Motorcycle Mechanics 1

Motorcycle Mechanics

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Malawi



Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation – Malawi (BCMCF-M) is a not-for-profit organization working in partnership with the Malawi Government in the health sector. Our Mission is to provide high-quality, high-impact, highly ethical pediatric and family-centered health care, health professional training and clinical research, focused on HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, malnutrition and other conditions impacting the health and well-being of children and families worldwide.

The Baylor-Tingathe program developed in 2008 initially responded to suboptimal uptake of PMTCT and pediatric HIV services in Malawi and has grown over the past 12 years to support the full cascade of HIV care and treatment services. The current CORE programming seeks to support the Malawi Government in achieving epidemic control, by providing client focused care to People Living with HIV from the time of diagnosis to linkage and full engagement in care. BCMCFM’-s CORE programming is funded by USAID, and is currently operating in 6 districts in Malawi. BCMCF-M is seeking qualified candidates to fill the positions of:

POSITION:                         Motorcycle Mechanics
CONTRACT DURATION:    1 year (renewable
DUTY STATION:                 Mangochi, Machinga, Phalombe, Balaka and Salima

Position Description:

The Motorcycle Mechanic, under the overall supervision of the Transport Officer, has the following responsibilities:

Essential Duties

  • Training/ Capacity Building
    • Participates in designing and implements field and workshop training courses for BCM riders
  • Workshop/Fleet Management
    • Provide training and technical support to field based drivers including preventative maintenance and repairing of  motorcycles
    • Responsible for the operation and upkeep of motorcycle workshop facilities
  • Scheduled/routine vehicle maintenance
    • Ensures preventative maintenance is carried out in accordance with manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule or as needed
    • Ensures that all tools are in correct working order and accounted for
  • Recordkeeping and logistics
    • Keeps accurate inventory of all parts and tools
    • Ensures accurate records are kept of all motorcycles movements, repairs, and service
  • Motorcycle Operation
    • motorcycle/vehicle in a safe, skilled and efficient manner at all times
    • Must be able to drive a manual pickup truck
  • Ensures that all registration, insurance and license requirements are updated and in accordance with the law
  • Performs other program support duties as requested by the Officer on-site or the Transport Officer


  • Four (4) years of progressive experience in driving and maintaining vehicles/motorcycles in difficult terrain
  • Auto Mechanic Craft apprentice/Diploma qualification from an accredited technical institute
  • Demonstrated ability to perform maintenance, service and repair on Yamaha and Honda motorcycles
  • Demonstrated ability to follow safety and traffic regulations
  • Possesses valid Malawian Motorcycle driver’s license
  • Possesses valid Malawian Vehicle License
  • Basic knowledge of computer use including email and Excel
  • Fluency in English

Application Instructions

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should forward their applications, including a detailed Curriculum Vitae and names of three traceable referees to:

The Executive Director
Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation-Malawi
P/Bag B-397
Lilongwe 3

Closing date for receiving applications is on 10th September, 2021. Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged.