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Le PAM recrute un Chauffeur, Kibuye, Rwanda

Le PAM recrute un Chauffeur, Kibuye, Rwanda

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Categories : Avis de recrutement

Domaines : Chauffeur - Mécanicien Auto/groupe - Réparateur Electronique

Regions : Rwanda

Le PAM recrute un Chauffeur, Kibuye, Rwanda



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.


Job Title: Driver

Type of Contract: SC 2

Number of Openings: 1

Unit/Division: Karongi Field Office


Duration: 12 months

Closing Date: 11th January 2024


The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. WFP Rwanda works in partnership with the Government and other stakeholders through the direct implementation of integrated programmes targeting the most vulnerable people and will progressively shift towards building national capacity to formulate, manage and implement programmes for achieving zero hunger. In implementing its activities, WFP will bridge the humanitarian–development nexus and leverage its extensive experience and the contributions it has made in Rwanda over many decades to achieve five strategic outcomes:

  •     Refugees and returnees in Rwanda have access to adequate and nutritious food at all times.
  •     Vulnerable populations in food-insecure communities and areas have improved access to adequate and nutritious food all year.
  •     Children under 5, adolescents and pregnant and nursing women and girls in Rwanda have improved access to nutritious foods and services that enable them to meet their nutrition needs all year.
  •     Smallholder farmers, especially women, have increased marketable surplus and access to agricultural markets through efficient supply chains by 2030.
  •     The Government of Rwanda and the humanitarian community is provided with adequate, timely, cost-efficient and agile supply chain services and expertise necessary to effectively respond to emergency crisis.

This position will help in programme implementation and monitoring exercises at the field office level.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (not all-inclusive, nor exhaustive)

This is a one-year position. Under the direct supervision of the Business Support Assistant based in Karongi FO, the driver will be responsible for below key responsibilities:
1.    Drive safely office vehicle for the transportation of authorised personnel including delivery and collection of various items/commodities.

2.    Check, before driving the vehicle, daily; all oil, lubricants and water levels, as detailed in the vehicle daily inspection sheet

3.    Maintain mileage logbook and ensure all fuel issued is entered accurately into the logbook.

4.    Ensure day-to day vehicle is kept clean and in good condition

5.    Ensure the vehicle is taken for servicing or repair as and when required in a timely manner.

6.    Check on a daily basis the serviceability of all communications equipment, first aid kits, fire extinguishers, toolkits, vehicle documents and any other equipment that may be fitted in the vehicle and report immediately if any equipment is damaged or missing.

7.    Make sure the dressing uniform is regurly respected.

8.    Respect the traffic rules and regulations for safe driving.

9.    Drive WFP trucks and other vehicles for which you hold a valid driver’s license on official assignments countrywide.

10.    Ensure that WFP food commodities and non-food items are transported to the destination and consignee specified on the WFP waybill without pilferage, damage, or any undue delay.

11.    Obtain the signature of the consignee on the WFP waybill upon delivery of cargo (food and non-food items) to the specified destination and return the signed waybill to the origin warehouse.

12.    Detect mechanical and electrical faults on the vehicles and report them immediately to the Fleet Manager.

13.    Carry out preventative maintenance on your truck and assist with basic servicing.

14.    Report any accident/incident or damage to the vehicle to the supervisor as soon as possible.

15.    Report all pilferage and damages to commodities without delay to the supervisor.

16.    Act as security during the loading and off-loading of the vehicle

17.    Ensure that the vehicle first aid kit is not abused and is replenished as and when required.

18.    Check daily the serviceability of all communications equipment, first aid kits, fire extinguishers, toolkits and any other equipment that may be fitted in the vehicle and report immediately if any equipment is damaged or missing.

19.    Follow the rules and regulations for safe driving.

20.    Comply with vehicle tracking communications procedures and notify WFP base of any security incidents promptly.

21.    Perform any other duties as requested by the supervisor, as and when required.



  •     Completion of secondary school education.
  •     Formal drivers training with a valid driving license/certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations.
  •     Driving license category B is mandatory and additional categories (C and D) will be an advantage


  •     Two or more years of work experience as a Driver, preferably in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a demonstrated safe driving record.
  •     Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans, trucks and other kinds of motorised vehicles.
  •     Experience in defensive driving is desirable.

Knowledge and Skills

  •     Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, local roads/waterways and conditions, and security issues.
  •     Knowledge of the vehicle loading capacity and other parameters.
  •     Knowledge of safety standards and safety equipment (e.g. fire extinguishers, buoyant wearable safety devices, etc.).
  •     Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  •     Basic skills to assist in case of emergency, knowledge of first aid basic methods.
  •     Knowledge and ability to use radio, email, telephone, and other applications.
  •     Ability to assess vehicles for mechanical fitness and skills in minor vehicle repairs.
  •     Ability to demonstrate a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy and tact.

Language:    Fluency (level C) in the UN language in use at the duty station


11th January 2024

WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment.