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Office Driver - Strengthening Competitiveness, Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Environment – Natural Resource Management (SCALE-NRM), Auki, Malaita, Solomon Islands
Winrock International
Posted 8 months ago
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Position Title: Office Driver Project: Strengthening Competitiveness, Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Environment – Natural Resource Management (SCALE-NRM) USAID Program Location: Auki, Malaita, Solomon Islands Unit: Agriculture, Resilience and Water Unit Reports to: Finance and Operations Team Leader Position Summary: Winrock International (WI) is currently recruiting for the position of an office driver in its Malaita project office to support the five-year, USAID-funded Solomon Islands Strengthening Competitiveness, Agriculture, Livelihoods, and Environment – Natural Resource Management (SCALE-NRM) Program. The SCALE-NRM Program will foster conservation economies at a community scale that provide opportunities for income generation from NRM and drive provincial and national government commitment to natural resource governance. As USAID’s flagship NRM initiative in the Solomon Islands, SCALE-NRM will pave the way for future USAID investments in promoting competitive, sustainable, and inclusive economic development. SCALE-NRM has three objectives: Promote a people-centered approach to resource governance, which will leverage the traditional connection among Solomon Islanders and a track record of communities organizing themselves around specific opportunities Strengthen markets for conservation through provincial and community-driven schemes that ensure communities have options to pursue alternative livelihoods and participate in diversified economic opportunities from environmental conservation Build the capacity of government in implementing a holistic, ecosystem-wide approach to NRM, which includes ecosystem health, land-use, climate change adaption, and economic development In coordination with the Chief of Party, the Office Driver will be responsible for all the logistical needs of the project. Taking field staff to the designated communities in Malaita Province. Major Responsibilities: Keep office vehicle neat and clean all the time. Keep and check vehicle regularly for any mechanically fault and always ensure to check the vehicle almost everyday before any travel. Keep all vehicle’s documents/papers up to date (e.g. license, insurance etc) Always ensure passengers observed basic traffic rules and WI policies such as: fastening seat belt, no standing while vehicle is moving do not exceed number of allowable passengers drive within specified speed limits no smoking and chewing betel-nut in the vehicle and under drugs, alcohols and other restricted items. Always ensure safety equipment (such as first aid kit) are always present in the vehicle before any travel. Don’t allow unauthorized passengers to use WI’s vehicle. Provide transport service to WI visitors, staff and beneficiaries as per the instruction from COP. Ensure the WI vehicle is safe and secured all the time. Keep logbook up to date and submit report to FOTL every month. Follow “Vehicle Policy” strictly. Position Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have the following experience: At least 5 years experience on driving manual vehicle (Land Cruiser) Have basic knowledge of vehicle maintenance. Have knowledge of traffic rules & regulations. Commitment towards WI values and principles. Good English speaking and writing skills. Minimum qualification Form 5/Form 6 level. All interested candidates shall submit their applications and one-page cover letter (maximum 5 pages including resume in English indicating “Office Driver, Solomon Islands” in the subject line. Qualified applicants will be contacted by Winrock. Winrock is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all people and value diversity and inclusiveness. Winrock recruits, employs, trains, promotes and compensates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law. At Winrock we have a clear mission: Empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity and sustain natural resources through unwavering dedication to accountability, equity, innovation, integrity and transformation. Winrock knows that its success comes from the hard work and steadfast dedication of its diverse workforce. Winrock remains committed to maintaining diversity, inclusion and equity across the entire organization

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