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6 Jul 2019

Driver and Logistics Assistant

Job Description

Driver and Logistics Assistant
Location: Fik, Somali

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

Why Choose IntraHealth

At IntraHealth, we are a global team of creative, committed humanitarians on a mission. We are advocates, technologists, health workers, and communicators. Program officers, finance experts, and technical leaders. We are passionate and diverse. And we’re united in our belief that everyone everywhere should have the health care they need to thrive. That’s why we work every day to improve the performance of health workers around the world and strengthen the systems in which they work.

For almost 40 years in over 100 countries, IntraHealth has partnered with local communities to make sure health workers are present where they’re needed most, ready to do the job, connected to the technology they need, and safe to do their very best work.

Our programs are designed with a deep understanding of and appreciation for the context of human rights, gender equality and discrimination, economic empowerment, and changing populations. And the longstanding relationships we’ve built with government agencies, private-sector partners, and members of civil society make our efforts stronger and more effective.

Join us and together we can make lasting changes in global health—for all of us.

IntraHealth International, Inc. is currently implementing TRANSFORM/ Health in Developing Regions (HDR). This is a USAID-funded project led by Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia. The project aims to achieve increased utilization of quality MNCH/FP services in Afar, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambella and Somali regions of Ethiopia through increased access to integrated MNCH/FP services at the health facility and community levels and strengthened health systems.

Summary of the Role

The purpose of the Driver/Logistic Assistant position is to provide driving services to authorized passengers, keep the vehicle in good condition. S/he distributes supplies and materials allocated for project sites and provide office and logistics support to maximize the efficiency of the Country Office.

Provide Transport Services:

Provide transport service to HDR project staffs as instructed during working hours or out of working hours as may be required;
Transports HDR project staff and guests to and from the field and Addis Ababa as assigned.
Distributes IntraHealth’s correspondences to various organizations, collects and mails letters to and from the post office and daily newspapers;
Vehicle Care and Safety:

Takes responsibility for the safety of the vehicle assigned, tools and accessories;
Cleans and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean and usable always;
Checks oil, fuel, water, tires, brakes, and other electrical systems before starting driving the car;
Follows up maintenance need and servicing of the vehicle and promptly report back to the immediate supervisor;
Performs regular services and maintenance necessary at the designated official service dealer.
Makes sure that he/she drives within the speed limits set by IntraHealth and according to traffic regulations;
Makes sure to wear a seat belt and always ask and make sure that his/her passengers wear seat belt;
Ensures validity of his/her driving license.
Ensures annual vehicles inspection is done timely and documentation is properly kept.
Office and Logistics Support:

Collects pro-forma and purchase supplies;
Handles distribution of supplies, copying and binding of printed materials as need arises;
Assist in procurements, distributions of items as guided by the Administration Manager;
Assist program staff in handling financial payments up to 30,000 birr during regional workshops and training;
Facilitates activities such as customs clearance and travel documents of IH-E’s employees and foreign guests;
Follows up printing materials from printing enterprises;

Reports accidents, damage to vehicles and properties under custody timely to his/her supervisor.
Report all trip times, mileage and destinations to immediate supervisor.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

Education & Experience

A diploma in fleet management or equivalent field.
At least 3 years of working experience in the similar field
Must possess a valid Ethiopian Driving License coupled with a clean driving record
Previous work experience with a USAID supported project will be an added advantage
Knowledge of road routes in  Ethiopia’s Somali’ region
Ability to identify problems with the vehicle and take appropriate action
Training in defensive driving an added advantage.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with prioritization

Effective communication: Understands effective communication concepts, tools, and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors
Problem Solving: Knowledge of approaches, tools, techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving operational or process problems; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.
Interpersonal Relationships: Knowledge of and the ability to effectively interact within and across Divisions, Departments, Country offices in a constructive and collaborative manner.
Managing Multiple Priorities:  Ability to manage multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities, making effective judgments as to prioritizing and time allocation.
How to Apply

Summary of Benefits

IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides itself on its comprehensive benefits package.  We offer competitive salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health workers, so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.

IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.  This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

To apply and learn more about IntraHealth Careers submit a  cover letter and a CV indicating 3 references through the link: ,. The deadline for applications is July 16, 2019.

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