Driver

Temporary
Company Aurum Group
Reference # 2021/03/19/06
Published 26/03/2021
Contract Type Temporary
12 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Malmesbury, Western Cape, South Africa
Introduction
The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in Health Research and Systems. We are focused on research, support and implementing integrated approaches to managing TB and HIV. The following positions have become available as part of the various projects currently being run by us and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the position.
Job Functions Driver
Industries Ngo / Non-Profit
Specification

Technical Work Responsibilities

Maintenance of Company Vehicle
Provide safe transport services for all business requirements
Manage the maintenance of the company vehicles and units
Assist with any other activities at the screening/testing sites
Drive vehicle for official travel and business, or as requested
Implement punctuality and safe transport sound navigation skills
Observe road and traffic laws and regulations
Adhere to safe driving practices including local driving codes and internally agreed standards
Ensure vehicle repairs are carried out properly by official manufacturers specifications
Perform minor repairs
Logbook maintenance
Log official trips, daily mileage, petrol consumption, oil changes etc
Liaise with all internal and external stakeholders when necessary towards the achievement of company and departmental goals
Provide safe transport services for all business requirements
Manage the maintenance of the company vehicles and units
Vehicle is clean, tidy and in excellent working condition at all times
Vehicle is secured at all times
Daily maintenance checks: fuel, oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc.
Arrange for any necessary repairs and services, manage the vehicle spare parts inventory list
Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, mileage, fuel and oil consumption
Manage the Logbook
Performs all routine maintenance and interior cleaning services for the mobile unit
Implement punctuality and safe transport sound navigation skills
Observe road and traffic laws and regulations
Adhere to safe driving practices including local driving codes and internally agreed standards
Assist CHW’s with outreaches, TB screening and contact tracing activities.
Assist with participant flow and the setup at the outreach site
Adhere to the relevant procedures with regards to participant confidentiality
Timeous reporting on all project activities utilising predefined indicators
Perform quality control on recording and reporting procedures including checking data collection tools for accuracy
Assist with the stock take of medical supplies and equipment
Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
Identify areas of development and implement approved recommendations
Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures according to prescribed legislation
Report all unsafe activities to Senior Management/Human Resources
Adhere to decision making procedures

Requirements
Education
High School diploma/Gr 12 (NQF Level 4)Advantageous
Safe Driving Course or Similar

Experience
3 years driving experience

Requirements
Valid code A Driver’s license
Valid Professional Drivers Permit (PDP)
Understanding of specimen handling and transportation
Fluent in at least 2 languages (Afrikaans, English, Xhosa)
Practical experience with Road Legislation
SA Citizen or valid work permit to work in South Africa
Willing to work overtime

Kindly not that this position is based in Swartland/Bergrivier Sub – District

Please note:
Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks
All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.
Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities
Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.

Job Closing Date 01/04/2021