20 Apr 2016

Hatch Mott MacDonald Jobs : Driver

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International Development
Cambridge Education is implementing Transforming Teacher Education and Learning (T-TEL), which is a Government of Ghana programme funded by DFID to support pre-service teacher education in Ghana.

Drivers will possess a valid driver’s license of class ‘C’ and above, and be a resident in the vicinity of the project office they apply for.

Drivers will be posted to one of our Project offices to be responsible for driving services within the operating enclave of the specific Project office.

Drivers will be expected to provide driving support to the programme team, including short term and long term technical specialists thereby aiding in the delivery of the Programme’s goals and objectives. The drivers and fleet of vehicles form a major part of the programme’s support teams, and professional drivers are integral to the successful delivery of the logistics plan of each programme.

  • Provide a courteous and efficient service to all internal /external customers, and act as a valuable first point of contact for external customers visiting the state / country.Perform daily vehicle checks and report maintenance needs promptly.
  • Drive carefully and safely at all times in line with international driving standards, and checks to ensure that passengers, other road users and the vehicle in his care are safe.
  • Ensure that all vehicle reports are duly approved and prepared on a monthly basis; records of mileage, fuel and maintenance costs made available to supervisor on or before scheduled dates.
  • Maintain a professional appearance by ensuring good personal hygiene, and wears a clean and ironed uniform at all times.
  • Ensure that adequate knowledge of the destination and route is gathered before departure.
  • Maintain assigned vehicle in a clean and roadworthy state at all times.
  • Ensure that approval for repairs is always obtained before taking the vehicle to the garage.
  • Ensure adherence to transport policy on vehicle usage.
  • Establish good and considerate working relationships with all staff in the organisation, demonstrating respect for their own roles and responsibilities.
  • Undertake missions work in areas other than normal location with overnight allowance if necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with local administrative procedures required in the event of an accident.
  • Ensure that vehicle equipment is well maintained
  • Administration duties as required
Essential competencies / skills

  • Must possess WASSCE qualification
  • Demonstrable defensive driving skills (in town and on dirt roads)
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic routine maintenance and vehicle handling skills
  • Excellent knowledge of the city and major motorways in Ghana
  • Willingness to be flexible and prepared to contribute to the company in other duties as required

Required academic / professional qualifications, training and experience

  • Certified professional driving training (preferred)
  • Fluent in English
  • Previous experience of working within a multi-national team or project environment is highly desirable
  • Excellent knowledge of the location and major motorways in Ghana
All – Ghana
Janet Thatcher

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