World Bank (World Bank)
Closed on 10 Apr 2020
Location: Yaounde (Cameroon)
Grade: GA, General Support
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Job Description


Do you want to build a career that is truly worthwhile? Working at the World Bank provides a unique opportunity for you to help our clients solve their greatest development challenges. The World Bank consists of two entities – the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA). It is a global development cooperative owned by 189 member countries. As the largest development bank in the world, the World Bank provides loans, guarantees, risk management products, and advisory services to middle-income and creditworthy low-income countries, and coordinates responses to regional and global challenges. Visit

The World Bank office is currently searching for a Driver to provide an effective and efficient day to day logistics transport function for the Office in Yaounde, Cameroon. S/he will work as part of the office car pool and will drive office vehicles for transport of authorized personnel usually within Yaounde, Cameroon but also in the surrounding regions and countries. S/he will be responsible for the delivery and collection of mail. S/he will report to the Resource Management Officer.

Roles & Responsibility

The Incumbent’s duties include but are not limited to:

  • Transport authorized personnel to/from airports, meetings, appointments, and other official duties,
  • Transport authorized personnel on business travel to/from locations throughout Cameroon
  • Ensure the delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items.
  • Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities
  • Ensure day-to-day maintenance of vehicles, checking oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc.
  • Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs.
  • Ensure that vehicles are kept clean always
  • Follow all steps required by the World Bank Road Safety Policy in case of travel and accident
  • Log all trips, daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes, lubrications, etc.
  • Strict adherence to the World Bank’s Road Safety Policies and procedures as well as the country’s National High Way Code.
  • Assist in protocol, visa, airport clearance
  • Any other duties as may be required for the mission of the World Bank

Selection Criteria

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • At least 5 years driving experience, defensive driving skills being an advantage
  • Possess a required valid driving License with experience in driving 4X4 wheel drive car
  • Excellent knowledge of road safety
  • Good communication skills in French or English
  • Knowledge of The WBG or UN security procedures and road safety policies would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Cameroon working environment
  • Good geographical knowledge of Cameroon and other countries in the sub region
  • Ability to work long hours and weekends
  • Knowledge of computers – MS office is desirable
  • Committed team player with demonstrated inter-personal skills and ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural/disciplinary environment and able to produce high quality work under pressure.

Poverty has no borders, neither does excellence. We succeed because of our differences and we continuously search for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds from around the globe.

About World Bank

With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.

World Bank's mission is to end extreme poverty by reducing the share of the global population that lives in extreme poverty to 3 percent by 2030, and to promote shared prosperity by increasing the incomes of the poorest 40 percent of people in every country.