Pool vehicle Driver – PVD

Kilombero Valley Teak Company

The Kilombero Valley Teak Company (KVTC) (www.kvtc-tz.com) in Tanzania is Africa’s largest privately owned teak forest and timber business. KVTC is looking for a suitable Pool Vehicle Driver (PVD) to mainly provide driving services for the head office logistics.

Position: Pool Vehicle Driver (1)

Reporting Responsibilities

Operations Manager (OM) KVTC

Type Of Contract – Permanent (Subject to successful completion of 6 months’ probation).

Objective

To provide secure and timely driving services to transport passengers and/or goods. Deliver payment transfers to the bank and/or the suppliers, assist with postage and with pick up of office purchases, and any other tasks required by Head of Section or his/her substitutes.

Functions and duties:

i. Transport of persons, goods and / or documents (Function type: Logistic Support)

ii Provide transportation for KVTC Management, other employees of KVTC, DPSO office and visitors from Dar es Salaam.

iii. Deliver payment transfers to the bank and/or the suppliers, conduct cash purchases for office expenditure – Distribute mail as needed, both incoming and outgoing

iv. Pick up flight tickets

v. Deliver correspondence to government authorities and assist in processing various permits (such as airport pass etc.)

vi. Facilitate airport pickups for visitors and transportation during official visits

vii Service vehicle maintenance management

viii. Schedule annual vehicle examination for service vehicles with the Transportation Department and apply for the renewal for the vehicle license

ix. Determine when and what kind of maintenance the vehicle needs, keep track of general maintenance schedules, especially car tire condition.

x. Do daily vehicle’s checkup and see to it that vehicles are prepared for safari.

xi. Ensure sound running of the vehicles assigned and arrange minor repairs where necessary.

xii. Check oil and tires properly and keep the service vehicles in clean condition, both inside and outside

xiii. Keep track of timely car insurance renewals

xiv. Update monthly mileage records – Maintain logbook of each service vehicle on daily basis

Requirements:

i. Proven experience as a Driver for at least 10 years in the field

ii. A valid driver’s license

iii. A clean driving record.

iv. Knowledge of area roads and Dar Es Salaam.

v. Availability to occasionally take weekend and night shifts

vi. A polite and professional disposition

vii. Ability to remain calm in stressful driving situations (e.g. at rush hour)

viii. A form four or high schooldiploma

ix. Fluent in both English and Swahili

x. Must live in Mavimba.

Location:

Mavimba, Morogoro Region in Tanzania. (Approx. 35kms south of Ifakara.)

 

Applicants should email their CV, copies of certificates and application letter not later than 24th of May 2024 to hr@kvtc-tz.com.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

This position is for Tanzanians only.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@kvtc-tz.com

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