In October 2011 PSI Lesotho launched the Testing and Referral Gateway for Enhanced Sustainability (TARGET) Project funded by Centre for Disease Control (CDC). This project contributed directly to Lesotho’s National Multi-Sectoral HIV Prevention Strategy, by reducing the impact of HIV and AIDS in Lesotho by deploying evidenced-based sexual and biomedical prevention programs. TARGET used innovative strategies to provide confidential, community HIV testing and counseling services (HTS). TARGET came to an end on 31 March 2017. Under the same scope of work, with emphasis on case identification, linkages to care and treatment and index testing model, PSI under new project “CID-LINK” will continue with the same mission.
Under the new project “CID-LINK”, the incumbent will offer high quality HIV Testing Services (HTS) to the Lesotho public according to established counseling protocols, policies and guidelines. This position is based in the 5 PEPFAR supported districts and reports to Senior Fleet and Warehouse Officer.
The incumbent will transport staff members and PSI delegates throughout the PSI supported sites and running out designated errands on daily basis.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Driving PSI vehicles during working hours for work related purposes.
Delivering mail to and from PSI offices to designated areas/offices.
Delivering staff 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 PSI offices 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
HOW TO APPLY
Interested candidates should send by email cover letter, resume/curricula vitae (CV), list of 3-5 professional references (with contact information, supervisory references preferred), and scanned copy of all academic degrees to [email protected] Only email submissions will be accepted. While all application submissions will be reviewed and considered, only the most qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.
The application submission deadline is 12:30 p.m. local time on Friday, 22nd February 2019.