Description

Job Title:

Driver

Job Location:

Hatay

Reporting to:

Logistics Officer

General Description of the Programme:

SENED is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit organization licensed and registered in Türkiye with the number 27-15-175. SENED Organization was established shortly after the Syrian Nakba and in response to the suffering of millions of Syrian refugees in Turkey as well as internally displaced people in Syria, with the aim of alleviating suffering, achieving justice, equality, and freedom, strengthening the role of civil society, and supporting and developing the local community. SENED works in the humanitarian work sectors to support, empower, and educate the community through several programs, and takes special care of people with disabilities and their families and defends their issues.

SENED Association emphasizes the need to create safe, accessible, and participation-encouraging living conditions for the emotional, intellectual, physical, and social development of individuals by focusing on the people with disabilities. Beyond the medical perspective on disability, it tries to find solutions to the problems faced by disabled people with a holistic perspective by considering the disabled people, their families, and the society they live in, focusing on the conditions they experience. SENED Association aims to create a safe and supportive environment and space by conducting family-oriented activities to help disabled individuals and their families to become stronger, discover their potential and stand by with their children. By collecting data on refugee disabled people, identifying problems and needs, SENED strives to ensure harmony between disabled refugees and local people with a voluntary, professional team and a community-based approach. In all activities, education, research, advocacy, etc. carried out on platforms created by local and disabled refugee people.

Job purpose:

· A driver is responsible for transporting either cargo or passenger from one location to another. They are responsible for the safe transit of the passengers or cargo. A few of the main duties of a driver are following traffic laws, correctly following the right route, ensure that there is enough fuel, and maintain a clean car interior. They also have to be very timely and know where they are going.

A. Responsibilities:

The driver is responsible for

• safely and responsibly performing all official travel using official vehicles

• regularly servicing and looking after official vehicles

• taking account of all available information on road conditions, accessible routes and locations

• running official errands and

• assisting with other office work

The driver performs the following tasks:

B. Tasks:

1. Driving

The driver

• provides passenger transport in an official car for office, project or program staff, official visitors, and guests

• runs errands for the project, program or office, e.g., sending letters and messages, paying bills, and buying smaller quantities of office supplies

• helps with transporting goods

• completes the vehicle log correctly and conscientiously in accordance with standards

2. Service:

The driver

• cleans the interior and exterior of the vehicle(s) regularly

• checks oil, water, brakes, and brake liquid, tire pressure, battery levels, and the entire vehicle, monthly or every 5,000 km (whichever is first), headlights, brakes, bodywork for dents, etc.

• is responsible for the project vehicle documents and their good condition, keeping a vehicle log, and recording monthly maintenance

• calculates monthly petrol, oil, and lubricant consumption for the daily cash fund and for forwarding monthly vouchers to cost accounting

• reports need for service and carry out minor repairs

• immediately reports all involvement of the project or office vehicle in accidents, including minor accidents, damage, loss or theft of vehicle fittings

3. Knowledge management

The driver

• uses all available information (including current radio news on traffic conditions) to update daily knowledge of road conditions, current passable routes, and locations, and shares this information with other office drivers

4. Other duties/additional tasks

The driver

• assists other colleagues as needed in the project, program or office if there is no travel pending, carries out other office work on request

C. Required qualifications, competencies, and experience

Qualifications

• secondary school education

• holds a valid driver’s license

Professional experience

• at least 3 years work experience as a driver with references

• no major accidents in the past 3 years

· SENED Organization does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

· SENED Kuruluşu işe alım sürecinin hiçbir adımında ücret talep etmemektedir.

General terms and conditions

Safeguarding

Disabled beneficiaries, children and vulnerable adults must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury, and any other harm. One of the ways that SENED shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

Diversity

SENED is committed to creating a truly inclusive, effective, and representative organizational culture, encouraging equity and diversity among its employees, and eliminating discrimination. Having a diverse profile of employees, different age groups, backgrounds, cultures, including a range of different experiences and capabilities helps us understand, represent, and serve children better. Therefore, all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, disability, or age.

· If needed, SENED will submit a work permit application on behalf of the selected candidate after the job offer is accepted – Failure to provide the required documents or rejection of a work permit application by the Government of Türkiye will result in the employment offer being rescinded.

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. SENED reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of SENED’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate, and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to apply as early as possible.

Thank you.

How to apply

Interested candidates may please send their resumes and fill out the application at the following link:

https://airtable.com/appDaD4vz4Ca3qK0f/pagncwgY13C89p0Kp/form

Application deadline is 23 May 2024.

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