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Driver G2 _ Roster Multiple Locations


  • Organization: WFP - World Food Programme
  • Location: Yangon
  • Grade: Administrative support - GS-2, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: 2023-03-23

Vacancy Announcement

WFP encourages female candidates and people with disabilities to apply.

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis. We are committed to promoting diversity and the principle of equal employment opportunity for all our employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of religion or belief, ethnic or social background, gender, gender identity and disability.


Job Title: Driver GS2

Grade: General Service Level 2

Type of contract: Fixed Term/ Short Term (Service Contract/ Special Service Agreement)                               

Duration: 12 months (extendable)

Duty Station: Multiple Locations in Myanmar

Report to : Senior Administration Associate

Opening Date of Application : 9 March 2023

Closing Date of Application :  23 March 2023


This vacancy announcement is not tied to any currently open position. It is a Roster for qualified applicants to express their interest for future Driver positions. All applications received will be reviewed and go through a selection process to assess relevant experience and qualifications. Applicants who meet the selection criteria may be contacted for further interviews or assessments and to confirm their interest and availability.

This post is opened for Myanmar Nationals Only.
Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

Female applicants and qualified applicants are especially encouraged to apply


To provide efficient and safe transportation of authorized personnel and/or commodities. 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Under the direct supervision of Senior Administration Associate, the incumbent will perform the following duties:-

  • Drive assigned means of transport for the transport of authorized WFP staff member, visitors, goods, messages, mail, etc
  • Drives WFP staff and official visitors to/from the country/regional office as per authorized routing and as per UN safety and security rules and regulations
  • Collect and deliver goods, mail, documents, and other items
  • Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required
  • Take care of the day-today maintenance of the assigned means of transport, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc; perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean

  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc
  • Read and understand specific vehicle/vessel operating manual to ensure the safe and appropriate operations of the vehicle
  • Negotiate, liaise and coordinate with local authorities to facilitate smooth running of vehicle/vessel movements in the designated area
  • Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident
  • Where appropriate, schedule drivers and vehicles/vessels for use on a daily basis
  • Check means of transport for mechanical fitness and the security of the cargo, ensuring that cargo is protected against all weather conditions
  • Produce weekly records of mileage travelled and tonnage moved
  • Check log books of the WFP vehicles/vessels for completeness of record
  • Identify any apparent problems during field deliveries and report them to the appropriate personnel
  • Perform other related duties as required


Education: Completion of secondary school education.

Experience: 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 & 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 driving/boat operating rules and regulations whichever applicable.
  • 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.

Languages: Fluency in both oral and written English and Myanmar


To be considered, interested candidates are invited to apply via (
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
We want to ensure the recruitment process is fully accessible. Please contact us to advise us of any accessibility needs you may have.
This email is only to be used for any accessibility requirement in terms of application and not for sending the application itself.


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.


WFP is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce. WFP has zero tolerance for sexualexploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, abuse of authority ordiscrimination. All selected candidates will, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee onAdministrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAOFinance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similarbodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service andwithin three years of ceasing that service.

All WFP Employees are expected to demonstrate the competencies and standards of behaviour alignedwithout core values and defined in the WFP LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK, namely:

• Leading by example with integrity,
• Driving results and delivering on commitments,
• Fostering inclusive and collaborative teamwork,
• Applying strategic thinking,
• Building and maintaining sustainable partnerships.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.