Saturday, July 2, 2011



We are seeking applicants for the role of Fleet Manager based in
Arusha, Tanzania at The School of St Jude. The School of St Jude is a
charity funded school that provides quality education to approximately
1,500 primary and secondary children from the poorest communities in
Arusha. St Jude’s runs a fleet of 20 distinctive and colorful buses
that ferry our students and staff to and from the school each day. The
buses are an integral part of the schools operation, and scheduling
and maintaining the fleet is a challenging task. We are looking for an
energetic person to take on this role. The school has its own garage
where ongoing maintenance is carried out. A commitment of at least 2
years is expected.

LOCATION: Arusha, Tanzania

Key Responsibilities:
◦Hands-on role managing day-to-day activities including:
◦Sourcing parts
◦Overseeing maintenance work
◦Scheduling buses for daily trips
◦Training local Tanzanian staff to carry out maintenance work
◦Supervising 21 drivers and 4 mechanics

Required Qualifications and Experience:
◦Experience in managing and maintaining a fleet of diesel vehicles.

◦Confident with strong inter-personal and communication skills
◦Patience and tolerance
◦Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a challenging

To be a successful St Jude’s volunteers, you will:
◦Have the energy and drive to take on new challenges
◦Be flexible, open-minded and appreciate the complexities of working
in a developing country
◦Work well independently as well as part of a team of Tanzanians and
International volunteers
◦Be emotionally stable and in good health

For further information regarding volunteering at The School of St
Jude please refer to General Information about working at St Jude's on
our website -

If you are interested in joining our team please send your CV and
application letter to