Global Health Informatics Institute (GHII)

The Global Health Informatics Institute (GHII) is a non-profit organisation working at the intersection of science, engineering and global health to address problems of global health importance through development of local solutions and capacity ( GHII is inviting applications from suitably qualified, motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals to fill the Driver position on 1-year renewable contracts. This position will support activities under our cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) to increase the utilisation of data collected through electronic medical record systems.

Driver (1)

Job Purpose

responsible for transporting clients or handling deliveries and ensuring that project vehicles are well maintained, clean and in good condition

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for safe driving of vehicles in various locations where the GHII is implementing its programs.
  • Drive carefully at all times to ensure safety of passengers, other road users and the assigned vehicle.
  • Ensure that seat belts are used at all times while driving both by you and passengers.
  • Follow all applicable vehicle use and traffic laws including speed and passenger limit regulations.
  • Ensure adequate fueling of the vehicle at all times.
  • Ensuring adherence to passenger limits, both seated and standing.
  • Keeping the company vehicle clean and properly maintained by performing regular washing, cleaning and vehicle maintenance.
  • Keep accurate records of all trips in the vehicle log books and submit a month end summary of vehicle usage to the supervisor.
  • Develop and follow approved maintenance schedule for GHII vehicles.
  • Regularly checking vehicle safety such as tires, brakes, turn signals, mechanical equipment, etc.
  • Monitoring and reporting fuel consumption, mileage, and passenger numbers.
  • Report any accidents, faults, incidents or injuries involving the vehicle or its passengers to the supervisor immediately.
  • Report any fault to the supervisor as soon as possible.
  • Assisting in loading and unloading project items and assisting in technical work in the field.
  • Return vehicles to designated secured compounds at the end of the day. This includes ensuring that vehicles are returned before it is dark unless permitted by the supervisor.
  • Ensure that vehicles are properly registered and have all the necessary equipment and tools.
  • All other duties are customarily performed by other persons in similar positions.

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • Minimum of a Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE)
  • Clean and valid driving license (Class C) with a minimum of 3 years driving experience Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Defensive driving skills

Interested candidates should submit their applications and these should include a cover letter, updated CV with three traceable professional referees and scanned copies of relevant degrees, certificates and/or driving license to:



Post Office Box X111, Crossroads

Area 3/719 Off Beit Road,

Lilongwe, Malawi

Or email to:

The deadline for receiving applications is Friday, 17th May, 2024.

GHII is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals regardless of gender, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, age, or any other protected characteristic. We embrace diversity and believe that inclusivity in the workplace is essential to our success and we are committed to creating a work environment where all employees are valued and respected.