Palladium Group Driver Jobs in Ethiopia

Palladium Group Driver Jobs in Ethiopia


Company Overview:

  • Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value.

  • We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

  • For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible.

  • With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

  • Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

    Project Overview and Role:

  • Catalyze is a $250 million 5 to 8-year program, designed to catalyze $2 billion in private capital, especially to underfinanced social sectors (such as education) and higher risk countries (especially low-income and post-conflict countries) around the globe, complemented by a cross-cutting inclusion of gender-lens investing.

  • Catalyze will provide services to many missions and bureaus that “buy in” to tap the CATALYZE investment and pay-for-results project management expertise.

  • Our aim is for investors to explore and find commercially viable opportunities and approaches to creating jobs, developing sustainable social services, tightening, and rationalizing supply chains, and advancing inclusive growth.

  • Catalyze Ethiopia: Market Systems for Growth (MS4G) will drive private enterprise expansion to catalyze Ethiopia’s future economic growth and prosperity.

  • MS4G intends to foster enterprise-driven growth, especially among private enterprises that have high growth potential and the capacity to catalyze job creation throughout market systems.

  • MS4G will address systemic challenges, including building business development services capacity, creating a more conducive business environment, building the financial sector infrastructure and capability within private finance providers, and expanding the digital economy.

  • MS4G will catalyze private sector growth by improving access to finance and facilitating transactions through targeted interventions across market systems (demand, supply, and enabling environment).

  • Expanded access to finance will also drive change across the market system by increasing business revenue and necessitating job creation. The program has an estimated life of project funding of $55 million and is anticipated to operate for five years.

  • While focus sectors will be finalized in collaboration with USAID during the inception phase, it is anticipated that they could include agribusiness, light manufacturing, and telecommunications & ICT (including fintech).

  • Across all initiatives, there will be a cross-cutting focus on women and youth, as well as a focus on ensuring that disparate ethnic groups and regions equitably benefit from the interventions.

  • The Finance Officer will support Finance Manager by ensures that all financial records of all the projects costs are in accordance with Palladium financial policies and procedures and donor (USAID) rules and regulations.

  • He/she must demonstrate the ability to use sound business judgement in assuring that all records to the financial system are accurate and necessary for the operations of the MS4G projects.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned Vehicle: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc.,

  • Ensure that Palladium’s vehicles
    are used only for official/authorized business as advised by the supervisor.

  • Record daily activities on log sheet including mileage, fuel consumption, destinations, and items in English,

  • Ensure that the steps required by the local rules regulations and the organization are taken in case of involvement in an accident;

  • To keep his/her driving license valid.

  • Provide Administrative and logistical support as assigned by immediate supervisor.

  • Work on a flexible schedule and cover all departures.

  • Ensure the safety of all passengers in the car by ensuring that passengers and drivers wear seat belts. The driver observes all traffic rules, does not speed, and ensures the safety of the surrounding areas.

  • On continual basis check and survey to ensure that roads and destinations planned for assigned passengers are free of any crime occurrences such as pick pocketing, purse snatching, or robbery.

  • Ensure that basic tool kits are available in the vehicle.

  • Ensure that the first aid kit is well equipped and easily accessible for use.

  • Ensure that assigned vehicle is in roadworthy condition at all times, maintain vehicle in clean and serviceable condition and perform minor maintenance of a preventive nature.

  • Ensure that the vehicle is ready and roadworthy before all trips outside of Addis Ababa.

  • Provide basic care of assigned vehicle including conducting frequent checks of oil and lubricant levels, maintaining appropriate levels of each.

  • Ensure vehicles have adequate fuel levels. Report all major needs for maintenance of the driver supervisor for immediate action.

  • Ensuring that the waiver liability form is signed by non-Palladium staff and submitted to the Logistics Specialist on time

  • Ensure that insurance registration and annual inspection of all Palladium vehicles is valid.

  • Maintain copies of vehicle logbooks and insurance documents, ensuring that the renewal of insurance and annual inspection for vehicle is carried out in timely manner.

  • Responsible to keep assigned vehicle clean, orderly and serviceable condition at all times; perform minor preventive maintenance; follow up with maintenance requirements of assigned vehicle.

  • Responsible for preparing monthly activity, fuel consumption & expenditure report and presenting these to supervisor every month.

  • In the absence of responsible person(s) designated to assist, act as guide and interpreter for visiting Palladium guests and/or other officials approved to ride in the Palladium Ethiopia cars.

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
    Required Qualifications:

    Secondary school education or equivalent (preferred)

  • Auto mechanics level 3 certificate preferred.
    Good command of written and spoken English.
    INGO driving experience.

  • Basic vehicle repair and maintenance skill.
    At least 5 years’ experience as driver with a government or international organization and experience in driving four-wheel drive vehicles.

  • Have a valid driving license Grade 3
    Proven experience of driving in terrain conditions and mountainous areas.

  • Mature, hardworking, enthusiastic, and helpful to people.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Palladium Group Driver Jobs in Ethiopia




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