Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Sightsavers has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Administrative Assistant/Driver to provide support to our Zimbabwe country office.
The post holder will drive Sightsavers staff and visitors for project visits and will maintain the organisations vehicles, keep them clean, fuelled and report required repairs. The role also provides day-to-day administrative support including ensuring timely opening of the office and ensuring that all essential services (utilities, Internet, telephone), supplies, stationery and amenities are available to staff and visitors as needed, and facilitates meetings (adequate amenities and takes minutes when requested).
Other duties will involve logistical support during workshops and field visits, including supporting the development of interesting case stories, and to maintain good communication with guests and staff,
The ideal candidate will have a diploma (or equivalent) in Business Administration, Business Management or equivalent. Have a certificate in Transport logistics, previous working experience for a reputable organisation, preferably with an INGO. Knowledge of vehicle maintenance is an advantage but not essential. You must hold a valid can clean driving licence, be computer literate and be fluent in English.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties or required professional skills, please read the complete Job Description for further details
Sightsavers works to eliminate avoidable blindness and promote the rights of people with disabilities. Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes, and where people with disabilities participate equally in society.
We are truly committed to creating an inclusive culture which values and recognises diversity as something that will only ever make an organisation better. We encourage anyone to apply who possesses the qualities and behaviours outlined or who believes they have the propensity to learn them fast. You will be joining an inclusive and supportive team who welcome people from all backgrounds.