10 Apr 2024

Driver at Raising The Village

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Job Description

Job Title:




Reporting To:

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Years of Experience

5+ years


Rwanda in Country/Nyabihu District

Travel Required:


Job Description

Overall Responsibilities

The Driver/ with basic Mechanic hands on skills will be responsible for driving and maintaining Raising The Village vehicle within and outside the program areas as will be required by management. The Driver is expected to adhere to the policies of the RTV.

Specific Role/Responsibilities

  • Drive and maintain the organization vehicle.
  • Carry out basic security checks on the vehicle before each trip and at the end of the day (battery water, fuel & oil levels, radiator water, Tyre pressure/condition, etc.).
  • Ensure the vehicle meets the maintenance schedule and informs the Supervisor of any faults as and when they occur.
  • Initiate and carry out any repairs required on the vehicle; organize and coordinate larger repairs with reputable garages with supervisor’s approval.
  • Maintain neat & accurate record of all journeys in the vehicle log book.
  • Carry out the daily vehicle check and inventory.
  • Report immediately any damage or accident to the Supervisor following correct procedures in case of an accident, incident or complaint(s).
  • Ensure the vehicle is kept clean and tidy always.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is only used for RTV approved purposes.
  • Respect traffic regulation as per the Road Transport and Traffic regulation.
  • Take responsibility for collection, storage, transport and final delivery of all goods in the vehicle.
  • Take responsibility for passenger safety by ensuring that Safety Belts are used at all times by all passengers.
  • Ensure the First Aid Box is placed in the vehicle and stocked with the necessary items.
  • Ensure that fuel utilization is within range as per motor vehicle policy.
  • No answering phone calls or texting while driving.
  • Able to manage driving long journeys

Personal qualities:

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to be a strong team player.
  • Present professional conduct and exercise professional judgment.
  • Excellent and demonstrable organizational skills.
  • High levels of honesty, integrity and flexibility.
  • Respectful of RTV’s code of ethics, including appropriate dress code.
  • Able to manage personal schedule to not interfere with professional work, especially when preparing for long journeys.
  • Fluent Kinyarwanda,
  • Desirable languages, French and English

Related requirements:

  • Ordinary Level Certificate, or it’s equivalence from TVE is a MUST.
  • At least five (5+) years’ experience as a Driver working in the cities and upcountry rural districts with recognized institutions.
  • A minimum of valid driving licenses, with Classes; B or D. Qualified to drive any vehicle to licensed to carry a maximum of 8 Persons.
  • Good command of Kinyarwanda, and any of the official languages spoken in Rwanda is an advantage.
  • Willing to travel to remote areas with poor road conditions, ability to work flexibly including weekends and willingness to travel and work in both urban (city) and rural locations and live in basic conditions.
  • The driver requiring prescription glasses must wear them at all times when driving
  • Very good knowledge and application of the country’s Traffic and road Transport Regulations.
  • Accountable & responsive within areas of responsibilities.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 16th April, 2024.

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