Mott MacDonald
Location: Kathmandu,Dhading,Nuwakot,Gorkha
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2020-01-23 Deadline: 2020-02-02
  • Nos. of Opening : Few
  • Location : Kathmandu Dhading Nuwakot Gorkha
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Literate
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : Driver
  • Nature : Contract
Job Description

Job Title

Drivers (few)


International Development Services

Reporting to

Operation Manager for - Kathmandu base

District Finance and Administration Officer – for district base




One year fixed term contract with possibility of extension


Kathmandu, Dhading, Nuwakot, and Gorkha with frequent visit to project sites


Job Profile

Mott MacDonald is an employee-owned management, development and engineering consultancy serving the public and private sector around the world, with more than 16,000 staff worldwide. 

Our International Development Services Unit, IDS, operates portfolios within the international development sectors of Environment, Climate, Water, Roads, Rural & Urban Development, Education, Health, Social and Economic Development in over 40 countries. Together we implement and manage projects in developing countries and emerging economies around the world, supporting national governments and municipalities in policy, planning, project design and delivery. We are committed to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and to provide our expertise to improve the lives of people in need.

Project Description

Mott MacDonald is managing the DFID-funded programme: ‘Purnima: UK Support to Post-Earthquake Recovery in Nepal’ in four Districts (Gorkha, Dhading, Nuwakot, and Rasuwa). This programme aims to achieve long-term positive change in the lives of people in earthquake-affected regions of Nepal.

The implementation phase of the programme commenced in July 2018 with a 4.5-year duration. It comprises five Output Areas:

  1. Support and capacity building to Government at central, district and local level in reconstruction planning.
  2. Reconstruction of rural infrastructure, including water supply, foot trails, footbridges, schools, public buildings, and potentially other types of infrastructure.
  3. Analysis of, and interventions to address, constraints to the private sector, including access to finance, supply of labour, materials and transport in the construction sector.
  4. Mobilizing and managing a Challenge Fund to leave no-one behind in the reconstruction effort.
  5. Monitoring, evaluation and learning.

Job Description

The Driver will report to the Operations Manager and will perform the services detailed below: 

- Providing driving services for Mott MacDonald Ltd staff and others involved with our projects as instructed by line manager  

- Helping programme staff with loading and unloading of baggage, equipment, etc. 

- Checking basic maintenance (oil, coolant, water, tyre pressure, battery water) regularly.  

- Accurately maintaining a daily log of all trips, mileage and fuel consumption for monthly checking by line manager.  

- Assist the Admin Officer to ensure vehicle insurance and registration is updated according to schedule.

- Completing information required for monthly vehicle reports to be submitted to line manager  

- Ensuring that all major and minor incidents are reported to the Operations and Programme Manager immediately.  

- Ensuring that vehicles are taken to the garage in good time when faults emerge.  

- Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times

- Inspect and prepare the vehicle the day before departure so as to be on time; 

- Ensure regular communications with operations department when in the field; 

- Collect information of the road and inform the Security focal point or the Operations team; 

- Alcohol must not be consumed or present whilst on duty

- Prepare additional equipment to be brought along according to needs (fuel, stickers, flags, tools, medical kit). 

- Assist in collecting quotations, support in market survey, small procurements, payment of bills. 

- Clean store and the items stored 

- Assist in stock inventory 

- Dispose damaged materials as instructed by Operations Manager 

- Any other duties as instructed by Operations Manager 

Note: This job description reflects the present requirements of the post.  As duties and responsibilities change and develop the job description will be reviewed and be subject to amendment in consultation with the post holder and line manager.  

Candidate Specification

- At least 3 years’ experience as a driver with international organisations in Nepal

- Fluency in local language spoken in project districts (Dhading, Nuwakot and Rasuwa) would be strong asset. Good written and spoken English is preferred.

- Trained or can demonstrate experience in driving 4x4 in difficult terrain

- Ability to work effectively under pressure’

- Trainings on first aid, fire-extinguishers and safe driving would be strong assets

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Apply Before (Deadline): 2nd February 2020 

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Organization Summary

We’re a global engineering, management, and development consulting firm focused on guiding our clients through many of the planet’s most intricate challenges.

Industry Type Consulting/Engineering
Location Mott MacDonald House, 8-10 Sydenham Road, Croydon, CR0 2EE, United Kingdom
Organization Size 1-10
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