Aurum Group: Driver ( Saldanha, Matzikama, Swartland, Malmesbury)

Driver ( Saldanha, Matzikama, Swartland, Malmesbury)


Company Aurum Group

Reference # 2021/03/19/06

Published 26/03/2021

18 Months

Location Saldanha, Matzikama, Swartland, Malmesbury, 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


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



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