New Job Vacancy at Danish Refugee Council - March, 2024

3 weeks ago 232

JOB TITLE: Driver

An international humanitarian organization that has been helping refugees, IDPs, and host communities in over 40 countries since its 1956 founding, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a non-profit and non-governmental organization. Since 2015, when the Burundi refugee crisis began, DRC has been conducting emergency response projects in Tanzania, specifically in three refugee camps located in the Kigoma Region, which is bordering Burundi. Security (CBP, PSN, GBV, CP, and Legal), Housing and Infrastructural Development, Economic Recovery, and Camp Coordination and Management are all parts of the DRC's integrated programs for displaced people, those seeking asylum, and the neighbouring populations.

The overall purpose of the role:

The primary goals of this position are to drive DRC cars safely while also ensuring the safety of staff, maintaining the vehicle allocated to you, and adhering strictly to driving legislation both in DRC and the Republic of Tanzania.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Complete all routine vehicle driving tasks for DRC Tanzania.
  • This is to make sure that you are well-versed in travel and vehicle safety protocols and that you adhere to all rules and regulations.
  • The driver and all passengers must always buckle up for the safety of everyone on board.
  • At all times, make sure that cars are fueled and adequately maintained.
  • Clean the cars you drive and do routine maintenance checks (battery life, water, oil, tyres, windshield wipers, etc.) every day.
  • Ensure that all vehicle log sheets appropriately reflect all journeys.
  • Always adhere to the posted speed limits and other traffic restrictions in Tanzania.
  • Observe all DRC security protocols.
  • All tools and equipment in the vehicle must be kept by the person responsible for them.
  • It is your responsibility to load the van with products and ensure that they arrive at their destination in perfect condition.
  • When the car is not in use, make sure the door is locked.
  • Whenever and wherever DRC requests it, to carry out associated tasks

Representation

  • Establish and preserve solid relationships with external parties involved in the supply chain. The UNHCR and its logistics partner are part of this group, as are the necessary government bodies and suppliers.

About you

You will be required to showcase DRC's five fundamental strengths in this role:

  • As a perfectionist, you put your energy into getting things done quickly and effectively.
  • Working Together: Involve the Appropriate People and Ask for Their Opinion.
  • At the helm: You want to innovate while taking charge and owning the situation.

Speaking and listening: You are an excellent communicator.

  • Honesty: Your actions are consistent with our mission and principles.

Qualifications and Experience

  • At least two years of relevant job experience, preferably in an off-road environment
  • A valid driver's license that is valid for use on all types of light vehicles
  • A mature grasp of the work's nature and a responsible demeanour
  • Proven ability to operate cars with four-wheel drive
  • Having the capacity to collaborate with others
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English

Education

  • Secondary education level is required
  • Driving college certificates

Key stakeholders:

  • Donors
  • Danish Refugee Council staff members
  • Beneficiaries

Languages:

  • English (Fluent, written and spoken)
  • Swahili (Fluent, written and spoken)

Competency profile

  • Attention to detail and conformity
  • Collaborative and strong
  • Adaptable, culturally aware, and a master communicator
  • Adaptable, passionate, and open to new ideas
  • Gain familiarity with regional and Tanzanian humanitarian concerns. Interested in seeing Tanzanian project locations

Position Information

Employment Category: Grade J

Reporting to: Supply Chain Team Leader

Technical line manager: Supply Chain Manager

Direct reports: N/A

Unit/department: Support Services

Location: Kasulu/Nyarugusu

Providing equal opportunities

  • We will rest once we have established a welcoming workplace for all employees, one in which we can all thrive. There is zero tolerance for discrimination in the hiring process, regardless of a person's age, handicap, race, nationality, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or marital status. Here at DRC, we value every one of our workers for their individuality and the diverse range of experiences, opinions, and abilities they bring to the table. Anyone interested should apply.
  • Recruiting, inspiring, and retaining talented national staff is a top priority for DRC. Therefore, we urge all qualified individuals, both at home and abroad, to apply for this role. All applicants should be aware that the Democratic Republic of the Congo is unable to hire a citizen of the country where they will be performing their duties (in this example, Tanzania) under an international contract.

Promoting high standards:

Protecting individuals from sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment is just one example of how DRC's staff members must act in accordance with the organization's principles and Code of Conduct if refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), and others are to be adequately protected and helped. As part of hiring new staff, DRC reviews their references extensively.

Application and CV

Sending a CV and an application that is both motivated and has the necessary credentials is the only way to be evaluated. The application must address the specified duties.

All applications must be submitted through the online application form located at www.drc.ngo under the JOB tab.

DRC as an employer

By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our:

  • Professionalism, impact & expertise
  • Humanitarian approach & the work we do
  • Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
  • Culture, values & strong leadership
  • Fair compensation & continuous development

Protecting individuals from sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment is just one example of how DRC's staff members must act in accordance with the organization's principles and Code of Conduct if refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), and others are to be adequately protected and helped. As part of hiring new staff, DRC reviews their references extensively.

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