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  • Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
  • Location: Dnipro
  • Grade: Administrative support - Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: Closed

Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs.

DRC has been operating in Ukraine since 2014, currently DRC employs over 700 staff in Ukraine and will continue significant scale-up in 2024 to implement emergency response in the Protection, Livelihoods, Shelter/NFIs and Humanitarian Disarmament and Peacebuilding (humanitarian mine action) sectors, using direct interventions, support to duty bearers and civil society organizations (CSOs), and partnerships with CSOs. DRC will continue and adapt its durable solutions portfolio to the evolving context.

DRC is currently looking for an experienced Drivers (2 persons) in Dnipro:


- Driver for a DRC vehicle (4x4 SUV or crossover SUV);

- Driver for DRC vehicle (Passenger minibus up to 3.5 tons).


Overall purpose of the role is to support and carry out passenger transportation within Ukraine, planning and management of transport and logistics activities in support of humanitarian assistance operations in Dnipropetrovska and Zaporizka oblasts.

The driver is responsible for drive, manage and administer the vehicle to provide safe and efficient transport for operations teams and field offices.


Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Compliance with DRC Standard Operating Procedures for Safety & Security and Fleet Management;
  • Knowledge and compliance with the Traffic Rules of Ukraine 2024;
  • Carry out daily checks of the vehicle technical condition in accordance with standard protocols and procedures;
  • Carry out the safe transportation of passengers and cargo on a daily basis according to DRC procedures;
  • Maintain accurate, legible, up-to-date and complete records in the Vehicle Logsheet, to keep primary documentation (fiscal receipts, fuel checks, etc.) with reporting to the Fleet Team Leader on a monthly basis;
  • Comply with all procedures and instructions of the organization, report malfunctions, maintenance needs of the assigned vehicle and any Road incidents that occur.
  • Preparation of the assigned vehicle before and after the trip, including: general cleanliness and appearance; checking the spare tire(s) and other equipment, vehicle emergency kit, etc., checking communication and navigation equipment, checking the first aid kit,checking fuel/oil/water levels and tire pressure; safe and secure loading.
  • Control and efficiency of the use of fuel, oil and other consumables;
  • Other Administrative tasks.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate with people in different situations;
  • Work in a hazardous environment.

About you


  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in driving vehicles;
  • Experience of driving off-road vehicles (4x4) and/or minivan (8 passenger seats and up to 3.5 t);
  • Well experienced with manual and automatic transmission;
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, etc.)
  • Fluency in the local language;
  • Knowledge of English will be a privilege;
  • Valid medical certificate;
  • Certificate from a narcologist;
  • Certificate from a psychiatrist;
  • Valid driver's license with appropriate categories.

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies: 

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process. 
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback. 
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation. 
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly. 
  • Demonstrating integrity: You uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to our values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

We offer:

  • Contract: Open-ended contract upon successful completion of the three-month probation period. 
  • Duty station: Dnipro.
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Salary and conditions in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for DRC National Staff.
  • Medical and Health Insurance.

Application and CV

All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: 10th March 2024

Note: Potentially selected drivers must pass a standard hiring process that includes a technical driving test and knowledge of Ukrainian traffic rules.

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