Job Description


  1. Role and responsibilities

    The Driver is responsible for transporting NRC staff, visitors, documents and goods/materials to designated destinations when officially approved within an area, country or other location. 

    Generic responsibilities (max 10)

    These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work- and Professional Development Plan.

  2. Transport NRC staff, visitors, documents and goods/materials to designated destinations when officially approved
Ensure the safety and Security of the passengers, the goods and the vehicle Immediately report accidents, breakdowns and needs of repair and general maintenance/service Respect the local traffic regulations and the NRC logistical/vehicle policies at all times Maintain the logbook for all trips Maintain the vehicle in proper operating condition at all times, including keeping the vehicle clean, ensuring enough fuel, checking the technical state etc.  In liaison with the line manager, arrange for repairs and servicing  Ensure the assigned vehicle has all the necessary documents and equipment  Provide logistical support during trainings and workshops

Specific responsibilities 

These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly. 

Driving the vehicle for delivery and collection of mails, documents, pouches, equipment and other administrative tasks upon the request of direct supervisor; To provide support to program teams in loading, unloading and delivery humanitarian aids in the missions as required; To accept the flexible working hours, depending on mission requirements (overtime is reimbursed according to NRC regulations). Provide clerical support to operational and programme activities; Performing other duties as required.


Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

1. Professional competencies 

These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance. 

Generic professional competencies for this position: 

Valid driver’s license Experience from working as a Driver in a humanitarian/recovery context Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities Some knowledge of English

Context related skills, knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position): 

professional humanitarian related certificates of the courses/training completion are appreciated; the right to cross the border and driving experience abroad is appreciated.

2. Behavioural competencies (max 6)

These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, and the following are essential for this position:

Handling insecure environments Working with people Coping with change Communicate with impact and respect
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