• Full Time
  • Kathmandu
  • Applications have closed

Website IOM Nepal


Reference Code: CFA – 02/2024


Duty Station: Kathmandu, Nepal
Type of Appointment: Ungraded, On-call
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Closing Date: 14 April 2024

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.


United Nations- International Organization for Migration is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture amongst others. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups are encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

United Nations, International Organization for Migration has a zero-tolerance against Sexual exploitation and Abuse (SEA) and sexual harassment (SH). Everyone is responsible for preventing sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA), and all UN personnel must adhere to the standards of conduct that preserves PSEA principles (both during work hours and outside work hours). All selected candidates will, therefore, go through a safe hiring process.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

Under the overall supervision of Head of Resources Management and direct supervision of Procurement Logistics Officer, Security FP, the driver is responsible for providing driving support to and from the IOM facilities in Kathmandu, staff travel throughout the Kathmandu Valley for authorized purposes and other duties associated with the driving of IOM vehicles. In particular, he/she will:

1. Drive IOM vehicle(s) and transport authorized personnel, refugees, and others as requested by the supervisor.
2. Responsible for the day to day maintenance of the assigned vehicle: oil check, water, batter, brakes, tires, etc., within the capacity of the Motor Pool.
3. Ensure that IOM vehicle(s) are used only for official/authorized business as advised by the supervisor.
4. Filling in of the daily log sheet for travel including mileage, fuel consumption, destinations, and passengers in English.
5. Keep a HIGH degree of confidentiality and discreteness in discussions which involve IOM and its officials.
6. Ensure that the steps required by the local rules and regulations (pertaining to driving) are taken in case of involvement in an accident.
7. Compliance with security practices and radio checks as it pertains to the UNDSS security plans for Nepal.Perform other duties as may be required.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Education/ Experience/Skills

  •  High School degree/certificate from accredited Institution with minimum 2 years of relevant work experience.
  • Valid national driver’s license.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
  •  Experience in driving a variety of makes and models vehicles.
  • Knowledge of radio, email, telephone and other applications.
  • Skills in minor vehicle repairs.


For all applicants, fluence in English and Nepali is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of other local language is desirable.

Required Competencies:


  •  Inclusion and respect for diversity: Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences. Encourages diversity and inclusion.
  • Integrity and transparency: Maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
  •  Courage: Demonstrates willingness to take a stand on issues of importance.
  • Empathy: Shows compassion for others, makes people feel safe, respected and fairly treated.

Core Competencies – behavioral indicators

  • Teamwork: Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  •  Delivering results: Produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner. Is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: Continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own actions and delegated work.
  •  Communication: Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication. Explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

How to apply:

Interested Candidates are invited to submit their application referring to this advertisement with CV and three references to the following address: Human Resource Department, International Organization for Migration, P.O. Box 25503, Baluwatar, Kathmandu or email to by 14 April 2024.

Posting period: From 03.04.2024 to 14.04.2024

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