Delivery Driver (North & Coastal)

Africa Personnel Services - windhoek, namibia

5 months ago

Description

The role of a Delivery Driver is crucial in the transportation of goods, ensuring timely and safe delivery to meet customer expectations. This position plays a vital role in the supply chain process.

  • Express ideas clearly in various documents with correct grammar and structure.
  • Effectively express ideas in individual or group situations.
  • Effectively manage and resolve conflict situations.
  • Foster a cooperative and collaborative work environment.
  • Understand key business issues impacting organizational success.
  • Set and achieve the highest possible standards with a bias towards action.
  • Stay committed to a position or plan of action until objectives are achieved.
  • Communicate in a convincing manner and influence people.
  • Planning, Organizing & Controlling: Establish courses of action for efficient work completion.
  • Plan, prioritize, and structure work to achieve objectives and manage time effectively.
  • Identify causal relationships and break down large problems systematically.
  • Follow through on decisions and take responsibility for implementation.
  • Maintain effectiveness amidst changes in the work environment.
  • Show enthusiasm, commitment, and integrity.
  • Take initiative in decision-making and problem-solving situations.

The main tasks and responsibilities associated with the position include:

  • Driving: Safely operating a delivery vehicle to transport goods.
  • Following road rules, with any traffic fines covered by the employee.
  • Loading and Unloading: Handling loading and unloading with care.
  • Route Planning: Planning efficient delivery routes.
  • Customer Service: Providing excellent customer service during deliveries.
  • Item Verification: Verifying the accuracy of items before loading and confirming deliveries.
  • Vehicle Maintenance: Maintaining cleanliness and ensuring proper vehicle maintenance.
  • Performing weekly vehicle checks. Ensuring timely vehicle servicing.
  • Record Keeping: Keeping records of deliveries, including receipts and customer signatures.
  • Communication: Effectively communicating with the team on delivery status.
  • Addressing any issues that may arise.
  • Ad Hoc Duties: Any additional duties as requested from time to time.

Requirements

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Matric.
  • 2 to 3 years of driving experience.
  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record. (PDP)

Skills & Knowledge Required:

  • Attention to detail.
  • Punctual & Deadline-oriented.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Effective time management.
  • Computer literate.
  • Knowledge of local routes and traffic patterns.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: 19/01/2024

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