Posted on :
29 Mar, 2019
The International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) is a United States of America federally-funded programme which supports the development of HIV/AIDS care and treatment training initiatives in 25 developing countries acutely impacted by the global AIDS epidemic. I-TECH is an initiative of the University of Washington Schools of Medicine and Public Health & Community Medicine. Its Central Office is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and it currently supports over ten international offices, including one in Pretoria, South Africa.
I-TECH South Africa Goal:
I-TECH South Africa’s goal is to support the South African government in strengthening national health systems to ensure delivery of high-quality, sustainable healthcare services.
Commitment to Diversity:
I-TECH recognises that disparities in health around the globe stem from inequity. I-TECH South Africa encourages and supports the multiple identities of staff, faculty and students including, but not limited to, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, culture, spiritual practice, geography, mental and physical disability and age. I-TECH strives to become a local, national, and international leader in developing and maintaining increased representation and recognition of each of these dimensions of diversity among its faculty, staff and students.
Job Title: Driver/Messenger X2
Job Location: Pretoria with frequent travel to Provinces
Position Ref: DM 002
Supervisor: Logistics Officer
Department: Operations I-TECH
Duration: Fixed Term Contract (April – 30 September 2019)
Brief Position Description:
With support and guidance from the Logistics Officer, the Driver/Messenger fulfils a supportive role in meeting the overall transport and messenger needs in line with programme service delivery activities on the I-TECH South Africa programme. Compliance with relevant transport and driving rules and regulations of the South African government, and the I-TECH South Africa programme should be observed at all times in support of ensuring the safety and security of I-TECH staff, visitors, and passengers.
Transport and Messenger Support Services – 80%
Review transport/delivery requests on a continuous basis throughout the day, providing a safe and reliable transport service to I-TECH South Africa personnel. This includes:
Repairs and Maintenance – 10%
Policy and Procedures – 5%
Other – 5%
Conditions of Employment: This position is based in Pretoria, South Africa. Candidate must be available and willing to travel within South Africa up to 80% of the time. Complex deliverables on short timelines may require work in excess of allocable time.
Applicants are required to quote the relevant position title and reference mentioned above when submitting their applications via e-mail to [email protected]
Application Deadline: Friday, 5 April, 2019