World Food Programme
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-06-08 Deadline: 2016-06-21
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Secondary Level
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Others
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description


Under the overall supervision of the WFP Nepal Country Director and the direct supervision of the Administration Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties: 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (not all-inclusive, nor exhaustive): 

  • 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. 
  • Other as required.


General Requirements:

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 : 

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 and 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. 


Fluency (level C) in the UN language (English) in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different. 

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified Nepalese nationals are requested to submit an updated and duly signed UN Personal History form (P.11), available on and from the WFP offices in Nepal (Kathmandu, Damak, Nepalgunj & Dipayal/Doti) along with a letter of interest addressed to the Country Representative, WFP Country Office Nepal, Chakupat, Lalitpur, Nepal. The application can be sent either by email or in hard copy in a sealed envelope marking the position “Application for the post of Driver” and coding the VA number in the following address No later than 21 June 2016.



 The Representative,

WFP Nepal Country Office

Chakupat, Patan Dhoka Road

Lalitpur, Nepal

P.O. Box 107


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Organization Summary

The World Food Programme is the food assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security.

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Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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