Mpamba Recharge & Win

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Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation —Malawi (BCM-CFM) 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 &When and families worldwide. We are situated within the Kamuzu Central Hospital campus (opposite Kamuzu College of Nursing).

The Baylor-Tingathe program was deigned in 2008 to respond to suboptimal uptake of PMTCT and pediatric HIV services In Malawi. The program seeks to support Malawi in reaching the ambitious UNAIDS 90-90-90 goals, by improving the identification of HIV-positive persons, timely treatment initiation, and long term engagement in care. The program is funded by USAID, and is currently operating in 7 districts in Malawi.

Baylor-Malawi is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of;

POSITION: Motorcycle Mechanic

CONTRACT DURATION: One year contract

STATUS: Full time (40 hours per week)

LOCATION: Machinga District

REPORTS TO: Transport Officer


The Motorcycle Mechanic (MM), under the direct supervision of the Transport Officer (TO), will be under the supervision of the Transport Officer ITO), will be responsible for assisting motorcycle fleet management. The Motorcycle Mechanic is directly responsible for management of all mechanics of motorcycles within the Transport department_ Specific responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

1. Workshop and Fleet Management

  • Ensure that all Riders are property trained so as to perform their duties.
  • All motorcycles are being repaired in a timely and efficient manner according to BCM transport guidelines.
  • Service A, B and regular repairs for motorcycles are carried out. For C service and major repairs to arrange that the motorcycle is taken for attention to the dealers.
  • A copy of the motorcycle condition sheet should be on file; outlining any repairs as well as the urgent spare parts sheet to monitor the timely repair of motorcycles and acquisition of spare parts.
  • Proper documentation of repairs is kept and reasons for damage are reported to Transport Officer
  • Motorcycle log books are kept, and checklists are used.
  • Accurate and thorough supply order information is Supplied to the TO
  • The MM and TO are expected to work as a team with close collaboration on Motorcycle repair, maintenance, and care issues.

2. Assist in ensuring the following:

  • Riders submit all motorcycles reports by the 5th of the following month.
  • Riders are competent to operate TCC vehicles.
  • Riders are following transport policies
  • Design and execute practical, hands-on training of BCM riders and on recognized motorcycle repairs and driving principles as well as MC guidelines and procedures_

3. Ensure Riders are utilizing motorcycle documentation tools according to guidelines, including:

  • Use of BCM approved daily checklists, motorcycle lug sheets, and vehicle reports
  • All motorcycles have an up to date logbook and logbooks.
  • Documentation of accidents and any damage to the vehicle is submitted to the TO immediately for disciplinary action.
  • Supply, Inventory, and Reporting
  • Keep up-to-date information on the state of each motorcycle including any damage and needed repairs. Ensure timely repairs are made as needed to keep the fleet moving in an efficient manner.
  • Maintain an up to date spreadsheet of arty motorcycle maintenance issues
  • The MM is responsible for ensuring, accurate, up to date inventories. Specifically:
  • Ensure that spare parts stores are well maintained and have accurate, up to date inventories share with the SOO monthly
  • Review Tool kit inventory monthly with the Assistant Transport Officer
  • Ensure BCM motorcycles and motorcycle parts/ tools/fuel are being used in an honest and transparent fashion.
  • Place supply orders to the TO and Provide information to the TO to place urgent spare parts orders accurately, in a timely manner, and followed through on these.
  • Notify the TO of any upcoming expiring motorcycle insurance coverage, COF, or any other issues with vehicle insurance
  • Ensure all motorcycles have an up to date logbook and notify the TO of any expiring logbooks.
  • Dispose of all unusable, unneeded items in a timely, ethical, honest, and environmentally sound manner.
  • Report any motorcycle abused or damage to the TO within 24 hours of identifying it.
  • Represent BCM with pride, integrity, professionalism, humility, respect for persons, and sensitivity to local culture and traditions.
  • Others duties as required and/or assigned by the TO.


  • Four years of progressive experience in driving and maintaining Vehicles/Motorcycles in difficult terms
  • Auto Mechanic craft apprentice /Diploma Qualification from a credited Technical Institution
  • Demonstrate ability to perform maintenance, service and repair on Yamaha motorcycles
  • Demonstrate ability to follow safety and traffic regulations
  • Possess valid Malawian Motorcycle drivers license
  • Fluency in English
  • Drivers license for vehicle will be an added advantage.


The work will require the successful candidate to travel in all the districts the program is operating
The job is physically demanding and bring and sometimes the individual will be required to work long hours

Application process

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should address their applications to:

The Executive Director

Baylor Children’s Foundation Malawi

Plot 13/92 Within Golden Peacock Shopping Centre Complex – 6th Floor Along Presidential Way, City Centre

P/Bag 8397

Lilongwe 3



Closing date for receiving applications is 8th May, 2020

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