The IUCN-International Union for Conservation of Nature, Rwanda Country Office in collaboration with The Governments of Rwanda and the Netherlands are in the process of implementing a 3-year programme (May 2019 to April 2022) – “Landscape and Integrated Water Resources Management and Restoration in Sebeya and other Catchments” – The Project .IUCN’s role is to provide Technical Assistance (TA) for the Landscape management and Integrated Water Resource Management. The TA Project has the overall purpose of “Increased livelihood and conservation Benefits in Sebeya (& other) catchments from restoration & improved local land management”. IUCN is therefore seeking to recruit the position of Driver to provide administrative support and provide reliable and safe driving services to the Forest Landscape Restoration team ensuring high quality and accuracy of work, highest standards of discretion and integrity and a high sense of responsibility. This will be a national recruited position and will be located in the IUCN-Rwanda offices.
The Driver will ensure the efficient transportation services to the FLR team in Rwanda.
SPECIFIC DUTIES:Ensure that the assigned vehicle is clean and road worthy condition including all equipment,the maintenance is done on time;
Completion of High School Education is required.
Mechanical certificate is required
Valid Driver license.
• Work Experience
At least three years of continuous driving experience.
Experience in supporting the administrative work, preferably in an international organization;
• Language Proficiency
Good knowledge of English and French is desired
• Core Competencies
Transparency: Able to build trust and contribute to informed and responsible decision making by carrying out the work of IUCN in a transparent manner; provides clear guidance to ensure that objectives and desired measurable results are understood by members of the team.
Inclusiveness: Understands and accepts cultural diversity, and provide a tolerant, positive and supportive working environment that fosters respect for diversity, demonstrates ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds.
Professionalism: Promote the organization’s interests, objectives and values in a diligent and professional manner.
Accountability: Takes responsibility of individual and collective actions, promotes the IUCN One Programme approach.
• Functional competencies
Adheres to IUCN ESARO core values of Transparency, Inclusiveness, Professionalism and Accountability;
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure;
Demonstrates a high sense of responsibility and excellent knowledge of security issues
Knowledge of driving regulations and driving protocol.
Knowledge of safety standards and safety equipment (e.g. fire extinguishers etc.).
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Basic skills to assist in case of emergency, knowledge of first aid basic methods.
Ability to assess vehicles for mechanical fitness and skills in minor vehicle repairs.
Ability to demonstrate a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy and tact.
Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
Commitment to continuous learning and proactive and mature attitude towards self-development