Islamic Relief is an international relief and development charity founded in 1984, operating in Ethiopia since 2004. We are seeking a dedicated Driver for our office in Afar Regional State, Ewa. The Driver will report to the Log/Admin Officer and will be responsible for ensuring the safety of passengers, proper vehicle maintenance, and efficient transportation of goods and personnel.
- Drive and maintain the vehicle in a professional and safe manner, adhering to local road traffic laws.
- Ensure the vehicle is equipped with necessary tools, spare parts, and a first aid kit at all times.
- Maintain a valid driving license and keep vehicle documents updated.
- Conduct daily and weekly vehicle checks and ensure proper maintenance.
- Keep the vehicle clean and display organization stickers prominently.
- Ensure no unauthorized personnel or harmful items are on board.
- Maintain a logbook of vehicle movements, mileage, servicing, and petrol consumption.
- Maintain regular radio communications between field staff and office.
- Park vehicles in safe areas during field visits and within the office compound when not in use.
- Report any accidents or incidents promptly and follow proper procedures.
- Report accidents, incidents, vehicle damage, or malfunctions to the office manager.
- Prepare activity and incident reports annually.
- Completion of secondary education, with a valid 3rd-grade driving license.
- 2 years of previous work experience with non-governmental organizations.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
- Residency in and familiarity with the community served.
- Interpersonal skills and ability to work in demanding situations.
- Basic knowledge of Islamic Relief’s operational area.
- Commitment to humanitarian principles and Islamic Relief’s equal opportunity policy.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a complete Job Application Form with all required supporting documents through Ethiopia.HR@islamic-relief.org.et. Access the Job Application Form via this link: Job Application Form. Failure to follow the instructions will invalidate your application. The closing date for applications is February 21, 2024. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Islamic Relief is committed to equal employment opportunity and safeguarding principles. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks. We do not discriminate based on age, sex, race, religion, disability status, or any other factor.