ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross

ICRC Delegation in Odessa

Please note that the ICRC is not a UN-system organization.

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

The ICRC is mandated to work in countries affected by armed conflict or other situations of violence. The ICRC is present in over 80 countries and has some 19,000-field staff.

In 2014, the ICRC expanded its presence to Ukraine. There are more than 600 ICRC staff working in Kyiv, Dnipro, Poltava, Vinnitsa, Lviv, Donetsk, Luhansk, and Odesa.

The ICRC is looking for enthusiastic and motivated persons to fill the position of Driver Light vehicles in its sub delegation in Odesa.

Purpose:

The Light Vehicles Driver transports people and goods in a safe and timely manner, in accordance with ICRC rules and regulations and national traffic laws.

Functional general responsibilities:

  • Drives light vehicles to transport people and/or material in strict adherence to internal security rules and national traffic laws.
  • Constantly monitors security conditions on the road.
  • Ensures that goods are stored inside the vehicle according to local, international and ICRC safety standards (attachment and distribution of goods, etc.).
  • Checks their assigned vehicle(s)’ equipment, general functioning and body condition and ensures that it is kept fuelled and clean inside and out.
  • Checks that trips have been authorized where necessary.
  • Immediately reports accidents, defects and/or missing equipment to management.
  • Can act as head of convoy as needed (in charge of the driver(s), application of security rules and timeframe for the convoy).
  • Ensures that risks are mitigated by performing the controls assigned to his/her role as described in the Logistics Risk and Control Matrix

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Secondary school diploma.
  • Driving license (B, C, D) held for at least five years with clean records.
  • Knowledge (spoken and written) of English, Ukrainian, and Russian.

  • Experience in a similar position an asset.
  • Automobile maintenance experience (oil checks, changing tyres, etc.).
  • Basic knowledge of mechanics.
  • Good knowledge of the area of assignment.
  • Proficiency in Vehicle operation and control
  • Skilled in Accountability, Teamwork & Collaboration, Representing the ICRC, Beneficiary & Client focused.

Social package and other benefits

  • Official employment according to Ukrainian labour law
  • Annual paid 28 calendar days’ vacation
  • Medical insurance for employees and family
  • ICRC Institutional training
  • Individual development covered by ICRC
  • foreign language courses
  • Convenient office location in the city centre

Starting date: ASAP

How to apply

Please submit your CV, along with your motivation letter in English and salary expectations to the attention of the Human Resources Department.

Application deadline: 28/09/2022

Only candidates meeting the above-mentioned criteria will be considered and contacted for tests and/or interviews. No inquiries by phone, please.

ICRC is Equal Opportunity Employer giving the highest priority to staff safety and security.

For more information, visit the website: (link)

Tags: human resources, internal security, labour law, logistics, safety and security, safety standards, ukrainian, vehicles