Work as a driver in Assosa, Ethiopia

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Driver Ethiopia Assosa/Metekel, Assosa, Ethiopia

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Country: Ethiopia

Field location: Asosa

 Driver Ethiopia Assosa/Metekel


Assosa, Ethiopia


Generic Responsibilities


 Transport NRC staff, visitors, documents, and goods/materials to designated destinations when officially approved.

 Ensure the safety and security of the passengers, the goods, and the vehicle.

 Immediately report accidents, breakdowns and needs of repair and general maintenance/service.

 Respect the local traffic regulations and the NRC logistical, driver and vehicle policies always.

 Maintain the logbook for all trips.

 Always maintain the vehicle in proper operating condition, including keeping the vehicle clean, ensuring enough fuel, checking the technical state etc.

 In liaison with the line manager, arrange for repairs and servicing.

 Ensure the assigned vehicle has all the necessary documents and equipment.

 Provide logistical support during trainings and workshops.

Specific Responsibilities


 Ensure the assigned vehicle is always in good working condition and meets NRC safety and security standards.

 Facilitate movements of personnel and goods.


Generic professional competencies:

 Valid driver’s license

 above grade 10 level completed

 Experience from working as a Driver in five (5) years a humanitarian/recovery context

 Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts. 

 Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.

 Some knowledge of English.

 The driver must be flexible during the work hours based on the assigned shift (morning or evening).

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge, and experience:


 Geographical area knowledge

 Computer skills (common Microsoft Windows and Office applications)

 Ability to work under pressure.

Behavioral competencies:


 Handling insecure environments

 Working with people

 Coping with change

 Communicate with impact and respect.

About Us


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.


Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.


NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.


About the Team


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Geneva leads NRC’s representation with the IASC and UN agencies, and coordinates donor engagement with the UN and Swiss donors. NRC strives to assist and protect vulnerable and displaced people during crises, especially in situations of conflict. Established in 1946, NRC is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in around 31 countries with approximately 14’000 staff. NRC employs a rights based approach, challenging those with responsibility to uphold the rights of displaced people set out within national and International Laws. NRC endeavors to secure the acceptance of local stakeholders for activities and is committed to the principles of humanity, neutrality, independence and impartiality.


NRC seeks to engage with all relevant actors in order to promote the full respect for the rights of displaced and vulnerable people; secure and maintain access for humanitarian operations and promote the achievement of durable solutions. NRC Geneva, with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC), are NRC’s primary presence in Geneva.


Job Info


 Job Identification 14261

 Job Category Logistics

 Posting Date 03/11/2024, 08:56 AM

 Apply Before 03/24/2024, 08:56 AM

 Degree Level High School Graduate

 Job Schedule Full time

 Locations Assosa

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