Driver Logistician

European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, Panama, Panama
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Job Summary

Job Description

job description: The incumbent of the post serves as driver for the office, carries out logistics tasks and manages, but is not limited to, the formalities required before government authorities for protocol matters and customs clearance.

ECHO Regional Office (RO) for Latin America and the Caribbean, based in Panama, is looking for a Driver Logistician.

Minimum requirements:

Education: Secondary education or equivalent. Must have a valid driver’s licence

Knowledge and Experience:

Demonstrate a minimum of 5 years of driving experience, with a safe driving record.

Demonstrate a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience at an embassy and/ or at a national or international organisation in the area of driving, administration, protocol, procurement or logistics.

Knowledge of working processes (purchase orders, preparation of dossiers for government authorities to get visas, customs clearance, etc).

Good communication skills and capacity to work in a multitasking position.

Ability to work in a multicultural environment.

Knowledge of communication equipment such as radio and traffic and maps applications.

Technical knowledge of vehicles and generators will be an asset.

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

Languages: Excellent command of English and Spanish (oral and written).

This position is open to nationals and other residents of Panama with valid work and residence permits.

DG ECHO applies a policy of equal opportunities. Our recruitment policy is based on respect for diversity, maintaining the gender balance, as well as the balance between professional and private life, and support for training and development opportunities.

As a reference, the base salary offered to a person with 3-year experience (the minimum required for the post) is USD 1,268.00 and it could be higher based on the years of relevant professional work experience supported by a work certificate from previous employers.

Contracts will be ruled under the Panamanian labour legislation.