Driver

British Gurkhas Nepal

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Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Rs 53077 / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : As Per Job Detail
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    Job Category Admin & Management
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    Job Qualification : Related Field
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    Posted Date : Apr 29, 2022

Job Description

Internal/ External Job Advert

Grade: Driver  

Location: MT (Kathmandu)

Req No: 1

British Gurkhas Nepal

Application Closing Date:  13 May 2022

(Issue date: 27 April 22; Ref No 13)

Overview:

Mechanical Transport (MT) department British Gurkhas Kathmandu (BGK) is a very busy dept supporting all the transport requirements of the Unit in Kathmandu in support of BGN outputs and missions in Nepal.   BGK MT Drivers need to be highly skilled, focused, and agile to perform their duties up to the British standards in line with the demanding schedules of the dept, with perfection and high calibre.

BGN Equal Opportunity Protocol:

HQ BGN believes in and promotes equality and diversity and therefore will not discriminate on grounds of gender, orientation, ethnicity, caste, belief, age, disability, or communal background. Attempts to manipulate the recruitment process may lead to disqualification of the application.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To keep the record of his daily Driving Hours and not to exceed maximum daily driving and working hours in no circumstances.
  • He is to be familiar to drive heavy vehicle including PCV and take responsibilities of load and passengers. He is to ensure the safety of the passengers and the vehicle while parking outside of the MOD premises.
  • Responsible for end of month vehicle close down procedure (i.e. close work tickets, refuelling vehicles) and return the W/Ticket to detail clerk.
  • He is responsible to fix all L1 jobs where possible and report to Detail Clerk/ AMTO/ VMs if the vehicle is Non-Task worthy.
  • He is to be familiar with the Speed Limits, RTA/Breakdown procedure and documentation

Success Profile:

The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in understanding their duties and be familiar with all relevant Health and Safety awareness. They will also have knowledge of equipment care. Should have communication skills in both English and Nepali, navigation skill, and a good sense of road safety awareness. Be physically fit and capable to undertake arduous work. Candidates must hold the driving license category A, B, F, G and ensure their experience and qualifications meet above written requirements.

The following behaviours[1] will be assessed at interview: Working Together, Delivering at Pace, Managing a quality service. Communicating and Influencing (Please visit the footnote for better understanding).  Shortlisted candidates will be assessed on their driving skills.

Eligibility:

  • Internal candidates: SZ1 for promotion SZ2/E2 for level transfer.
  • External candidates: Nepali Citizen between 18 to 58 years

Benefits & Working Environment:

  • Salary 53,077.00 NPR per month, weekly working hours – 40hrs (Full Time, Shift system, Permanent).
  • Gratuity after completing 3 years’ service
  • Dashain Bonus & Retirement Funds (EPF & CIT).
  • Annual leave 25 days and public holidays 10 days.
  • 100% reimbursement of Medical expenses for Job Holder and limited reimbursement for immediate dependents.
  • Child allowance up to 18 years.

How to Apply

Application form is available here. It must be fully completed and returned to the Human Resources Office (HRO) via email (kabita.shrestha101@mod.gov.uk) only by 13 May 2022. CV is not acceptable. Interviews for candidates successful at sift will take place last week of May 2022.

 

[1] Definitions of the listed Behaviours may be found at:

 

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/717275/CS_Behaviours_2018.pdf