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Title: Driver /Admin Assistant
Location: Chinsali, Zambia
Salary: Local Terms and Conditions apply
Contract: Two Year Fixed Term Contract
Sightsavers are recruiting for an experienced Driver to provide support to Sightsavers’ exciting new Inclusive Education project in the Chinsali area.
You will be required to drive staff in the office as well as visiting Sightsavers staff, projects and consultants. You will ensure the maintenance and safety of all office vehicles at all times and perform clerical duties in support of the efficient running of the office.
The role also provides day-to-day administrative support including messenger tasks and duties, banking, liaison with visitors, receiving and directing calls, taking messages, receiving and circulating incoming and outgoing mail, distributing documents, assisting with workshop events and travel arrangements, undertaking photocopying, scanning, filling, purchasing of office supplies and other administrative duties.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a Grade 12 Certificate (with 5 pass), a clean and valid driving licence, extensive driving experience including defensive Driving skills and solid work experience gained within a busy NGO office environment. As Driver, you should be able to speak English and have some communication skills, excellent attention to detail and be computer literate.
Candidates with knowledge of equality of opportunity for people with disabilities would be of particular interest.
Closing date: 31 January 2021
As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.