Project Driver at Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health (GCNH)


Job Description

The Global Fund Community Systems Strengthening under Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health (GCNH) as a potential Sub-recipient (SR) with the Ministry of Health/ Ghana Health Service/ National AIDS and STIs Control Program (NACP) as the Principal Recipient is soliciting applications from suitable and highly qualified individuals to fill the following position: Project Driver

The post holders will be responsible for the implementation of the Grant Cycle 7 under GCNH.

Please note that this recruitment is contingent upon the award of the Global Fund GC7 grant to GCNH as SR.

Position details

  • Title: Project Driver
  • Project: Global Fund Community Systems Strengthening – GCNH

• Duty station:  Accra

  • Duration: 12 months initially, renewable subject to satisfactory performance and fund availability
  • Supervisor: Project Coordinator
  • Reports to: Team Lead

Responsibilities/Deliverables for the Project Driver

  • Performs work in the operation of a vehicle to assure safe transportation of clients to and from various destinations in the country office
  • Assists clients during entry and exit from vehicles as necessary with courtesy
  • Assumes responsibility for care and maintenance of the vehicle washes exterior and
  • cleans interior
  • Ensure the timely and scheduled maintenance and repair of the vehicle
  • Transports Project staff, consultants, to designated fields or other approved locations.
  • Ensures safety, cleanliness, security and maintenance of the vehicle.
  • Provides day-to-day maintenance of the vehicle with timely oil changes, inspections, brakes and tire pressure.
  • Makes arrangements for major repairs for the vehicle when needed.
  • Ensures that all required documents with the vehicle are in order and up to date regarding vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, and necessary spare parts.
  • Plans route and requirements based on schedule or ad-hoc requests by the office.
  • Ensures passengers adhere to all road safety regulations.
  • Fulfils special requests by picking up and delivering items as directed and running
  • Performs any other duties as assigned

Required Qualification and skills required of the Project Driver:

  • Basic knowledge/familiarity with automobile maintenance is required.
  • At least three years of experience working for NGOs.
  • Must have a valid and clean driver’s license.
  • Self-motivated, courteous, and humble individual.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and availability to work outside of normal business hours, as required.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with team members, and proven ability to work in a team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and at least one local language desired

Key Competencies required by applicants

Communication skills: Strong interpersonal and communication skills (spoken/written), including the ability to listen to and incorporate the views of stakeholders; ability to communicate clearly and effectively (both verbally and in written); ability to tailor language, tone, style and format to match the audience.

Teamwork skills: Proven ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multi-cultural, multiethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.  Client orientation: Ability to identify clients’ needs and suggest appropriate solutions; ability to establish and maintain productive partnerships with clients.

Planning and Organizing: Ability to develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; ability to foresee risks and allow for contingencies when planning; and, ability to identify priority activities and adjust them as required.

 

Method of Application

Interested applicants should send electronic copies of their motivation letter and CVs  (as a combined file) to the following address:

The Recruitment Team
Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health
Accra, Ghana

The application must be sent to the email below:

Email: [email protected]
Please cc. [email protected] 

Naming of file: GCNH_ Applicant name_Position

For applicants applying for the Project Officer role, please label your document with the guidelines below:

GCNH_ Applicant name_Position_Region

Please submit your motivation letter (max 1 page) and CV (not more than 2 pages) by 3pm on 14th June 2024 with the position applying for in the subject line.

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