Driver New Job Kigoma at The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) | Deadline: 04th March, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Kigoma at The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) | Deadline: 04th March, 2019
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Position: Driver (Tanzania Nationals Only) – Tanzania
Norwegian Refugee Council
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.

In mid-April 2016, NRC conducted a pre-assessment mission in the refugee camps in north western Tanzania and the assessment revealed that the humanitarian situation for the refugees requires urgent intervention and NRC therefore decided to establish an operational office in Kibondo town, to respond in Mtendeli and/or Nduta refugee camps. The initial interventions will focus in three sectors; shelter, WASH and education (initially construction of permanent classrooms).
To apply for this position please go to NRC website at www.nrc.no and follow the “VACANCIES” link.

Email and paper applications will not be considered.
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.
The purpose of the Driver position is to assist in the day to day implementation of the support functions.

Job description
  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Provide anti-corruption, transparency and cost efficiency focus in all processes
  • Ensure safe and efficient transport of staff and materials/goods
  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • 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
  • Respect the local traffic regulations and the NRC logistical/vehicle policies at all times
  • Maintain the vehicle in proper operating condition at all times, including keeping the vehicle clean, ensuring enough fuel, checking the technical state etc.
  • Ensure the assigned vehicle has all the necessary documents and equipment
  • Provide logistical support during trainings and workshops
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management (i.e. maintain the logbook for all trips, arrange for repairs and servicing)
  • Immediately report accidents, breakdowns and needs of repair and general maintenance/service
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement
  • Perform according to the work and development plan
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Qualifications
  • Minimum 2 years of experience from working in in humanitarian logistics context
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili, both written and verbal
  • Valid driver’s license for particular vehicle (i.e bus, truck, motorcycle, light vehicle)
  • Experienced with Route planning
  • Experienced in basic vehicle maintenance fleet management
  • Able to prioritize and plan ahead
  • Accurate filing skills
  • Knowledge of Kiha
  • High-level competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office applications)
Education field
• Transport / Distribution 

Education level
• General upper secondary school 

Personal qualities
Managing resources to optimize results
Planning and delivering results
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect
We offer

Duty station: Kibondo
Contract period is for 12 months with possibility of extension. 

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Kibondo.
Deadline for application: 04/03/2019