Clerical Officer/Driver

Fixed-Term Contract

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity.

We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. In Zimbabwe, we have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 31 years. Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity.


The purpose of the Driver is to undertake safe and secure transportation of Plan staff, materials and documents; and undertake vehicle service and maintenance in accordance with Plan policies and procedures.

Direct reports – None

Key relationships

Internal – Programmes department, Finance Office, Logistics and procurement.

External – National and Local authorities, Relevant Ministries in the country, other INGO and Partner organisations, civil society organizations and contractors and Suppliers

Level of contact with children

This position has been classified as a high contact position.

Physical Environment

  • Frequent travel to program units
  • Country Office and Provinces


Accountabilities and MAIN WORK ACTIVITIES

“What” is done and “why”, but not “how”; include indicators for success

  1. Transportation of project staff and goods (50%)
  2. Vehicle maintenance and management (20%)
  3. Administrative work (20%)
  4. Manage Child Protection Risk (10%)

Other key deliverables including:

  • Maintaining good inter-team communications, engender good team dynamics;
  • Adherence to Plan policies, including the Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC)



  • 5 “O” levels including English Language
  • Minimum 5 years driving experience in a busy working environment
  • Valid class 2 drivers’ licence
  • A valid defensive driving certificate from a recognised institution
  • A certificate in logistics, administration/ procurement is an added advantage
  • Basic mechanical skills
  • Fluent in English and local languages     


Specific skills of this position:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Confidentiality
  • Proficiency in MS office tools


  • Relates to people in a friendly and open manner
  • Strict time keeper




  1. We are open and accountable
  2. We strive for lasting impact
  3. We work well together
  4. We are inclusive and empowering

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & cover letter outlining their suitability for the position. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.


This position is open to Zimbabwean nationals

Location: Kwekwe

Type of role: Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date: 20 February 2024


Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates. 

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