International Rescue Committee Driver Jobs in Ethiopia

International Rescue Committee Driver Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 224261

Category: Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain

Location: Pugnido Refugee Camp, Gambela

Career Level: Junior Level (1+ - 2 years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: Attractive

Job Description

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive, recover, and rebuild their lives.

The IRC has been working in Ethiopia for over 15 years implementing emergency and resilience programming in the areas of WASH, education, livelihoods, reproductive health, gender-based violence, and child and youth protection and development.

In 2017, IRC provided services to approximately 405,200 refugees in 20 camps and more than one million vulnerable Ethiopians in seven regions.

The IRC started its humanitarian intervention in Gambella region in 2011. Over the past years it has implemented various Emergency Rapid Response and development projects benefiting both host and refugee communities.

Currently the IRC Gambella, under its refugee interventions, is undertaking a comprehensive WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) projects to contribute to efforts to enhance the living conditions and wellbeing of population of concern hosted across five refugee camps of Gambella region (Full WASH packages in Pugnido, Pugnido II, and Tierkidi refugee camps, Water supply in Kule refugee camp and water production for Nguenyyiel refugee camp).

Position Overview

The driver will be responsible for proper handling of the vehicle assigned to him and giving service in accordance with IRC vehicle operation policy and procedures.

This position reports to Supply Chain Department and will have the following responsibilities.

Specific responsibilities include,

  • The safe transportation of IRC personnel

  • The safe transportation of IRC materials

  • The care and maintenance of IRC vehicles and their accessories

    Key Competencies

  • No road safety-related fines or convictions thorough knowledge of road rules and regulations

  • Skills in routine vehicle maintenance and minor repair.

  • Team spirit and problem
    solving abilities.

  • Able to carry out limited, un-supervised tasks

  • Drivers must display an attitude and behavior that reflects well on both themselves and the IRC

    Expected Deliverables

  • Strict adherence to the IRC’s vehicle policies and procedures, including the use of seatbelts by all passengers.

  • Daily and pre-long distance vehicle checks. Accurate upkeep of the vehicle’s log sheet.

  • Maintaining the vehicle clean, fueled and mechanically sound.

  • Inspecting and maintaining all vehicle accessories.

  • Advising the Transport manager of pending inspections, insurance renewal or any defects or problems.

    Job Requirements

  • Completion of secondary education or diploma in Auto-mechanics.

  • Minimum two years’ work as a professional driver

  • Valid/renewed driving license of grade 3

  • Written and spoken English

  • Able to pass IRC driving test.

    How to Apply

    Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.
  • Name of the position you have applied for

  • Date of application

  • Summary of your qualifications and experience

  • Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job

  • Permanent Address and present address (if different from permanent) and telephone number

  • Please include 3 references from current and former employers.
  • Disclose any family relationships with existing IRC employees.

    Are any of your relatives employed by International Rescue committee (IRC)?

    If answer is “yes”, give the following information:

    Yes No




    Office/field office

  • Please send your CV, application letter and copies of credentials to the following address:
  • International Rescue Committee (IRC), Gambella Field Office: P.O. Box: 275

  • Applications will not be returned.
  • IRC discourages phone calls or personal visits.
  • Women applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

  • Only applicants meeting the minimum qualification will be short listed and contacted.

    IRC is an equal employment opportunity employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

    International Rescue Committee Driver Jobs in Ethiopia

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