Norwegian Refugee Council Driver Jobs in Ethiopia
Norwegian Refugee Council Driver Jobs in EthiopiaJob Id
: 206003 Category
: Automotive Location
: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa Career Level
: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience) Employment Type
: Full time Salary
: xxxxJob DescriptionJob Title
: DriverReporting to
: Logistics & Admin CoordinatorJob Based at
: Addis Ababa and travel to Area Offices
Being an employee of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Ethiopia the Driver is expected to represent NRC in a responsible manner and always act in accordance with NRC’s Code of Conduct. Background
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is present in five regions in Ethiopia, providing refugees and internally displaced people with emergency relief and help them to rebuild their lives.
NRC works within the sectors of Education, Shelter, WASH, Livelihood and Food Security, ICLA (Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance), and Child Protection.Roles & Responsibilities
: The driver is responsible for safely transporting NRC staff and equipment/materials to approved destinations.
Transport NRC staff, visitors, materials to designated destinations when officially approved
Ensure the safety and security of the passengers, the goods and the vehicle
Immediately report accidents, breakdowns and needs of repair and general maintenance/service
Respect the local traffic regulations and the NRC logistical/vehicle policies at all times
Maintain the logbook for all trips
Maintain the vehicle in proper operating condition & clean at all times
Arrange for repairs and servicing in consultation with your line manager
Ensure the assigned vehicle has all the necessary documents and equipment
Provide logistical support during trainings and workshops
Drive NRC Ethiopia vehicles to give service to NRC staff as required and given schedule by the Logistics Officer.
Always carry out basic security checks on the vehicles that he/she uses before starting driving and at the end of the day. (Battery water, fuel & oil levels, radiator water, Tyre pressure/condition, etc.)
Ensure the vehicle meets the maintenance schedule and should inform the Logistics Assistant of any faults as and they occur.
Maintain neat & accurate record of all journeys in the vehicle log book.
Carry out the daily vehicle check and inventory.
Report immediately any damage or accident to the immediate supervisor/Head of Office / Logistics Assistant in Addis Ababa following correct procedures in the case of the accident, incident or complaints.
Ensure the vehicle is kept clean and tidy always.
Ensure that the vehicle is only used for NRC approved purposes.
Keep and respect NRC driver rule and conduct.
Respect traffic regulation as per the Road Transport and Traffic regulation.
Responsible for the collection, storage, transport and final delivery of all goods in his/her vehicle.
Ensure every passenger wears Safety Belt before start driving the vehicle.
No mobile phones are to be answered when driving
Driving style should suit local conditions, and should be careful and passive
As a representative of NRC the driver is expected to dress and behave in a respectable manner at all times
The driver should manage his/her time properly and report promptly to work. She/he should also ensure that s/he is adequately rested prior to long journeys
Drivers requiring prescription glasses must wear these at all times when driving
Drivers must carry out a weekly vehicle check, and submit the Weekly Vehicle Check form to the Logistics Assistant
The driver should familiarize him/herself with the tools and equipment in the vehicle
The driver should familiarize him/herself with the local area and planned journey route prior to departure, particularly any security issues to be aware of
Undertake any other duties as requested by immediate supervisor.
Generic professional competencies for this position:
High school complete
Valid Grade 3 driver’s license
Experience as a Driver for three (3) years in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own skills/profile
Some knowledge of English
Some knowledge of Auto mechanics.
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to send in their application letters including updated curriculum vitae & copy of valid driver’s license with day-time telephone number and contact details of three work-related referees only through www.ethiojobs.net (If it is possible, attach photocopies of the most relevant educational certificates/testimonials). Applications should reach NRC latest by May 2, 2019.
NB: only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
“Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as NRC offers attractive salary and benefit with on-the-job training opportunities!”
Norwegian Refugee Council Driver Jobs in Ethiopia