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

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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