Project HOPE The people to people health foundation Inc. Temporary Driver and Logistics Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

Project HOPE The people to people health foundation Inc. Temporary Driver and Logistics Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 205688

Category: Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain
Location: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa Employment Type: Contract
Salary: As per the organization's Scale

Job Description

Title: Temporary Driver and Logistics Assistant (for 6 months)

Reports to: Operations Coordinator

Project: USAID Community HIV Care and Treatment (CHCT) Activity

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Minimum Hours of Work: 48 Hours Per Week

Duties and Responsibilities:

Job Summary

The Temporary Driver & Logistic Assistance is mainly responsible for providing transportation service for authorized persons and Goods in a timely, safe and cost efficient manner.

S/he shall ensure the vehicles used for official & authorised businesspersons in line with organization policies and Ethiopia country traffic rules and road discipline.

S/he support the regular procurement, messenger services and field level workshop activities by providing supplies, stationarities, and disbursing cash to workshop participants.

The Temporary Driver & Logistic Assistance works under direct supervision of Operations Coordinator. S/he will closely work with PHE Office Operation Team, Finance team, and HR Team.

Specific Responsibilities:

Driving Functions:

  • Responsible for driving authorized persons and transporting project goods in a timely, safe and cost efficient manner;
  • Ensure that the project vehicle is only used for official/ authorized business persons
  • Ensure the safety of passengers, shipment and vehicle while strictly observing traffic rules and road discipline;
  • Ensuring readiness of the vehicle for transport service (including daily check of water, fuel, engine oil, tires, brakes, fan etc.) other parts of the vehicle prior to driving.
  • Responsible for daily cleaning of project vehicles
  • Follow up regular maintenance of the assigned vehicle to ensure road-worthiness
  • Properly Schedule in town and field trip plan with supervisor
  • Maintains records of vehicle usage (including fuel consumption, mileage, and trip logs) and security incident
  • Ensure compliance to organization
    travel policy and vehicle utilization policies.
  • Performs project routine business, such as receiving and delivering official project documentation
  • Regularly check post office boxes, collect and dispatch letters, parcels and other correspondence

    Logistics Functions:

  • Support the Project Logistics Coordinator in procurement processes;
  • Support field level travel arrangement with supervisor
  • Responsible for collecting Quotations, receiving procured goods and arranging transportation to their final destination(s);
  • Facilitate Field level workshop via providing office supplies, and handling field cash disbursement to participants.
  • Collect and distribute mail and coordinate courier services

    Security and Safety

  • Ensure that all vehicles are equipped with emergency equipment, accident kits and key fleet policies visible to passengers


  • Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor which are in line with the general concept of this position.

    Job Requirements

  • College Diploma/Certificate in Auto Mechanics (10+3) or related fields
  • Possession of a valid national driving license- 3rd Grade and/or Above
  • 5+ years continuous work experience in a similar organization
  • Previous experience performing minor repairs of vehicle is advantageous.
  • Prior experience providing administrative and logistical assistance is preferable
  • Must be willing to take eye exam before hire and every two years.
  • Demonstrated punctuality, attention to detail, patience, good humor and flexibility.
  • Ability to speak and written in English and Amharic languages
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Willing to travel extensively within and outside the region.

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants can send their CV and cover letter through ethiojobs website on or before 23 April 2019 by 5:00 PM or handover their applications and CVs to Project HOPE Ethiopia Office, Reception Desk.

    Address: Project HOPE Bldg. | MOENCO Road | Bole Sub-city | Woreda 03 | House No 2310 | Tel (Off): +251 11 662 2123 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Project HOPE The people to people health foundation Inc. Temporary Driver and Logistics Assistant Jobs in Ethiopia

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