Innovations for Poverty Action Jobs 2018

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12 Jun, 2018

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Transportation Jobs in Ghana

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to discovering, and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA designs, rigorously evaluates, and refines these solutions and their applications together with decision-makers to ensure that the evidence created is used to improve opportunities for the world’s poor.

Job Description

Job Title: Driver

Job Description

  • Reports to: Office Manager
  • Location:  Accra
  • Length of Commitment: Varies
  • Desired start date: Various start dates throughout the year
  • Deadline to apply: June 26, 2018
  • Job Code: DR-FOG-29052018

IPA seeks qualified applicants to be considered for short term driving assignments throughout the year. This position will be based in Accra with frequent travel to any location in Ghana. IPA is recruiting these Drivers through a common application process. Shortlisted applicants from that common application process are then considered for any driving assignments within the year.

This will not be a continuous employment and selected drivers will only be called for driving assignments intermittently when needed.


Position Summary
The Driver will perform the following responsibilities:

  • Drive project teams, staff and other visitors;
  • Drive to project sites as and when necessary;
  • Ensure vehicle is not misused or mishandled in any way;
  • Ensure vehicle is used strictly for official duties;
  • Provide periodic reports on the status of the car to the Office Manager;
  • Perform other work-related duties that may be assigned.]

Required Skills or Experience

  • A minimum educational qualification of WASSC or higher;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s licence (class “B” holder);
  • Must have at least 2 years working experience in a similar position;
  • Must be able to write and speak English clearly;
  • Must be punctual;
  • Experience driving professionally is a plus.
  • Candidates who provide references who can vouch for their safety and performance as a Driver will be prioritized.

How to Apply

To apply, please fill out the online application form by clicking the link below

Please take note of the following instructions:

  • Your CV is required to complete the application form.
  • Incomplete applications or applications not completed through the web-form will not be considered.
  • Due to high volume of applications received, IPA will only contact shortlisted candidates.

DISCLAIMER: Please note that IPA will never require monetary compensation as part of its application process. Any requests for monetary compensation by persons claiming to be IPA employees or persons claiming to represent IPA should be disregarded and reported. Please direct questions to

Anybody asking you to pay money to schedule your interview or offer you job may be a scam

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