Job for a Driver - SAGCOT Center

Organization: Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Closing date: 31 Jul 2016


Be a central part of Tanzania’s agricultural transformation – the SAGCOT Center Ltd. are looking for top-tier talent to join our team at the forefront of public and private sector development of Tanzania. Candidates must have strong analytical abilities and communication skills, an excellent academic record, and a passion for development. Those with at least 3 years driving experience in a reputable organisation are strongly encouraged to apply at: [email protected]

Launched in Dar es Salaam at the World Economic in 2011, the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) is an international public private partnership that aims to transform agricultural in Tanzania’s Southern Corridor. Partners include local and international companies, farmers, development partners, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and the Tanzanian Government. By 2030, the partnership aims to attract USD 3.2 billion of investments, transforming 350,000 hectares of arable land into profitable production and lifting 10,000 small scale farmers into commercial farming.

SAGCOT Centre Ltd. functions as the operational hub, promoting investments in inclusive, sustainable commercial value chains. The SAGCOT Centre Ltd. is also a neutral broker and catalyst that links different agriculture stakeholders in order to help achieve major economic growth in Tanzania.

SAGCOT Centre Ltd. is currently seeking to fill the role of Driver; a dynamic and motivated professional, with the analytical and communication skills to play a central role in driving the success of the organization. Full details below:

Full Time Position: Driver

Job Purpose:

The driver will be based in Iringa and will assist in providing safe and reliable transportation for project staff, visitors and materials, keeps the project vehicle/s in good mechanical and functional condition, ensures compliance with all vehicle-related legal and institutional /management requirements.
Eligible candidates should have the following minimum qualifications:

· Ordinary Level Certificate – Secondary Education
Class C driving licence.
Minimum 3 years driving experience in a reputable organisation
Knowledge of basic vehicle mechanics.
Basic English and ability to understand simple instructions in English.
Good communication skills in Kiswahili.
Basic understanding of mechanics
Ability to be flexible, use initiative and problem solve.
Ability to organise, plan daily/weekly workloads, meet deadlines and be punctual, time management
Desired experience:

· Driving experience from a reputable organization and knowledge of basic vehicle mechanics

How to apply:

Qualified candidates who meet the criteria above are welcome to apply now before the deadline on July 31st 2016. This opportunity is only open to Tanzania nationals. A complete job description for this position can be found on the SAGCOT Centre official Website

Interested persons with the required background and experience are invited to submit their applications to the address or e-mail below by July 31st 2016. Please include a detailed curriculum vitae and a cover letter clearly indicating which job you are applying for.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Physical Address:
Favorite Group Ltd, Infotech Place, 2nd Floor South, 565 Mwai Kibaki Road, Kawe Beach

Postal Address:
Recruitment, Favorite Group Ltd., P.O. Box 105300, Dar es Salaam

Email Address:[email protected]