Job vacancy Driver

59 Okodan St, Blue Gate district, Osu, Accra near Papaye
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58 days ago
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Plan International Ghana, an international child-centered community development organization, is looking for a dynamic and results-oriented person to fill the position of Driver. The position is located at the Volta Program Unit / Ho and reports to the Logistics & Procurement Coordinator.  

Job Purpose 
To enhance the project by driving the project vehicle and providing administration support.

Typical Responsibilities - Key End Results of Position:

  • Drive professionally and defensively to ensure safety and protection of staff at all times without any incidents of accidents or injuries 
  • Ensure vehicle is maintained as per  the maintenance schedule of the vehicle to enhance longevity of vehicle with no reports of frequent breakdowns or malfunctioning of vehicle
  • Ensure that vehicle movement and mileage  are duly recorded in the vehicle’s logbook to keep and track vehicle movement without any reports of carjacking 
  • Ensure that the vehicle  is always cleaned to enhance its state and notify Administrative Coordinator at least 3 months before the expiry date of the vehicles documents (insurance/road worthiness certificate etc) for renewal without any queries from the MTTU/Police
  • Dispatch  local mail to addressees as would be directed to keep and maintain communication with our clients without any reports of missing mails
  • Deposit and withdraw monies at  bank as would be directed for implementation of project activities without any reports of fraud or loss of monies
  • Comply with Plan’s Safeguarding of  Children and young people Policy at all times without any reports or incidents of child abuse.
  • Perform any other duties to be assigned to support the attainment of project goals.
  • Requirements
    • GCE O level/SSS 
    • At least 5 years' driving experience in the formal sector
    • Valid driving license with at least class C
    • Experience in the NGO sector preferably with child-related development organisation, would be an advantage 
    • Fluency in the Ewe Language is required.
    • Skills
    • Basic auto mechanic skills
    • Good knowledge of the Highway Codes
    • Defensive driving 
    • Good communication skills
    • Good verbal and writing skills
    • Good inter-personal skills
    • Good planning and organizing abilities
    • Behaviours
    • Timeliness and proactive in the discharge of duties
    • Ability to interact with staff at all levels as is required
    • Communicates in a manner that inspires confidence and professionalism
    • High sense of judgment and responsibility
    • High safety awareness level of area of operation 
    • Good team player
    • Travel requirementsThis position entails 80% travelling time within Plan offices and in the Program Units with 20% of the time on office related activities.
    • Level of Contact with Children:Mid contact: Occasional interaction with children
    • Education: SSSCE/WASSCE
    Valid Till
    10 Nov, 2019

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