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International Alert has been working for 30 years with people directly affected by conflict to find peaceful solutions. We believe in a world where people resolve their differences without violence and can build a more peaceful future for their families and communities.

Job Title: Driver

Reports to: Finance and Operation Manager

Job location: Kigali

Contract Duration: One year, renewable if funding permits

Job Purpose
Reporting to Finance and Operations Manager the holder of this position will support Alert staff and partners and contribute to the project’s impact and sustainability by ensuring compliance and sound management of organization vehicle assigned to her/him, in line with Rwandan Law, donor regulations and International Alert’s policies, procedures and minimum standards.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Duty to drive at a reasonable speed
  • Transport ALERT staff and visitors;
  • Duty to be aware of your surroundings (Driver also has a duty to remain alert and be aware of their environment around their vehicle
  • Duty to maintain control of the car, inspect vehicle for defects and propose repairs and maintenance;
  • Duty to maintain and use vehicle’s equipment; Driver has a duty to keep her/his vehicle maintained and in safe operating condition. All lights and brakes need to be working properly.
  • Duties imposed by laws in Rwanda, Drivers in Rwanda are subject to laws that codify other duties a driver on the road must abide by. If these laws are violated, a negligence/car accident claim can be made against the offending party, and any fines shall be paid by the
  • Driver Not International Alert. Examples of these include:
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Right of way laws for pedestrians
  • Respect of traffic lights
  • Driving on the wrong side of the road
  • Fill vehicle logbook appropriately
  • Ensure that the vehicle has a valid insurance and Alert the line Manager the end of insurance contract before one month
  • Keep vehicle clean, in serviceable condition and performs minor preventive maintenance daily;
  • Pick and distribute couriers to and from partners and other stakeholdersAssure that vehicle is equipped with the proper equipment.
  • Assure that vehicle is equipped with the proper equipment.
  • Assure accidents are reported to supervisor and investigation forms completed;Record all fuel consumption on Daily Basis;
  • Perform any task as requested by the supervisor.
Essential requirements
  • Having Higher education.
  • Having Driving Permit Category B
  • Basic Knowledge for Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 5 years of driving experience working with an International NGO and Donor -funded projects  institutions
  • Fluent English & Kinyarwanda; Clear written and verbal communication abilities
  • Ability to work with a large and diverse team
How to apply:
Applications including Motivation letter and CVs/resume ONLY addressed to ALERT COUNTRY COORDINATOR must be submitted to the following email address: not later than Monday January 22, 2018 COB.

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