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WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
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WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
no. VA No. 09/11/040
TERMS OF REFERENCE

Duty Station: Kono
Department: Administration
Position Title: Driver (light vehicle)
Post Grade: Equivalent GS2, Service Contract

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Programme Assistant, the Driver (light vehicle) will be assigned the following duties. The successful candidate may be reassigned to another duty station within the country at any time, at relatively short notice, depending on the exigencies of WFP activities

Main Task and Responsibilities:

Drive assigned WFP vehicles on official assignments in town and inter-country travel with authorized WFP staff members, visitors, good, mails etc. as per authorized routing and per UN safety and security rules and regulations
Collect and deliver goods, mails documents and other items
Meet Official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required
Detect mechanical and electrical faults in vehicle and report accordingly, negotiate, liaise and coordinate with local authorities to facilitate smooth running of vehicle/vessel movement in the designated area
Check means of transport for mechanical fitness and the security of the cargo, ensuring that the cargo is protected against all weather conditions
Arrange for repairs and servicing of vehicles
Maintain mileage log books and calculate accumulated mileage on weekly basis
Keep the vehicle assigned neat and tidy at all times
Ensure the safety of passengers, be courteous on the road and observe all traffic rules and regulations
Check the levels of engine oil, water, break fluid, etc. on the vehicle to adjust accordingly
Report any accident and damage on vehicle to the Administrative Unit or head of sub-office and the local police
Identify any apparent problems during field deliveries and report them to the appropriate personnel
Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications and Experience


Education: Candidate should have completed at least the third form in high school and should possess a valid professional Driving License
Experience: At least three years of experience in the field
Skills: Experience in changing vehicles tyres,
All applications should be accompanied by copies of all educational qualifications, one passport size photograph and a CV detailing your experience and achievements.

Application Procedure:

Applicants should submit a letter of interest including the names of at least three referees (kindly indicate referees e-mail addresses) and curriculum vitae in a sealed envelope marked "Confidential" to the:

Senior Human Resources Assistant
World Food Programme
5H Old Railway Line, Tengbeh Town,
Freetown
And drop it in the WFP Tender Box.
email with attachments to: Vacancies.SierraLeone@wfp.org

Please mark all envelopes in the top right hand corner and label email subject lines with VA No.09/11/040
Deadline for receipt of applications "Close of business 19th November 2009"

Only short listed applicants will be contacted for written tests and interview.

WFP is committed to gender balance in all functions and at all levels. Since women are largely under represented among drivers, female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.


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