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The Office Driver will provide reliable and courteous transportation services to Jhpiego staff and visitors with safety as a top priority; to provide a communication link between customers and staff; to operate and maintain assigned vehicle(s); and maintain vehicle records. This is a responsible, non-supervisory position.

Duties include operating and maintaining vehicles with a focus on safety and customer courtesy; performing daily pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections; performing minor maintenance tasks on the vehicles when necessary; fueling the vehicles; ensuring that periodic scheduled vehicle maintenance is completed and reported; documenting customer usage; preparing trip reports; preparing accident and incident reports as necessary; assisting passengers and handicapped customers in and out of the vehicle; providing safety briefing to customers; and providing other services as requested by Jhpiego office management when not engaged in transportation service.

Responsibilities:

Driving

  • Understand the basic operations and maintenance requirements of the mobile unit
  • Ensure the safety and comfort of all passengers at all times


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  • Treat staff and passengers with respect and courteously regardless of gender, age, religion or nationality
  • Coordinate closely with the program team to develop schedule, route and direction information
  • Deliver and pick up material and documents at offices and designated locations following the instructions accurately
  • Always keep the supervisor informed if driving at night or if driving into areas considered potentially unsafe
  • Never use the vehicle for personal use
  • Ensure timely conveyance of materials and documents to and from places as instructed by supervisor or manager and report any instance of mishap to supervisor/manager

Repair and maintenance

  • Keep the vehicle neat and clean at all times
  • Refuel vehicles
  • Carry out necessary inspections
  • Complete daily safety and maintenance checks of vehicle. Perform minor maintenance, repair and cleaning work on vehicles; (e.g. replace bulbs, refill radiator water, change tires).
  • Ensure timely engine oil change and other lubricants i.e. brake fluid, engine oil, when required
  • Report any case of accident, injury or damage of the vehicle to the supervisor/ manag

Documentation:

  • Maintain accurate records including vehicle logs, fuel, oil change, maintenance record and others as required
  • Follow the safety and security guidelines
  • Notify supervisor of any safety or maintenance concerns.
  • Assist program team with documentation at program sites as needed

Safety & Security

  • Make sure safety belts are properly fastened
  • Do not permit unauthorized adults or children to travel in Jhpiego vehicles
  • Comply with all applicable safety requirements, laws and regulations

Team Work

  • Perform duties within the context of team objectives, including potentially contributing to program demand generation and community health awareness campaigns or support data collection especially during high-volume events
  • Support demand generation activities and the mobilization of MMC clients aged 15 to 49 years.
  • Provide informed consent forms to minors (10–17 years) before a camp
  • Perform any other job assigned by the supervisor or management
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, and other employee


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Required Qualifications:

  • Senior High School Certificate
  • Valid driver’s license for heavy volume vehicles with accident free record
  • 5-years’ experience, international organization or corporation experience is advantageous
  • A broad variety of driving and vehicle maintenance skills
  • Be self-motivated, proactive and have a positive attitude to work requiring minimum supervision
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to handle a variety of assignments sometimes under pressure of deadlines
  • Be cooperative, hardworking, flexible and dependable
  • Ability to communicate effectively, instilling trust and confidence
  • Pleasant, warm and outgoing personality
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be of high integrity and have a sense of confidentiality
  • Be willing to take on extra responsibilities in order to achieve the goals/objectives set by the organization
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