11 August 2022

Job Opportunity at Kilombero Valley Teak Company (KVTC) Pool Vehicle Driver

  Nasseb Abdallah       11 August 2022

Job Opportunity at Kilombero Valley Teak Company (KVTC), Pool Vehicle Driver

Pool Vehicle Driver

Introduction:

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

Vehicle Workshop Manager (VWM), KVTC

Type Of Contract – Permanent

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, including flight tickets and any other tasks required by Head of Section or his/her substitutes

Functions and duties:

  • Transport of persons, goods and / or documents (Function type: Logistic Support)
  • Provide transportation for Management, other employees and visitors.
  • Deliver payment transfers to the bank and/or the suppliers, conduct cash purchases for office expenditure – Distribute mail as needed, both incoming and outgoing
  • Deliver correspondence to government authorities and assist in processing various permits
  • Facilitate airport pickups for visitors and transportation during official visits
  • Service vehicle maintenance management
  • Schedule annual vehicle examination for service vehicles with the Transportation Department and apply for the renewal for the vehicle license
  • Determine when and what kind of maintenance the vehicle needs, keep track of general maintenance schedules, especially car tyre condition
  • Ensure sound running of the vehicles assigned and arrange minor repairs where necessary
  • Check oil and tyres properly and keep the service vehicles in clean condition, both inside and outside – Keep track of timely car insurance renewals
  • Update monthly mileage records – Maintain logbook of each service vehicle on daily basis

Pool Vehicle Driver Job Vacancy at Kilombero Valley Teak Company (KVTC)

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Driver for at least 5 years in the field
  • A valid driver’s license (Class “C” to be an added advantage)
  • MUST Relocate at the nearest Village (Mavimba, Milola, Minepa etc) or is available on short notice at the Mavimba site. No company transport to and from Ifakara.
  • A clean driving records
  • PSV to be an added advantage
  • Must have certificate of where s/he got driving training (NIT – an added advantage)
  • Knowledge of area roads and neighborhoods
  • Availability to occasionally take weekend and night shifts
  • A polite and professional disposition
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful driving situations (e.g., at rush hour)
  • Aform four or high school diploma
  • Fluent in bothEnglish and Swahili
  • Female are encouraged to apply

Location:

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

Applicants should email their CV, copies of certificates and application letter by the 22nd of August 2022 to hr@kvtc-tz.com

NB: Only Tanzanian Applicants

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