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Driver (national position)

north iraq | Kurdistan

Driver (national position)

Malteser International is working in Iraq since 2014, mainly through local partner organisations. Malteser International is now starting a new large-scale program to encourage the return of displaced minorities to the Ninewa Plains. While the programme will initially have a strong focus on the repair and reconstruction of damaged houses, over time it will be broadened to an integrated regional development program.
In support of our work in Iraq, Malteser International is looking for a motivated Erbil based Driver (national position).
As a driver, you will be responsible to facilitate transport and ensure efficient and safe use of the vehicles in compliance with local and national traffic regulations and Malteser International standards and policies.


  • Ensure transportation of people and goods to and from location of project activities within Kurdistan and Central Iraq
  • Clean vehicles on a daily basis or as required
  • Perform vehicle safety check before any use
  • Make sure vehicles have on board all required documents, the right equipment, adequate fuel and oil before any use, as required by MI standards and policies
  • Ensure the logbook is correctly and consistently filled out as required by MI policies
  • Report any vehicle dysfunction or failure, and request for service, repairs, fuel, oils, parts, etc. in a timely manner
  • Ensure the safety of all passengers in vehicle while driving including the use of seatbelts by all passengers before any movement of vehicles
  • Make sure the vehicle is properly parked when not in use


  • At least 2 years’ experience driving with organizations
  • High school diploma
  • Maintain polite and good communication with colleagues and visitors at all times
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Good physical and mental health in order to perform adequately the corresponding duties
  • Be flexible to work long hours beyond working hours
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Adherence to security protocols
  • Basic vehicle mechanic skills
  • Basic proficiency in oral English
  • Full proficiency in oral and written Arabic


  • Start date: October 1st, 2018
  • Duty Station: Erbil, Iraq
  • Duration of contract: 6 months (extendable to 2 years) due to donor approval
  • Salary according to qualification and experience
  • Please note this a national position with a local contract

If you are interested in this position, please apply online at our job portal.

Kindly submit your application (CV, letter of motivation, copies of diplomas and three professional references) online until September 30th, 2018.

Please note that due to the urgency of this position, applications will be short listed on a regular basis and we may offer this post before the closing date.

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: Malteser International
  • Location: north iraq | Kurdistan
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
  • Closing Date: 2018-09-30

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