the four districts of Butha Buthe, Mokhotlong, Qacha’s Nek and Quthing.
Primarily, EpiC will focus on three key activities that will help raise awareness and demand for COVID-19 vaccines, and ultimately increase vaccine uptake and coverage. EpiC will expand community-based demand creation activities through field teams that will facilitate ambassadorship for vaccination. EpiC will expand the reach and access to digital communication messages for targeted audiences, and enhance use of digital platforms
for feedback collection, rumor monitoring and quantitative impact measurement. Lastly, EpiC will raise capacityof key COVID-19 response stakeholders in communication skills and effective reporting about COVID-19 vaccine topics.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
– Driving PSI vehicles during working hours for work related purposes.
– Delivering mail, supplies, commodities to and from DHMTs, MOH or PSI offices to designated areas/offices as needed and guided.
– Delivering project staff and stakeholders, and other dignitaries to different destinations for work related purposes.
– Ensuring good condition of vehicles by undertaking daily, weekly and monthly checks up such as oil, water, lights and spot checks
– Taking vehicles to the Dealers for minor and major services when they fall due and ensure that vehicles are collected and parked at designated Ministry of Health or PSI facilitated locations all the time.
– Maintaining cleanliness of PSI vehicles.
– Assist with other duties as assigned by supervisor.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
– C.O.S.C plus a valid driver’s license or 5-8 years’ experience as a driver plus a valid driver’s license
– Two years’ public driver’s license will be an added advantage
– Must have sober habits
– Self-motivated with demonstrated ability to work effectively with colleagues in a team environment
– Willing to work beyond normal working hours.
– Able to read and write English and Sesotho
– Must have clean driving history
Applications from suitably qualified candidates are invited and must be accompanied by aC.v, passport copy and certified educational certificates.
All applications must be hand delivered to the HR office on or before 12 noon on the 25th November 2022.
Please note that late applications will not be considered.