The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, IRC offers life-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in more than 40 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted by conflict or disaster. IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The Syria crisis is often described as the worst humanitarian catastrophe since the end of the Cold War. Inside Syria, 7.6 million people are internally displaced and 12.2 million are in need of humanitarian assistance, with 4.8 million in hard-to-reach areas. There are 4 million Syrian refugees in neighboring countries. This is no short-term humanitarian episode. The devastating human consequences to huge numbers of people will endure for decades. The destruction of relationships, communities, livelihoods, homes and infrastructure will take years to repair.IRC is launching an innovative employment hub that aims to generate at employment opportunities for Jordanians and Syrian refugees in Jordan. The IRC has been operational in Jordan since 2007 and today, the IRC responds to refugees and Jordanians most urgent and sensitive needs, including health care, women’s protection and empowerment, child protection, and economic resiliency. Building off existing IRC Jordan livelihoods and protection programming, the employment hub connects job seekers with available jobs through a network of employment service officers.
The Driver is responsible for ensuring the safe and reliable transport of IRC staff and guests in accordance with programmatic and operational requirements, ensuring that IRC vehicles are appropriately maintained; and providing support to logistics and administration functions. The Driver will be primarily tasked with transporting the Employment Service Officers to targeted locations to do outreach to job seekers and the private sector partners. The Driver reports to the Operations Officer.
Specific responsibilities include:
• The safe transportation of IRC personnel.
• The safe transportation of IRC materials.• The care and maintenance of IRC vehicles and their accessories.
Strict adherence to the IRC’s vehicle policies and procedures, including the use of seat-belts by all passengers.
Daily and pre-long distance vehicle checks. Accurate upkeep of the vehicle’s log sheet.
Maintaining the vehicle, ensuring it is clean, fueled and mechanically sound.
Inspecting and maintaining all vehicle accessories.
Advising the Transport manager of pending inspections, insurance renewal or any defects or problems.
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: Supply Chain Officer/Transportation
Position directly supervises: Supply Chain Officer/Transportation
Indirect Reporting: N/A
Other Internal and/or external contacts: N/A
Internal: The driver will work with the Employment Hub team and all staff related to the hub.
Secondary school, or high school diploma
• Approximately two years of experience.
• No road safety-related fines or convictions Thorough knowledge of road rules and regulations
• Skills in routine vehicle maintenance and minor repair
• Knowledge (or ability to quickly learn) of HF, VHF and satellite communications equipment
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
– Team spirit and problem solving abilities, and able to carry out limited, un-supervised tasks.
– Drivers must display an attitude and behavior that reflects well on both themselves and the IRC
Language Skills: Fluency in Arabic and English required.
The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values.
the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.
The IRC is providing Transport services to the staff, that provide services to Syrian refugee in Mafraq and Ramtha, Amman, and Irbid. This position will be based in Amman office, but will also provide the required services in all IRC sites when needed. The security situation in the IRC intervention areas is generally calm and the security department of IRC shares regular security updates to keep the management and staff informed about the new developments.
- Job Location:
- Irbid, Jordan
- Company Industry:
- Community/Social Services/and Nonprofit
- Company Type:
- Non-Profit Organization
- Job Role:
- Logistics and Transportation
- Employment Type:
- Full Time Employee
- Monthly Salary Range:
- Number of Vacancies:
- Job Ref.:
- Career Level:
- Mid Career
- Years of Experience:
- Min: 2
- High school or equivalent