Project Driver (INT10090)

Working at Oxfam


Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.


The Role:


Oxfam GB is looking for Project Driver who will support implementation of Oxfam Programs through driving Oxfam vehicles in a responsible manner ensuring the safety of both the passengers and the vehicles and to perform a variety of associated tasks delivering a superior level of service and support under the Promoting Gender Transformative and Youth Inclusive Democracy in Malawi Project.


What we are looking for:

We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam’s mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to our feminist principles and values of empowerment, accountability and inclusion in all you do.


An ideal candidate for the role will also be / have:


  • A minimum of a Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE)  with any relevant professional certificates
  • A valid full driver’s licence with excellent knowledge of Malawian road rules and regulations
  • Significant experience driving vehicles and passengers.
  • Knowledge of and experience driving in remote and difficult locations and under unusual driving conditions.
  • Good knowledge of districts in Malawi, roads and road conditions. Easily able to navigate from one location to another.
  • Good knowledge of basic vehicle operation and ability to undertake basic maintenance and running repairs if in remote locations, such as oil changes, tyre changes, replacing fan belts etc.
  • A critical focus on providing a superior service level to managers and staff and delivering agreed results within time and budget constraints and to expected standards.
  • Ability to represent Oxfam in a professional, calm and pleasant manner.
  • Good organisational and personal management skills, with ability respond quickly and accurately to queries and issues.
  • Proven experience as a team worker and demonstrably cooperative with members of other teams. Willing to put in extra hours to help out colleagues when required, including after hours and at weekends.
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s overall aims and policies and experience of promoting gender equity and diversity and the interests of marginalized people in all aspects of Oxfam’s work.

We offer:

 We offer a competitive salary and a range of additional benefits to staff including flexible working options, generous pension scheme, annual leave, additional leave allowances, company sick pay, life assurance and a range of other benefits. 


From the day you join Oxfam we invite you to stretch and learn in your role. Our wide range of Learning & Development opportunities includes in-house courses, e-learning modules, on-the job learning opportunities, coaching and mentoring, and much more. 


You can read more about all Oxfam has to offer here.


 We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you.


How to apply:


As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and Cover Letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.  



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