Vacancy Announcement: Driver 21 November 2014 WFP/DPRK/SU

Fighting Hunger Worldwide
21 November 2014
Vacancy Announcement: Driver
Duty Station: Beijing, China
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Duration of Contract: One (1) year with possible extension
Position Number: 22034028
Level: GS 3
Issuing Date: 21 November 2014
Closing Date: 05 December 2014
Supervision: Under the direct supervision of the Administrative Assistant, and overall manage of Head
of WFP DPRK Support Unit.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Provide reliable driving services to the WFP staff and high ranking UN officials and visitors in
accordance to authorized routing following UN safety and security rules and regulations;
Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as
Collect and deliver mail, documents and other items 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; Check log books of the
WFP vehicles for completeness of record;
Negotiate, liaise and coordinate with local authorities to facilitate smooth running of vehicle
movements in designated areas;
Where required, provide translation of basic information from the local language into an official
language for the Head of the Office and UN staff in the vehicle;
Assistant the office to do custom clearance;
Take the steps required in accordance with the rules and regulations in case of an accident;
Assist office staff in filing, photocopying and maintaining stores as required; Assist in mailing and
distribution of newsletters and publications and arrange to pay office telephone and other bills;
Where appropriate, schedule drivers and vehicles for use on a daily basis;
Overtime will be worked on exceptional basis, supervisor will arrange the overtime job in advance;
Help with visa application or protocol;
Help with procurement market research;
Perform other related duties as required.
World Food Programme Country Office DPR Korea, P.O. B. 27, Munsudong, Pyongyang, DPRK
Tel: (+8502) 3827672(local), 3817298 (Int.)
Fax: (+8502)3817639
E-mail: [email protected]
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 Primary school education; formal drivers training with a valid driver’s license and clean driving
 At least three years of work experience as a driver; safe driving record; experience in driving various
makes of cars.
 Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs. Knowledge of radio,
email, telephone and other applications.
 Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and Chinese.
All female and male candidates are equally encouraged to apply for this position which is open for
Chinese nationals only.
To apply please send us the Personal History Form (P11) no later than 05 December 2014:
E-Mail to: [email protected] with Subject” HR-Driver-Ms/Mr. ***”
Or mail to:HR Unit , World Food Programme China office, UN Building, No.2 Liangmahe Nan Lu,
Beijing, 100600
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.