Creative Associates International Driver Jobs in Ethiopia

Creative Associates International Driver Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 220733

Category: Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain

Location: Addis Ababa
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

Creative Overview:

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization.
Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others.

Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

Program Overview:

The five-year READ II project, funded by USAID, will boost the quality of literacy instruction and student support, reaching out to children at risk of failure and dropout caused by cognitive, emotional and physical effects of hunger, violence, and displacement.

READ II seeks to better equip teachers with effective early grade reading instruction techniques and materials in seven mother-tongue languages and English, while simultaneously building a culture of reading in the school, home and community.

Position Purpose:

The Driver will provide transportation support to project staff. The Driver maintains project vehicles and log of vehicle use, cleans and follow up on vehicles services time frame for the well being of the vehicles in conformity with Creative’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Reporting & Supervision:

The Driver will report to the Regional Logistics Officer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Driving, maintaining and servicing the project vehicles in keeping with the highest safety standards.
  • Ensuring proper long-term and day-to-day maintenance of all vehicles, including checking oil and other fluids, battery, brakes, tires, and other critical equipment.
  • Performing pick-ups, deliveries, repairs and makes purchases of office supplies as directed by supervisor.
  • Arranging for the collection and delivery of mail or documents, as directed.
  • Transports authorized passengers (Creative staff, partners and guests) and goods from place to place as instructed during working hours or out of working hours as required including to and from the field.
  • Provide passengers in the vehicle with a briefing about the planned trip, i.e., route planning, timing, communication procedures, security situation, etc.
  • Always follow laws regarding maximum number of passengers and use of seat belts.
  • Assists passengers boarding or leaving vehicle and handles luggage.
  • Stores all
    required vehicle documents including: Vehicle Log Sheet, Daily Checklist, Insurance Policy, etc.
  • Records required information in a vehicle logbook such as mileage travelled, fuel consumed, destination, time of departure and arrival and submit to supervisor on a regular basis.
  • Keeps the assigned vehicle clean, greases and safeguards assigned vehicle.
  • Takes responsibility for the maintenance and safety of the vehicle assigned, tools and accessories.
  • Reminds immediate supervisor to renew insurance and road license before its expiry and ensures that annual vehicles inspection is done timely and documentation is properly kept.
  • Reports accidents to his/her supervisor, insurance, and relevant authorities and provides written report.
  • Always Carries a proper driving license; renews it yearly or as required by law.
  • Takes all preventative measures to ensure that passengers and properties are not exposed to dangers and accidents.
  • Check oil, grease, fuel and other consumable items of the vehicle daily.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by immediate supervisor from time to time.

    Job Requirements

  • High school diploma is required.
  • Diploma in Auto Mechanics.
  • Minimum of valid 3rd grade driving license or above with excellent driving record.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in driving.
  • Defensive Driving Qualification is advantageous.
  • Ability to work independent with minimal or no supervision.
  • Computer literate and basic skills and qualification in motor mechanics are added advantage.
  • Proven punctuality and ability to work as part of a team and excellent references a must.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Display cultural, gender, religion and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • English literacy and proficiency in working language of the region where s/he will be placed.

    How to Apply

    Creative invites eligible candidates to submit their applications via on or September 6, 2019.

    Applications should consist of a one-page cover letter which clearly specifies the preferred Duty Station the candidate is applying for and updated curriculum vitae a maximum of three pages with 3 professional references, the persons’ telephone number & email address. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Only finalists will be contacted. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks after the closing date, kindly assume that your application was not successful. No phone calls, please.

    Creative Associates International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran.

    Creative Associates International Driver Jobs in Ethiopia

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