Website Embassy of Switzerland
Vacancy Announcement for Driver
Switzerland through its development cooperation has been engaged in Nepal since 1959. With the establishment of its Embassy in Nepal in August 2009, Switzerland’s cooperation with Nepal continues to focus on federal state building, employment and income as well as migration. Switzerland is committed to support Nepal’s socio-economic development and federal state building at national, provincial and local level.
The Embassy of Switzerland offers a competitive salary and benefit package as well as a stimulating team and working environment. We are looking for a young, energetic Nepali national for a 2 years fixed term contract with possibility of extension.
As a member of the Driving team, the post holder undertakes following responsibilities under the line management of Security Manager:
- provide transport services to staff and visitors as per instruction within and outside Kathmandu valley;
- takes responsibility for assigned vehicles for cleanliness, proper maintenance, as well as safety of self and passengers;
Required Technical Competence
Academic qualification up to 10th standard; Valid driving license and ability to drive vehicle safely and appropriately; 2 years’ experience of driving different kinds of vehicles (incl. driving outside Kathmandu valley); Ability to understand and speak English language; Ability to read and interpret road signs in Nepali & English; Ability to read, understand, and adhere to the traffic and related rules and regulations; Knowledge of the operations and features of assigned vehicle(s); Ability to recognize vehicle maintenance needs as well as perform minor vehicle repairs; Ability to interpret policies and procedures, maps, and route directions; Knowledge about First Aid.
Required Professional/Personal and Social Competence
Courtesy and Customer orientation; Conscious of responsibility and willingness to assure confidentiality and professional integrity; Time management and task prioritization; Reasoning skills; Good Interpersonal skills; Ability to work in a multi-cultural team; Ability to work and contribute positively in a team; Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
Application in English with immediate contact address and a telephone number; an updated bio-data; copies of citizenship certificate and academic credentials; and reference from former employer(s) should reach at the latest by 17:00 hrs on 07 November 2022 through post or through email as attachment (please do not provide a link to google drive or any other cloud server) at firstname.lastname@example.org Please clearly mark “Application for Driver” on the envelope / subject of the email.
Personnel and Administration (Chancery)
P.O. Box 113
The Embassy of Switzerland in Nepal promotes workforce diversity and applies positive discrimination to candidates from discriminated groups (women and candidates from Dalit, Janajati, Madhesi/Terai, and other minority community).
Praktikumsmöglichkeit für Schweizer Hochschulabsolventen
Die Schweizerische Botschaft bietet Schweizer Hochschulabsolventinnen und -absolventen mit einem Bachelor- oder Master-Abschluss die Möglichkeit eines einjährigen Praktikums. Die Praktikantin/der Praktikant wird im politischen Team der Botschaft arbeiten, wo sie/er zur politischen Analyse und zum Verfassen von Berichten beitragen wird.
Das Praktikum ist offen für Schweizer Staatsangehörige oder Personen mit Wohnsitz in der Schweiz. Weitere Zulassungsvoraussetzungen finden Sie hier: Informationen und Zulassungsbedingungen
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