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Beirut – Driver at WFP


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2 Year
Male, Female, Both
High School Diploma


  • Organization: WFP – World Food Programme
  • Location: Beirut
  • Grade: Consultancy – SB-1 (SC1/SC2), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: 2023-05-11


The World Food Program (WFP) is the top humanitarian agency that provides food aid in dire situations and collaborates with locals to boost nutrition and resilience. The United Nations created it in 1961 to aid in reducing global hunger. 80 nations are home to WFP offices, which have its main headquarters in Rome. The biggest humanitarian organization in the world, it is also the main supplier of school meals. In order to promote nutrition initiatives, policies, and programs, such as school meals and food fortification, WFP collaborates with governments, other UN agencies, NGOs, and the corporate sector.


•    Aid transportation of authorized personnel including translation of basic conversations from/to the local language, and/or delivery of various items/commodities following authorized routing and UN safety and security rules and regulations to ensure safe and efficient services.
•     visit official personnel and visitors at the airport or other entry points and provide basic assistance with visa and customs formalities to facilitate smooth and safe entry and arrival to the authorized destinations.
•     Responsible for precise maintenance of the vehicle log books, and daily reporting to the supervisor on mechanical status, to ensure efficient vehicle use and fuel consumption supporting accurate accounting and cost-efficiency.
•    Acountable that the assigned vehicle is kept clean and in a good condition including all equipment, the maintenance is done on time, vehicle is fully equipped with required travel authorizations and supplies, and any mechanical matters are reported to the supervisor to ensure safe and efficient services.
•    Follow installed rules and regulations for field deliveries and/or in cases of an accident, and report immediately to the supervisor on any apparent challenges , to seek for instructions and facilitate informative decisions on the way forward.
•    Outside driving duties, conduct basic office related tasks such as filing, photocopying and maintaining stores when required including delivery/collection of diverse items, mailing service and payment of office telephone and other bills to ensure administrative support to clients.
•     Conduct other related duties as required.

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  • Fulfillment of secondary school education. Formal driver training with a valid driver’s license/certification to operate set vehicles following local rules and regulations.
  •  At least two (2) years of work background as a Driver, preferably in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a illustrated safe driving record. Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including SUVs, vans, trucks and other kinds of motorized vehicles is a plus.
  •  Fluency in both oral and written transmission in Arabic and Good in English.


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