The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (The Federation) is the world’s largest humanitarian organisation. The Federation has been working with Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) for more than 30 years and also with other Participating National Societies in humanitarian fields mainly disaster response and management, cyclone preparedness, disaster relief, recovery & rehabilitation, Health, community based disaster preparedness, risk reduction and mitigation, etc.
The German Red Cross is part of a worldwide community assisting victims of conflict, disaster and people affected by social or health-related crisis. The German Red Cross intervenes in disaster response and rehabilitation, health, social and environmental as well as capacity building projects in cooperation with international sister organisations within the movement. German Red Cross (GRC) is working in Bangladesh under the integration agreement with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) Bangladesh Delegation. German Red Cross Dhaka Office of the International Federation of Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement is searching for an experienced “Driver” (male/female) for their new project. The Driver will be based in Dhaka and duration is 12 months with possible extension starting from as soon as possible. Person Specification:
The Driver is responsible for carry out duties in accordance with the IFRC Fleet Manual and GRC Drivers Rules and Regulation and specific duties assigned by the GRC Dhaka Office. She/he will coordinate with all staff of project as well with other Drivers. She/he will assure the highest standards of service and accountability, thus contributing to the overall efficient and effective running of the vehicles under the overall supervision of HoO. Specific duties and responsibilities:
To transport passengers and cargo safely as instructed
Ensure that all occupants (including driver)of the vehicle are wearing safety belt
Accountable for the proper use of and security IFRC/GRC vehicle and equipment assigned to the vehicles
Perform of daily inspection according to the standard form of the inspection of vehicles
Understand and obey all traffic laws and regulations
Compliance with working hours regulated. Work in accordance with the operational needs.
Make sure that all the necessary documents are renewed when necessary
Take initiative and advise supervisor or the assigned officer of needed service and maintenance of the assigned vehicles.
Skill & Knowledge:
Able to understand and speak English and Bangla
Able to filled in the vehicle log book
Knowledge about the different route of Dhaka City
Knowledge of the Red Crescent and Red Cross Movement
Educational attainment and relevant experience:
Preferable of SSC but class eight pass is essential
At least 10 years experience in driving
Experience in working with multi cultural environment
Experience in working with Foreigner
Experience in solving minor vehicle maintenance problem
Experience in security management
Ability to work independently on own initiative and also to contribute as part o
Willingness and ability to learn, flexibility and adaptability
Ability to get on well with a wide variety of people
Excellent team player and gender sensitive
Integrity and high standards of personal conduct
Interested applicants should submit their current resume and a cover letter to “The Senior Representative, German Red Cross Office Dhaka, 684-686, Bara Mogh Bazar, Dhaka-1217, Bangladesh” or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org latestby 09th July, 2015 at 17.00 hours.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified The IFRC is an equal opportunity employer