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Job Title: Driver
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 1537
Contact Name: Ghusoon Nader
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Driver (late night) for an international development organization in Erbil, candidate must have minimum 1 years of relevant experience, fluency in Kurdish and English is must.


  • 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
  • Running official errands and entering data into a computer and/or the ability to use mobile application software
  • Being on call if needed and assisting with other office work
  • To provide up to a month planning detail for holidays


  • Provides passenger transport in an official car for office, project or programme staff, official visitors and guests
  • Hours are at the decision for the supervisor with evening and late night shift predominately
  • 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 standard.


  • Cleans the interior and exterior of the vehicle(s) regularly and ensure documentation is up to standard
  • 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 etc, and ensure documentation is up to standard
  • Is responsible for the project vehicle documents and their good condition, keeping a vehicle log and recording monthly maintenance
  • Assist in the calculation 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 by ensuring email is provided and documentation is up to standard
  • 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 drivers.

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.


Enable the fleet manager and fleet coordinator to gather information and enable digitization of the fleet management

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

Professional experience

  • At least 1-3 years’ work experience as a driver with references
  • No major accidents in the past 3 years
  • Able to use a computer and have basic Microsoft office capabilities

Other knowledge, additional competences

  • Good knowledge of the European language widely used in the Iraq, ideally a knowledge of another language
  • Discipline and punctuality
  • Resilience and patience
  • Certification in defensive driving
  • Ensures unrestricted availability of vehicles at all times and reports restrictions immediately
  • willingness up skill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding
  • measures are agreed with management


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