Position details

Vacancy id VAC-10893
Job title VAC-10893 Sherp Operator
Location Gaza
Apply by 31-Dec-2023
Start date 01-Jan-2024
Number of vacancies 1
Qualification High School Diploma in High school graduate (essential).
Sector experience Minimum of Minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant Transport experience and/or minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant Logistics experience. year/s of demonstrable relevant Transport experience (essential).
Geographical experience Minimum of 5 year/s of experience in any country (essential).
Languages Fluent in English (essential).

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.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview of position

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 convoy.

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 condition.

Ensure that the Vehicle logbook is duly completed on a daily and timely basis free from errors to maintain good records.

Ensure that the vehicle is always fuelled on time and make sure that the fuel consumption figures are maintained within the established parameters as set by our client.

Project reporting

Persons Reporting: Logistic Associate, Traffic Monitors

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.

Holder of a valid, clean heavy vehicles driving licence in accordance to the vehicle category assigned to drive in accordance to National Regulations.

At least 5 years’ minimum experience gained in the relevant driver licence category.

Team management

This role has no team management responsibility

Further information

Expected output at the End of Contract:

Responsible to ensure that the cargo loaded at Origin is safely transported to the Destination free from contamination, losses or damage, and held accountable for the same, will witness loading together with tally clerk and ensure signing and endorsing of Way bill at destination.

Held responsible and accountable for vehicle, trailer and any tools or equipment given to the driver (and signed for) and ensure that it remains in good condition.

Loss or damage of Cargo, Spares, Tools or Equipment as well as Loss of Fuel in the care of the employee shall be deducted from the salary based on CIF value or Local Market Rate, whichever is prevailing. This can also lead to penalties or dismissal to the Personnel and penalties on the Service Provider or Contractor.

Ensure that the vehicle and trailer are loaded (metric tonnes) in accordance to the established Payload of the vehicle and under no circumstances to exceed this limit. Cargo must be loaded uniformly and equally distributed for safety reasons.

· 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.