Driver and Logistics Assistant Opportunity at Right To Play International 2024

Driver and Logistics Assistant Opportunity at Right To Play International

Driver and Logistics Assistant Opportunity at Right To Play International

Right To Play International

Location: Mara

Website: Right To Play International

Right To Play is positively impacting the lives of 1.9 million children daily.

JOB OPPORTUNITY – Driver and Logistics Assistant – Mara

Organization: Right To Play Tanzania

Department/Division: LOG

Work Location: Mugumu – Serengeti

Authorized to Work in: Tanzania (Eligible to work legally without requiring sponsorship or work permit)

Target Start Date: March 2024

Contract Duration: 12 months

Closing Date: January 26, 2024


Right To Play is a global organization that utilizes play to protect, educate, and empower children, helping them overcome adversity. Our work aids 2.3 million children annually, keeping them in school, preventing diseases, and ensuring their safety. As the only global development organization focused solely on using play to transform the lives of children affected by poverty, war, disease, and inequality, we have been operational since 2000, reaching children in 15 countries across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and North America.

Our Culture Code, based on five core pillars, guides our actions and interactions:

1. Accept Everyone – Be intentional about inclusion

2. Make Things Happen – Seek opportunities to lead and innovate

3. Display Courage – Act with integrity

4. Demonstrate Care – Look after yourself and one another

5. Be Playful – Have fun at work

For more information about who we are and what we do, visit our website and watch this video about the five pillars of our Culture Code.


The Driver and Logistics Assistant reports directly to the Project Officer and technically to the Logistics Officer. The primary responsibilities include providing safe transport services for passengers and attending to logistics needs in the project location.


1. Driving and vehicle maintenance (75% of Time):

  •    Provides driving services to staff and other passengers as scheduled.
  •    Interacts professionally with staff/visitors/customers, ensuring strict adherence to policies and procedures.
  •    Conducts daily checks on the assigned vehicle and performs minor maintenance.
  •    Maintains a clean and tidy vehicle, ensuring proper documentation and stocking of essential supplies.

2. Logistics Support (20% of Time):

  •    Receives and reports inventory, providing timely and accurate stock and inventory reports.
  •    Manages RTP assets, ensuring proper registration and disposal according to policies and donor rules.
  •    Coordinates office building maintenance and utilities provision.
  •    Plans and coordinates equipment and motor vehicle spare parts procurement.
  •    Ensures regular vehicle and generator inspections and servicing.


  •    Secondary school (Form Four certificate) or vocational school certificate
  •    Valid driver’s license
  •    First Aid training
  •    Driver’s school training/Driver safety training required for the respective country


  •    3 years’ experience as a driver (carrying passengers) with a recognized NGO


  •    Ability to follow a pre-set schedule and create a plan to reach the required destination on time
  •    Good interpersonal and organizational skills
  •    Ability to work well with people from varied backgrounds and cultures at all levels in the organization
  •    Ability to work as part of a team, flexibility, and adaptability


  •    Understands and performs safe driving techniques
  •    Able to drive for long periods
  •    Familiar with the highway code and road rules of the country
  •    Good oral communication skills
  •    Physically able to lift and carry objects up to 50 pounds
  •    Physically able to reach, stretch, bend, and sit for long periods


  •    Fluency in Swahili; ability to read, write, and speak English is an added advantage


  •    High School certificate (Form Six)
  •    Certificate in Material Management or Procurement and Supplies Course
  •    Previous experience working in an international organization
  •    Advanced auto repair skills


You are highly driven, results-oriented, a team player, problem solver, and proactive, with a passion for working with children and youth. You possess an excellent driving record.


  •    The opportunity to work with a passionate, innovative, and collaborative team where you can make things happen.
  •    Experience working for a globally recognized organization with a healthy culture based on our Culture Code.
  •    Competitive salary and benefits package, including personal learning and development days.


If you are interested in applying for this position, please email your resume and cover letter in English to

While we appreciate all applicants, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Shortlisting of applications will begin immediately.

Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sex, or marital status. We encourage historically disadvantaged groups, including women, to apply. Our family-friendly environment supports flexible work arrangements for staff diversity and a healthy work-life balance.

As a child-centered organization, our recruitment and selection procedures prioritize the safety and protection of children in our programs. The successful candidate will undergo a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening or equivalent criminal check as a condition of employment.

The Deadline for Submitting Applications is January 26, 2024."

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