Security/Driver (Kharkiv)
  • City: Kharkiv
  • Full or part-time employment : Full-time
  • Willingness to take a person with a disability/student/veteran : No
  • Higher Education : Not required
  • Contract period : 1 year with the possibility of extension

German organisation “Help-Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe” (Help) is active worldwide for 40 years. We are currently implementing different programmes in more than 20 countries.

Since its inception in 1981, Help has been committed to providing people in need with prompt, sustainable, and long-term aid, and support. Help strengthens survivability, improves living conditions, and increases the resilience of people in difficulty worldwide.


The Driver will play a pivotal role in facilitating the smooth execution of the organization’s humanitarian activities by ensuring safe and efficient transportation of personnel, goods, and equipment. The Driver will be responsible for maintaining the vehicle in good condition and complying with relevant regulations and safety standards. 

Location: Kharkiv

Starting date: As soon as possible

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely transport personnel, goods, and equipment to designated locations in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Adhere to all traffic laws, safety regulations, and security protocols while operating the vehicle.
  • Maintain the cleanliness and proper maintenance of the assigned vehicle, including regular check-ups, fueling, and oil changes.
  • Assist with loading and unloading of supplies, equipment, and other items as required.
  • Provide logistic support during field missions, including route planning and navigation.
  • Ensure the vehicle’s documentation, including insurance and registration, is up to date and readily available.
  • Report any vehicle malfunctions or incidents promptly to the supervisor.
  • Assist with basic administrative tasks as assigned.


  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Proven experience as a driver, preferably within the humanitarian or development sector.
  • Familiarity with local traffic rules, road conditions, and the geographical area.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with colleagues.
  • Basic mechanical knowledge to perform routine vehicle maintenance.
  • Strong sense of responsibility, punctuality, and attention to detail.
  • Respect for safety protocols and security measures.

Reporting and communication:

The Security Driver reports to the Kharkiv Office Head according to the reporting procedure set by Help.

Interested candidates are invited to send their CV in English to as soon as possible. 

Please include the job title as the subject of the email. Additional confirmations (diplomas, letters of recommendation, etc.) are not required at this stage.

We encourage qualified candidates to submit resumes as soon as possible, as applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Help is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.