19 Jan 2016

ACDI/VOCA Job Vacancy : Driver (Accra, Kumasi and Sunyani)

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Since 1963, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in 145 developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy, Based in Washington, D.C, ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society.

 

Job Description

The multi-year Ghana Poultry Program (GPP) has been awarded to ACDI/VOCA by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) with a goal to increase the competitiveness of domestic production and processing of poultry meat and eggs. This increase is expected to expand end-market “pull” opportunities for maize and soya production, supporting USAID
Feed the Future objectives to raise income and employment for smallholder producers. GPP’s strategy is focused on catalyzing efficiencies at key stages of the poultry value chain in order to reduce Ghana’s dependence on imported poultry meat (currently estimated at over 90 percent of poultry meat consumption, improve profitability of egg production, expand national and regional trade and sustainably and equitably increase incomes of male and female producers in poultry, grains, and related value chains.

Responsibilities:

  • Reads and interprets maps and driving direction to plan the most efficient route.
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date records on trip sheets, customer transportation forms, vehicle maintenance, fuel purchases, incident reports, accident reports, vehicle condition reports as per ACDI/VOCA policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates the schedule for major or periodic vehicle maintenance with management and staff to minimize service interruptions. .
  • Operate assigned vehicle in a safe and courteous manner.
  • As required, carry out general backstopping including answering phones

Required Skills or Experience

  • Relevant qualification
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a clean driving history
  • Certificate in defensive driving and knowledge of first aid are an added advantage.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a driver, preferably for an international organization.
  • Ability to perform basic vehicle maintenance and repair.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Conversant with the road network and traffic regulations of Ghana.
  • Willingness to travel on a regular basis within project target areas and on short notice


How to Apply

  • Interested candidates, please submit a resume/CV to: [email protected]
  • Please include the title of the job for which your are applying in the subject line
  • No phone calls please.
  • Only those eligible for an interview will be contacted
  • Women and minorities encouraged to apply
  • All applications must be received by 27th January 2016





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