Job Opportunity: Driver

Deadline: 28 June 2020

CARE is an international development organisation fighting global poverty with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring sustainable changes to their communities.

CARE aims to tackle the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice and to bring lasting change to the lives of poor and vulnerable people.

Founded in 1945, today CARE works in over 90 countries around the globe. CARE has been working with Cambodians since 1973, with an office in Phnom Penh since 1991.

Today, CARE focuses on empowering particularly marginalised and vulnerable women in Cambodia, including urban women who are marginalised by occupation, rural women who are denied multiple rights, and women and girls from ethnic minorities.

CARE is seeking a qualified national candidate to fill the position of Driver, based in Mondulkiri Province.

Salary Range: $ 352- $374


Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include:

  • Provide safe transportation for all passengers in the vehicle (CARE staff, International Non-Government Organization (INGO) staff, partners, project beneficiaries, visitors) in accordance with the Country Office Logistics and Administration Manual (COLAM), and in accordance with laws of Cambodia;

  • Transport any goods, communications, and messages as required and provide assistance with loading and unloading off the vehicle;

  • Follow all driving rules, regulations and procedures as per the Standard Operating Procedures in the Safety and Security Management Plan;

  • Report all traffic incidents and/or accidents immediately and complete the CARE Incident Report;

  • Maintain vehicle log sheets and record appropriately according to CARE policy;

  • Perform daily checks of the vehicle prior to any travel (including oil, water, tire’s) and ensure that vehicles are properly maintained (including insurance, registration, and other official documentation);

  • Conduct checks on CARE hired vehicles to ensure they are road worthy;

  • Maintain a clean vehicle at all times (interior and exterior), report all problems to line manager;

  • Maintain personal cleanliness while driving with passengers and take steps to eliminate bad odors;

  • Ensure the vehicle is equipped with safety tools and first aid kit ;

  • Responsible for knowing addresses and directions when assigned, and attention to delivery instructions; and

  • Ensure systematic filing system for documents in sequential order and all files are placed in a secure place (to avoid unauthorized access of documents).


  • Completed Primary School Education and a certificate in auto mechanics is an advantage;

  • Minimum 2 year driving experience, preferably with an Non-Government Organization (NGO);

  • Valid Category B Driving License with knowledge of basic vehicle repairs and maintenance;

  • Experience driving off-route conditions on very difficult terrain and during pour weather conditions;

  • Familiar with Mondul Kiri and surrounding areas where CARE programs operate;

  • Good communication skills in both Khmer and basic knowledge of English is an advantage;

  • Ability to make a productive contribution through talent, knowledge skills and good work practices;

  • Ability to work within clearly defined routines and plans; repetitive manual duties, with minimal supervision;

  • Demonstrated ability to take direction and to work as part of a team;

  • A willingness to learn how to manage and acquit a small cash advance;

  • Good interpersonal skills including, open mindedness, willingness to learn, team spirit, good attitude and personality; and

  • Demonstrated characteristics in honesty, reliability and trustworthiness.


  • An opportunity to work in a beautiful natural environment whilst learning and developing your career in international development

  • Remuneration Package: 13th month salary, Provident Fund, Seniority Indemnity, Medical Allowance, Phone Card Allowance, Accident and Health Scheme with National Social Security Fund, Group Personal Accident with private company, Surgical and Hospital Insurance with private company that also cover your dependents, Cost of Living Allowance, Annual Increment and Relocation Allowance.

  • Flexible Working Arrangement: In order to improve employee’s work-life balance, CARE Cambodia has developed a flexible working arrangement policy. This will assist CARE Cambodia employees to attend to his/her personal needs; allow for off-peak travel; and to have more flexibility for child care.

  • Leave: CARE Cambodia provides staff with paid time off from work for rest and personal time or for other reasons. All full time employees are entitled to 18 days of Annual Leave, 15 days of Sick Leave, 5 days of Special Leave, 3 months Maternity Leave/Adoption Leave, 7 days of Parental Leave/Adoption Leave, Nursing Leave and Study Leave.

  • Public Holiday: CARE Cambodia the mandated public holidays (22) based on the Prakas by the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training.

  • Time Off In Lieu: CARE Cambodia promotes a healthy work and life balance and does not encourage employees to work outside normal working hours. If those employees have to work during the weekend or public holidays due to requirements, he/she will be entitled to Time off in Lieu.

  • Learning and Development: Continuous improvement through learning and development is a critical aspect of CARE Cambodia’s people focused agenda.

  • Remote Duty Station Allowance: Giving an understanding on some challenges facing by staff that moving to field offices at north eastern provinces, CARE Cambodia provides extra allowance to staff who has no permanent address at filed offices.


Interested candidates are requested to submit a CARE application form along with CV and cover letter to, or at the CARE Country Office at 4th Floor, #216B, Preah Norodom Blvd, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Khan Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh. A detailed job description and application form is available on or Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a deadline of 28 June 2020 Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Submitted documents will not be returned. In return for your commitment you will benefit from ongoing professional development and a comprehensive benefits package.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for all CARE Cambodia positions and will be strongly considered regardless of the requirements of the position.

CARE Cambodia is committed to protecting the rights of children. CARE Cambodia reserves the right to conduct screening procedures to ensure a child safe environment.

“Thanks for your interest in CARE! We are committed to each other and to the protection of the people we serve. We do not tolerate sexual misconduct within or external to our organisation and imbed child protection in all we do. Protection from sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse and child protection are fundamental to our relationships, including employment, and our recruitment practices are designed to ensure we only recruit people who are suitable to work with other staff and the people we serve. As well as pre-employment checks, we will use the recruitment and reference process to ensure potential new staff understand and are aligned with these expectations. To find out more, please contact the Senior Human Resources Manager.”

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