JOB AT World Bank– Kigali : Driver : ( Deadline : 03 June 2019 )
Job #: req3029
Organization: World Bank
Sector: Administration/Office Support
Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment
Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Required Language(s): English
Preferred Language(s): English
Closing Date: 6/3/2019 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC
Established in 1944, the WBG is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for development solutions. In fiscal year 2018, the WBG committed $67 billion in loans, grants, equity investments and guarantees to its members and private businesses, of which $24 billion was concessional finance to its poorest members. It is governed by 188-member countries and delivers services out of 120 offices with nearly 15,000 staff located globally.
The WBG consists of five specialized institutions: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the International Development Association (IDA), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), and the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). The World Bank is organized into six client-facing Regional Vice-Presidencies, several corporate functions and thirteen Global Practices to bring best-in-class knowledge and solutions to regional and country clients.
Background & General Description:
The World Bank Country Office in Kigali, Rwanda seeks applications for a Driver. The Driver will be a member of the Country Office staff recruited locally and based in Kigali, Rwanda. For day-to-day assignments and responsibilities, the Driver reports to the Country Manager and supervised by the Resource Management Assistant based in the Country Office
Summary: The Driver will work as part of the Country Office Carpool, and will drive office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel, usually within Kigali but also to other locations within Rwanda (and at times neighboring countries); and the delivery and collection of mail, documents, pouches, and other errands.
Roles & Responsibility:
To perform according to expectations, the incumbent would be expected to:
Transport authorized personnel to/from airports, meetings/appointments, and other official duties, including business travel to/from locations throughout neighboring countries.
Drive the assigned office vehicles, ensuring the safety of staff and/or authorized passengers, vehicle and other road users, for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items, and meet any other transportation requirements.
Meet official personnel, including mission staff at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required.
Responsible for the day to day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires etc.,
Perform minor routine repairs and be responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of the vehicle, including arranging for other vehicle repairs as per prevailing procedure.
Ensure that the vehicle is always clean (interior and exterior, including safety belts) and assist or ensure that all passengers have fastened safety belts.
Ensure that the vehicle is equipped with First Aid kit and that he/she is trained in providing first aid. Check expiry date for consumables in the kit and seek replacement as appropriate.
Log official trips as per the World Bank’s policies, including daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes etc.
Ensure that the vehicle’s documentation is always current, including display of current insurance cover at all times.
Observe the host country’s traffic rules and regulations.
Always check and adhere to security information from the supervisor or the environment for safe drive within and outside the cities.
Maintain confidentiality of any passenger’s discussions or phone conversations.
Report accidents or incidents immediately to the supervisor and ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident.
Perform any other task assigned by the Country Manager and/or supervisor.
Valid Driver’s License and capable of Defensive Driving; and a minimum of an intermediate school certificate.
Thorough knowledge of driving rules and regulations and be conversant with the Road Security Code.
A minimum of 5 years’ professional driving experience with a safe driving record.
Proficient to effectively communicate in English (verbal and written).
Possess basic skills in minor vehicle repairs and maintenance. Vocational training in auto maintenance and repair would be a plus.
Knowledge of UN system security procedures and conversant with VHF Radio call will be an added advantage.
Ability to pass World Bank security clearance, medical test, UN DSS basic and advanced security clearance examinations.
Strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to team-oriented work.
Willingness to drive throughout Rwanda and neighboring countries.
The World Bank Group values diversity and encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of World Bank Group member countries to apply, regardless of gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability. Sub-Saharan African nationals, Caribbean nationals, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.