NAFASI ZA KAZI-Drivers Job Vacancies At NIMR Mbeya Medical Research Centre

Job Description

NIMR – Mbeya Medical Research Centre (MMRC) is one of the NIMR centres located in Mbeya within the Mbeya Zonal Referral Hospital compound. The centre is currently conducting research on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis as well as other diseases of public health importance.

NIMR Mbeya Medical Research Centre is looking for qualified, experienced and motivated person to fill the below vacant position whose duty station will be in Mbeya City:



To drive institution’ vehicles safely to the destinations. Help with the loading and unloading of their loads, keep logs of their activities and routes and make sure their vehicles are maintained in good working order. RESPONSIBILITIES:

a) To drive all types of NIMR vehicles.

b) To ensure that all vehicles and accessories are in good conditions

c) To undertake minor repairs

d) To ensure that vehicles are serviced regularly.

e) To record in the Log Book all trips/journeys made

f) To check the vehicle for proper operations

g) To report all problems to their supervisors

h) Ensure that the motor vehicles are always clean and in good condition.

i) During the waiting either inside or outside the centers’ premises, the driver shall always stop the engine and electrical power of assigned vehicle to save consumption of fuel.

j) To drive the institute vehicles safely and comfortably and must exercise defensive driving vehicles on the road to prevent accident.

k) After working hours, the drivers shall at all time park the vehicles at the designated parking area.

l) To monitor and report expiration and renewal of the vehicles insurance and his/ her license.

m) Inspect the vehicles for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips and submit a written report on the condition.

n) To report all accident and the related incidences encountered.

o) To drive the vehicle in safe and proper manner and obeys local traffic laws and regulations

p) To check the vehicles every day before driving to ensure that all system are functioning properly

q) Maintain a register for regular maintenance.

r) To perform any other related duties assigned


• Holder of form IV National Examination Certificate

• A valid Class C driving license

• Advanced Driving (VIP Drivers course) is an added advantage

• Must have a clean record in driving for at least three years

• Must be Citizens of Tanzania of not more than 35 years of age

• Must be Fluent in English and Kiswahili


• Team player with high integrity

• Able to work under pressure

• Ability to work under minimal supervision

TERMS: 8 months Contract.

How to Apply?

Please manually apply for this job using the details below:

Submit your CV, Cover Letter and copies of certificates to by postal mail not later than 1st May 2019. The Centre Director NIMR – Mbeya Medical Research Centre P.O. Box 2410 Mbeya – Tanzania. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by either email or phone.

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