• Driver

    Job Locations BI-Bujumbura
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/11/2019 9:37 AM)
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  • PACT Overview

    At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.


    Program Delivery (PDEL) - Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Program Delivery Team, contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance appropriately and consistently; Facilitating team spirit among colleagues and promoting the organization through communications; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to make the workplace more enjoyable for all; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization’s ability to think and act strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise.

    Position Overview

    Pact seeks a driver for the ACHIEVE Burundi OVC program.  ACHIEVE is a five-year, USAID-funded global cooperative agreement with the dual objectives of attaining and sustaining HIV epidemic control among at-risk and hard to reach pregnant and breastfeeding (PBF) women, infants, children, and youth, as well as to mitigate the impact of HIV/ AIDS and prevent HIV transmission among these populations; and supporting the transition of prime funding and implementation to capable local partners in order to meet the PEPFAR goal of 70% of funding to local partners. In Burundi, ACHIEVE will provide case management and mentorship services to vulnerable adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), aimed at HIV prevention and facilitating access to HIV care and treatment for those that are HIV positive.   The program will provide capacity development support for local implementing partners to design, implement and track services received in accordance with PEPFAR requirements at the community level.  The program will also provide capacity development support for local prime implementers of USAID PEPFAR orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and gender-based violence projects.    


    The Driver will report to the Pact Burundi Country Manager and will provide driving services and attend to vehicle maintenance.

    Pact cherche un conducteur pour le programme ACHIEVE Burundi OVC.  ACHIEVE est un accord de coopération mondial de cinq ans financé par l'USAID qui a deux objectifs : atteindre et maintenir un niveau de contrôle de l'épidémie du VIH chez les femmes enceintes et allaitantes, les nourrissons, les enfants et les jeunes à risque et qui sont difficiles à atteindre, de manière à atténuer l'impact du VIH/sida et prévenir sa transmission chez ces populations ; et soutenir la transition du financement de base et de la mise en œuvre vers des partenaires locaux compétents afin d'atteindre l'objectif du PEPFAR qui est de mettre 70 % du financement à la disposition des partenaires locaux. Au Burundi, ACHIEVE fournira des services de gestion de cas et de mentorat aux adolescentes et jeunes femmes (AGYW) vulnérables, dans le but de prévenir le VIH et de faciliter l'accès aux soins et au traitement du VIH pour celles qui sont séropositives.   Le programme fournira un appui au renforcement des capacités des partenaires locaux de mise en œuvre dans le cadre de la conception, de la mise en œuvre et du suivi des services reçus conformément aux exigences du PEPFAR à l'échelle communautaire.  Le programme fournira également un appui au renforcement des capacités des principaux responsables locaux de la mise en œuvre des projets PEPFAR de l'USAID portant sur les orphelins et enfants vulnérables (OEV) et la violence sexiste.   


    Le conducteur rendra compte au directeur national de Pact Burundi et fournira des services de conduite et s'occupera de l'entretien des véhicules.

    Key Responsibilities


    • Operating and maintaining transportation vehicles with a focus on safety and customer courtesy.
    • Performing daily per-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections.
    • Performing minor maintenance tasks on the vehicles when necessary.
    • Maintain a neat personal appearance and polite demeanor as prescribed by professional and local standards.
    • Other duties as assigned by the office.
    • Conduire et entretenir des véhicules de transport en mettant l'accent sur la sécurité et la courtoisie du client.
    • Effectuer des inspections quotidiennes des véhicules à l'aller et au retour.
    • Effectuer des tâches d'entretien mineures sur les véhicules lorsque nécessaire.
    • Maintenir une apparence personnelle soignée et un comportement poli tel que prescrit par les normes professionnelles et locales.
    • Autres tâches assignées par le bureau.

    Basic Requirements


    • Five years of driving experience with at least two years as an official driver for a company or organization.
    • Ability to read, understand, and adhere to the rules and regulations of transportation.
    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and establish effective professional relationships with visitors and co-workers.
    • Ability to prepare concise and accurate records and reports relating to vehicles, extensive knowledge of the operations and features of assigned vehicle(s).
    • Cinq ans d'expérience de conduite dont au moins deux ans en tant que conducteur officiel d'une entreprise ou d'une organisation.
    • Aptitude à lire, à comprendre et à respecter les règles et règlements du transport.
    • Aptitude à communiquer efficacement oralement et par écrit et à établir des relations professionnelles efficaces avec les visiteurs et les collègues.
    • Aptitude à préparer des dossiers et des rapports concis et exacts concernant les véhicules, connaissance approfondie du fonctionnement et des caractéristiques du ou des véhicules assignés.

    Preferred Qualifications



    • NGO working experience.
    • English language skills.
    • Local candidates preferred.


    • Expérience de travail au sein d'une ONG.
    • Connaissance de l'anglais.
    • Candidats locaux favorisés.


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