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Driver- Youth Empowerment Synergy Ghana

Driver- Youth Empowerment Synergy Ghana

Purpose of the role:
As a Driver, you will assist YES-Ghana to carry out project activities by providing safe transportation and general logistics support to teams, including vehicle security and maintenance, administrative support, organizational development, relationship building and representation, and other duties.

i. Driving
• Drive vehicle for official travel and business, or as requested by supervisor
• Maintain high standard of service to both internal staff and external guests
• Ensure punctuality and safe transportation
• Observe the road and traffic laws and regulations of the Republic of Ghana
• Ensure strict adherence to safe driving practices including driving codes and standards
• Ensure that no alcohol is consumed or present whilst on duty


Vehicle security & maintenance
• Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times
• Ensure vehicle is kept secure at all times
• Ensure vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes,
tyres, etc
• Ensure vehicle repairs are carried out properly based official manufacturer’s specifications
• Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs; prepare vehicle spare parts inventory
• Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including keeping log books and other records of
vehicle operations, trips, fuel consumption, oil changes, expenses, and mileage at the end of each
• Assist the Finance & Administration Manager to ensure vehicle insurance and registration are
renewed on schedule
• Prepare budget plan for vehicle use and maintenance
• Assist in the purchase of new vehicles as required
iii. Administrative support
• Provide administrative assistance to project teams, including, but not limited to:
o Photocopying, filing, handling mail, delivering goods and correspondences, carrying
parcels, packages, and delivery and collection of official documents as required
o Assisting in organising and maintaining the library system; arranging meetings, training and
workshop activities
o Maintaining office storage space (ensuring it is clean, secure, dry and orderly)

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iv. Organisational development
• Participate in team building activities of YES-Ghana and contribute to the development and
promotion of the organisation’s values and learning approach as required
v. Relationship building & representation

• Participate in external workshops, working groups, training and other meetings relevant to YES-
Ghana’s safe driving standards

• Establish appropriate information-sharing relationships with staff in similar positions within
partner organisations and transportation service providers
• Manage YES-Ghana’s relationship with other drivers and car rental companies, ensuring driving
standards, passenger safety requirements and driver courtesy and punctuality are achieved
vi. Other duties
• Other duties may be required from time to time, including responsibilities which require work on
weekends and holidays for which time off in lieu (TOIL) may be taken
Person specification:
• Minimum Senior High School certificate required
• Valid driving license Class B or above required
• Holder of qualification in vehicle maintenance and repairs desirable
• Understanding of transportation law and road traffic regulations required

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Salary & benefits:
 Competitive salary structure
 Accra Cost of Living allowance
 13th month salary
 SSNIT contributions
 Medical and dental cover
 Group Personal Accident cover

 Time off in lieu (TOIL)
 Annual leave
 Sick leave
 Parental leave (maternal and paternal)
 2 weeks Christmas and New Year break
 Professional development initiatives

How to apply:
Please submit a one-page motivation letter and an updated CV to

Please use Driver as the subject line of your email. Be sure to highlight in the motivation letter how specifically you meet the qualifications, skills and experience requirements for this role. Due to capacity constraints, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until Sunday, 9th February 2020.



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