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11 Jul 2019

Driver ( Jijiga Regional Office)

Job Description

Driver ( Jijiga Regional Office)
Job by Amref Health Africa (Job Id: 212844 | 396 Views)
Category: Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain

Location: Somali

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

Employment Type: Full time Salary:

Job Description

Amref Health Africa is an African-led international health development organization headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. Founded in 1957 as the Flying Doctors of East Africa to bring critical health services to remote communities, Amref Health Africa envision to bringing lasting health change for Africain more than 30 countries across the continent. With a focus on women and children, the organization strives to overcome the most critical health challenges facing the continent: maternal and child health, HIV & TB, malaria, water and sanitation and health systems strengthening. Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia has been working in Ethiopia since 2002 in close collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health implementing a range of projects in maternal, neonatal and child health, reproductive health, health systems strengthening, health workforce development, water and sanitation, HIV/AIDS and non-communicable diseases across the country, supported by a wide range of multilateral and bilateral donors, corporates and foundations.

Amref Health Africa would like to recruit Driver based in Jijiga, Somali and will report to Admin Ass.

Program Overview

Transform/HDR (Health Developing Regions) is a USAID funded five years RMNCH project. The project will be operational in the four Developing Regional States (DRS) namely: Afar, Benishangul – Gumuz, Gambella and Ethiopian Somali Regional States. Transform/HDR will be implemented in partnership with Amref Health Africa, Intrahealth International, Project HOPE and General Electric with the overall aim to end preventable child and maternal deaths, and further contribute to the achievement of the goals of HSTP. It is a women, children and girl-centered project, designed to increase access to integrated quality high impact MNCH-FP services; improve heath seeking behavior enhanced by reduced gender inequalities; and improved evidence-based decision making and program learning with sustainable health system strengthening.

Job Requirements

Driving assigned vehicle while ferrying staff or assets on official work
Ensuring that vehicle are clean at all times
Receiving and delivering of goods to project areas and/or anywhere else as instructed by line manager
Checking basic maintenance(oil, coolant, water, tyre pressure, battery water) regularly,  Maintaining a daily log of all trips, mileage and fuel consumption,
Safeguarding the vehicle and all of its contents in his/her custody
Ensuring that the assigned vehicle is well serviced and in good mechanical order
Report any theft, damage of Amref Health Africa property on time to immediate supervisor,
Ensure safety of all Amref Health Africa property including vehicles,
Assist Amref health Africa staff in workshop and training venue organization
Perform any other duties assigned by supervisor
Job Requirements

The job holder is expected to have renewed 3rd level driving license.
Grade 12th or 10th complete.
Minimum of 3 years work experience.
Diploma in auto mechanics is required.
Good communication skill in English & Amharic languages.
Speaking local languages and NGO experience are an added value.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to send their non–returnable application by quoting the position and duty station  in the subject matter including updated CV and application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work related referees, (including HR and Immediate supervisor) to Amref health Africa Human Resources and Administration Department P.O Box  20855 Code 1000 Addis Ababa or through

The closing date for submitting applications is July 16th 2019. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further screening.


Telephone call to the office is strongly forbidden.
Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.

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