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Driver, Johannesburg Bureau

Job Introduction

This is a business support role providing a transport service as part of a dedicated team/function within the BBC.

Role Responsibility

Main responsibilities and accountabilities are to:

  • To transport management, staff, talent and/or props/setting to and from locations.
  • To collect and deliver items of importance such as props, costumes and other equipment/information as required.
  • Conduct daily safety checks and inspection of vehicles along with any maintenance and cleaning of vehicles.
  • To ensure vehicle license and registration is done timeously
  • To procure the best possible pricing for any maintenance and repairs to the fleet
  • To provide a report of fleet mileage on a monthly basis on deadline date
  • Assist teams in plotting routes and preparation of movements.
  • Undertake longer journeys to and from special events when necessary.
  • Pick up and drop off hire vehicles when required.
  • Liaising with other teams to assess when additional drivers may be required and booking them.

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Essential

 

  • Clean and valid driving license (and for insurance purposes be over the age of 23) as there will be a requirement to drive BBC issued vehicles.
  • Possession of valid PDP, as is required in South Africa
  • Experience of driving a wide variety of different vehicle types.
  • Considerable experience and demonstrable ability within the role.
  • Resilience and stamina sufficient to sustain performance when under pressure from tight schedules.
  • Evidence of interpersonal and communication skills sufficient to establish credibility with colleagues and to foster effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, internal and external to the BBC.
  • Effective time-management and self-scheduling abilities.

Package Description

Contract: Continuing

Local terms and conditions apply.

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in South Africa

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