World Food Programme Ghana Recruits Drivers - Jobs in Ghana

World Food Programme Ghana Recruits Drivers

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29 Sep, 2010

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Logistics Jobs in Ghana, Transportation Jobs in Ghana

World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations frontline agency in the fight against global hunger.  Since its launch, WFP staff around the world have worked tirelessly towards reducing hunger.  In 2010, WFP aims to provide food assistance to more than 90 million people in 73 countries. World Food Programme Recruits Drivers

Job Title: DRIVER
Grade: G2
Contract Type: One year renewable


Drive assigned means of transport for the transport of authorised WFP staff member, visitors, goods, messages, mail, etc;
Drives WFP staff and official visitors to/from the country/regional office as per authorised routing and as per UN safety and security rules and regulations;
Collect and deliver goods, mail, documents, and other items;
Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required;
Take care of the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned means of transport, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc; perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean;
Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc;
Negotiate, liaise and co-ordinate with local authorities to facilitate smooth running of vehicle/vessel movements in the designated area;
Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident;
Where appropriate, schedule drivers and vehicles/vessels for use on a daily basis;
Check means of transport for mechanical fitness and the security of the cargo, ensuring that cargo is protected against all weather conditions;
Produce weekly records of mileage travelled and tonnage moved;
Check log books of the WFP vehicles/vessels for completeness of record;
Identify any apparent .problems during field deliveries and report them to the appropriate personnel;
Perform other related duties as required

Required Skills or Experience


Job Experience:

At least six years of work experience and knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs. Knowledge of radio, email, telephone and other applications
Results Expected:
At G2; Driving assignments are carried out safely and on time; good judgment is used in planning routes.

How To Apply

Applications with CVs should be submitted in closed envelope. Mark Envelope ‘VA No 3 (Driver)’ and address
The WFP Representative
7, 7th Rangoon Close
Box 1423

Offer valid till: 30 Sep, 2010

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