DRIVER – HARGEISA, SOMALILAND
- Job category: Driver
- Post date:16 Nov 2020
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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose ICRC exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. The ICRC also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and
strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.
About the Job
The Driver facilitates movement of staff, official visitors and offers other transport services within the assigned region whilst ensuring compliance to ICRC standard security procedures, transport guidelines and national traffic laws.
This is a national/resident position based in Hargeisa, Somaliland.
Duties and Responsibilities
Facilitates movement of staff and visitors within the region as planned while considering the safety and security of the passengers and the vehicle
Picks and drops off staff and official visitors at the field/airport, facilitates immigration, customs formalities and local travel requirements
Constantly monitors the general condition on the roads and continuously updates the supervisor on the state of the roads, vehicle and security situation
Ensures that goods are loaded into the vehicle according to local, international and ICRC safety standards
Confirms that all scheduled trips have the relevant authorization
Inspects the mechanical condition of the vehicle before any trip/movement
Promptly reports of any accidents and vehicle defects to the supervisor
Adheres to the internally set guidelines on motor vehicle maintenance, fueling and safety
Ensures day to day cleanliness of the assigned vehicle
Completes the vehicle Log sheet for every movement/trip
Collects, delivers mail, official documents and other items to the preferred destination
Ensures availability of all required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle Logbook, tools, map of the City/Country, first aid kit and necessary spare parts
Minimum qualifications and other requirements
Secondary School Education Certificate
2 years’ work experience in a similar position in a Humanitarian environment
Strict adherence to the traffic rules and familiar with regulations stipulated in the Traffic Act
Can communicate verbally and write in English and Somali
Good interpersonal and customer service skills
Excellent geographical knowledge of Somaliland, in particular Hargeisa, Togdheer and Sool regions
Experience in driving 4/4, automatic and manual transmission vehicles
Automobile maintenance experience or basic knowledge of mechanics is an added advantage
Ability to work in a multicultural environment
First Aid certificate from a recognized institution will be an asset
How to apply
Apply by sending your cover letter and CV addressed to the Human Resources Manager on the email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Your cover letter must indicate your current salary and your expected salary range. The closing date is 22nd November 2020. Clearly indicate the position title in the subject line of your email message.
NOTE THAT ONLY EMAILED APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any enquiries about the position should be addressed to email@example.com.
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