Office Driver

International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) promotes democratic stability by providing technical assistance and applying field-based research to the electoral cycle worldwide to enhance citizen participation and strengthen civil societies, governance and transparency. Every IFES project is staffed by national and international staff while partnering with local organizations. This homegrown approach ensures that the expertise offered by IFES fits the needs of the country or client and the benefit of assistance outlasts the life of the project. Our work is nonpartisan and also includes projects that: Help citizens participate in their democracies Increase politicians' accountability to the electorate Strengthen government institutions Since its founding in 1987, IFES has worked in more than 100 countries - from developing democracies such as Liberia, to mature democracies such as the United States.

Detailed Job description / requirements:

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) is an international NGO that supports the building of democratic societies around the world. Since 2006, IFES Nepal has worked with the Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) and civil society partners to enhance citizen participation and strengthen civil society, governance and transparency.

IFES Nepal is seeking an Office Driver to provide safe driving services and to carry out other administrative and office support activities for the IFES Nepal office. This position will be under the supervision of the Administrative Manager and will be full-time with occasional visits to the field. The functions include, but not limited to:

  • Drive office vehicles carefully and safely with adherence to local driving codes and internally agreed standards,
  • Conduct regular check-up of vehicles and routine check-up/servicing and maintenance/repair,
  • Keep the vehicles neat and clean, and in good condition,
  • Ensure that vehicle is cleaned regularly according to government covid-19 regulations,
  • Maintain vehicle log-book properly and keep records up-to-date,
  • Support administrative tasks and provide logistical support to support IFES Nepal special events, meetings and normal office operations, when required
  • Carry out any other related duties as required by supervisors and the office.
  • A valid driving license for light vehicle (4DW) and motorbike with experience on off-road and city driving;
  • At least five years of professional driving experience, with minimum of two years of hands-on experiences in an international organization;
  • Minimum a School Leaving Certificate (SLC) passed;
  • Good command in spoken and written English;
  • Good Interpersonal skills and professional attitude;
  • Willing work extra hours in off-hours, weekends and holidays;
  • Ability to engage effectively and proactively with staff, work well in a team and under pressure;
  • Drivers must confirm compliance to government COVID-19 guidance; and
  • Availability to travel may be required up to 15%:.
This position is opened for Nepali nationals only. Qualified and interested candidates are requested to send an application and updated CV with two professional references to: with clearly mentioning the position applying for in the subject line. The application submission deadline is 4:00 PM, Friday, June 18, 2021.  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for selection processes. Women, marginalized and disadvantaged communities are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Overview

Category Development / Administrative
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time, Contract
Position Level Junior Level
Experience Please check vacancy details.
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 07 Jun, 2021
Apply Before 18 Jun, 2021
City Kathmandu