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Driver- Gaza

Save the Children

***Due to the urgency to fill this role, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Kindly note that the position will be filled before the vacancy announcement is closed; therefore, early applications are encouraged.***

***This role will be contingent upon securing available funds.***

The Opportunity – Driver

Post location: Gaza Field Office

Contract Duration and Level of Effort: 6 monthswith the possibility of extension based on availability of funding.


This position is responsible to drive SCI vehicles to provide transportation to program and support staff when and where required.

The role holder will be expected to work outside the normal job description and be able to vary working hours accordingly.


Reports to: Supply Chain Officer

Staff directly reporting to this post: None


  • Be responsible to maintenance and functions of SC vehicles.
  • Be responsible to ensure proper cleaning of vehicle (Intr/Extr).
  • Be responsible to record keeping (Log Book), maintenance, fuelling and control of vehicle.
  • Ensure punctuality and safe transport.
  • Observing the road and traffic laws and regulations.
  • Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times.
  • Ensure vehicle is given regular/day-to-day maintenance checks: check oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc and that check list if filled daily first thing in the morning.
  • Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle operations, maintenance, expenses, mileage, at end of each month
  • Ensure timely availability of vehicle when duty assigned.
  • Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, registration, logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts are in the assigned vehicle.
  • To inform supervisor for repair work required in the vehicle.
  • To be available in case of any emergency situation within short notice.
  • Work after duty hours or on holidays as and when required.
  • Help in loading and unloading of official materials on their respective vehicles.


  • Other projects as defined by the HRM.
  • Be prepared to vary day to day activities and work pattern/hours in humanitarian response situations.
  • Position holder may be required to outside of normal duties and working hours during emergency responses.

In order to be successful, you will bring/have:



  • At least Middle school pass
  • Valid Driving license
  • Proven performance with driving
  • Basic knowledge of mechanics and repair
  • Experience in basic vehicle repair and maintenance
  • Basic knowledge of HF and VHF radio equipment use
  • Ability to maintain logbook properly
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Highly dedicated and motivated for the organization
  • Understanding of English language
  • Spoken Arabic language is must.


  • Speaking English would be an advantage.

We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. This role is offered on the basis of national terms and conditions. Application will be reviewed and selected on a rolling basis.

Save the Children promotes a diverse and inclusive work environment, women and people with different abilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Organisation

Save the Children works in development and humanitarian contexts with children and partners to help families, communities, and governments identify and use innovations to ensure all children survive, learn and are protected.

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

• No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
• All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
• Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

How to apply

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://hcri.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/6235/?utm_medium=jobshare

If you’re unable to apply through the website, please submit your full application through email [email protected] , reflecting the position name you’re applying to.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Deadline: 26 Feb 2024

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