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Job Title: Driver
Type of contract: Service Contract
Duration: 12 Months
Duty Station: Lahore
Vacancy Number: 220969
This vacancy announcement is for Pakistani Nationals only.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
WFP offers a competitive benefits package including salary, pension, leave plus a medical insurance (relevant links). *Remote work may be possible depending upon the operational requirements of the Programme.
Requests are assessed on a case-by-case basis, taking into account the personal circumstances of the requestor given the operational situation.
Due to the expansion of BISP, the position is required at Lahore office. The incumbent will report to the Head of Provincial Office or the designate.
To provide efficient and safe transportation of authorized personnel and/or commodities.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
1. Provide transportation of authorized personnel including translation of basic conversations from/to the local language, and/or delivery of various items/commodities following authorized routing and UN safety and security rules and regulations to ensure safe and efficient services.2. Meet official personnel and visitors at the airport or other entry points and provide basic assistance with visa and customs formalities to facilitate smooth and safe entry and arrival to the authorised destinations.3. Responsible for accurate maintenance of the vehicle log books, and daily reporting to the supervisor on mechanical status, to ensure efficient vehicle use and fuel consumption supporting accurate accounting and cost-efficiency.4. Responsible that the assigned vehicle is kept clean and in a good condition including all equipment, the maintenance is done on time, vehicle is fully equipped with required travel authorisations and supplies, and any mechanical issues are reported to the supervisor to ensure safe and efficient services.5. Follow established rules and regulations for field deliveries and/or in cases of an accident, and report immediately to the supervisor on any apparent problems, to seek for instructions and facilitate informative decisions on the way forward.6. Outside driving duties, perform basic office related tasks such as filing, photocopying and maintaining stores when required including delivery/collection of various items, mailing service and payment of office telephone and other bills to ensure administrative support to clients.
STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Education: Completion of secondary school education (Matriculation). Formal drivers training with a valid driver’s license/certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations.Experience: Two or more years of work experience as a Driver, preferably in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a demonstrated safe driving record. Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans, trucks and other kinds of motorised vehicles. Experience in defensive driving is desirable.Knowledge & Skills:
• Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, local roads/waterways and conditions, and security issues.• Knowledge of the vehicle loading capacity and other parameters.• Knowledge of driving/boat operating rules and regulations whichever applicable.• Knowledge of safety standards and safety equipment (e.g. fire extinguishers, buoyant wearable safety devices, etc.).• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.• Basic skills to assist in case of emergency, knowledge of first aid basic methods.• Knowledge and ability to use radio, email, telephone and other applications.• Ability to assess vehicles for mechanical fitness and skills in minor vehicle repairs.• Ability to demonstrate a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy and tact.Language: English & Urdu
HOW TO APPLY
To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply via (https://www.wfp.org/careers/job-openings). Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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This job is based in provincial officer Lahore and the job holder will report to the Head of Provincial Officer, Administration Officer or the designate, and drive light vehicles, trucks, vans, motorcycles or any other type of land transport. They may also be assigned to operate speed boats or other types of watercrafts. The job may involve basic administrative assistance in the office or stores.
WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce. WFP has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination. All selected candidates will, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service.
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Leading by example with integrity,
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Fostering inclusive and collaborative teamwork,
Applying strategic thinking,
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