About the Job

The Driver facilitates movement of staff, official visitors and offers other transport services within the assigned region whilst ensuring compliance to ICRC standard security procedures, transport guidelines and national traffic laws.

This is a national/resident position based in Hargeisa, Somaliland.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Facilitates movement of staff and visitors within the region as planned while considering the safety and security of the passengers and the vehicle

· Picks and drops off staff and official visitors at the field/airport, facilitates immigration, customs formalities and local travel requirements

· Constantly monitors the general condition on the roads and continuously updates the supervisor on the state of the roads, vehicle and security situation

· Ensures that goods are loaded into the vehicle according to local, international and ICRC safety standards

· Confirms that all scheduled trips have the relevant authorization

· Inspects the mechanical condition of the vehicle before any trip/movement

· Promptly reports of any accidents and vehicle defects to the supervisor

· Adheres to the internally set guidelines on motor vehicle maintenance, fueling and safety

· Ensures day to day cleanliness of the assigned vehicle

· Completes the vehicle Log sheet for every movement/trip

· Collects, delivers mail, official documents and other items to the preferred destination

· Ensures availability of all required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle Logbook, tools, map of the City/Country, first aid kit and necessary spare parts


Minimum qualifications and other requirements

· Secondary School Education Certificate

· 2 years’ work experience in a similar position in a Humanitarian environment

· Strict adherence to the traffic rules and familiar with regulations stipulated in the Traffic Act

· Can communicate verbally and write in English and Somali

· Good interpersonal and customer service skills

· Excellent geographical knowledge of Somaliland, in particular Hargeisa, Togdheer and Sool regions

· Experience in driving 4/4, automatic and manual transmission vehicles

· Automobile maintenance experience or basic knowledge of mechanics is an added advantage

· Ability to work in a multicultural environment

· First Aid certificate from a recognized institution will be an asset

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