Driver at Sebeya Project

By | December 11, 2019
Vacancy #: 5220
Unit: ESARO – Forests, Landscapes and Livelihoods
Organization: International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Location: Rwanda Programme Office, Kigali, Rwanda
Reporting to: Finance & Administration Assistant
Work percentage: 100%
Grade: A1
Expected start date: 02 January 2020
Type of contract: Fixed-term (12 months)
Closing date: 18 December 2019

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;

•Check vehicle condition/requirement and fill the Log Book properly;
•Ensure proper maintenance and service of the assigned vehicle is taken place and report to supervisor in time;
•Meet official personnel and visitors at the airport or other entry points and provide basic assistance with visa and immigration formalities to facilitate smooth and safe entry and arrival to the destination. Drive office vehicle for transportation of authorized personnel and delivery/collection of consignments, pouch and other items;
•Make field trips in/or out-side Kigali;
•Prepare monthly mileage summary with oil consumption and report to supervisor;


•Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, perform minor repairs and arrange for other related repairs;


•Follow established rules and regulations for deliveries and transportation of IUCN personnel and/or in cases of an accident, and report immediately to the supervisor.


•Perform basic office related tasks such as filing, photocopying when required including delivery/collection of various items, mailing service and payment of office bills;


•Carry out any other duties as requested by the line manager;



• Education

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

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