Temporary Driver and Logistics Assistant

at Project HOPE The poeple to people health foundation Inc.
Location Dire Dawa, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 6, 2020
Category Driver
Job Type Contract
Currency ETB



The Temporary Driver & Logistic Assistance is mainly responsible for providing transportation service for project staffs, authorized persons and Goods in a timely, safe and cost efficient manner. S/he shall ensure the vehicles used for official & authorized businesspersons in line with organization policies and Ethiopia country traffic rules and road discipline.  S/he support the regular procurement, messenger services and field level workshop activities by providing supplies, stationary, and disbursing cash to workshop participants.

The Temporary Driver & Logistic Assistance works under direct supervision of Operations Coordinator. S/he will closely work with PHE Office Operation Team, Finance team, and HR Team.


 Driving Functions:   

·         Responsible for driving authorized persons and transporting project goods in a timely, safe and cost efficient manner;

·         Ensure that the project vehicle is only used for official/ authorized business persons

·         Ensure the safety of passengers, shipment and vehicle while strictly observing traffic rules and road discipline;

·         Ensuring readiness of the vehicle for transport service (including daily check of water, fuel, engine oil, tires, brakes, fan etc.) other parts of the vehicle prior to driving.

·         Responsible for daily cleaning of project vehicles

·         Follow up regular maintenance of the assigned vehicle to ensure road worthiness

·         Properly Schedule in town and field trip plan with supervisor

·         Maintains records of vehicle usage (including fuel consumption,  mileage, and trip logs) and security incident

·         Ensure compliance to organization travel policy and vehicle utilization policies.

·         Performs  project routine business, such as receiving and delivering official project documentation

·         Regularly check post office boxes, collect and dispatch letters, parcels and other correspondence

Logistics Functions:

·         Support the Project Logistics Coordinator in procurement processes;

·         Support field level travel arrangement with supervisor

·         Responsible for collecting Quotations, receiving procured goods and arranging transportation to their final destination(s);

·         Facilitate Field level workshop via providing office supplies, and handling field cash disbursement to participants.

·         Collect and distribute mail and coordinate courier services

Security and Safety

·         Ensure that all vehicles are equipped with emergency equipment, accident kits and key fleet policies visible to passengers


·         Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor which are in line with the general concept of this position.

Job Requirements

- College Diploma/Certificate in Auto Mechanics (10+3) or related fields

·         Possession of a valid national driving license- 3rd Grade and/or Above

·         5+ years continuous work experience in a similar organization

·         Previous experience performing minor repairs of vehicle is advantageous.

·         Prior experience providing administrative and logistical assistance is preferable

·         Must be willing to take eye exam before hire and every two years.

·         Demonstrated punctuality, attention to detail, patience, good humor and flexibility.

·         Ability to speak and written in English and Amharic languages

·         Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited supervision.

·         Willing to travel extensively within and outside the region.


Applying Instructions

Interested applicants can send their CV and cover letter through ethiojobs website on or before 09 August 2020 by 5:00 PM

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