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Driver and Assistant for Events

Posted 11 months ago by GIZ
Location Duhok Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector NGO
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
  • assisting in the organization of events
  • running official errands
  • assisting with other office work
 
The driver performs the following tasks:
Driving
  • provides passenger transport in an official car for office, project or programme staff, official visitors and guests
  • provides service within a flexible time arrangement
  • helps with transporting goods
  • completes the vehicle log correctly and conscientiously in accordance with GIZ standards
 
Service
  • 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
 
Assisting in Organization of Events
  • runs errands for the project, programme or office, e.g. sending letters and messages, paying bills and buying smaller quantities of office supplies
  • liaises with partners, owner of venues for events and caterers
  • ensures that participants register themselves
  • assists in handing out travel or food allowances to participants against signature
  • handles projectors and sound systems, flipcharts, pin boards and stationary
 
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
  • makes himself familiar with the goal and objectives of events he will assist to organize
 
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 Qualifications
  • secondary school education
  • holds a valid driver’s licence
 
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
  • affinity to social work and sports animation for youth, commitment for multi-ethnic living together
  • excellent knowledge of Kurdish (Sorani), good knowledge of English and another language widely used in the country
  • discipline and punctuality
  • resilience and patience
  • familiarity with Duhok and surrounding areas
  • 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

 

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