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Job Title: Driver – Médecins Du Monde

Médecins du Monde (MdM) is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations, the world over, including France. 

It seeks to stimulate commitment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, and to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care. 

He / she will, within the logistic team, ensure the following responsibilities:

1. Preparation, servicing and repair of the vehicle

  • Regularly checks the vehicle (Oil levels, tyres, starting, lighting, cleanliness, toolbox, spare wheel, first aid box and small repairs), according to the daily and weekly check list, that he / she has to fill and archive according to the logistic procedure,
  • Prepares the vehicle for departure the following day
  • Fuel the cars every Friday, (when necessary)
  • Upon request by the Logistic Officer / Assistant Logistician, carries out maintenance of the vehicle 
  • Reports any serious defects on the vehicle to Logistic Officer.
  • Completes the vehicle log and service record of the vehicle.
2. Drives cars, taking account of:
  • Local driving and road regulations,
  • The safety rules of MDM and the general rules.,
  • Indicate on the movement board any movement out of the office.
3. Communication/radio links & safety
  • Reports any security incident to the Logistic Officer Base
  • Regularly checks the 1st Aid kit.
  • Informs the passengers of the car if he considers any place not safe. Must not go to any place considered not safe or forbidden by MDM safety rules.
4. Loading and offloading of the vehicle
5. Daily logistic and purchase
  • The driver is involved in the daily logistic and purchase: simple maintenance of the office/guest house/dropping centre and its equipment through the weekly log tour, small purchase, collects quotations,
  • Update stock cards of the stationary, log and car consumables stock, under the supervision of the Logistic Officer,
  • Assist the Logistic Officer / Assistant Logistician in the preparation (packaging) and dispatching of cargo to Bosaso,
  • Delivers or collects letters, cheques, invoices, etc.
Candidate Profile: 
  • Holder of a valid driving licence;
  • Must produce a valid certificate of good conduct;
  • Ability to work quickly, under pressure;
  • Ability to prioritize and manage own tasks;
  • Must demonstrate flexibility to adapt to changing requirements;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with informants and contacts from widely-varied organizations and agencies.
If you believe you are the ideal candidate we are looking for, please submit your application and CV to the following email address- with the title: Driver. 

Closing date will be January 22nd 2015.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

No application will be considered after the closing date as well as any application received by phone or in our office.

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