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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation in Ethiopia is looking to hire an experienced, highly motivated and qualified person to fill the position of Driver Light Vehicles (1 year fixed term contract), based in Shire & Mekelle. Please apply ONLY if you are able and willing to drive to all field locations throughout the region and the country.
Required number: 08 (Eight)
§ Understands and adheres to the seven Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
§ Understands and adheres to the ICRC Code of Conduct
§ Understands the roles of the components of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
§ Respects and observes staff regulations and security rules at all times
§ Represents the ICRC in a professional manner at all times
§ Develops and maintains a pleasant and conducive working environment with colleagues and line managers
§ Performs all duties with the highest level of confidentiality in the interest of the employees and the ICRC
§ May be asked to perform tasks not covered in this job description and to provide support to other departments when necessary
ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
§ Drives light vehicles to transport people and/or material in strict adherence to internal security rules and national traffic laws.
§ Constantly monitors security conditions on the road.
§ Ensures that goods are stored inside the vehicle according to local, international and ICRC safety standards (attachment and distribution of goods, etc.).
§ Checks their assigned vehicle(s)’ equipment, general functioning and body condition and ensures that it is kept fueled and clean inside and out.
§ Checks that trips have been authorized where necessary.
§ Immediately reports accidents, defects and/or missing equipment to management.
§ Can act as head of convoy as needed (in charge of the driver(s), application of security rules and time-frame for the convoy).
§ Minimum Secondary school diploma.
§ Minimum 3rd grade or equivalent Driving License held for at least the last five years.
§ Good knowledge of English is required (will be tested), including Tigrigna and Amharic languages
§ Professional Experience Required.
§ A minimum of 3 years’ experience, preferably in an INGO.
§ Automobile maintenance experience (Oil checks, changing tyres, etc.).
§ Basic knowledge of mechanics.
§ Good knowledge of the area of assignment.
How to Apply
You can submit application & CV with copies of relevant documents in person at the reception of “Africa” Hotel at Shire OR, send to the ICRC Delegation Addis Ababa, Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 5701, Addis Ababa
Closing date: May 13, 2021
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted at all stages of the selection process.
- Address Shire, Mekelle, Tigray
- Experience Level Mid level
- Total Years Experience 0-5