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Driver

Posted 17 days ago by GIZ
Location Sulaymānīyah Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Services
The aim of the programme is to create employment promotion opportunities for IDPs, refugees, returnees and socially deprived households in host communities within the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). To achieve this goal, the project is working in three fields of action: (1) increasing job seeker’s employability for the job market and employers in the private sector; (2) creating new employment opportunities through supporting the growths of existing entrepreneurs and new start-ups in the region; (3) enhancing the job-matching system through close cooperation between labor market stakeholders.
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 running official errands and 
  • assisting with other office work 
 
The driver performs the following tasks: 
 
Tasks 
Driving 
provide passenger transport in an official car for office, project or programme staff, official visitors and guests 
run errands for the project, programme or office, e.g. sending letters and messages, paying bills and buying smaller quantities of office supplies 
help with transporting goods 
complete the vehicle log correctly and conscientiously in accordance with GIZ standards 
 
Service 
  • clean the interior and exterior of the vehicle(s) regularly 
  • check 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.  
  • check emergency equipment and keeps it usable 
  • responsibility for the project vehicle documents and their good condition, keeping a vehicle log and recording monthly maintenance 
  • calculate monthly petrol, oil and lubricant consumption for the daily cash fund and for forwarding monthly vouchers to cost accounting  
  • report need for service and carries out minor repairs 
  • immediately report all involvement of the project or office vehicle in accidents, including minor accidents, damage, loss or theft of vehicle fittings  
 
Knowledge management 
  • 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 
  • assists other colleagues as needed in the project, programme or office if there is no travel pending, carries out other office work on request 
  • participates regularly GIZ emergency / security trainings for drivers and keeps updated regarding to SOP (first aid, behaviour in situations of accidents, car failures …) and general safety 
Required qualifications, competences and experience Qualifications 
  • secondary school education 
  • holds a valid driver’s license 
 
 
Professional experience 
  • at least 1-3 years’ work experience as a driver with references  
  • 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 English.  
  • discipline and punctuality 
  • resilience and patience 
  • familiarity with Sulaymaniyah, region KRI.
  • appropriate appearance and attire (possibly uniform, 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  
Requirements for application
  • Subject line of the application should clearly indicate the vacancy applied for.
  • CVs and motivations letters that are in the form of IMG, pictures, screen-shots and links will not be accepted. 
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Applications passed the expiration date of the advertisement will not be considered. 

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