Delegation of the European Union to Iraq

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - Driver - Ref 2018-07-DRV Baghdad

19/12/2018 - 14:21
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The European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO), funds relief operations for victims of natural disasters and conflicts outside the European Union. For humanitarian aid, the Commission works with about 200 operational partners, including United Nation agencies, the Red Cross/Crescent movement and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Aid is channelled impartially, straight to victims, regardless of their race, ethnic group, religion, gender, age, nationality or political affiliation. The ECHO Baghdad office is seeking to recruit ONE National Staff to be based in Baghdad for the following position of:

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

The European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO), funds relief operations for victims of natural disasters and conflicts outside the European Union. For humanitarian aid, the Commission works with about 200 operational partners, including United Nation agencies, the Red Cross/Crescent movement and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Aid is channelled impartially, straight to victims, regardless of their race, ethnic group, religion, gender, age, nationality or political affiliation.

 

The ECHO Baghdad office is seeking to recruit ONE National Staff to be based in Baghdad for the following position of:

 

 

Driver - Ref 2018-07-DRV Baghdad

 

The candidate needs to demonstrate the following criteria:

  • Minimum Secondary Education;
  • Minimum five years of experience driving 4 wheel drives. Previous professional experience with international organizations or highly reputed Non-Governmental Organizations could be an asset;
  • Holding a valid driving license; experience driving 4wheel drives, with a safe driving record, armoured vehicle certificate is a plus;
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs;
  • Specific driving experience in the country and sub-region;
  • Knowledge of communication equipment such radio, GPS is an advantage
  • Able and willing to work in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Proficiency in Arabic and English and ability to communicate and to draft notes. Kurdish language is an asset;
  • Experience with logistics tasks ( visa, permits, communication equipment, …) could be an assets;
  • Use of standard office equipment;
  • Willing to accommodate different tasks in a flexible way, also regarding working hours and travelling to the field of operation.

 

The salary for the position will start from EUR 1,607 plus other benefits. This salary is an average basic salary with 5 years of work experience for this post, which will be adapted according to the exact duration of relevant professional experience supported by a work certificate. Besides the basic salary, the employee will receive disability / retirement allowance, a 13th salary, as well as a medical coverage.

 

EUROPASS CV including cover letter indicating the position applied for, academic & employment certificates of the interested candidates should by mail to mailbox

 

ECHO-Administration.Erbil@echofield.eu  

 

Until 06/01/ 2019 midnight LT Baghdad: at the latest. The reference of the position must be clearly indicated in the subject line.

 

The EUROPASS application and detailed Terms of Reference are available on the EU Delegation’s website

http://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/iraq/about_us/vacancies/vacancies_dele...

https://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/en/documents/curriculum-vitae/templates-instructions

 

Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates who will not have been contacted by

20/01/2019 should consider that they have not been selected. Any form of canvassing, soliciting or influencing will be treated as a disqualification.

 

EN: “This position is open to nationals and other residents of Iraq with valid work and residence

permits.

DG ECHO applies a policy of equal opportunities. Our recruitment policy is based on respect for

diversity, maintaining the gender balance, as well as the balance between professional and

private life, and support for training and developments opportunities.”

 

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