Project Driver

  • Added Date: Monday, 13 January 2020
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 20 January 2020

The Environmentally Sustainable Production Practices in Cocoa Landscapes Project (ESP) is jointly implemented by UNDP and the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), with support from Mondelēz International. It aims to support farmers in 14 districts adopt environmentally sustainable and climate change resilient cocoa production practices on their farms and support local communities to manage cocoa landscapes sustainably to conserve ecosystems and natural resources.

Under the guidance and supervision of the Project Coordinator and guidance of the ESP Field Coordinators, the Driver is stationed in Goaso and provides reliable and safe driving services to ESP project in the Asunafo North district and other project districts as needed.  In providing this services, s/he ensures the highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of the field and the district and security issues. The Driver also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds

  • Summary of Key Functions:
  • Provision of reliable and secure driving services
  • Proper use of vehicle
  • Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
  • Availability of documents/ supplies

IV. Impact of Results

The key results have an impact on the accurate, safe, cost-effective and timely execution of the CO services.

 

OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

  • Ability to perform a variety of repetitive and routine tasks and duties
  • Ability to review data, identify and adjust discrepancies
  • Ability to handle a large volume of work possibly under time constraints
  • Good knowledge of administrative rules and regulations
  • Ability to operate and maintain a variety of computerized business machines and office equipment in order to provide efficient delivery of service
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair (for Drivers)
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol (for Drivers)
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security issues (for Drivers)

MANAGING  DATA

  • Collects and compiles data with speed and accuracy identifying what is relevant and discarding what is not, records it in an accessible manner and maintains data bases
  • Thoroughly and methodically collects, verifies and records data demonstrating attention to detail and identifying and correcting errors on own initiative
  • Transmits file data; creates and generate queries, reports and documents utilizing databases, spreadsheets, communications and other software packages with speed and accuracy
  • Interprets data, draws conclusions and/or identifies patterns which support the work of others

MANAGING DOCUMENTS, CORRESPONDENCE AND REPORTS

  • Creates, edits and presents information (queries, reports, documents) in visually pleasing, clear and presentable formats  such as tables, forms, presentations, briefing notes/books and reports using advanced word processing and presentation functions and basic database and spreadsheet software
  • Ability to produce accurate and well documented records conforming to the required standard

PLANNING, ORGANIZING AND MULTI-TASKING

  • Organises and accurately completes multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, deadlines, available resources and multiple reporting relationships
  • Plans, coordinates and organises workload while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines
  • Demonstrates ability to quickly shift from one task to another to meet multiple support needs
  • Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support
  • Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.

 

Education:         

Secondary Education. Valid Driver’s license. 

Experience:       

3 years’ work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.

Language Requirements:            

Fluency in the language of the duty station, knowledge of

The UN language of the duty station.


 

Important applicant information

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Contract Duration: One year with possibility of extention

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