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Job Vacancy

The Danish Representative Office in Ramallah
is looking for a combined Driver and Administrative officer

 

Position:

Driver and Administrative officer

Type of employment:

Full time (46½ hour per week)

Fixed-term local contract of 12 months



Location:

Danish Representative Office in Ramallah (Palestine)

Deadline for application:

16/06/2023 at 12:00 noon

Reporting to:

Head of logistic & Head of Administration

 

 

The Danish Representative Office (DRO) in Ramallah is seeking to recruit a full time Driver and Administrative Officer on a fixed-term local contract of 12 months with the possibility of extension.

 

You are expected to be an excellent driver with the capability and willingness to contribute to handling ample tasks, including administration and logistics.

 

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of driving experience from similar assignments with international representations, UN, and/or NGOs
  • Israeli Driving License for trucks (Category C). Driving Course(s) for armoured cars is desirable.
  • Safe driving: clean criminal record and no unresolved court cases as well as proof of accident-free driving
  • Fluency in English and knowledge of Hebrew with the ability to translate to and from Arabic/Hebrew into English
  • Computer-skills (Excel, Word), knowledge and familiarity of administrative duties
  • Bachelor degree in a relevant field desirable
  • Punctuality and ability to fully take charge of the work assigned in an often-stressful working environment.
  • Service-mindedness and collegial manners with strong teamwork abilities

     

     

    The work includes:

  • Driving members of staff to the office and for meetings and missions in and outside the country
  • Messenger duties, sending/receiving parcels and letters.
  • Involvement in procurement process and follow up with suppliers.
  • Handling the maintenance work at the office and official residences through coordination with contractors and landlords
  • Handling maintenance of cars with workshops

 

 

We offer:

The Danish Representative Office offers an exciting, inter-cultural and dynamic work environment. We believe in teamwork, a flexible approach and open communication. The Representation has four expat staff, eleven local staff and two interns that all lend a hand where needed. You will be working under the supervision of the Head of Mission and join the Logistics Team with 3 local staff members.

Employment conditions:

  • You will be offered a full-time employment for 12 months on a local contract based on the Staff Rules of the Mission and the relevant legally binding labour market rules of Palestine.
  • Your standard working hours will be 46½ hours per week from Monday to Friday, with possible adjustments based on the needs of the Representation.
  • Your salary will reflect your qualifications and relevant experience.

 

Application and recruitment process:

 

Applications must be in English and shall include a cover letter, a CV, proof of relevant education and work experience as well as three references.

To apply for the position, kindly send your application by email to [email protected] and cc [email protected] no later than 16 June 2023, 12pm local time, with all relevant attachments (only Word and PDF format accepted). The subject line must state “Driver and administrative officer: (your name)”.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews which are expected to take place in July. The interviews will be in English. If you have not been contacted by 10 July 2023, your application is not being considered for the short-list.

The selected candidate must present a “No Criminal Record” and pass security clearance by the Danish authorities prior to employment.

Questions:

For more information, please contact Head of Administration, Ms Kifah Arbid ([email protected]) or Head of Logistic Mr. Serop Emerzian [email protected] .

For more information about the Danish Representative Office, see Representative Office of Denmark