Casual Drivers at Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO): (Deadline 29 January 2023).


Casual Drivers at Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO): (Deadline 29 January 2023)

Casual Drivers

various Districts, Rwanda
TBA Fixed Term, 12 months
Negotiable Hours

About VSO

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to coordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peacebuilding, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

Role overview

The purpose of this job is Provide Driving Services, Office Logistics Support, and Regular Vehicle Maintenance.

Skills, qualifications and experience required

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Valid driving licence (Category B) Full, clean driving licence Category B, and significant driving experience
  • Experience in working in a multicultural environment and working under pressure
  • Experience working with international NGOs Experience working with Government Officials
  • Knowledge in mechanics
  • Extensive knowledge of 4WD vehicle maintenance


  • Certificate of Secondary school or TVT certificate
  • Knowledge of the Country’s geography


  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to adapt, positive attitude towards change, and a constructive and creative approach to problem-solving
  • Basic Knowledge of English or French
  • Computer knowledge (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Desirable Criteria:

  • Commitment to VSO’s values
  • A team player
  • Good track record of transport management
  • Able to plan effective tasks and work under pressure
  • Able to travel and spend time away from the duty station/Kigali
  • Demonstrable commitment to delivering excellent customer service
  • Flexibility to adapt to new situations, with a positive attitude to working in an international organization with progressive work standards
  • Commitment to VSO’s values and sensitivity to equal opportunities particularly regarding HIV&AIDS, disability and gender

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open-minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

How to apply

Once you’re ready to apply, click on ‘make an application’ below to complete the online form.

Application closing date

Interview/Assessment date(s)

January 2022

Start date