Drivers are members of the World Bank Country Office Staff. They work as part of the country office drivers’ pool and will drive office vehicles for transport of authorized personnel usually within the country but also in the surrounding countries (if the need arises) as well as the delivery and collection of mails. They will report directly to the Country Office Resource Management Officer for day to day assignment.
Note: If the selected candidate is a current Bank Group staff member with a Regular or Open-Ended appointment, s/he will retain his/her Regular or Open-Ended appointment. All others will be offered a 3 year term appointment.
• Use tact and professionalism to deliver these assignments in very good and required conditions, according to World Bank procedures. Use of Road Security and Safety driving requirements to get the visiting mission feel safe and secured. In case of flight delays, get necessary information from the airport desk and adopt related attitude to wait for the plane schedule or coordinate with the Administration Unit on any further step to go.
• Maintain assigned vehicle clean in good condition, recorded mileage and gasoline consumption
Anticipate in any mechanic actions on the assigned official vehicle to prevent any disruption due to unnecessary break downs. From the engine to the pneumatic conditions. For instance, daily inspection of air level in the wheels, oiling for breaks, water level, etc. In sum assure that every single part of the car is in perfect condition for being operated.
• Distribute mail when necessary, follow up visas at the embassies, follow up tax exemptions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and tax exemptions of VAT. Managing withdrawals and deposit money in banks. Change of money for the missions. On a daily basis, collect all correspondences, take visa request to Embassies, and tax exemption documents to the appropriate Ministry Departments to get appropriate documents back on due course. At the Embassies, use tack and diplomacy to deal with difficult cases, with close liaison with the Administration, until everything is settled on a timely basis, to help the Office meet all relevant deadlines.
• Temporary Tax Exemption and Immatriculation of vehicles– Conception and Follow up.
• An experience of at least 5 years driving with knowledge of auto mechanics;
• A good geographical knowledge of Central African Republic and other countries in the sub region;
• A valid document for driving in the sub-region, a driver’s license for 4×4 and minibuses, a recent certificate of fitness proving that you are fit to drive;
• A training certificate from the Red Cross on first aid would be an asset;
• A certificate of training in auto mechanics and any other patent technical training in electronics, electricity would be an asset;
• An experience working in an international institution would be an advantage;
• Language Requirements: French (spoken and written) knowledge of English would be an asset;
• Knowledge of computers – MS Office is desirable.