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Posted : 10 November, 2020
Category : Driving   Location : Kumba
Job type : Part Time






                                                                                                                                             Kumba, 10/11/2020






Doctors without Borders, for its activities in Kumba, is looking for:


DRIVER (ref: 20201110)



  2. Doctors Without Borders is an international non-governmental medical association providing assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict irrespective of race, religion, creed or political convictions. We observe neutrality and impartiality in the name of universal medical ethics and the right to humanitarian assistance and claim full and unhindered freedom in the exercise of our functions.


  4. Related with our activities we are looking for DRIVER


  6. Working location: Kumba with movement in the field in surrounding Doctors Without Borders facilities

  7. Type of contract : CDD

  8. Salary: According to the organisation´s Salary Grid


    Principal Tasks

    Performing the tasks of transporting authorized goods and passengers in an organisation´s vehicle, ensuring its technical and safety conditions and respecting the country's traffic rules and our security rules, in order to provide a safe, smooth and efficient service

    The main responsibilities are:


  • Checking daily, the technical conditions of the assigned vehicle (state of the tires, oil, fuel, brakes, radio equipment, spare parts, etc.), performing weekly check according to our Logbook, refilling it when necessary, and keeping it clean to ensure it can be driven in perfect conditions. Carrying out a hand over if another uses the vehicle

  • Ensuring the security of passengers in the vehicle, driving carefully, observing speed limits and traffic rules in the country as well as our security rules, in order to avoid car accidents.

  • Ensuring all passengers have all necessary papers in order before travelling, and ensuring non organisation´s staff sign disclaimers of responsibility before using the vehicle

  • Ensuring correct loading and unloading of the vehicle, submitting the documents to the receiver of the goods, checking the status of delivered goods, returning the duly completed documents to Logistics and ensuring that the goods have the necessary documents

  • Ensuring that all vehicle documents and the driver's driving license are valid and in the vehicle.

  • Informing the line manager of any incident involving the transportation of passengers and/or goods.

  • Knowing how to use all types of radios, codes, call numbers and radio alphabets by heart and communicating with base according to our communications policy to inform the driver's position and any potential implications.

  • Knowing and respecting the security rules related to vehicle movements, specifically those related to customs, checkpoints and roadblocks. Ensuring all passengers know and respect the security rules.


    Required Competences

  • Essential literacy and driving license. Good knowledge of country roads.

  • Essential 2 years minimum of previous driving experience

  • Desirable experience with specific vehicles to use (4x4)

  • Desirable exparience in Doctors Without Borders or other NGOs

  • Essential English and local language

  • Competences: Results and Quality Orientation; Teamwork and Cooperation; Behavioural Flexibility; Commitment to our Principles; Stress Management.


    All applications (CV, cover letter, diplomas, working certificates, telephone number, etc.) must be sent by email to the following address msfe-cameroon-recruitment@barcelona.msf.org mentioning on the subject:  Driver ref:  or else be 20201110 submitted at Office DWB Kumba, Buea Road, next to Winners Chapel in a sealed envelop Ref: Recruitment Driver for the attention of Doctors Without Borders.


    Deadline for the reception of applications :  Tuesday, 16th November 2020 at 14:00


    NB: writing tests and interviews will be done in our office in Buea after the selection of the applications. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.