Save the Children
  Afghanistan Unspecified 469
Date Posted:Feb 10, 2011
Closing Date:Feb 14, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Administrative
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Save the Children:


Save the Children has worked in Afghanistan since 1976. We work closely with society on all levels. Almost all our staff is Afghan; we cooperate with children, parents, teachers, village councils, religious leaders, ministries and other national and international NGO. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. Save the Children is an independent non-governmental, non-profit, organisation that fights for a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We work in 120 countries worldwide.

Job Summary:

Under the Direct Supervision of the Administrator Afghanistan, the Driver is responsible for providing the driving services for Save the Children JLBD - Afghanistan Program.
Save the Children Afghanistan Program works for realization of Children's Rights and protection of their well-being together and civil societies from rights based perspective worldwide and Particularly in Afghanistan. We are mandated to bringing the lasting positive changes in the lives of all children worldwide.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• To keep office vehicle well operating and maintained in a safe technical and secure way.
• To regularly check and control all parts and system of his vehicle.
• To meet all incoming visitors, guests and expatriates in Air Port and load their luggage.
• To drive the office vehicle assigned within Afghanistan for field trips and office trips as and when required observing all security rules for safety of passengers and the vehicle.
• To maintain vehicle and logbook accurately on a daily basis and submit a monthly vehicles report to the transport supervisor.
• To establish immediate contact with relevant authorities in case of theft, fire and other accidents and emergencies happening to the vehicle or passenger.
• To fasten safety belts (provided in the vehicle) and ensure that staff members/passengers travelling with him also use available seat belts.
• To be aware of and observe all traffic regulations while driving the official vehicle.
• To be updated on security alerts and traffic reports in order to transport staff safely and without unnecessary delay.
• To have updated instructions on how to handle different security situations.
• To keep the essential records and documents of the vehicle in a secure way issued by transport supervisor.
• To assess the vehicles need for repair and maintenance and ensure that a quality job is done in the workshop.
• To keep the vehicle clean and in a good working and operating order.
• To do the loading and unloading of materials and equipments in the vehicle.
• To immediately report any mechanical problem, abnormalities or accidents to his concerned Supervisor or Line Manager.
• To ensure all the necessary tools and fires aid kit required is in the vehicle before leaving the office or duty station.
• To temporarily substitute in carrying out the work of another driver, or other staff as and when required.
• To be prepared to perform duties after the office hours and on weekends or holidays as per instruction.
• To cooperate with all Staff in a friendly manner so as to encourage team spirit.
• To carry out additional tasks decided by the Line Manager within the limits of the character of the

Job Requirement:

o School degree or from a reputable institute of education is preferred.
o Certificates and working experience in driving related field
o 2-3 years work experience in similar position in National or International Organization
o In depth knowledge of vehicle watching, log-book/ book-keeping/ and reporting
o Experience of working knowledge and training of security related issues is preferred
o Following plan, try to create working environment among all colleagues.
o Have a flexible attitude to changing priorities and adaptability to the environment.
o Have the ability and capacity to think ahead and highlight areas of concern, risks etc with planning and reporting to the line supervisor.
o Good team player and capable of working in multicultural environment
o Good in speaking and writing English, Pashto languages

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