International Boat Captain

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 to find out more

Overview of position:
CTG is lookin for an experienced Boat Captain for our operations in South Sudan.

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager the incumbent shall perform the following duties:
Perform a daily inspection of the boat & ensure that they are mechanically sound & to report any problems or defects to immediate supervisor.
Carry responsibility for boat allocated & cargo & provide assistance & guidance to those vehicles under the convoy.
Responsible for telecommunications & usage of GPS, HF & VHF radio & communications to inform Traffic Manager of progress & position on an hourly basis.
Responsible for all security issues that may arise & always decide safest option & use careful judgement to ensure safe passage.
In the event of breakdown or recovery, decide upon best course of action to recover boat in the safest & 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 boat under direct responsibility is thoroughly cleaned & maintained in a good mechanical condition.
Ensure that the boat logbook is duly completed on a daily & timely basis free from errors to maintain good records.
Ensure that the boat is always fuelled on time & make sure that the fuel consumption figures are maintained within the established parameters as set by WFP.

Expected output:
Held responsible & accountable for boat & any tools or equipment given to the driver (& signed for) & ensure that it remains in good condition.
Drive always in a safe & responsible manner with due respect & attention for other vehicles, property.
Whilst the boat is in the workshop the driver shall assist in repairs & maintenance activities as required.
Any accident that may occur must be immediately reported to supervisor & / or other parties concerned.
Driver will only travel to authorised destination & only load authorised cargo, under no circumstance shall deviate from this unless authorised by immediate supervisor.
Will perform any other duties as requested by immediate supervisor.

Project reporting:
This role will work under the direct supervision of the Project Manager.

Key competencies:
Minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant transport experience & / or minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant logistics experience.
Must be a high school graduate.
English is essential & fluency in Arabic is desirable.
At least 5 years’ minimum experience gained in the relevant driver licence category.

Team management:
This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information:
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

How to apply

Leave a Reply