Job Opportunity : Driver G2 Bamenda

Job Opportunity : Driver G2 Bamenda

Career Opportunities: Driver G2 Bamenda (145043)

Driver G2 Bamenda

Post Title: Driver

Location : Bamenda

Duration : 12 Months

Contract Type : Fixed-Term

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.

Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

JOB PURPOSE: To perform specialized and/or standardized policy and programme-related processes and activities to support the effective delivery of assistance packages.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority):

Under the direct supervision of the Business Support Assistant and the overall guidance of the Head of Field Office (Bamenda), the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Provide 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.
  • Meet 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 accurate 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.
  • Responsible 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 issues are reported to the supervisor to ensure safe and efficient services.
  • Follow established rules and regulations for field deliveries and/or in cases of an accident, and report immediately to the supervisor on any apparent problems, to seek for instructions and facilitate informative decisions on the way forward.
  • Outside driving duties, perform basic office related tasks such as filing, photocopying and maintaining stores when required including delivery/collection of various items, mailing service and payment of office telephone and other bills to ensure administrative support to clients.
  • Perform any other related duty as may be required.


* Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Helps teammates articulate WFP’s Strategic Objectives.

* Be a force for positive change: Suggests potential improvements to team’s work processes to supervisor.

* Make the mission inspiring to our team: Explains the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities to teammates.

* Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Articulates how own unit’s responsibilities will serve WFP’s mission.


* Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Trains junior teammates on new skills and capabilities.

* Create an inclusive culture: Seeks opportunities to work with people from different backgrounds.

* Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Serves as a peer coach for colleagues in same area of work.

* Create an “I will”/ “We will” spirit: Tracks progress toward goals and shares this information on a regular basis with supervisor.


* Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Explores ways to consistently be more efficient and accurate in own areas of work and shares new methods of work with colleagues.

* Focus on getting results: Focuses on getting results and tracks trends in completion rates for own tasks to identify opportunities for efficiency.

* Make commitments and make good on commitments: Takes responsibility for own tasks and notifies supervisor as soon as possible of potential delays in meeting deadlines or commitments.

* Be Decisive: Independently decides what action to take when faced with critical choices in the workplace or in dangerous situations in the field.


* Connect and share across WFP units: Suggests opportunities for partnering with other units to supervisor.

* Build strong external partnerships: Identifies opportunities to work with colleagues and partners in the field towards common goals.

* Be politically agile & adaptable: Develops an understanding of the value of WFP’s teams and external partners in fulfilling team’s goals and objectives.

* Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Aligns own activities with supervisor’s priorities to fulfill internal and external partner needs.


  • 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.


GCE Ordinary level or “Brevet d’ Etudes Primaires et Secondaires - BEPC” and formal drivers training with a valid driver’s license (“B” category)/certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations.


Fluency (level C) in English and good working knowledge of French.
Good understanding of local language Pidgin is desirable.

At least three (3) years of work experience as a Driver with one (1) year outside the urban environment.

Experience in defensive driving is desirable.

Deadline for application

Date: 10th August 2021 at 11:59 PM (GMT+1).

This position open to Cameroonian nationals only

Female applicants are especially encouraged to apply.

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

All applications must be submitted ONLINE at :


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