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Driver

Job Title: Driver
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Baghdad, Iraq
Industry:
REF: 1536
Contact Name: Ghusoon Nader
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Driver for an international development organization in Baghdad, candidate must have minimum 2 years of relevant experience and fluency in English and Arabic is required.

Responsibilities

• 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

• handles procurement of goods in accordance with the organization   guidelines in coordination with project staff and preparing required   documents.

• supports project team in preparing vouchers, travel expenses   settlements and presenting complete documentation to the Office for   further processing

Tasks Driving

• 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 the organization standards Service

• 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 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 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 driver’s

 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 or higher

• holds a valid driver’s license 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 competences

• fluent in English and Arabic

• discipline and punctuality

• resilience and patience

• familiarity with Baghdad governorate

• appropriate appearance and attire

• ensures unrestricted availability of vehicles at all times and reports restrictions immediately

• willingness to up skill as required by the tasks to be performed

• good knowledge of First Aid and Risk Management

• Excellent instincts for detecting suspicious behavior

• Strong ability to ensure control safety and security of vehicles

 

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process