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Truck Driver-Mechanics, Puntland

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year


For Somali Nationals Only

World Vision is an International Relief and Development organization, whose goal is to achieve long-lasting benefits in the quality of life for vulnerable children and their families, displaced persons and communities. The Somalia program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results oriented Somali National to fill the following vacancy. The successful candidate will be based in WV Office - Garowe, Puntland.

Truck Driver - Garowe.

The position holder will ensure timely and safe support to field team operations. Deliver field teams in support of operations. Undertake courier/ liaison services as requested.

Major Responsibilities:

Ensure timely, quality support to operations:

  • Drive a truck & deliver goods/cargo and authorised persons to various destination as instructed.

  • Collect and deliver documents to various destinations as instructed;

  • Ensure good time-keeping and adherence to travel schedules;

  • Carry out vehicle regular services for the World Vision Fleet

  • Carry out repair minor mechanical works on WV fleet.

Ensure safe working environment:

  • Ensure basic vehicle safety and security equipment is in the vehicle at all times;

  • Alert management of shortfalls/lack of safety & security equipment in vehicles;

  • Undertake regular radio checks and respect convoy procedures;

  • Ensure compliance with traffic regulations and code;

  • Monitor vehicle’s condition, informing management in the event of malfunction/repair;

  • Maintain general cleanliness and serviceability of vehicle;

  • Monitor security context and provide updates and advice to field teams.

Ensure customer focused/accountable service to support operations;

  • Check the condition of the entire motor vehicle fleet on a regular basis and make recommendations for repairs when necessary.

  • Generate motor vehicle status reports on a weekly basis for management decision making.

  • Maintain accurate and up to date vehicle/equipment records.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills

  • Must adhere to set security standards

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Educational level required: Secondary education (O-level)

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Diploma in motor vehicle mechanics and a valid driving license

  • Ability to communicate in Basic level English.

  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years’ of experience in a similar job role.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field

  • On call: Immediately

All applications should be received by 28th May, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.