Posted 8 months ago by GIZ
Location Baghdad Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Services
The Restoration of Peace, Livelihood and Economic Cycles in Anbar/ TDA-Anbar (RePLECA) Project aims at empowering the local population to improve their Economic productivity and livelihoods, while creating and restoring sustainable economic cycles in the communities.
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
  • basic translation services Arabic - English for international staff members
  • running official errands
  • assisting with other office work
  • 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
  • cleans the interior and exterior of the vehicle(s) regularly, at least once a week,
  • 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
  • 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
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
Required qualifications, competences and experience
  • secondary school education or higher
  • holds a valid driver’s licence Professional experience
  • at least 2-4 years’ work experience as a driver with references
  • no major accidents in the past 4 years
Other knowledge, additional competencies
  • fluent in English and Arabic
  • discipline and punctuality
  • resilience and patience
  • familiarity with Baghdad and Anbar governorate
  • appropriate appearance and attire
  • ensures unrestricted availability of vehicles at all times and reports restrictions immediately
  • Excellent instincts for detecting suspicious behavior
  • Strong ability to ensure control safety and security of vehicles
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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