Job Description

Position: Driver (X2)

Reports to: Project Officer

Commitment: Full Time (Monday-Friday)

Working Hours: Regular Office Hours (40Hrs/Week)

Location: Mzimba South and Rumphi.

Organisational Profile

The CCAP Synod of Livingstonia Health Department was established in the year 1990 to coordinate the Synod health care work in its catchment area. The Synod of Livingstonia operates its health services in the Northern Region of Malawi in 4 of the 6 Northern Districts. The health facilities are in Mzimba District at Embangweni with all its health centres, Ekwendeni and all its health centres, Rumphi District at Livingstonia and all its health centres, Chitipa District at Msumbe and Nkhata Bay District at Kavuzi and Bandawe. Through service delivery and advocacy, SoLHD works to bring access to and use of high-quality EHP services to those most in need and serve as an antidote to despair. SoLHD is a member of Act-alliance and N’zatonse Consortium, a grouping of development partners that are implementing a project entitled: Strengthening Public- Private Partnership in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Project with funding from the Joint Country Program (NCA-DCA). SoLHD is therefore seeking the services of qualified personnel for the N’zatonse SRHR project phase 5 which will be implemented in Mzimba South, Mzimba North and Rumphi district.

Position Description Overview:

Directly reporting to the Project Officer, the Driver is responsible for maintaining project vehicle(s) in good condition and transporting staff on project business in compliance with safety and security measures.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Drive office vehicles to transport project staff on authorized project business within Malawi.
  • Manage vehicle emergency kits, including checking inventory and restocking in coordination with operations staff.
  • Perform daily maintenance of vehicles, including checking tires, oil, spark plugs, brakes, battery, water, and other vehicle parts. Perform minor repairs and arrange for and oversee repairs with skilled mechanics.
  • Maintain daily trip logs, including mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, etc.
  • Ensure that there is always sufficient fuel available for the vehicle.
  • Maintain the vehicle exterior in a clean and neat condition.
  • Inform operations staff of the need to replenish any spare parts.
  • Ensure that the vehicle has all needed documentation as required by the laws of Malawi.

Required Qualifications, Experience and Expertise:

  • Completed secondary school (MSCE).
  • Hold an official Malawi driving license and have a good driving record.
  • At least 2 year’s experience as a Driver with a local or international organization or company.
  • Basic knowledge and skills in vehicle repair and maintenance.
  • Basic ability to communicate in English.
  • Ability to travel within Malawi 40-80% of the time.

How to apply

Qualified and interested persons should apply to the address below, enclosing their cover letter; copies of relevant certificates and curriculum vitae indicating three names of traceable referees with valid telephone numbers and email addresses not later than 13th February 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

The Executive Director

Synod of Livingstonia Health Department

Boardmans Road

P.O. Box 1000



Email: ccapsolhealth@gmail.com

Copy: csalangwa@gmail.com

NB: SoLHD is an equal opportunity employer as such every qualified and interested individual is encouraged to apply irrespective of gender, ethnic background, religious or political affiliation, or physical disability.