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Light Vehicle Driver , Dollo, Somali Regional State Of Ethiopia

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  • Post date:9 Oct 2021
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Job Description 

Light Vehicle Driver  (210007GM)

External advert.



Position:  Driver                                              POST TYPE: National

Child Safeguarding:

Child Safeguarding Level 3:  the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; ore because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.


Save the children is the world’s leading independent organization for children.  Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, ambition, collaboration, creativity and integrity, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation.


Providing transport service to SC staff members, visitors or daily errands as assigned by supervisor; be responsible for the assigned vehicle and maintains the log sheet properly.



    • Provides car service with at most discipline, observing the driving safety regulation of SCI and  traffic rules;
    • Ensures that the vehicle is properly handled, kept in good condition and usable at all times;
    • Checks and cleans the vehicle every day, and ensures that  oil, lubricants, and water are maintained at the required standard levels
    • Ensures that all gauges are properly functioning, the necessary tools/equipment’s are available and kept properly;
    • Maintains note and timely report on the vehicle routine service;
    • Ensures that the vehicle has enough fuel and is in good condition before embarking in transport service or heading for a field trip;
    • Monitors all the functioning part of the vehicle and reports to the mechanic if any irregularities are observed;
    • Ensures that the vehicle is used for the intended assignment as approved by the Supply chain officer /Supply chain Coordinator;
    • Ensures that the vehicle safety belt is functional and used by self and the passengers on board;
    • Reports any accident immediately to the office;
    • Maintains correct/proper and neatly recorded vehicle log sheets and submits to the Logistics Coordinator;
    • Reports in writing on any maintenance need to the logistics/field coordinator;
    • Performs other related duties as required.
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)


  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds suppliers accountable to deliver on their responsibilities


  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and takes responsibility for their own personal development
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale


  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.


  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Cuts away bureaucracy and encourages an entrepreneurial approach


  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
  • Displays consistent excellent judgement

  • 3rd grade driving license.
  • Driving Experience not less than 2 years in NGO
  • Vehicle fleet maintenance experience;
  • Experience of using HF radio systems, satellite phones and communications procedures;
  • Patient, adaptable and flexible;
  • Ability to travel frequently;
  • Fluent in Somali/Amharc, Good level in English; driving license.


The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Location: Dollo

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Closing Date: Oct 18, 2021




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