at International Organzation for Migration - IOM
Location Ethiopia, Gambela, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 21, 2021
Category Driver
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


    Vacancy No
   Position Title Driver
  Duty Station   Gambella , Ethiopia
   Classification    G2
  Type of Appointment    SVN, Six months with possibility of extension
 Estimated Start Date  As soon as possible
Posting Period  14.06.21-28.06.21


Under the general supervision of the Head of sub office and the direct supervision of the Logistic/driver Assistant, the successful candidate shall be responsible to carry out duties related to the organization’s movement activities. He/she will be responsible for facilitating the sub-office light vehicles driving and assist in the logistics of the sub office in Gambella.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1.  Drives office vehicles for transport of authorized personnel and delivery of mail, documents, and other items,
  2. To keep vehicle (s) under his/her responsibility in perfect order, as well as the control of periodic maintenance and to report any problems needing assistance/repair, To execute the jobs assigned by his supervisor with efficiency and safety,
  3. Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident,
  4. Perform daily vehicle check-up of oil, water, battery brakes, tires etc. and look vehicle cleanliness; keep the logbook of each vehicle updated,
  5. To process and collect travel documents from ARRA & other IOM partners.
  6. Escort refugees to/from the camps for resettlement or medical examinations as required,
  7. Assist in Logistics and operational activities of the sub-office,
  8. To process and collect shipments from customs, airport etc.
  9. Any other duties as may be assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum required qualifications, experience and competencies:


  • Secondary school diploma from an accredited educational institution is required

Work Experience

  •   Minimum of 4 years of professional experience in logistics and transportation, is required.
  •  Possession of a valid 3rd grade driving license
  • Certificate in Auto Mechanic is advantageous
  •  Experience with diplomatic authorities, NGOs as well as international organizations is an advantage.
  •  Good knowledge in logistics and minor vehicle repair is an advantage.
  • Experiences in refugee programs and other humanitarian intervention especially on refugees’ movement, interview, and document verification.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain strong working relations with relevant Government, UN-agencies, different countries embassies and international organizations.
  • Demonstrated experience in Logistics management and implementation, including resource/financial management,
  • Appreciation of different cultures and the plight of migrants and refugees in Ethiopia.
  • Experience in working humanitarian agencies, especially the UN agencies, I/NGOs, supporting refugees is essential.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in using Microsoft Office packages - (Outlook, Word, Access and Excel) is required.


  • Knowledge of English.
  • Knowledge of local languages is advantageous.


The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

 Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.


Applying Instructions

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application/ motivation letter enclosed with only detail CV written in English via our e-mail address RECADDIS@IOM.INT, by 28th of June 2021, the latest, referring the position title and Vacancy number in the subject line of your email. (Example: Application for driver) (IOM-SVN/0074/2021) no photocopies of educational/training certificates is required at this stage; applicant who doesn’t follow the required application procedure will automatically be disqualified from the competition.

We  strongly encourage qualified women to apply!

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