RECRUITMENT OF DRIVER/LOGISTICS

DEADLINE: September 15th, 2021

Gambia Participates invites applications from professional drivers, with a sense of security, safety and responsibility. The driver shall facilitate the movement of people and things, and shall assist in the operations of the organization though logistical support.

All applications should be sent to jobs@gambiaparticipate.org, with the subject line Driver/Logistics.

Responsibilities:

  • Map out driving routes ahead of time to determine the most expedient trip
  • Pick up staff from the place and at the time they’ve requested
  • Assist staff with loading and unloading their luggage
  • Listen to traffic and weather reports to stay up-to-date on road conditions
  • Adjust the route to avoid heavy traffic or road constructions, as needed
  • Ensure the car seats are clean and comfortable for all riders
  • Schedule regular car service appointments and report any issues
  • Book car wash and detailing services to maintain interior and exterior cleanliness of the car
  • Perform logistical support daily
  • Embark on community outreaches with staff on programmatic assignments.
  • Act as a messenger when needed, delivering letters and any other item deemed necessary

    Requirements:

    • Proven experience as a Driver
    • A valid driver’s license
    • A clean driving record
    • A Good Eyesight
    • Familiarity with GPS devices
    • Knowledge of area roads and neighborhoods
    • Knowledge of Rural Gambia
    • Ability to lift heavy packages and luggage
    • Availability to occasionally take weekend and night shifts
    • A polite and professional disposition
    • Ability to remain calm in stressful driving situations (e.g. at rush hour)

    Education and Experience:

    • A high school Certificate
    • Corporate work background is an added advantage.