UNDP is the UNs 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.
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
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
Transportation services for project staff and other personnel as
may be required.
Checks safety of the vehicle to ensure road worthiness on daily
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
Ensure that all immediate actions required by rules and
regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident.
Valid driving license;
At least five (5) years work experience as a driver, with a safe
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
ref: LREBRE Driver, and names of two referees and should be
The Resident Representative
United Nations Development Programme
E-mailed to: Registry.firstname.lastname@example.org and copy email@example.com
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,
Only short listed
candidates will be responded to.
Salary negotiable and commensurate with work experience and