Scooter Driver

The Institute of Health Programs and Systems (IHPS) is a South African non-profit company (NPC) born out of the PEPFAR CDC Track 1 transition of the ICAP, Columbia University, Multi-country AIDS Program (MCAP) in South Africa in 2010. The IHPS mission is “to strengthen health and development systems through program implementation and partnerships” and the vision is “optimal and sustainable health and development outcomes”. Presently, IHPS is a Global Fund Subrecipient (SR) under The Aids Foundation of South Africa (AFSA), tasked to implement the “Prevention programs for adolescents and Young People (AYP), in and out of school” with a specific focus on adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) and Adolescent Boys and Young Men (ABYM) in Mbombela Sub District in Mpumalanga Province from April 2022 – March 2025. As such, IHPS seeks to recruit the position outlined below, based in Mbombela Sub District in Mpumalanga Province.

Full Time
Scooter Driver

Overall Responsibility
Under the supervision of the Office Administrator, the Scooter Driver will transport biomedical commodities to the field staff in Mbombela Subdistrict.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Deliver biomedical commodities and data collection tools to the field team as requested.
  • Keep track of the scooter’s date of service and ensure IHPS Management is informed in advance when the service date is approaching
  • Reporting scooter maintenance problems timeously 
  • Report scooter accidents immediately to supervisor 
  • Keep track of renewal dates for registration and scooter license and ensure IHPS Management is informed about deadlines at least one month in advance
  • Keep an accurate logbook before leaving and parking the scooter at the end of the day
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Line Manager 
  • Problem Solving.
  • Able to work independently. 
  • Able to work in a team. 
  • Good verbal and writing skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good facilitation skills.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Matric Certificate or equivalent.
  • A valid Code 1/A1 driver’s license.
  • A clean driving records.
  • Proven experience as a Scooter Driver.
  • A valid code 10 driver’s license with PDP will be an advantage.
  • Minimum 2 years’ scooter delivery experience.
  • Knowledge of area roads and neighbourhoods.

By expressing the interest in the positions, applicants are consenting in terms of POPI Act for their curriculum vitae (CV) to be shared with the relevant people authorized to act on behalf of IHPS in the recruitment process.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should apply by e-mail only to Subject line should be the position you are applying for, and a cover letter and resume or CV should be attached. Submissions which do not follow the above instructions will not be considered.

Due to the extremely high volume of CVs expected, only those short-listed and selected for interviews will be contacted. NO PHONE CALLS about these positions will be accepted.

It is unlawful to employ a person who does not have permission to live and work in South Africa Unless the advert states otherwise, please ensure you have this permission before you submit your application.

NB: The organization reserves the right to re-advertise the positions should the need arise and reserves the right not to fill the above listed positions.

Closing Date: 11 July 2023