International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
Driver
International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
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Posted date 12th October, 2021 Last date to apply 22nd October, 2021
Country Pakistan Locations Lahore
Category Driver
Status Closed

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job title

Driver

Reports to

Country Representative

Supervision

NA

Grade and level

Nationally Recruited Services Staff, Base Salary Scales

General Staff, Level 7

IWMI Staff Classification Guidelines Staff Group: Engineering and Transport Services Staff

ETS Staff Grade 1

Job family

Engineering and Transport Services Staff

Working relationship

Team at the IWMI-Pakistan Office

Location

IWMI Office, Lahore, Pakistan

 

 

Job category

Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS)

JOB PURPOSE:

The Driver, will work with a team of staff at IWMI Pakistan to support the delivery of various project and other operational support activities. The Driver contributes to the success of the IWMI and other research projects by providing support to staff and partners in the Lahore Office. The Driver, will provide transportation services for IWMI staff and visitors, documents, mail and packages in IWMI-owned vehicles to field sites and other destinations as required.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Safely Drive IWMI staff within the city and to field and other city locations for official purposes, adhering to all traffic laws.
  • Drive IWMI visitors as per instructions.
  • Cooperate and be of assistance to staff and visitors – assist in troubleshooting potential logistics problems during daily project implementation.
  • Collect and deliver mail, documents, loading/unloading packages and other office supplies.
  • Remain updated on Pakistan driving regulations, ensure the vehicles are roadworthy, insured and meets the official requirements and documentation of the Pakistan transport authorities. 
  • Monitor daily/weekly vehicle condition/repair needs, and perform vehicle checks, including fuel, oil, lubricant, battery water, brake fluid, tire pressure, wipers, etc. Notify Supervisor of any technical problem. Ensure vehicle is clean (interior and exterior) and ready for use at all times.
  • Maintain detailed travel log books, which are kept in each vehicle.
  • Provide general office support such as undertaking messenger tasks, minor purchases, paying bills, photocopying etc.
  • Adhere to all safety and communications protocols as advised.
  • Provide logistic support to researchers during field activities and;
  • Undertake relevant assignments as requested by the Office Manager and Country Representative from time-to-time.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Excellent driving skills with a variety of vehicles including motorbikes, passenger cars, pickup trucks and SUVs, good understanding of modern vehicle technology eg. satellite navigation, CVT, ABS/BA/EBD, auto-lock wheel hubs.
  • Good understanding of spoken English and an average reading ability, fluency in local languages.
  • Basic mechanical/handyman skills.
  • Experience of driving on a variety of roads/road surfaces i.e. motorways, urban and rural roads, and unpaved roads requiring 4WD.
  • Well-developed service approach with emphasis on safety of public and passengers, and safety of assets.
  • Courteous and polite; neat and smartly groomed.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Pakistan Highway Code.
  • Valid driving license in at least one of the four provinces of Pakistan or Federal Capital Territory for motorcycle, car, jeep/SUV, pick-up truck.
  • Ability to maintain/record vehicle log books, maintenance records, time sheets.
  • Basic computer IT skills to enter data from log books, maintenance records, time sheets etc.

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

ESSENTIAL

  • 10 years education to Ordinary Level/Matric with a minimum of a 2nd division.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in driving and associated administrative tasks.
  • Good recommendation from previous employers as driver. (Note applicant will provide references/contact details and IWMI will seek references independently)

TENTATIVE START DATE: 1st November 2021

This appointment is coterminous with the activity and therefore linked with the activity requirements. Employment contracts are typically of three-year duration subject to annual performance review. IWMI may extend the contract depending on performance, institute requirements and the availability of funding.

Approvals

Management Team member

 

Human Resources

Head of Human Resources

Effective date

 

The above job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities, and qualifications required by employees assigned to this position. Nothing in this herein restricts management’s ability to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.