Sightsavers Dar es-Salaam Vacancies, june 2023 - Millkun

Sightsavers Dar es-Salaam Vacancies, june 2023


Sightsavers Dar es-Salaam Vacancies; Sightsavers has been working in Tanzania since the 1970s to protect sight and prevent blinding diseases. In 2021, we helped to carry out 11,000 sight-saving operations in the country.

All five of the most common neglected tropical diseases are present here: trachoma, river blindness, lymphatic filariasis, schistosomiasis (known as ‘snail fever’), and soil-transmitted helminths (AKA intestinal worms).

Sightsavers has been working in the country since the 1970s, helping to support and strengthen local eye care systems to tackle preventable blindness. We provide specialist training for health workers, increase public awareness of eye care and lobby the government to ensure eye care is universally available.

Our programmes in Tanzania mainly focus on preventing and treating trachoma, and providing cataract operations for those who need them. We also work to promote equal opportunities for people with disabilities.

Also read SGS Tanzania vacancies, june 2023


Job title

Project Driver.


Local terms and conditions apply.


Chalinze District Council, Pwani region, Tanzania.


6 month Fixed Term Contract, with a view to extending dependant on funding.


Full time 35 hours per week.

About The Role

We are looking for a Project Driver to provide reliable and safe driving services for our staff, partners, and goods. The Project Driver will assist with transport logistics, and will be responsible for maintaining vehicles in a cost effective manner.


  • A full valid Driving licence with a clean record
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Working experience of vehicle maintenance
  • The ability to work at night, weekends and on holidays when required
  • Knowledge of government partners, including the Ministry of Health and local government authorities

This is a highly varied and involved role and the above is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills. Please see the Job Description for full details.Candidates are welcome to demonstrate their ability to match the person specification by expanding on how their experience, training and/or qualifications might have provided them with the knowledge or skills required for the role. Successful candidates will be appointed on merit.


  • Provide transportation for programme staff, related partners, and project visitors.
  • Follow up the driver planning, and scheduling using project Calendar and register transportation requests.
  • Deliver/distribute project goods to the respective districts.
  • Schedule periodical vehicle examination for service.
  • Determine when and what kind of maintenance the vehicle needs, and 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.

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