VAC-11003 International Truck Driver - Tenders Global

VAC-11003 International Truck Driver

CTG - Committed To Good

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

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Overview of position

CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.


Required to transport cargo in the form of both food and Non-Food-Items in accordance to the Procedures & Normative Guidelines, as establish by our client

Role objectives

Under the direct supervision
of the Traffic Manager the incumbent shall perform the following duties:

  • Perform a daily inspection of the vehicle
    and trailer and ensure that they are mechanically sound and to report any
    problems or defects to immediate supervisor.
  • Carry responsibility for truck allocated
    and cargo and provide assistance and guidance to those vehicles under the
  • Responsible for telecommunications and
    usage of GPS, HF & VHF radio & communications to inform Traffic
    Manager of progress and position on an hourly basis.
  • Responsible for all security issues that
    may arise and always decide safest option for convoy and use careful
    judgement to ensure safe passage.
  • In the event of breakdown or recovery,
    decide upon best course of action to recover vehicle in the safest and
    quickest manner without potential damage being caused by in this exercise.
  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available
    for off-loading cargo where applicable.
  • Ensure that the vehicle under direct
    responsibility is thoroughly cleaned and maintained in a good mechanical
  • Ensure that the Vehicle logbook is duly
    completed on a daily and timely basis free from errors to maintain good
  • Ensure that the vehicle is always fueled
    on time and make sure that the fuel consumption figures are maintained
    within the established parameters as set by our client.

Project reporting

Will liaise and co-operate with all other our client employees and Cooperating Partners.

Key competencies

  • Ensure that established route
    turn-around-times (expressed in Days / hours) and distances (expressed in
    kilometres) are within parameters set as well as respecting the
    established standard night out allowances, notwithstanding abnormal
    circumstances, such as security. 
  • Fuel consumption figures maintained within
    parameters set. 
  • Vehicle maintained in good mechanical
    condition, limited tyre wear free from any breakages in accordance to
    standards set by the Organisation. 
  • Cargo loaded, securely and safely,
    transported from Origin to destination in a secure dry environment and
    duly received in a good sound condition at the receiving location. 
  • Complete all Vehicle administrative
    documents (Vehicle Log books, Way Bills..) accurately and correctly and in
    turn, hand them over to Traffic Manager on a timely basis. 
  • Required to report on time for duty as per
    establish established working hours and sign the time sheet prepared for
    this purpose. 
  • Ensure that both loading / un-loading
    times are kept to a minimum acceptable level and to report any abnormal
    waiting times.

Team management

Not applicable

Further information

  • Holder of a valid, clean heavy vehicles driving license in accordance to the vehicle category assigned to drive in accordance to international Regulations.
  • At least 5 years minimum experience gained
    in the relevant international driver license category.
  • Trained to and experienced with driving
    with a trailer.


· At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.

· CTG has a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) which is outlined in its Code of Conduct. Protection from SEA is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to CTG’s Code of Conduct at all times.

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