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Driver , South Sudan

  • Posted on Tuesday, April 15, 2014
  • Torit, South Sudan

AWF is seeking a highly motivated individual to undertake driving and field assignments in AWF’s new Imatong Mountain and Watershed Conservation Project in South Sudan.,This position will report to the Project Manager and will be based in  Torit, South Sudan.

Responsibilities

  • Provide driving services to the project team or to other assigned executives/staff/partners.
  • Provide administrative support services to the project, by handling routine office functions.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is always clean and has enough fuel for the next activity.
  • Ensure that the vehicle is serviced on schedule and the licenses are valid.
  • Ensure that the vehicle has logbooks and that the same are regularly filled and approved and submitted for accounting in time.
  • Ensure that your supervisor and other officers on field trips receive the necessary logistics to make their trips successful.
  • Assist with data collection i.e. mapping- through the use of a GPS, Socio-economics survey, taking pictures and other activities.
  • Assist the supervisor in ensuring that visitors to the project are comfortable by having their accommodation ready and anything that they might need while in the project.
  • Assist the supervisor in ensuring smooth running of field workshop and trainings, by having all the necessary materials available. If the training or the workshop is taking place in the community areas, then make arrangements for the trainers, participants’ lunch and drinks.
  • Provide support to the supervisor by following up on some activities as requested.
  • Participate in the project logistical planning activities.

 

Qualifications

  • A minimum of Secondary School certificate or equivalent.
  • Clean driving license with a minimum of 5 years of driving.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English and Arabic (local language).
  • Internet/email communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Flexibility with willingness to work in remote locations.
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment is an added advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

 
 

CLOSING DATE: APRIL 30, 2014

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