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Driver / Messenger at the British High Commission Yaounde

Akwajobs   (Yaoundé, Cameroun)

Posted : 23 December, 2016
Category : Chauffeur   Location : Yaoundé, Cameroun
Job type : Full Time

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)   

Main purpose of job: 

To be driver for the Military Adviser of the BHC expected to drive mainly to destinations in Cameroon with the occasional trip to Chad; to provide transport support to visiting military and to the wider BHC as necessary; to run various errands and carry out minor administrative tasks for the Military Adviser and the wider BHC Yaounde as necessary. 

Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve     

  • Drive passengers to destinations as detailed in a safe and careful manner    
  • Perform the daily first parade and be responsible for security of the vehicle while in use    
  • Maintain high standards of physical hygiene and keep the vehicle clean at all times    
  • Routinely check for noticeable defects and liaise with line manager for urgent repairs      
  • Properly record journeys on the car log book and update the vehicle maintenance logbook    
  • Promptly report all accidents and near misses to line manager    
  • Meet and greet visitors in a friendly and polite manner at the airport and other pickup points and to work collaboratively with all colleagues.    
  • Other administrative ad hoc tasks

Essential qualifications and experience       

  • A good knowledge of the Cameroonian terrain is required.    
  • Working knowledge of emergency First Aid, Map Reading and Satellite Navigation via GPS.     
  • Basic knowledge of car mechanics is essential and will be tested    
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s licence.    
  • Work experience of at least three years in a similar capacity.

Desirable qualifications and experience       

  • Cross-border driving experience will be an added advantage.      

Required competencies  

  • Changing and Improving, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Managing a Quality Service


Season's Greetings

Merry Christmas and a Happy 2017



Application deadline:   15 January 2017

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