Driver - International Cocoa Initiative

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Driver - International Cocoa Initiative

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International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) ( is a multi-stakeholder organization, uniting the forces of civil society, certifiers, the cocoa and chocolate industry, and international institutions, and working with governments to address child and forced labour in the cocoa sector.

ICI has developed a Child Labour Monitoring and Remediation System (CLMRS) that allows industry partners to manage responsibly the risk of child labour in their cocoa supply chain. In line with the Ghana Child Labor Monitoring System (GCLMS), the system is based on the presence of Community Facilitators (CF) within cocoa-growing communities who raise awareness on the issue of child labour; identify cases and implement remediation activities. (

Job Description

  • Department: Administration
  • Immediate supervisor: HR & Admin. Manager
  • Technical supervisor: N/A
  • Position Location: Accra, Ghana


The incumbent of the position ensures the effective and efficient transportation of staff and stakeholders, handling deliveries in a timely manner, planning routes based on road conditions, maintaining regular cleaning services for their vehicle as well as managing regular servicing.




Drive ICI team

  • Ensure the safety of all passengers in his vehicle on any trip, by maintaining safety measures.
  • Drive ICI Ghana team to Regional, District, and community to implement activities
  • Safely drive ICI Ghana team and visitors on field missions within Ghana 
  • Pick up staff from the place and at the time they’ve requested
  • Verify the security information for the journey and destination prior to departure and arrival, and advise staff accordingly
  • Map out driving routes ahead of time to determine the most expedient trip, and adjust the route to avoid heavy traffic or road constructions, as needed
  • Complete vehicle logbook whenever the vehicle is moved
  • Take accurate records of mileage and fuel purchased
  • Take records of the number of fields missions and meetings
  • Comply with road safety measures/rules
  • Ensure prompt renewal of roadworthy certificate for vehicle, driving license, and insurance for the vehicle
  • Subject to approval, book for and send ICI vehicle servicing at scheduled times
  • Ensure bodily maintenance of the vehicle
  • Ensure safe parking of vehicles, especially when at mission sites
  • Ensure adequate furnishing of the vehicle with necessary safety items as well as first aid items.
  • Run official administrative errands for the office, as assigned


Internal relations:

  • ICI Ghana employees
  • ICI Secretariat as necessary

External relations:

  • N/A


Required Skills or Experience


  • A minimum of a High School diploma (WASSCE) or equivalent

Required skills

  • ?Proven experience as a Driver 
  • A valid driver’s license 
  • A clean driving records 
  • Minimum visual acuity of 20/50 (or corrected to 20/50) 
  • Familiarity with GPS devices 
  • Knowledge of area roads and neighborhoods 
  • Ability to lift heavy packages and luggage 
  • Availability for long mission travels
  • A polite and professional disposition 
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful driving situations (e.g., at rush hour)



Technical Skills:

  • A valid driver’s license and at least one year of driving experience to perform the job safely
  • Excellent navigation skills and proficiency in using navigation applications to find delivery locations
  • Time management and organizational skills to keep track of deliveries and stay on schedule
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to interact with clients
  • Physical stamina and good upper body strength to lift heavy luggage, packages, and objects, as well as be able to load and unload them from their vehicle


  • Similar experience in an NGO or non-profit setting
  • Knowledge of local dialect

Other Skills:

Personal Traits     

  • Detailed oriented, at ease with numbers
  • Autonomous, independent
  • Rigorous, organized, ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong team working approach and communication skills
  • Honest and trustworthy, and demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
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