Driver (GS2) Based in Xamneua- Houaphanh Province

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Driver (GS2) Based in Xamneua- Houaphanh Province

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Driver (GS2) Based in Xamneua- Houaphanh Province
Type of Position
National
Type of Job
Full Time
Details
Driver will be stationed in Xamneua, Houaphanh province. He/she will work under the direct supervision of the Administrative and Finance Associate and will carry out the following duties and responsibilities: Duties and Responsibilities
  • 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.
  • 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. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Education: Completion of secondary school education. Formal drivers training with a valid driver’s license/certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations. Experience and skill:
  • 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 and experience in defensive driving is desirable.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, local roads/waterways and conditions, and security issues.
  • Knowledge and ability to use radio, email, telephone and other applications.
  • Has basic English communication skills
Application Submission Application are required to apply online by 31 January 2019 through the below website: http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings Requisition ID# 103114 Qualified women and men are encouraged to apply. WFP is committed to an inclusive working environment which values diversity and has zero tolerance for discrimination, harassment and abuse of any kind. WFP is committed to gender equality and parity (50% women and 50% men) and to diversity more generally, among employees across all grades, functions and contract modalities. WFP supports the use of flexible working arrangements to assist women and men in balancing work and personal responsibilities, translating into effective, efficient and dedicated participation of women and men in the workforce. WFP offers an attractive salary and other benefits, including annual leave, parental leave and health insurance for staff and eligible dependents. You can find more information from the link: http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salaries/laos.htm Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.  Please note that CVs and other documents submitted to WFP cannot be returned.
Deadline for application
January 31, 2019
Name of Organisation
World Food Programme
Type of Organisation
iNGO
Contact Person
Phonesavanh NIDSAVATHVONG
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