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Company Name:* Engender Health

Posted Date: 2024-04-12

Deadline: 2024-04-17

Job Type: Full time

Salary: N/A




Job Description

JOB TITLE: Driver/Liaison Officer (DLO)
PROGRAM: USAID/Ethiopia Lowlands Health Activity (USAID/E LHA)
REPORTS TO: Finance & Admin Officer (FAO)/Logistics Officer

DUTY STATION: Semera, Jigjiga, Yabello, Jinka & Addis Ababa

EngenderHealth envisions a gender-equal world where all people achieve their sexual and reproductive health and rights. We believe this is essential for ensuring all people can achieve their full potential. To achieve this vision, we implement high-quality, gender-equitable programs that advance sexual and reproductive health and rights.

EngenderHealth would like to hire a well-qualified and dedicated candidate as Driver/Liaison Officer for its USAID/Ethiopia Lowlands Activity (USAID/E LHA) at various duty stations.

The Driver/Liaison Officer will have overall responsibility of driving vehicles and keeping the organization’s vehicle in good condition including minor maintenance of vehicles and performing liaison works as per the office regulation and as stipulated in this job description. The DLO will be also responsible for the settlement of various cash payment under the guidance of Finance & Admin Officer (FAO).


  • Ensure that the assigned vehicle is utilized for the sole purpose of the organization’s work and complies strictly.
  • Ensure that EngenderHealth Inc. Ethiopia office’s policy with Non-Smoking and Drug-Free policy is upheld within the vehicle.
  • Follow up that all vehicles are equipped with the necessary safety and short-term maintenance equipment.
  • Responsible for having all relevant and up-to-date certification/documentation on hand while on assignment.
  • Ensures that the necessary appliances and First Aid kit are readily available in the vehicle in good condition and communicates any gaps identified for immediate stocking.
  • Always ensure proper cleanliness of the assigned vehicle and make sure it is well cleaned before barking at the office.
  • Responsible to drive the vehicle assigned in a safe way, with strict observance of traffic rules and regulations and the organization’s internal policy.
  • Responsible for the timely recording of official trips on the log sheet as per the office’s rules,
  • Follow-up scheduled insurance, service period, and annual inspection of assigned vehicles and report to immediate supervisor.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and check-up of the car, performs minor repairs & ensures the safety of the car all the time.
  • Responsible for service maintenance follow-ups that are carried out by the contracted garage and update immediate supervisor for any administrative action.
  • Responsible to adhere to EngenderHealth Inc. Ethiopia office’s SOP at the time of accidents.
  • Responsible for distributing/collecting letters, packages, & delivery of project documents on behalf of the organization and checking mail in the post office daily & performing related liaison works.
  • Assist in the settlement of monthly utility bills (water, electricity, telephone, internet, etc.) or any associated day-to-day activities implementation payments.
  • Responsible for distribution of donated medical supplies and equipment to EngenderHealth Inc. Ethiopia office supported sites and submit stock delivery documents to store/finance.
  • Assists with imported goods collection & clearance from the customs office (central office). • Assist with the assembly of donation equipment and supplies as directed by the central office
  • Responsible forsettlingall per-diem and other related payments for various events (training, meeting — etc.) as per the allowed maximum limit.• Responsible for purchasing office supplies, training, and materials required for conducting a meeting, training, workshops—etc. organized by the coordination office based on the allowed limit.
  • Assist with documentation (video, photo) of events.
  • Perform other liaising duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements

  • Secondary School completion plus Diploma in Automotive from recognized college/university or professional institution and valid driving license.
  • Minimum of (5) five years as a driver and in handling different liaising activities and
  • experience with NGOs.
  • Computer applications in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.


  • Committed to EngenderHealth’s core organizational values of reflection, inclusion,
  • integrity, respect, and transformation.
  • willingness to work under pressure.
  • A person with integrity, honesty, — etc.
  • Good communication in English and Amharic.
  • Fluency in the local language of the duty station, Afar’af.


  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and function effectively as part of a team and manage multiple priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (e.g., active listening, cultural competence, responsiveness)
  • Ability to drive vehicles on rough roads and difficult conditions to support field activities is a must.

How to Apply

Qualified and interested can send thier application letter and CV through the following link:


The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person(s) assigned to this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnelbe required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities as needed and assigned.

EngenderHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, ancestry, citizenship, religion, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, political belief, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, marital status, disability or any other protected characteristic or status under applicable federal, state, and local laws.

EngenderHealth complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in Ethiopia in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

EngenderHealth is committed to safeguarding all people, particularly children, vulnerable adults, and beneficiaries of assistance from any harm that may be caused due to contact with EngenderHealth. This includes harm arising from the conduct of staff, associates, and partners, and the design and implementation of programs and activities.


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