Job Location
- South Africa -- City of Cape Town Metro -- Cape Town -- Guguletu

Job Type

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Closing date
30 Mar 2023 23:59




The Desmond Tutu Health Foundation (DTHF) is a registered non-profit organisation focused on the pursuit of excellence in research, treatment, training and prevention of HIV and related infections in Southern Africa. 

We have fantastic job opportunities across our businesses for talented people wanting to realize their full potential. Could that be you? If so, we invite you to explore the possibility of joining us to play your part in Desmond Tutu Health Foundations’ exciting future.

The main purpose of this position is Driving DTHF site specimens to laboratories and field staff to pre- arranged fieldwork sites. Oversee arrival and departure procedures, pack and unpack research equipment and materials.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • At least 1-2 years’ experience as a driver
  • Valid Code 08 driver’s license with PDP
  • Experience to manage routine maintenance on small/ medium commercial vehicles
  • Proven client focus and orientation
  • Maintain strict client confidentiality
  • MS office proficiency
  • Ability to function in a team
  • No traffic violations or offences
  • Diligent attention to safety
  • Good time management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to travel and work irregular hours, including weekends


  • Valid Code 10 driver’s license
  • Dangerous good certificate
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Certificate
  • Human Subject Protection (HSP) Certificate


  • Supporting field teams in implementing field-based study activities
  • To drive safely and carefully to and from destinations of fieldwork
  • Completing and maintaining up-to-date of car logs and car maintenance checklists
  • Logistical planning to ensure project vehicles undergo routine and annual services
  • File all documents in the respective files
  • Verbally report on activities at routine study meetings
  • To maintain well equipped, clean and safe vehicles and report any incidents immediately Respectful communication with the study participants, partners and management team
  • Communicates with relevant staff regularly to discuss implementation barriers and challenges.
  • To aide with community relationships, including relationships with clinics, ward councillors, committee members

Values fit:  Passion Innovation Progress Integrity Respect Excellence

Submit CV, motivation letter with certified copy of highest qualification and details of three (3) current contactable referees in a single PDF file by 30 March 2023. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Visit the DTHF Career page to view the advert- DTHF-025 and apply:  DTHF Career Page

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We are committed to equity in our employment practices. It is our intention to appoint individuals with the aim of meeting our equity objectives. We reserve the right not to appoint if no suitable candidates are identified.

I understand and accept that by applying for this position, I authorized DTHF to process my personal information in accordance with its internal operational requirements.

I further understand that the personal information I disclose to DTHF will be processed in accordance with the requirements set out in the Protection of Personal Information Act and may include the transferring thereof to third parties for the purposes of verification.

This job may be removed before it expires.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks after the closing date please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Desmond Tutu Health Foundation is a child-friendly organisation committed to the protection of children.

For more information about the organization please visit our website.

Contact information

Ntwanano Mabasa