Zvitambo is looking for a Driver in Shurugwi | Jobs263


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  • Post Date: November 9, 2020
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Job Overview


Zvitambo is a multidisciplinary public health research institute with the mission of improving maternal and child health in Zimbabwe, and to apply its findings to improve health globally. Zvitambo conducts research and provides technical support and education to reduce the burden of malnutrition and infectious diseases. Zvitambo has a zero-tolerance policy towards sexual harassment. Zvitambo is looking for an energized and committed team to help lead and support a trial in rural communities in Shurugwi District, called the Child Health, Agriculture and Integrated Nutrition (CHAIN). This randomized control trial is looking to close the nutrient gap in rural Zimbabwe. CHAIN is looking to improve the daily energy requirements of children by one year of age. All posts will be based in Shurugwi District

Position summary

  • The driver will be responsible for the safe passage/travel of the study teams around rural Shurugwi.
  • The driver will ensure that the vehicle is in good working condition at all times, completing a daily vehicle logbook, taking note of any faults that may develop and bringing them to the attention of the Logistics Assistant and Logistics Manager.
  • The driver needs to be prepared to work at odd hours of the day and on weekends.


The candidate must:

  • Have a clean class 4 driver’s licence with a minimum of 5 years continuous driving experience preferably in off-road environments;
  • A minimum of 5 ‘O’ Levels;
  • The ability to work independently but within a team framework, the ability to work under pressure;
  • Be fluent in English and Shona;
  • Have traceable references.

It is preferable if the candidate is proficient in Ndebele, has prior experience working in a research environment, and has previous familiarity with Shurugwi district and its rural communities.

To apply

To apply for this position please send your CV and cover letter to jobs.zvitambo@gmail.com with the subject “Application for CHAIN Driver.”

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 15 November 2020 or after the first 150 applications have been received

Job Detail
  • Career LevelOther
  • QualificationCertificate
  • Experience5-10 Years
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