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Driver (National Staff Only)


We are looking for a highly qualified candidate who can fit the position of Driver in Akkar. 

Who are we? 
DRC has been operating in the Middle East and North Africa for over a decade, running a combination of livelihood, protection, advocacy and relief projects. DRC has six project offices throughout Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Tunisia/Libya, Turkey, and both a country and regional office in Jordan. 
DRC Lebanon has been assisting the Syrian displaced, fleeing Syria into northern Lebanon, since May 2011. This assistance has come through the provision of food and non-food items, various outreach activities (registration, follow-up and awareness sessions) rehabilitation of collective shelters and the implementation of quick impact projects. 
For further information about DRC, please refer to our website:
About the job 
The driver is expected to represent Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Lebanon in a respectful and professional manner and always act in accordance with DRC Code of Conduct and to support in the implementation of the projects. 
Duties and Responsibilities 
• Drives vehicles responsibly according to DRC’s driver manual. 
• Understands and follows all traffic rules and regulations. 
• Transports people and ensures that all the passengers are using seatbelts and abiding to DRC cars rules. 
• Transports material (making sure that the material & vehicle are not being damaged while stacking). 
• Applying standard procedures in case of accident with a written report to the supervisor. 
• Checks car equipment & ensures proper fuelling and cleaning. 
• Any other duties assigned by your supervisor.


About you 

To be successful in this role you must have:


•  High School level of Education and above 

• Public driving license is a must 
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:  
Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.  
Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.  
Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.  
Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.  
Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.


Moreover we also expect the following: 

Required qualifications 
• 2 years experience in similar field, preferably with an INGO or UN agency 
Desirable qualifications


Ideally, you will also have:   

• Arabic – excellent 
• English - basic


We offer 

DRC will offer the successful applicant a contract till the end of December 2017, renewable dependent on both funding and performance. You must be available to start work from the Mid.  of July 2017 and be willing and able to work in Akkar. 
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates and Nationals; please refer to under Vacancies. This position will be placed at level A+1, equivalent to 1,000$ per month. 
Application process 
Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button or go to under current vacancies.  
All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must being the same language as this vacancy note. CV only applications will not be considered. 
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact 
Applications close the 14th of July 2017. The interviews are expected to take place within one week after the deadline.
Need further information? 
For more details on this position please contact Dolene Khairallah at 
Please note that applications sent directly to Dolene Khairallah will not be considered. 
For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website 


Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
  • Location: Akkar
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Human Resources
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2017-07-14

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