Driver – Cameroon
Garoua | Yaoundé
Job status: In-progress
Job category: Local Position
Duty station: Garoua, Cameroon
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and World Agroforestry (ICRAF) envision a more equitable world where trees in all landscapes, from drylands to the humid tropics, enhance the environment and well-being for all. CIFOR and ICRAF are non-profit science institutions that build and apply evidence to today’s most pressing challenges, including energy insecurity and the climate and biodiversity crises. Over a combined total of 65 years, we have built vast knowledge on forests and trees outside of forests in agricultural landscapes (agroforestry). Using a multidisciplinary approach, we seek to improve lives and to protect and restore ecosystems. Our work focuses on innovative research, partnering for impact, and engaging with stakeholders on policies and practices to benefit people and the planet. Founded in 1993 and 1978, CIFOR and ICRAF are members of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food secure future dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources.
Driver – Cameroon
OverviewCIFOR-ICRAF will be implementing the CASEVE-GTI project (Green and Resilient Northern Cameroon – Integrated Landscape Governance) between July 2023 and June 2028. We will use an integrated landscape management approach to solve the triple challenge of (i) supporting a growing population, (ii) preserving biodiversity, and (iii) mitigating and adapting to climate change. The intended impact of this action is a more inclusive territorial governance that promotes conflict prevention. We are therefore looking for two drivers to provide driving and logistic services to the project.
Duties and responsibilitiesPerform all official driving duties and errands for the project, including receiving official visitors and assist with clearing formalities, loading of luggage and drive them to destinations as instructed. Ensure proper documentation and routine maintenance of the project vehicle and report on any defects observed. Provide logistic duties, such as delivery and collection of parcels, courier, etc. for the project. Update records in vehicle logbook daily and transfer to excel sheet weekly. Requirements Secondary education certificate. Valid driving license and knowledge of driving rules and regulations. Possess basic mechanical skills; A certificate in automotive mechanics will be an asset. Basic computer skills (word, excel, outlook). Min of 3 years relevant experience in similar job.
Education, knowledge and experience
- Secondary education certificate. Valid driving license and knowledge of driving rules and regulations. Possess basic mechanical skills; A certificate in automotive mechanics will be an asset. Basic computer skills (word, excel, outlook). Min of 3 years relevant experience in similar job.
Terms and conditions
- •This is a Locally Recruited position. CIFOR-ICRAF offers competitive remuneration in local currency commensurate with skills and experience. •The duty station will be Garoua, North region or Maroua, Far-North of Cameroon.
Application processThe application deadline is 14 Sep-2023
We will acknowledge all applications, but will contact only short-listed candidates.
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