Application deadline 8 months ago: Thursday 19 May 2022 at 12:59 UTCOpen application form
Are you ready for SAVING LIVES CHANGING LIVES of the world's most vulnerable people? If yes, this opportunity is for you!
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.
Job Title: Driver Vacancy Number: 162152 Contract type: SC2 Duration: 12 months, renewable Duty Station: Seoul, Republic of Korea
- Provide transportation for the Director and other authorized personnel and/or delivery of various items/commodities following authorized routing and UN safety and security rules and regulations to ensure safe and efficient services.
- Meet official personnel and visitors at the airport or other entry points and provide basic assistance with visa and customs formalities to facilitate smooth and safe entry and arrival to the authorized destinations.
- Responsible for accurate maintenance of the vehicle log books, and daily reporting to the supervisor on mechanical status, to ensure efficient vehicle use and fuel consumption supporting accurate accounting and cost-efficiency.
- Responsible that the assigned vehicle is kept clean and in a good condition including all equipment, the maintenance is done on time, vehicle is fully equipped with required travel authorizations and supplies, and any mechanical issues are reported to the supervisor to ensure safe and efficient services.
- Outside driving duties, perform basic office related tasks to ensure administrative support to clients.
- Support the maintenance of office files, documents and records in accordance with established systems and processes, so that information is current and readily available for staff.
- Respond to simple routine queries with readily available support by senior staff, and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a timely and accurate response to enquiries.
- Collect, sort and disseminate correspondence, reports and other materials, to meet the required demands of staff to time standards.
Undertake standard data entry tasks in accordance with defined systems, to ensure information is organized and readily available.
- Perform other related duties as required.
- Completion of secondary school education.
- Two or more years of experience in driving and general administrative work, preferably in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a demonstrated safe driving record. Experience in defensive driving is desirable.
- Valid Driver License.
- Knowledge of driving rules and regulation, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, local roads/ waterways and conditions, and security issues.
- Knowledge of safety standards and safety equipment (e.g. fire extinguishers)
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals.
- Basic skills to assists in case of emergency, knowledge of first aid basic methods.
- Ability to us standard office equipment such as photocopiers and scanners.
- Ability to follow standard business support processes and procedures.
- Knowledge of standard office software packages, e.g. Microsoft word and excel.
- Good attention to details.
Language: Fluency and accuracy in both oral and written communication in English and Korean
The World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.
The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to WFP is recognition that ending hunger is a critical first step towards global peace. WFP recognizes that one of the greatest contributions it can make to humanity is to provide a voice to the 690 million hungry people in the world. It gives us a platform to make their needs heard and to mobilize support for the assistance they need.
WFP’s Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok, Thailand oversees operations in 17 countries plus the Pacific, reaching 30 million people with assistance valued at US $3 billion. The portfolio ranges from humanitarian aid in Tajikistan, to school meals in Cambodia and Laos, supporting government social protection schemes in India and Pakistan, climate change adaptation in Nepal and Sri Lanka, nutrition for mothers and children in Bangladesh and Timor Leste, to emergency preparedness in Indonesia and the Pacific.
The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
Thursday 19 May 2022, 23:59 hrs Seoul Time
This vacancy announcement is for Nationals from South Korea. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply via (https://www.wfp.org/careers/job-openings).
Female applicants and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all qualified candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organisation. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection & recruitment process, and for work-related needs upon joining the Programme. WFP has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination. All selected candidates will, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service