Heifer International Driver cum Office Aide Jobs in Ethiopia

Heifer International Driver cum Office Aide Jobs in Ethiopia


  • The Driver cum Office Aide will provide safe transportation for the Heifer Ethiopia office and maintain the Heifer vehicles by ensuring they stay clean and receive regularly scheduled maintenance.

  • S/he will support the administration of Heifer International Ethiopia by performing office clerical duties and running office errands in accordance with HPI objectives, policies and procedures

    Essential Character Traits

  • A Self-motivated team member who is honest, patient, respects time (punctuality), and presents a high sense of organization.

    Responsibilities & Deliverables

    Accountable for Technical Service to Vehicle and Transport (40%)

  • Provide safe transportation for CPO staff, visitors and partners.

  • Operate Heifer Ethiopia auto vehicles for official trips and comply with standard traffic rules, regulations, and best driving practices.

  • Maintain cleanliness and good physical condition of vehicles.

  • Conduct a periodic check-up of vehicles for fluid (engine and gear oil, brake fluid, steering fluid, etc.) and electrical conditions.

  • Keep an up-to-date vehicle logbook and maintenance book.

    Vehicle Security and Reporting (10%)

  • Report promptly to the Director of Finance and Administration and/or appropriate public officers in any case of theft or damage to vehicles by other parties in accordance with Heifer’s procedures.

  • Provide prompt emergency assistance if an accident occurs.

  • Keep and maintain tools, repair kits and safety devices for each vehicle.

  • Provide vehicle support to staff as per clearance from Administrative Manager.

  • Provide logistics support as required.

    General Office Clerk Duties and Errands (40%)

  • Provide support around the office as needed, including but not limited to: sorting and receiving post, sorting documents, and scanning.

  • Properly accomplish liaison activities including communication with government offices & authorities, the private sector, institutions, etc. as directed by the Heifer Ethiopia management.

  • Carry out procurements including getting quotations, making analysis, contracts, dealing with vendors, checking legal requirements, receiving materials, etc.

  • Provide equal opportunity for suppliers to make price and specification quotations and always accord prompt and courteous reception
    and fair equal treatment to all vendors and their representatives.

  • May perform other duties as assigned (10%)

    Minimum Requirements

  • Must have a valid Ethiopian Driver’s license.

  • At least 3 years working experience in related function/role

  • A primary school completion certificate

    Preferred Requirements

  • Some understanding of written and spoken English.

  • Computer literate (basic word and excel)

  • A secondary school completion certificate or Attestation in motor mechanics repairs

    Most Critical Proficiencies

  • High ability to build working interpersonal relationships.

  • Excellent mechanical skills for vehicle maintenance.

  • Can communicate effectively in a team.

  • Good spoken and written English and Amharic languages.

  • High capacity to receive directives/feedback and execute them correctly

  • Good sense of orderliness in archiving documents.

  • Knowledge in development projects.

  • Capacity to work without direct supervision and taking right initiatives.

  • Can maintain confidentiality, respect the code of conduct and work free of conflict of interest.

  • Strong adherence to the motor vehicle usage policy, as well as local and national traffic laws, always.

  • Basic to intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel).

  • Knowledge of simple clerical work.

    Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands

  • Extremely clean, organized and ready to maintain the assigned vehicle in excellent mechanical condition.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to individuals diplomatically and tactfully.

  • Must be courteous, honest and of high integrity, especially in high-pressure situations.

  • Self-starter and self-motivator with the ability to work in a multicultural setting.

  • Must be a team player and have the ability to execute and manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to follow directions and independently complete assigned tasks (written or verbal).

  • Ability to work a varied schedule to include early mornings, weekends and some evenings.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds (23 kilograms) floor to waist as required.

  • Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Heifer International Driver cum Office Aide Jobs in Ethiopia

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