Driver

GIZ Nepal

The registered offices of GIZ are in Bonn and Eschborn. In 2019, we generated a business volume of around EUR 3.1 billion. Our 22,199 employees, almost 70 per cent of whom are national staff, work in around 120 countries. As a recognised development service provider, we currently have 556 development workers in action in partner countries. Furthermore, in 2019, the…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Birendranagar
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 3+ years
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Related Field
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    Posted Date : Feb 04, 2022

Job Description

Position: Driver
Duty Station: Birendranagar
Expected joining date: 01 March 2022

Responsibilities:

1. Safe and responsible driving of office vehicles

  • Drive office vehicles safely and chauffeur office staff, official visitors and guests to official destinations
  • Assists in the transport of goods

2. Routine maintenance and care of office vehicles

  • Regularly clean inside and outside of the office vehicle
  • Check oil, water, brake and clutch fluids on a daily basis; tyre pressures, battery water, and overall vehicle condition on a monthly basis or after 5000 km whichever comes earlier; test lights, brakes, bodywork for dents, etc.
  • Responsible for project vehicle documents and its care, keep vehicle logbook on a daily basis and register each monthly check
  • Calculate the petrol, oil, and lubricant (POL) use on a monthly basis, is responsible for a special petty cash for POL and submits vouchers to accounting on a monthly basis
  • Report the need for maintenance and undertake minor repairs
  • Immediately report any involvement of the project/office vehicle in any, even minor accidents, or any damage or theft of equipment from the vehicle

3. Take careful note of all available information concerning street conditions, effective routes and locations

  • Use all available information (incl. actual radio news on traffic situations) to update knowledge of street conditions, effective routes and locations daily and exchange this information with other office drivers

4. Run official errands and assisting with other office services

  • Serve all passengers in a friendly manner
  • Errand for the project/office, e.g. delivery of letters/messages, payment of bills, and make minor purchases of office supplies
  • Accomplishes the “Logbook” correctly and accurately

5. Stand by in the office, support other colleagues in case of need, and does other office work as assigned if there is no outside driving activity

6. Report any incident whilst off duty that may affect driving licence entitlement, as well as any newly known health problems that may affect ability to drive

7. Take care of matters in relation with electricity, e.g. cable, etc.

8. Assist in and/or carry out other activities and any tasks as assigned

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Primary level education
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Basic communication in English and fluent in Nepali
  • Discipline and punctuality
  • Stress tolerance and patience
  • Familiarity with Birendranagar and other areas of Karnali province
  • At least 3 years of working experience as a driver, with references
  • No history of major accidents within the past 3 years

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to send a complete application including CV with two referees to the LPED-GRAPE Project Office, Khumaltar or via email to <lped@giz.de> by 15 February 2022. Please write in the subject line while applying by position: for “Ref. Nr. 22003; Driver”.

Only short-listed candidates will be called for written test and interview. No telephone inquiries will be entertained. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

The salary and social benefits will correspond to the GIZ rule applicable to national staff. Especially women and candidates from minority groups are highly encouraged to apply.