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Driver – (2 position)

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full Time
  • Posted:
    4 years ago
  • Category:
    Drivers & Mechanic
  • Deadline:
    November 8, 2019

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in
more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity
and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. Mercy Corps has been working in Liberia since 2002.
Mercy Corps invites applications from all interested and potential Liberian candidates for the following position:
1. Driver – 02 positions, based in Monrovia.
Please find below the full position description for this position.
“Fostering a diverse and open workplace is an important part of Mercy Corps’ vision, and we encourage people from all
backgrounds, especially women and members of disadvantaged groups to apply. Mercy Corps is an Equal Opportunity

Employer”.

How to apply?
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit their detailed CV with a cover letter along with other relevant
certificates to the email address lr-jobs@mercycorps.org or apply through the system below. You are requested to mention the title of the position on the subject
line of the e-mail while applying.
Hard copies of the CV with cover letter along with all relevant certificates can be dropped at Mercy Corps’ Office located on
Tubman Boulevard, Oldest Congo Town, Sophie, and Opposite SOS Clinic. Monrovia. Label the left corner of the envelope
with the title of the position for which you are applying.
Last date for the submission of CV is November 8, 2019 by 04:00 pm. Mercy Corps reserves the right to accept or reject
any or all CV(s) without assigning any reason. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Telephone enquiries will not
be entertained. The interview process will be ongoing upon receiving of applications.
Females’ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!

DRIVER
Position Description
Location Monrovia, Liberia
Position Status Full-time
Salary Level (Level 1)
Current Team Member No
About Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.
In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions
into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
Now, and for the future.
Program / Department Summary
The Driver will work within the Logistics department of Operational Support structure, committed to provide reliable and
compliant support to program activities in order to achieve efficient service to program beneficiaries.
General Position Summary
The Driver will provide safe transport services for MC Program, support staff in the described AOR (Area of Responsibility).
The DOA will adhere to all traffic and MC safety rules and follow the transport guidelines required by the MC transport
department.
Essential Job Responsibilities
PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
 Operate MC vehicles as assigned by supervisor.
 Maintain vehicle log-sheets in accordance with MC policies/regulations.
 Check the vehicle conditions after each trip/routinely – report needs and problems to transport management.
 Adhere to all safety and communication protocols as advised by Mercy Corps and supervisor.
 Responsible for the safekeeping of all vehicle equipment, tools, first aid kits, spares etc.
 Keep the vehicle ready, clean and on standby – ready for use at all times.
 Assist, as required, with logistics in the office and guesthouse daily workloads.
 Cooperate and be of assistance to staff and visitors – assist in troubleshooting potential problems during daily
business.
 Report all maintenance needs of the vehicle to transport management on a regular basis;
 Undertake field assignments as assigned.
 Work night shifts at MC guesthouses – as assigned by Supervisor with the understanding these are 12 hour shifts.
 Adherence to all MC policies and procedures as outlined in MC policies and procedure manuals.

 Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and
to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission in country of operation.
Security
 Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
 Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.
Organizational Learning
 As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning
organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members
to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.
Accountability to Beneficiaries
 Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically
to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively
engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
 Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and
MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.
Supervisory Responsibility
None
Accountability
Reports Directly To: Head Driver
Works Directly with: Head Drive; coordinates with Mercy Corps program and operations staff in the office/guesthouse.
Knowledge and Experience
 Valid driver’s license and experience driving 4×4 vehicles.
 Must respect and adhere to all safety and traffic rules.
 Basic understanding of English and fluency in all local languages is required.
 Knowledge of routes, duty stations, project areas, the NGO and diplomatic community is required.
Success Factors
He/she must be able to conduct his/herself in a professional manner both at Mercy Corps and outside of Mercy
Corps. Be a champion of transparency, accountability, and willing to abide by procurement ethics.
He/she should have basic Microsoft Office skills (Word & Excel). A good understanding of Mercy Corps values.

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