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Office Assistant / Driver Jobs in Dera Ismail Khan at International Water Management Institute

Title: Office Assistant / Driver

Company: International Water Management Institute

Location: Dera Ismail Khan

BACKGROUND:

The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a

non-profit, scientific research organization focusing on the

sustainable use of water and land resources in developing

countries, with its headquarters in Colombo, Sri Lanka and regional

offices across Asia and Africa.

IWMI has been awarded the opportunity to implement a 5-year,

USAID-funded project titled Water Management for Enhanced

Productivity (WMfEP), which supports socio-economic development and

political stability in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and

the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). The project aims to

reduce constraints to productive and sustainable use of water for

agricultural production at the Gomal Zam irrigation scheme. The

improved water governance and management in KP and the FATA will

enable increased farm household income and improved livelihoods to

contribute to socio-economic development and political stability in

the project areas.

THE PERSON AND THE JOB:

The Office Assistant / Driver will work with a team of staff to

support the delivery on the activity Water Management for Enhanced

Productivity (WMfEP) and contribute to the success of IWMI and the

WMfEP project by providing logistical and administrative support to

staff and partners in the Dera Ismail Khan Field Office. The person

will be responsible for the delivery of effective and efficient

services by providing general office support with a variety of

administrative and clerical duties and provide transportation

services for IWMI staff and visitors, documents, mail and packages

in IWMI-owned vehicles to field sites and other destinations as

required. The Office Assistant/Driver will step into the role of

the Office Administrator as and when necessary.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Arrange and coordinate times for project meetings with the

relevant stakeholders.

Provide logistic support for arranging the meetings within DIK

and other cities.

Provide support in the management and maintenance of office

scientific equipment and make sure the equipment is in proper order

when required by researchers to take it to the field.

Provide support to the office administrator for the procurement

of project related supplies. Visit the market to arrange samples

and quotations to make the procurement cost effective and

efficient.

Drive staff within the city and to field and other city

locations for official purposes.

Driving IWMI visitors as per instructions.

Remain updated on Pakistan driving regulations, ensure the

vehicles are roadworthy, insured and meets the official

requirements and documentation of the Pakistan transport

authorities.

Monitor daily/weekly vehicle condition/repair needs, maintain

travel log books, and perform vehicle checks and notify the

Supervisor on any technical problem.

Additional related tasks as required to ensure efficient

running of the office.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

FA/FSc, Advanced Level, International Baccalaureate or

equivalent, minimum of 2nd division.

Minimum of 3 years’ relevant office administration

experience.

Minimum of 3 years’ of driving experience.

Familiar with Windows Operating System Environment

Good skills in Outlook, Word, Excel

Excellent service delivery approach

Strong personal organization skills and the ability to

prioritize and multi-task

Excellent interpersonal skills and teamwork

Good spoke…

 

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