Driver, Ghana

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 17 May 2016

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Driver - Ghana

Location: Ghana

Department: Programs

Employment Type: Host Country National

Description

IESC – the International Executive Service Corps – is a US based not-for-profit with a focus on supporting private enterprise in developing countries. We have worked in partnership with local people in 130 countries - mainly with the generous support of USAID - designing, implementing, managing and evaluating a wide range of market driven solutions along the entire value chain of a company or agricultural sector.

IESC is seeking a Driver for a USAID Farmer-to-Farmer Program funded program in Ghana. The program will focus on improving sanitary/phytosanitary systems and improving access to markets for Ghana's farmers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Transports project personnel and visitors within the city of Accra and surrounding areas and on field trips as directed while following all IESC safety and security policies and procedures.
  • Keeps project vehicle in clean and serviceable condition and performs basic maintenance on the vehicle.
  • Maintains a daily log of all trips and stops.
  • Maintains a good personal appearance (for example, changing uniforms daily and washing uniforms weekly).
  • Immediately reports any vehicle accidents to the Project Country Director.
  • Serves as a special messenger when required, to deliver cargo, documents/letters or invitations to US Embassy, local government, and international organizations offices.

Qualifications Required

  • Completion of secondary school (certificate required with application.)
  • Three to five years prior experience as a chauffeur for an NGO
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Knowledge of local driving laws and traffic patterns, principal locations around the city, and basic mechanical principles.
  • Basic automotive mechanical knowledge.
  • A valid Ghanaian driver's license.
  • Proven ability to concentrate and drive safely in heavy and hazardous driving conditions.

Qualifications Desired

  • Basic knowledge of medical first aid
  • Certificate of training in chauffer driving from a security company, the UN, an embassy, Ghanaian government, or similar.

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