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Job Details

City:
Sittwe
Job Location:
Myanmar
Contract Type:
Full time
Job category:
Logistics

Company Details

Company industry:
NGO / INGO / Non-Profit
Company Type:
Non-Profit Organization
No. of Employees:
501-1000

Preferred Candidate

Professional Skills

Language Skills

Job Description

Driver

Reference Number: LOG_SIT_2017002

Who are we?

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) delegation in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is an independent, impartial and neutral humanitarian organization whose exclusive mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. The ICRC undertakes humanitarian activities in various regions of the country and promotes international humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

About the Job

The ICRC Logistics Department is looking for a Driver to be based in its Sittwe office. In close cooperation with the team in Sittwe, the Driver will mainly be responsible to provide a reliable service, transport people and goods in a safe and timely manner, in accordance with ICRC Rules and Regulations, and National Traffic Laws within Sittwe region and operating sites in ICRC.

Start date: as soon as possible

Duties and Responsibilities

  • You will drive light vehicles and transport people and/or material.
  • You will transport cargo and ensure that the load is secure as per the vehicle specifications in a proper and safe way.
  • As part of your responsibilities, you will follow up the log books of the attributed cars, kilometer checks and fuel statistics in weekly/ monthly base.
  • You will ensure proper fueling and cleaning of the vehicles and generators.
  • In addition, you will check on daily basic body condition of vehicles and mechanical conditions of the generators and participates in repair works.
  • Furthermore, you will carry out the daily vehicle condition checks and inventory of equipment and accessories of the assigned vehicle as per instructions.

What we offer

We offer an employment contract of 12 months with the possibility of extension. We offer a fair compensation package including, for example, medical coverage and transportation allowances. Furthermore, we provide various training opportunities to develop and strengthen the quality of the services provided to our beneficiaries as well as to support our staff members’ professional and personal development.

Need further information?

For more information about the position, you are most welcomed to contact our HR Assistant – Recruitment & Selection, Hnin Hsu Wai, at yan_hr_recruitment_services@icrc.org. For general information about the ICRC, please consult www.icrc.org.

Interested?

Yes? Please submit your application in one email not exceeding 5MB via email to:

yan_hr_recruitment_services@icrc.org

Your application should include an updated CV and a cover letter expressing your motivation working with the ICRC and in the vacant position, both in English language. Your application should include relevant certificates and contact details of three professional referees minimum, as well as your salary expectations.

Please indicate the Reference Number LOG_SIT_2017002 in the email subject.

 

You can also submit your application via mail to:

ICRC - Human Resources Department

No.2(C)-5, Kaba Aye Pagoda Road

8th Mile, Mayangone Township

Yangon

Or

ICRC Sub-Delegation Sittwe - Human Resources Department

No-1/4, Myin Pyaing Kwin Road,

West Sanpya Quarter, Sittwe

 

 

Please send your application no later than 20 October 2017. Interviews are expected to take place within 2 weeks days after the application closing date. Due to the urgency of the position, the ICRC reserves the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

Position Requirements

About you

To be successful as the Driver in the Logistics Department, you should possess the following qualifications and experiences and have the following characteristics:

  • It is required to have a secondary school level or a professional/vocational training as a driver.
  • You should hold a valid driving license for at least 5 years.
  • You should have at least 2 years of work experience as a Driver
  • You must have very good knowledge of the geographically assigned environment and master in off-road driving.
  • You should have basic English language skills. The knowledge of local dialects spoken in the Rakhine State is a definite asset.

We expect you to have the ability to work with different groups, partners and nationalities. You should also be self-motivated with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principles. You should be flexible, enthusiastic and have the willingness to learn from others. You should be able to exercise discretion and have the ability to establish and maintain good working relations in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment.

The position will be based in Sittwe with frequent travel to other ICRC offices in the country as directed. You should be willing to relocate to Sittwe.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of ethnicity, race, gender, disability or age.

About the Company

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an independent, impartial and neutral humanitarian organization whose exclusive mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence.

In Myanmar, the ICRC is committed to the people of Myanmar. The organization works to provide basic but vital assistance to people affected by armed conflict and violence in Kachin, Shan and Rakhine states. It covers a range of humanitarian activities all of which aim to better protect and assist those most affected. It promotes international humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles. Many of its programmes are carried out jointly with the Myanmar Red Cross.

At present, the organization works with more than 550 staff members, the majority of whom are Myanmar citizens.

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