Driver and Outreach Agent

Job Description

About You:

We want individuals who support our mission of eliminating unsafe abortion by 2030 and who work with us to build an enabling environment to increase access to safe services everywhere. We expect all team members to share our vision and commitment to achieving our mission whilst promoting equality and safeguarding the welfare of all clients and colleagues.


Under immediate supervision of Programs Manager, the Driver and Outreach Agent extends support to the Outreach Team Lead during infection prevention, client handling during the provision of methods Family Planning methods at the rural and urban sites. The incumbent also drives vehicles for the purpose of accomplishing outreach activities. He/she ensures that the vehicle is in good working conditions, keeps the tools safely, keeps the vehicle clean and presentable, and ensures the timely annual inspection and road-worthiness certificate acquisitions, records daily movement mileages.


Support for the SRH service delivery

Provides support to the outreach team on the infection prevention in the Area Programs Office where MSIE is operating SRH/FP services;
Manages the loading and unloading activities of clinical materials as guided by the outreach team lead;
Ensures no client waiting time through the on time arrival and departure for duty.
Undertakes any other similar assignments as requested by the supervisor.

Driving and Vehicle Management

Drives the vehicle assigned to him safely, with strict observance of traffic rules and regulations and the organization’s internal policy;
Ensures that the vehicle is utilized for the sole purpose of the organization’s work;
Checks and ensures the timely filling and rational use of   fuel and oil supplies to the organization’s vehicles;
Ascertains that the necessary appliances (spare tyre, fire extinguisher, tools, etc.) are readily available in the vehicle;
Ensures proper cleanliness, maintenance, servicing repair and safe keeping of the vehicle.
Ensures the annual inspection of the vehicle before the set deadline.
Distributes/collects letters, packages, parcels and messages on behalf of the organization;
Fills in fuel and oil consumed and kilometre readings before and after any travel on appropriate transport forms and submits same to his/her immediate supervisor;
Fills up the vehicle log book accurately and submits it  on regular basis to the transport supervisor;
Informs to his/her supervisor any incident or safety problems faced up on travel immediately;
Conducts standard checks of the vehicle every day before operating and ensures that regular maintenance work is carried out at recommended Km reading.
Performs related tasks as required;

Job Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Diploma in Auto mechanics with 3rd Grade Driving License


Four years of experience in driving and vehicle management

Short term training on outreach activities.

Skills, Attitudes and attributes

·         Good sense of cleanliness;

·         Knowledge about vehicles operations;

·         Good knowledge of the main roads and side roads around the work areas.

·         Good interpersonal and negotiation skills

·         Pro-Choice

Number of Position: (02)

Duty Station: Nekemte & Kefasheka Outreach based at Jimma

Type of Employment: Permanent

Salary:  As per MSI Ethiopia Reproductive Choice Salary Scale

We invite candidates meeting the required qualifications to download the job application form   and email to before the closing date of this announcement i.e. within ten (10) days.
Please note that we ONLY consider those who filled in the application form and send us back.  We regret to inform that we do not accept CV at this stage.
Please mention the title of the position and workplace you applied for on the subject line of your email.
Due to the volume of applications, we will only contact shortlisted candidates, and we are unable to provide any feedback on unsuccessful applications.

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