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DRIVER/MESSENGER

UNDP is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 166 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges.
Background:
The Department of Energy within the Ministry of Natural Resources of Lesotho, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will soon be implementing a Project called ‘Lesotho Renewable Energy Based Rural Electrification (LREBRE)’. In this respect, a suitable qualified local candidate is being sought for the Driver/Messenger position.

Type of Contract: Service Contract
Duration:             1 year

A driver/messenger is recruited to support the programme in executing the following:
• Updates the log book of vehicle use on daily basis for proper recording of mileage..
• Collection and delivery of official materials from LREBRE to partners.
• Transportation services for project staff and other personnel as may be required.
• Checks safety of the vehicle to ensure road worthiness on daily basis.
• Reports periodic servicing needs of the vehicle in advance to ensure its proper handling.
• Ensures that the vehicle is clean all the time.
• Ensures safe keeping of vehicle accessories e.g, Jack, first aid kit, etc.
• Ensure that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident.

Qualifications:
• COSC/GCE
• Valid driving license;
• At least five (5) years’ work experience as a driver, with a safe driving record;
• Proven qualifications in safe driving;
• Good command of English and Sesotho languages;
• Good knowledge of the country map and routes.

These Terms of Reference are approximate, and in no case limited to the functions hereby specified. UNDP and the local authorities reserve their right to include the modifications they consider necessary to optimize the implementation of the project.

Interested candidates may submit applications with comprehensive CVs specifying
ref: LREBRE Driver, and names of two referees and should be addressed to:
The Resident Representative
United Nations Development Programme
P.O.Box 301
Maseru, 100
E-mailed to: Registry.ls@undp.org and copy veronic.sekhibane@undp.org

A Job Description can be viewed on the UNDP Notice Board on the third Floor of UN House 

Closing date for applications: 15th February, 2007
Expected work start date:      15th March, 2007

Only short listed candidates will be responded to.
Salary negotiable and commensurate with work experience and qualifications.

 

 
 
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