Level   4

Reports to (Hierarchical)

Head of Drivers/ Technical Activity Supervisor / Logitics Supervisor

Reports to (Functional)

Head of Drivers/ Technical Activity Supervisor / Logitics Supervisor

Job Family

Logistics and Supply

Main Purpose

Transporting MSF staff, patients and materials under good safety conditions and responsible for the fleet maintenance and the appropriate use and maintenance of MSF vehicles, in accordance with MSF rules, standards and protocols in order to have the vehicles in optimal running conditions


  • As driver, performing the tasks of transporting authorized goods and passengers in an MSF vehicle, ensuring its technical and safety conditions and respecting the country's traffic rules and MSF security rules in order to provide a safe, smooth and efficient service. Responsibilities are same as stated in the Driver JP (as per attached).
  • As mechanic, in charge of maintaining all MSF vehicles and generators, ensuring that they are in good working condition and that they have the necessary materials and equipment, such as tools, emergency box, radio, spare parts, etc. Tasks includes fixing minor mechanical problems and liaising with the Fleet Supervisor for major mechanical problems. Ensuring that staff have and uses the appropriate protective materials
  • Maintaining up to date and accurate department stock cards and tracking the consumption and condition of products dedicated to MSF vehicles. Using materials according to MSF policies and procedures and in collaboration with the Supply Chain Supervisor, preparing the monthly LPO
  • For the fleet management, responsible for planning and organizing the weekly check-up and service of the vehicles according to MSF policies and procedures. After every service, repair and check-up, completing the necessary documents, such as logbook, check-up sheet and monthly report. Reporting any mechanical breakdown to the Field Logistician
  • Ensuring that all cars have the required papers and equipment (road-books, triangle, fire extinguisher, road triangle, spare oil, coolant, map, insurance driver licenses, matriculation, etc.)
  • With the Logistics Manager, identifying training needed by the drivers and making appropriate recommendations regarding the appropriate trainer
  • Preparing monthly roster for drivers
  • Providing the field log with a monthly report addressing at a minimum, the progression of activities, the difficulties encountered and the plan of action for the coming months


Essential literacy, Driving license and basic mechanic skills


Minimum 2 years related experience

Language Level Description

B1  Independent User

Threshold or intermediate

  • Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
  • Can deal with most situations likely to arise while travelling in an area where the language is spoken.
  • Can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest.
  • Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

Technical Skills

This job doesn't have technical skills.

Transversal Competencies

Commitment to MSF’s Principles

Demonstrates knowledge of and accepts MSF’s principles

  • Respects the choices made by the organisation.
  • Has basic knowledge of MSF’s mission and main activities.
  • Respects and accepts the medical ethics and principles of MSF.
  • Knows the difference between MSF’s activities and those of other NGOs and actors.

Behavioural Flexibility

Accepts changes

  • Accepts changes without knowing the full reasons for them.
  • Accepts new ideas in a positive way.
  • Positively accepts changes in his/her environment.
  • Accepts arguments opposed to his/her own.
  • Is willing to listen and to take on new tasks in his/her job. 

Stress Management

Manages own stress

  • Expresses awareness of his/her own stress level.
  • Is able to identify causes of his/her own stress and/or asks for help in detecting them.
  • Is able to express to others his/her personal stressors at an appropriate time without overwhelming them. 

Results and Quality Orientation

Performs his/her work

  • Knows objectives of the job.
  • Defines tasks to achieve objectives and establishes a working plan.
  • Reviews and checks his/her work to detect mistakes and to correct them immediately.
  • Values high-quality work. 

Service Orientation

Knows and understands clients’ needs and interests

  • Identifies and has a clear understanding of who the client to be served is.
  • Identifies clients’ needs and concerns, and provides them with useful information and quick solutions.
  • Listens to clients and asks them questions to determine their needs and motivations.
  • Gets to know how the rest of the team works. 

Teamwork and Cooperation

Acknowledges the importance of teamwork and cooperation

  • Is responsible for his/her work because he/she knows the repercussions it has on the team or on others.
  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with colleagues, is accessible and listens to others.
  • Cooperates with the team and supports decisions made.
  • Demonstrates a predisposition to work with others and gives help when asked.
  • Acknowledges there are common goals as well as individual objectives deriving from the personal plan of action. 

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