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VAC-7246 Truck Driver

Sloviansk | Mariupol | Donetsk | Kramatorsk | Kherson

  • Organization: CTG - Committed To Good
  • Location: Sloviansk | Mariupol | Donetsk | Kramatorsk | Kherson
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: 2022-06-30

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Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

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Overview of position

Required to transport cargo in the form of both food & non food items in accordance to the procedures & normative guidelines, as establish by our client.

Role objectives

Under the direct supervision of the Traffic Officer the incumbent shall perform the following duties:-

  • Perform identical duties as driver, as indicated below, but with the additional responsibilities of:

  • Carry responsibility for convoy and drivers and provide leadership and guidance to those vehicles under the convoy.

  • Responsible for telecommunications and usage of  HF & VHF radio & Thuraya communications to inform Traffic Officer of progress and position on an hourly basis.

  • Ensure that all drivers carry out their tasks and responsibilities in accordance to their job descriptions.

  • Responsible for all security issues that may arise and always decide safest option for convoy and use careful judgement to ensure safe passage.

  • In the event of breakdown or recovery, decide upon best course of action to recover vehicle in the safest and quickest manner without potential damage being caused by in this exercise.

  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available for off-loading cargo where applicable.

  • Perform a daily inspection of the vehicle and ensure that it is mechanically sound and to report any problems or defects to immediate supervisor. 

  • Ensure that the vehicle under direct responsibility is thoroughly cleaned and maintained in a good mechanical condition.

  • Ensure that the Vehicle logbook is duly completed on a daily and timely basis free from errors to maintain good records.

  • Ensure that the vehicle is always fueled on time and make sure that the fuel consumption figures are maintained within the established parameters as set by our client.

  • Responsible to ensure that the cargo loaded at Origin is safely transported to the Destination free from contamination, losses or damage, and held accountable for the same, will witness loading together with tally clerk and ensure signing and endorsing of Way bill at destination.

  • Held responsible and accountable for vehicle and any tools or equipment given to the driver (and signed for) and ensure that it remains in good condition.

  • Ensure that the vehicle is loaded (metric tones) in accordance to the established Payload of the vehicle and under no circumstances to exceed this limit. Cargo must be loaded uniformly and equally distributed for safety reasons.

  • Drive always in a safe and responsible manner with due respect and attention for other vehicles, property

  • Whilst the vehicle is in the workshop the driver shall assist in repairs & maintenance activities as required.

  • Any accident that may occur must be immediately reported to supervisor and or other parties concerned.

  • Driver will only travel to authorized destination and only load authorized cargo, under no circumstance shall deviate from this unless authorized by immediate supervisor.

  • Will perform any other duties as requested by immediate Supervisor.

Project reporting

This role works under the direct supervision of the Assistant Traffic Officer.

Key competencies

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Holder of a valid, clean driving license in accordance to the vehicle category assigned to drive in accordance to National Regulations.

  • Must have had at least 2 years minimum experience preferably 5 years gained in the relevant driver license category. Performance criteria:

  • Ensure that established route turn-around-times (expressed in Days / hours) and distances (expressed in kilometers) are within parameters set as well as respecting the established standard night out allowances, notwithstanding abnormal circumstances, such as security.

  • Fuel consumption figures maintained within parameters set.

  • Vehicle maintained in good mechanical condition, limited tyre wear free from any breakages in accordance to standards set by the Organization.

  • Cargo loaded, securely and safely, transported from Origin to destination in a secure dry environment and duly received in a good sound condition at the receiving location.

  • Complete all Vehicle administrative documents (Vehicle Log books, Way Bills..) accurately and correctly and in turn, hand them over to Traffic Officer on a timely basis.

  • Required to report on time for duty as per establish established working hours and sign the time sheet prepared for this purpose.

  • Ensure that both loading / un-loading times are kept to a minimum acceptable level and to report any abnormal waiting times.

Team management
  • The Convoy Leader will liaise & co-operate with all other client's employees & cooperating partners & will have Driver(s) reporting directly to him/her.

Further information
  • Loss or damage of cargo, spares, tools or equipment as well as loss of fuel in the care of the employee shall be deducted from the salary based on CIF value or local market rate, whichever is prevailing.
  • Based on a quarterly performance evaluation, the salary payment grade shall be adjusted accordingly for the new quarter.
  • Driver’s license: C class to drive 44 tonner semi-trailer lorries
  • Based in Dnipro
Disclaimer: At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
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