Feb 21, 2019
// Driver / Logistician, MACEPA Tracking Code: 9304 Job Description PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide. The Malaria Control and Elimination Partnership in Africa (MACEPA), a program at PATH, is a leader in the fight to end malaria illnesses and deaths. We refine and develop tools and approaches, invest in national programs, and build the data that empower national governments to pursue malaria elimination. MACEPA is partnering with countries that have achieved major reductions in malaria illness to develop evidence-based approaches to eliminating the disease. The approach involves building information system, optimizing coverage of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment interventions, various parasite clearance strategies and advanced techniques for malaria surveillance. We seek to hire one Driver/Logistician who will be based at Bahir Dar within the premises of the Public Health Emergency Management (PHEM) directorate office of Amhara National Regional State (ANRS) Health Bureau and who will be responsible to provide transport and logistics services for Malaria Elimination Program officers that are providing technical assistance (TA) in the region with the main objective of transitioning its current works to the Government initiated malaria elimination program in the elimination designated zones found at ANRS. He/she will be frequently travelling to the above mentioned zones and other towns in Ethiopia for a field visit work. The key responsibilities of the Driver/Logistician position include but are not limited to: Provide transport service to Seconded Staff and their invited guests, which may include ANRS Health Bureau or FMOH staff if a joint mission trip, as instructed during working hours or out of working hours when deemed necessary as may be required by the Seconded Staff; Responsible for maintaining the safety of the assigned PATH vehicle and its tools & accessories; Ensure that the vehicle is kept clean and in proper working condition to be usable at all times; Check the condition/availability of oil, fuel, water, tires, brakes and other electrical systems each day before starting to drive the car; Ensure that the preventive maintenance of the vehicle is completed; Ensure scheduled periodic vehicle inspections are completed; Follows up on the regular maintenance and servicing need of the vehicle and promptly report back to his immediate supervisor for necessary actions; Performs minor repair and maintenance of vehicles when necessary; Makes sure that he drives the vehicle with in the speed limits set by PATH and according to Country’s traffic regulations; Ensures annual vehicle’s inspection and License renewal is done timely and documentation is properly kept; Makes sure that the insurance coverage for the assigned Vehicle is renewed and all passengers being transported have an insurance coverage (and if not, they have filled a signed Passenger Waiver form) Reports accidents damage to vehicles and properties under custody timely to his immediate supervisor; Maintains a Vehicle log sheet to track the vehicle movement and Report all trip times, mileages and Origins/destinations of the vehicle whenever it is needed; Distributes Seconded Staff’s correspondences to various organizations; collects and mails letters to and from the post office; Assist in Scheduling and coordinating the arrangement for conferences and workshops; in dispatching invitations/agendas to participants; managing registration of participants; making hotel room/hall & shuttle arrangements for participants and facilitating payments for participants for meetings/trainings to be conducted out of Addis Ababa Required Experience Completion of 12th Grade and 3rd grade driving license. 5 years driving experience & logistics related work. Defensive driving and auto mechanic background. Valid driving license and good driving record. Diploma in logistics or Management/accounting is preferable. Working Experience in NGOs is Preferable Basic mechanical skill to be able track preventive maintenance and minor repairs if necessary Good coordination and communication skills. Trustworthy, honest and reliable; Physical fitness and willingness to work under pressure, possible long working hours and frequent field travel; Must have legal authorization to work in Ethiopia. PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued. PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Program for Appropriate Technologies in Health (PATH) -Ethiopia Bahir Dar, Ethiopia Full time