Driver SSA2
Pakistan, Quetta
6d ago

Driver SSA2

Organization : UN WFP - World Food Programme

Grade : Administrative support, SSA 2 - Special Service Agreement, Local Contractors Agreement

Occupational Groups : Administrative support


Transport and Distribution

Closing Date : 2019-09-15


The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.

Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.


This job is based in Provincial Office Quetta. Job holders report to the Admin / Finance Associate, or the designate, and drive light vehicles, trucks, vans, motorcycles or any other type of land transport.

The job may involve basic administrative assistance in the office or stores.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Provide reliable driving services by using assigned transport means for the transport of authorized WFP staff members, officials and visitors as per authorized routing following UN safety and security rules and regulations;
  • Deliver and collect goods, mail, documents and other items;
  • Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required;
  • Take care of the day-to-day efficient maintenance of the assigned means of transport, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc.
  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean and in good running condition at all times;
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
  • Produce weekly records of mileage travelled;
  • Negotiate, liaise and coordinate with local authorities to facilitate vehicle movements in designated areas;
  • Check means of transport for mechanical fitness and the security of the cargo, ensuring that cargo is protected against all weather conditions;
  • Identify any apparent problems during field trips and report them to the supervisor;
  • Take the steps required in accordance with the rules and regulations in case of an accident;
  • Prepare and ensure all necessary travel documentation and equipment for field trips.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives : Builds an understanding of WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
  • Be a force for positive change : Approaches individual tasks and responsibilities with a positive attitude and demeanor.
  • Make the mission inspiring to our team : Understands the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities.
  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions : Connects individual tasks and responsibilities to unit’s goals and mission.
  • People

  • Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills : Seeks opportunities to build and enhance individual skills.
  • Create an inclusive culture : Demonstrates respect and understanding for diversity and cultural differences.
  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback : Identifies and approaches colleagues or supervisors to serve as coaches.
  • Create an I will / We will spirit : Sets clear goals and measurable targets for own tasks and responsibilities.
  • Performance

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions : Assesses own tasks and responsibilities to find ways to be more efficient.
  • Focus on getting results : Maintains accurate records of completion times and tasks in own areas of responsibility.
  • Make commitments and make good on commitments : Understands responsibilities and the metrics associated with own tasks.
  • Be Decisive : Notifies supervisors of dangerous situations or potential issues that may arise while in the field or office.
  • Partnership

  • Connect and share across WFP units : Understands WFP’s organizational structure, including the purpose and mission of each unit.
  • Build strong external partnerships : Supports team in working with colleagues and WFP’s partners in the field toward common goals.
  • Be politically agile & adaptable : Maintains a professional and courteous relationship with other WFP employees and partners in the field.
  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships : Understands own team’s contributions in its partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

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


    Deadline for applications is 15 September 2018.

    Qualified female applicants are especially encouraged to apply

    WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV / AIDS status.

    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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