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The World Bank is seeking to recruit a highly qualified candidate for the position of Driver/Messenger in the Jordan Country Office.
The Driver will be based in Jordan Country Office, will report to the MNCJO Resident Representative, and she/he expected to provide administrative, logistical support to Country and Global Practice clusters.
Duties and Accountabilities
- Execute the daily official transportation requirement of the Country Office and of VIP visitors.
- Drive a motor vehicle as requested, with due regard to time schedules, apply knowledge of driving regulations, safety requirements, traffic and conditions, and most desirable routes to minimize travel time; ensure that all rules, regulations and stated by the laws of Jordan are adhered.
- Maintaining a logbook for the assigned vehicles, recording details of mileage, trips and gasoline consumption, repairs, etc., and promptly reporting to supervisor any problems of defects noticed in operating the vehicle.
- Transport staff to/from business meetings, representation events and on visiting missions for field trips.
- Ensure the safety and the security of the Bank staff on board of the official vehicle at all times.
- Transport staff in case of situations requiring emergency medical attention during office hours.
- Transport business mail and for the purpose of office administration (purchasing supplies, going to the bank, collecting goods from Customs adhering to all Customs rules and procedures, loading and unloading goods).
- Take suitable precautions for the security of the vehicle and its contents when left unattended.
- Ensure the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc., performs minor repairs if possible and be able to arrange for other repairs through the appropriate channels and in conjunction with the Country Office procurement procedures. To ensure that the vehicle is kept clean, roadworthy and fully insured at all times.
- Anticipate in any maintenance/mechanic actions on the assigned official vehicle to prevent any disruption due to unexpected break downs.
- Follow up on any office needs for supplies, repair, cleaning, etc.
- Report to the Country Office and Road safety Focal Point all road related incidents.
- Excellent knowledge (spoken and written) of English and Arabic is required.
- Minimum High School diploma.
- At least 5 years of relevant working experience in an institutional or corporate environment with knowledge of auto mechanics.
- Prior trainings in road safety, defensive driving, or equivalent would be a plus.
- A certificate of training in auto mechanics and any other patent technical training in electronics, electricity would be an asset.
- Knowledge of computers – MS Office usage is desirable.
- Outstanding organizational skills, punctuality, and time management.
- Ability to manage a range of diverse concurrent issues and perform tasks with minimum supervision.
- Excellent problem-solving mindset.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment.
- Commitment to client service, teamwork, and discretion when dealing with sensitive matters.
- Demonstrated commitment to the World Bank Group values of Impact, Integrity, Respect, Teamwork, Innovation.
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