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Driver

Posted 5 months ago by GIZ
Location Sulaymānīyah Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Services
Responsibilities
The driver is responsible for
  • safely and responsibly performing all official travel using official vehicles
  • regularly servicing and looking after official vehicles
  • taking account of all available information on road conditions, accessible routes and locations and regularly liaises with the RMO officer in Suleymania
  • running official errands and
  • assisting with other office work
Tasks
Driving
The driver
  • provides passenger transport in an official car for office, project or programme staff, official visitors and guests
  • runs errands for the project, 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
Service
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 RMO, 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 project, programme or office if there is no travel pending, carries out other office work on request
 
Required qualifications, competences and experience
Qualifications
  • secondary school education
  • holds a valid driver’s licence
Professional experience
▪ at least 1-3 years’ work experience as a driver with references
▪ previous work experience with GIZ
▪ no major accidents in the past 3 years
Other knowledge, additional competences
  • good knowledge of the European language widely used in the country, ideally a knowledge of German
  • discipline and punctuality
  • resilience and patience
  • familiarity with Suleymania and Halabja Governorates, both urban and rural
  • 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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