Vacancy Number:KVID20170211-35629
Title: Driver
Exp.:2017-02-11-(8 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Organization:Save the Children |About Save the Children
Work Experience:2 of experience Years


·         literate



Valid driving license, sound driving skills and experience
Sufficient written and spoken English.
Basic servicing and maintenance skills.
Flexibility and willingness to work long hours.
Mechanical skills
Experience of radio operation
Excellent local knowledge of Kunduz City and key routes to other bases.
Other driving licenses (e.g. HGV) desirable



Computer skills, especially Excel
Excellent language skills

Additional job responsibilities


The duties and responsibilities set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out additional duties from time to time which are reasonable in relation to their level of skills and experience.

In the event of a significant humanitarian emergency, the post-holder will be expected to work outside their normal job description; vary their working hours; and occasionally work from a different location should the need arise.


Equal Opportunities

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Health &Safety and Security

The post holder is required to carry out their duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures and our Global Security policy and procedures.


Compliance policies: Child Safeguarding and Code of Conduct; Anti-Bribery and Fraud

The post holder is required to comply with these key policies, and other organisational policies and procedures, at all times.




Duties & Responsibilities

Key Accountabilities

To drive at a speed which is adjusted to the road and weather conditions and abide by the traffic rules and regulations of Afghanistan.

To pay particular attention to security updates and information at all times. To act as a security information source for senior management, collecting and passing on anything heard or seen on the streets.

To adhere at all times to SCI driving regulations and to keep an updated copy of this available in the vehicle for all passengers.

To act as an ambassador for SCI, driving courteously and patiently at all times and maintaining a friendly and open disposition to all passengers, other road users and all pedestrians.

To wear a seat belt and ensure that all passengers also wear their seat belts at all times while the vehicle is in motion.

To drive with consideration for the safety of the passengers, other road users, the load, and the technical state of the vehicle. (As a guide max 80km/h and 30km/h through towns and villages)

To keep the vehicle assigned to him/her clean and road-worthy, with daily & weekly checks as directed by the logistics.

To re-fuel the vehicle and ensure that the fuel tank never falls below half tank capacity.

In conjunction with the Transport Officer, monitor the scheduled service time of the vehicle, ensuring that servicing is performed on time.

To ensure the safe parking - whenever possible in a SCI compound or guest house - of the vehicle at night, during breaks and when it is not in use.

To make sure that stipulated vehicle contents (basic tools, first aid kits, spare tyres, fire extinguishers, etc) are in good condition and kept in the vehicles at all time.

To be aware of radio procedures, operation, and protocol and to act as a mobile radio operator with the vehicle if a radio is present.

To carry a valid driving licence at all times.

Ensure insurance & registration documents, Staff members’ telephone list, radio recall lists, call signs and other necessary documents are available in the car and updated.

To correctly record all required data in the vehicle logbook with details of each journey, mileage, and fuelling and repair history, as indicated by the Logistics.

To immediately report any technical failure, damage, accident or theft to the Transport Officer.

To carry out any other relevant tasks as requested by the Logistics.

To help in the loading/unloading of goods in the vehicles as required.

To know shift schedules if appropriate and keep punctual working hours.

To be flexible with regard to working hours and the possibilities of short-term relocation including overnight trips if necessary.

To welcome visitors at the airport when asked to do so, waiting for them with logo and name cards clearly visible at the arrivals area.


Skills and Behaviours: SCI Values in Practice



·         Ensure that you work to the best of your ability and demonstrate high levels of commitment to SCI Afghanistan in order to ensure the objectives of your role and the country programme are met.


·         Ensure the effective and efficient use of all Save the Children resources in order to keep costs low and ensure safety in the workplace


·         Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy to ensure maximum protection for children


§  Lead, manage and motivate a team, ensuring that they have clear objectives and receive meaningful feedback on their performance.


§  Other duties as directed.

(Obviously this needs to only include duties that could be reasonably expected to be carried out by someone with the skills, experience and seniority associated with the job in question).


Submission Guideline

Qualified candidates may send their Application, including a letter of interest and CV to Save the Children International Human Resources department House # 586  , Street 5, Qala-i-Fatullah, District 10, Kabul, Afghanistan, Or to the email address: [email protected]
Applicants should indicate VA Number and Post Title on the email subject line when submitting their application, SCI will not consider any applications received without VA Number and Post Title( Driver , VA# 17-26) in the email subject line and after the closing date of the VA
Save the Children International Provide an equal employment opportunity and qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
Only applicants who are short-listed will be contacted.
To ensure fairness and transparency, selection will be made on a competitive basis through a selection panel.