Driver Job Description
Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent There are 81 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The Banks development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten-Year Strategy (2013 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa. The Bank is seeking to build a management team that will lead the successful implementation of this vision for Africa.
The Vice-Presidency for Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery is responsible for operational relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of the Bank Groups operational programs, and activities. The Vice-Presidency for Regional Development will ensure that the Bank operates successfully across its Regional Member Countries and oversee the full implementation of all aspects of the Banks Regional Directorates. Within regional development, integration and business delivery complex the Bank has five (5) regional hubs one in each region: South Africa, North Africa, West Africa, East Africa and Central Africa. Each Regional Hub is headed by a Director General.
THE HIRING DEPARTMENT
The various Country Office falls within one of the five (5) Regions of the Africa Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Hubs. The Hub oversees a combination of country and liaison offices, as well as non-presence countries. The Director General is accountable of the specific African region. Each Hub will house relevant operations, business development and project implementation functions and administrative capabilities in a shared service for rapid deployment into the individual countries, to help drive the overall business of the Bank effectively on the ground.
Country Offices of the African Development Bank have been established to strengthen policy dialogue between the Bank, Governments and other stakeholders; improve performance of the project portfolio and aid coordination with other development partners.
Under the overall authority of the Country Manager and the day-to-day supervision of the Administrative Officer of the Country Office, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services and performs office messenger duties.
Duties and responsibilities
The incumbent will be responsible for the following:
Support the Operations with focus to the Office staff, visiting missions and official delegation of the Office on official duties, within Central African Republic as and when required;
Transport the Country Manager or as otherwise assigned in the conduct of the Banks operations;
Ensure routine maintenance for the vehicles of the Office;
Perform office messenger duties;
Represent the Bank in a professional manner with respect to appearance and conduct at all times;
Ensure the cleaning of the vehicles, keep records of official travel, daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes, lubrication etc.;
Ensure that the formalities provided for in the regulations are met in the event of an accident;
Perform any other duties reasonably requested by the Country Manager and management
Hold at least a High School Diploma;
Hold a valid drivers license with a clean track record;
Possess any additional documentation and/or certification to carry out the job;
Have a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience as a driver in an international/multinational organization, or public or private sector organization;
Experience and skills in minor vehicle repairs, and routine maintenance for the vehicles;
Working knowledge of the rules and regulations involved in the safe and efficient operation of automotive equipment;
Demonstrated initiative; be discreet, honest and have good character;
Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills;
Good written and verbal communication skills in French or English. Working knowledge of other language will be an added advantage;
Competence in the use of standard Microsoft software e.g. Microsoft Word and use of internet.
To apply for this job please visit www.afdb.org.