Posted 8 months ago by GIZ
Location Erbil Job Type Contract
Salary Sector Services
Duration of contract: 1st January 2019 – 30th June 2019
The driver is responsible for
▪ safely and responsibly performing all official travel using official vehicles
▪ regularly servicing and looking after project vehicle
▪ taking account of all available information on road conditions, accessible routes and locations
▪ running errands and
▪ assisting with other office work
The driver performs the following tasks:
The driver
▪ provides passenger transport in an official car for office or programme staff, official visitors and guests
▪ runs errands for the programme or office, e.g. sending letters and messages, paying bills and buying smaller quantities of office supplies
▪ helps with transporting goods
▪ completes the vehicle log correctly and conscientiously in accordance with GIZ standards
The driver
▪ cleans the interior and exterior of the vehicle(s) regularly
▪ checks oil, water, brakes and brake liquid, tyre pressure, battery levels and the entire vehicle, monthly or every 5,000 km (whichever is first), headlights, brakes, bodywork for dents etc.
▪ is responsible for the project vehicle documents and their good condition, keeping a vehicle log and recording monthly maintenance
▪ calculates monthly petrol, oil and lubricant consumption for the daily cash fund and for forwarding monthly vouchers to cost accounting
▪ reports need for service and carries out minor repairs
▪ immediately reports all involvement of the project or office vehicle in accidents, including minor accidents, damage, loss or theft of vehicle fittings
Knowledge management
The driver
▪ uses all available information (including current radio news on traffic conditions) to update daily knowledge of road conditions, current passable routes and locations, and shares this information with other office drivers
Other duties/ additional tasks
The driver
▪ assists other colleagues as needed in the programme or office if there is no travel pending, carries out other office work on request
Required qualifications, competences and experience
▪ secondary school education
▪ holds a valid driver’s licence
Professional experience
▪ at least 3 years’ work experience as a driver with references
▪ no major accidents in the past 3 years
Other knowledge, additional competences
▪ good English language skills
▪ discipline and punctuality
▪ resilience and patience
▪ familiarity with Erbil City, Kurdistan Region of Iraq
▪ appropriate appearance and attire (friendly manner with all passengers)
▪ ensures unrestricted availability of vehicles at all times and reports restrictions immediately
▪ willingness to upskill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management


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