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GOAL   is Currently seeking a diver position in  Gambela, Ethiopia

Job Summery

  • Job Title: Driver
  • Organization: GOAL
  • Location: Gambella
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups: Logistics, Automotive
  • Contract Type: National 
  • Contract Duration: One year with the possibility of extension based on performance and budget availability

·        Experience Required: 3-5 years of driving experience, including 4×4 vehicles

  • Closing Date: 2024-06-17


Job Title: Driver
Location: Gambella/Terfam Refugee Site, Ethiopia
Duration: Full-time
Experience Required: 3-5 years of driving experience, including 4×4 vehicles


About GOAL Ethiopia:


GOAL is a non-profit organization that has been working in Ethiopia for over 30 years, implementing multi-sectoral development, resilience, recovery, and humanitarian response programs across the country’s regions. Their mission is to work with vulnerable communities to help them respond to and recover from crises while assisting them in building sustainable solutions to mitigate poverty and vulnerability.


Job Summary:

The Driver will be responsible for operating GOAL Ethiopia’s vehicles within the program area and beyond, transporting staff as required. The role involves maintaining the assigned vehicle’s cleanliness, adhering to safe driving practices outlined in GOAL’s policy manuals, and ensuring the proper treatment of passengers.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate GOAL vehicles safely and responsibly, following traffic laws and road conditions
  • Maintain vehicle cleanliness and perform daily checks (fuel, tires, emergency kit, etc.)
  • Plan trips, including overnight stays, and avoid driving after 6 PM unless approved
  • Ensure proper communication and reporting during trips (log books, incident reports, etc.)
  • Transport goods and obtain necessary documentation (packing lists, delivery dockets)
  • Collaborate with guards and logistics staff on vehicle movements and stock deliveries
  • Foster a safe and inclusive working environment, promoting GOAL’s values and safeguarding policies




  • Driving/Mechanic Certificate or equivalent qualification
  • 3+ years of driving experience with an NGO, including 4×4 vehicles
  • Basic mechanical knowledge and experience using a winch
  • Valid driving license for relevant vehicle categories
  • Willingness to travel to remote areas, camp in the field, and work flexible hours
  • Understanding of GOAL’s program nature and local driving/transport regulations
  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork, and initiative-taking skills
  • Excellent organizational, accountability, and responsiveness abilities
  • Good command of English language (local language skills desirable)


How to apply


GOAL offers a competitive salary, benefits package, and opportunities for professional growth. Applications from diverse candidates, including women, persons with disabilities, and youth, are highly encouraged.

To apply, interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter, including the vacancy reference number and position title, through the portal.



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