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Driver - National Position

Date: 19-Sep-2022

Location: Tubmanburg, Bomi County, Liberia

Company: Plan International

 

 

Plan International is a leading girls and children’s rights organization. Plan strives for a just world that advances children's rights and equality for girls. We motivate our people and partners to:

  • empower children, young people and communities to make vital changes that tackle the root causes of discrimination against girls, exclusion and vulnerability 
  • drive change in practice and policy at local, national and global levels through our reach, experience and knowledge of the realities children face 
  • work with children and communities to prepare for and respond to crises, and to overcome adversity
  • support the safe and successful progression of children from birth to adulthood 

Plan operates in 77 countries around the world. It brings its support to millions of children, their families and communities, mainly in Africa, Asia, Middle East, and South America. It implements projects in the Health, Water and Sanitation, Education, Child Protection, Sustainable Livelihood, and cross-cultural communication. Child sponsorship forms the basis of our work with children. Worth to mention, Plan International global ambition is to support 100 million girls learn, lead, decide and thrive!

 

As part of its commitment to support Plan International Federation reach 100 million girls so to Learn, Lead, Decide and Thrive, Plan International Liberia has developed a Country Strategy for the next five years (2019 to 2024) with specific focus on reaching 600,000 marginalized girls and children all over the country, with a strong commitment to work with partners at various levels to put an end to violence against girls and young women including Child Early Forced Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and other norms and practices that hinder their development and empowerment. 

 

Plan International Liberia is committed to ensuring that Child Protection and Youth Safeguarding, Gender Transformative programming and Influencing are key and an integral part of all its work in the country.

 

Dimensions of Role:

  • The Administrative staff
  • Area of Responsibility – Country and field level
  • Dispatcher of all correspondences as assigned
  • Plan International Liberia staff

 

Duties/Responsibilities:  

  • Reporting to the Operations Officer, the Driver is responsible to drive to and from work staff and take staff in the field for implementation of activities
  • He/She ensures that the vehicle is in good running condition every day and is to report any problem to the Operations Officer
  • Drive staff or any other authorized person(s), material(s), and equipment(s) as directed by the authorized Logistic Officer.
  • Report any anomaly noticed in the running of the car or any incident/accident that happen to the car while using it.
  • Ensure that the vehicle maintenance schedule is adhered to.
  • Ensure that fuel and maintenance cost are duly recorded in the vehicle maintenance log book
  • Ensure that all vehicle movements are recorded in the corresponding logbook (destination, distance, purpose, etc.)
  • Ensure that the cars are always clean and ready for use.
  • Ensure that vehicles are safely parked in Plan premises when not in use or after work hours, and strictly adhere to Plan‘s vehicle policy with regards time, vehicle use, authorized passengers, etc.
  • Signal to the Operations Officer at least 3 months before the expiry date of the administrative document of the cars (insurance/road worthiness certificate etc)
  • Effect any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

 

Indicators for success:

  • Good Attitude and Comportement sans faille vis-à-vis des passagers du véhicule Behavior in answering to colleagues;
  • Etat de fonctionnement du véhicule très à tout instant;Operating status of the vehicle at all times very;
  • Véhicule toujours en état de propreté ;Vehicle always clean;
  • La disponibilité permanente du conducteur à tout instant ;Availability of the driver at all times to drive vehicles;
  • La sécurité des biens et des personnes garantie au cours de la circulation ;The safety of staff and property during movement;
  • Remplissage régulier des fiches d'inspection quotidienne et mensuelle du véhicule ;Filling regular daily inspection sheets and monthly vehicle;
  • Classement et archivage des fiches d'inspection du véhicule ;Filing and archiving of records of vehicle inspection;
  • Bonne gestion des fournitures et autres matériels du véhicule ;Good management of supplies and other equipment of the vehicle
  • Car reCar repair and maintenance record is well maintained

 

Dealing with Problems:

  • High degree of complexity in resolving a wide range of challenges

 

Communications and Working Relationships:

Working contacts inside and outside the organization; include the purpose and level (high, medium, low) of the contact

  • There is high contact with Plan Liberia Administrative and Plan Liberia team.

 

Knowledge, Skills, Behaviors, and Experience Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives:

Gained through education, training, & experience

Qualification and Experience

  • At least a high school graduate with WAEC/WASSCE
  • At least 3-5 years working experience in a similar position and with a credible institution
  • Être titulaire du permis de conduite B et d'une compétence en maintenance préventive des véhicule administratif ;Possess a driving license and competence in preventive maintenance and administration of vehicles;avoir au  moins 5 ans d'expériences de conduite dans les communes de l'Atacora et les villages ;avoir au  moins 5 ans d'expériences de conduite dans les communes de l'Atacora et les villages ;
  • Must be eligible to work in Liberia

 

Knowledge:

  • Understands Plan’s work, and implements processes and practices that support achievement of organizational objectives
  • nowledge of adult education techniques and good interpersonal communication ability;

 

Skills:

  • Good organizational skills
  • Team spirit and ability to take initiatives;
  • Availability to reside in his work area;
  • ood steering control;
  • A good communicator
  • Fairly good writing skills
  • Time conscious
  • Neat, well presentable, well comported

 

Attitudes:

  • Promoting high performance
  • Open to feedback and willing to try new approaches and processes
  • Team spirit.
  • To be honest at all times;
  • Etre engagé pour la cause des enfants et capable d'adhérer à la vision et à la mission de Plan ; Being committed to the welfare of children and able to adhere to the vision and mission of the Plan;
  • Etre dynamique et intègre ;Be dynamic and integrity;
  • Aptitude à travailler sous pression et dans une équipe pluridisciplinaire ;Ability to work under pressure and in a multidisciplinary team;
  • Promote Child rights at all times

 

 

Plan International’s Values in Practice

 

We are open and accountable

  1. Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
  2. Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
  3. Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
  4. Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
  5. Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people

 

We strive for lasting impact

  1. Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
  2. Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
  3. Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
  4. Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.

 

We work well together

  1. Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
  2. Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
  3. Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
  4. Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

 

We are inclusive and empowering

  1. We empower our staff to give their best and develop their potential
  2. We respect all people, appreciate differences and challenge equality in our programs and our workplace
  3. We support children, girls and young people to increase their confidence and to change their own lives.

 

Location:                    Tubmanburg, Bomi County

Grade:                        A

Department:              Administration Department

Reports to:                Operations Officer

Closing Date:            3rd October 2022

 

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early. A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan follows an equal opportunity policy and actively encourages diversity welcoming applications from all especially women and people living with disability. As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

 

 Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for. Our organisation is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas. We will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organisational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practice, positive attitudes and principles of gender equality and inclusion.