JOB DESCRIPTION

Position : Driver
Location : Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh 
Reports to : Security & Operations Officer

About RI:

Relief International is a leading non-profit organization working in 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.
Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.

Position Summary:

S/he will support program implementation and day to day vehicle/transport needs of staff and goods for the office.  S/he must abide by all national and local laws and have legal right to drive in all locations of assigned work. All actions will be done with strict adherence to RI policy and procedures with an aim to provide safe and secure movements for RI teams.

Position Responsibilities and Duties

  • Transport (drive) staff and goods to areas of project implementation, meetings, celebrations, activities, work activities, bank, purchasing trips, etc.  Drive throughout the area of operations (duty station) including occasionally to and from other governorates.
  • Ensure adherence to all RI policy and procedure related to vehicle movement which includes but is not limited to:
    • All staff and passengers wear seatbelts at all times
    • Drive at the speed limit at all times
    • Never speak on the phone while driving
    • Stay alert and never drive under the influence or when feeling unfit.
    • Report immediately any incident which involves the vehicle and/or any of its passengers.
  • Drive in hard terrain including off-road driving, driving in heavy rain, under duress, or harsh conditions.
  • Maintain the vehicles in working condition and provide thorough maintenance checks regularly.  Perform daily and weekly checks of vehicle (oil, tires, fuel, etc.)
  • Ensure accurate and up to date recording of all vehicle movements and have staff verify with signature being transported
  • Ensure the vehicle is kept clean inside and outside with regular washing and removal of trash
  • Report any misuse of vehicle or fraudulent behavior related to use and maintenance of vehicle (i.e. fuel consumption, drinking, unauthorized trips, etc.)
  • Serve as safe escape route for staff if a situation gets unmanageable at location.
  • Ensure vehicle registration and other official documentation is up to date
  • Ensure fuel in vehicle is always more than half tank

RI has zero tolerance for the use of alcohol when operating an RI hired or owned vehicle.  If a driver has been found to have consumed any alcohol prior to operating a vehicle or is found to have alcohol within the vehicle they will be immediately dismissed from their position.

Qualifications

  • Highschool graduate
  • Valid drivers license. 5-6 years of experience as Driver.
  • Knowledge of four wheel drive
  • No criminal record, clean driving record, no outstanding traffic violations or tickets
  • Good vision
  • Able and willing to work in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Intermediate level of English and ability to communicate and to draft notes;
  • Previous professional experience with INGOs and defensive driving course certificate is an asset.
  • Experience with logistics tasks ( visa, permits, communication equipment) could be an assets;
  • Use of standard office equipment; computer skills is an asset

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Agility and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability

The position is based in Cox’sbazar. Please send your Application Letter, CV and at least 3 References to hrcxb@ri.org or submit your application to our Cox’s Bazar Office address at White House (5th Floor), In front of Police line, Kolatoli Cox’sbazar-4700 on or before 25th May, 2019. Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, so candidates are encouraged to apply early. A decision may be finalized before the deadline.

You may check our website at www.ri.org to find out more about our organization.