Are you a driver? Apply for the job in Pro-Femmes/ Twese Hamwe (PFTH)


  1. Introduction

Pro-Femmes/ Twese Hamwe (PFTH) is an Umbrella of Rwandan Civil Society Organizations aiming at advancement of women status, peace and development. It was established in October 1992, and currently represents 53 member organizations within the country.  The mission of Pro-Femmes/Twese Hamwe is to eradicate all forms of discrimination towards women, to promote their socio-economic political and legal status, and to enhance the institutional and organizational capacities of its member organizations through the promotion of sustainable human development approach based on gender equality and a culture of peace, justice and human rights.

To achieve her mission of promoting social economic status of women and girls, in partnership with CARE International in Rwanda, PFTH  is implementing a five years ( 2023- 2027) project named the “Supporting and Enhancing Resilient and Viable Employment Opportunities (SERVE)”. The project aims to build a resilient, sustainable, and inclusive entrepreneurial environment that increases work opportunities in agricultural value chains in 10 districts namely Rulindo & Gakenke in Northern Province; Kayonza, Rwamagana, Ngoma & Kirehe in Eastern Province; Nyamagabe & Huye in Southern Province and Nyabihu & Rubavu in Western Province. Under this partnership, PFTH will work with women and youth groups, policy and market actors to address the specific range of challenges women and youth face in participating in the policy and business environments. These include exclusion from policy discussions and decision-making and unequal power dynamics in markets that prevent them from accessing higher value nodes and that limit support and investment in women and youth-led enterprise.

For the well accomplishment of the project goals, PRO-FEMMES/TWESE HAMWE is looking for suitable candidate to fill position of DRIVER. 

Duty station: The driver will be based at the PFTH Headquarters with frequent travels to the above said 10 districts

Type of the contract: One-year, Renewable

  1. Job purpose statement

Under the supervision of the Procurement and Logistics Officer, the Driver will provide reliable and safe driving services ensuring high accuracy of work. The Driver demonstrates a high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. The Driver will provide driving services to the authorized personnel.

  1. Key responsibilities

3.1 Contribute to effective program implementation

To contribute towards the effective program implementation and steady accomplishment of PFTH’s objectives:

Sub tasks:

  • To provide secured and timely driving services to project staff;
  • Ensure proper maintenance and service of the assigned vehicle is taken place and report to a supervisor in time;
  • Driving office vehicles for transportation of authorized personnel;
  • Delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items;
  • Follow established rules and regulations and policy on vehicle usage;
  • Check vehicle condition/requirement and fill the Log Book properly;
  • Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs;
  • Provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans;
  • Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs;
  • Arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing;
  • Ensures availability of all the required documents and supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, first aid kit, necessary spare parts;
  • Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents;
  • Carry out any other duties as requested by the Management;

Additional general responsibilities

  • Be proactive in ensuring that PFTH’s core values, code of conduct, and principles of gender equity and diversity are upheld throughout area of responsibility and provide leadership to others;
  • Take responsibility for ensuring personal safety and security; giving due care and consideration to the impact of personal decisions on the safety and security of others;
  • Take responsibility for personal performance, be accountable for own actions and decisions and be answerable for resulting consequences;
  • Frequently brief and consult with the Procurement & logistics officer to mitigate any risks associated with the project implementation;
  • Carry out other duties as requested by the supervisors;
  • Provide additional support to PFTH Team as required.
  1. Requirements for the role 

Educational qualifications:

  • Having completed at least secondary school education.
  • Hold a Rwandan driving license with at least category B

Experience required

  • Demonstrated minimum 5 years relevant work experience. Previous work with civil society organizations/NGOs or Government institutions is highly desirable.
  • Experience with light office duties such as filing and photocopying is an added advantage.

Technical skills:

  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair;
  • Strong communication skills in Kinyarwanda and basic communication (verbal & written) skills in English/French is required;
  • Excellent knowledge of security and safety basic procedures and practices.


  • Demonstrate integrity by modeling the PFTH values and ethical standards;
  • Able to work under pressure.


Interested candidates should send their application enclosed with a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, Academic documents and other relevant work certificates to the Chairperson of Pro-Femmes/ Twese Hamwe and delivered in hard copies to Pro-Femmes/ Twese Hamwe offices no later than 16h00 on Monday 26th June 2023. Pro-Femmes/ Twese Hamwe head office is located next to Gahanga Sector offices, Kicukiro District. For any inquiry, you may contact us on: 0788521600


  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply;
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for a written test;
  • Online applications will not be considered.

Done on 15th June 2023

Emma Marie Bugingo

Executive Director 


Src: jobinrwanda

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