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GOAL Ethiopia

  • Job id: 7037
  • Job Viewed: 20
  • Job Deadline: Aug 10, 2019

Job Overview

  • Logistics
  • Full time
  • A competitive basic salary based on the salary grading with addition benefits
  • Borena, Oromia
  • Mid-Level-Experienced
  • Aug 10, 2019

Job Description

                                    JOB OPPORTUNITY


Reference No: Rec/035/19 


Job title:   Driver     


Location: Oromiya - Borena


Reports to: Senior Logistics Officer


Closing date: July 20, 2019



About GOAL


GOAL’s mission is to work with the most vulnerable communities to help them respond to and recover from humanitarian crises, and to assist them to build transcendent solutions to mitigate poverty and vulnerability.

GOAL is a non-for profit organization that has been working in Ethiopia for over 30 years, towards ensuring the poorest and most vulnerable in our world and those affected by humanitarian crises have access to the fundamental rights of life, including but not limited to adequate shelter, food and livelihoods, water and sanitation, nutrition,  healthcare and education. GOAL implements a range of multi-sectoral development, resilience, recovery and humanitarian responses programmes by being sensitive to cross-cutting issues including gender, accountably, child protection, HIV/AIDS. Currently, we work with pastoralist, agro-pastoral, pastoral dropouts, rural small holder farmers, rural/urban youth and street children to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience in Ethiopia working closely with local communities, local government, donors and other key actors.

We envision a world where poverty no longer exist, where vulnerable communities are resilient, where barriers to wellbeing  are removed and where everyone has equal rights and  opportunities. GOAL Ethiopia’s main donors Irish Aid, USAID/OFDA, EHF, ECHO and other private donors.


The Driver will be responsible to drive GOAL Ethiopia vehicles with in the programme area as well as outside to the programme’s staff as required. The Driver is responsible for keeping the vehicle assigned clean, drives safely as per the driving policy manuals of GOAL Ethiopia and treats passengers properly. S/he is also expected to adhere to one vehicle one driver policy of the organization.

-    Vehicle Management

-    Fuel and Financial Management

-    Security and Communication

-    Accidents Management

Job Requirements

Do you want to join an exciting organization that brings high level impact to the community and add value to your professional advancement?  Then join us if you have:

·         Certificate in driver/mechanic

·         3 years’ experience as a driver in an INGO

·         Basic mechanic knowledge

·         Staff management experience and good inter-personnel skills

·         Valid driving license for the relevant category of vehicles

·         4x4 driving experience

·         Know how to use a winch

·         Willing to travel to remote areas and to camp in the field, ability to work flexibly including weekends and willingness to travel and work in rural locations and live in basic conditions.

·         Understanding of the Program nature and willing to travel and live in field site,

·         Very good knowledge and application of the country’s as well as organization’s Driving, Road Transport & Traffic regulations

·       Team oriented and flexible; keen to take initiative where appropriate.

·         Rigorous, Organised, Honest, Vigilant, Motivated, Hard Working, Accountability, responsiveness


Desirable qualities, skills and competences:

Note: This description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

·         Good command of English language.

·         Able to speak local language

·         Background from/familiarity local area



  • GOAL will pay a competitive basic salary based on the salary grading with addition benefits.
  • A chance to develop tangible experience.
  • Being part of a team who continue to make a real difference to the lives of the most vulnerable people. 


GOAL’s recruitment procedure is fair and transparent which is also in line with the organization’s commitment to its integrity, honesty and culture. GOAL is committed to ensure that, its performance complies with the terms and conditions of relevant agreements, applicable laws & regulations. Hence, pre-employment background checks will be conducted, and employees are required to read, understand, sign and implement different polices including safe guarding and child protection policy, Protection from Sexual Exploitation and abuse policy, sexual harassment policy, code of conducts and any other rules and regulation of the organization.

GOAL is strongly committed not to harm the people under its care.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified applicants need to submit ONLY once their non - returnable application with CV for one vacancy. The vacancy reference number along with the title need to be written in the application letter and/or subject of the email. Applicants can apply using the following option.


·         Applicants who have access to the internet can directly apply on line using www.zionjob.com 

·         Applicants are advised to fill GOAL Ethiopia’s Application Employment Form which can be found at (http://docs.zionjob.com/Goal_Ethiopia_Application_Form.docx) or from GOAL office/sites.

GOAL strongly encourages female candidates to apply!


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview and exam.

Shortlisted candidates will need to submit other supporting documents upon request at later stage.

GOAL is not able to contribute towards any costs incurred by candidates during the recruitment process.


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