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Driver - Kharkiv (Nationals Only)

  • Organization: NP - Nonviolent Peaceforce
  • Location:
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date:

Job Title:                                           Driver – multiple positions

Function:                                           Programme and Operations Support

Job Group:                                        Operations

Duty Station:                                      Ukraine (Kharkiv,)

Administrative Line Manager:        Operations Manager

Line Management ResponsibilityNone

ABOUT US

NP (Nonviolent Peaceforce) reimagines security and civilian protection in areas most impacted by conflict by working alongside communities to interrupt and prevent violence. NP is a global civil society organisation that works with people affected by violent conflicts to enhance their security and dignity through unarmed civilian protection (UCP) and by helping to transform the world’s response to conflict situations

JOB PURPOSE

The driver is a member of the Operations Team responsible for providing transport and logistics assistance to the mission under the direction from the Operations Manager and fleet officer. This includes transporting team members to meetings and other activities and care and management of maintenance of NP vehicles. It also involves providing assistance with the procurement and delivery of goods for the team of NP as well as any other activities relevant to the role.


KEY OBJECTIVES/RESPONSIBILITIES


Transport

  • Follow NP safety and security guidelines for drivers
  • Keep passengers and pedestrians safe
  • Treat vehicle properly and avoid damage caused by reckless driving
  • Keep vehicle in good condition, including regular cleaning
  • Not to authorise any passenger to travel in the vehicle who is unrelated to the work
  • Maintain fuel levels in the vehicle in line with SOPs
  • Perform daily service and weekly vehicle inspections and report any problems immediately


Procurement and logistics

  • Assist Logistics Officer and Caretaking staff with procuring supplies and undertaking collection/delivery as directed
  • Assist in general maintenance activities around the office


QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES


Education, Knowledge and Experience


  • Strong commitment to safety and security
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles (humanity, non-partisanship, impartiality and independence) and the work of Nonviolent Peaceforce in Ukraine
  • Experience as a driver, knowledge of basic vehicle maintenance


Skills


Independent Judgment/Analytical:

  • Ability to manage information with discretion and confidentiality
  • Ability to set priorities, solve problems and devise practical solutions

Interpersonal:   

  • Flexible, energetic and adaptable
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Proven ability to build relationships

Vehicle Maintenance:    

  • Basic emergency field repairs
  • Basic maintenance under direction from the fleet officer
  • Basic fault finding


Language:

  • Ability to interact confidently with colleagues in English, Ukrainian and/or Russian language are a significant advantage.


Other Specialized Requirements

  • A full, clean driver’s license is required


HOW TO APPLY


  • Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to submit a CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page) detailing your experience and how you qualify for the role. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The closing date for applications isTuesday, 20th September 2022
  • Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
  • Interviews could be on a rolling basis therefore a candidate may be identified before the closing date
  • As part of the recruitment process, shortlisted candidates may be asked to complete a written assignment and if successful, participate in an interview process

SPECIAL NOTICE


Nonviolent Peaceforce is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff at all levels. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. However, all qualified applicants regardless of their gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, or age, will be considered for this opportunity.

Nonviolent Peaceforce acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of employees, contractors, volunteers, interns, people in communities we serve, and other stakeholders and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice in the Humanitarian and Development sector.

NO FEE

PLEASE BEWARE OF FRAUDULENT JOB OFFERS. NONVIOLENT PEACEFORCE DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE OR ASK FOR FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW, MEETING, TRAVELING, PROCESSING TRAINING, ETC). NONVIOLENT PEACEFORCE WILL NOT REQUEST INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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