• Full Time
  • Kathmandu
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Website International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)



Vacancy : 6696
Unit: Nepal Programme Coordination
Organisation: International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Location: Nepal Country Office, Kathmandu, Nepal
Reporting to: HR Business Partner
Work percentage: 100%
Grade: O
Expected start date: 01 February 2024
Type of contract: Fixed-term (11 months with possibility of renewal)
Closing date: 04 January 2024


Under the overall guidance from the Country Representative of IUCN Nepal and under the direct supervision of the HR Business Partner, IUCN Nepal and functional reporting to the Programme Assistant, the Driver will drive IUCN vehicles safely and soundly and provide safe services to the staff and guests as well as ensure that IUCN vehicles are well maintained.


  • Drive office staff and guests as per the duty assigned, including field trips.
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, servicing etc, and submit a monthly report of the above log to the Head of Administration
  • Oversee all mechanical work needed by IUCN vehicles and ensure that mechanical work done by garages is actually required and is completed satisfactorily at the correct cost
  • Certify the repair works bill for payment
  •  Inform procurement of vehicle spare parts/lubricants to keep them in ready stock. Certify to get vehicle spares parts/lubricants, issued from Store for replacement in the vehicle on need basis.
  • Keep vehicles neat, clean and in good condition and make necessary arrangements for repairing and maintenance in consultation with the Head of Administration
  • Ensure that the steps required by law are followed in case of accidents
  • Ensure that vehicles are parked in secure locations with overnight stay and is involved especially during field trips
  • Undertake other duties as required by the Head of Administration.
  • Perform all assigned office maintenance duties in an efficient and timely manner
  • Undertake photocopying and binding work of documents.
  • Ensure cleanliness of parking premises
  • Relieve guards when necessary, as per the instruction of the Administrative Supervisor
  • Perform the support functions as required at IUCN
  • Make deliveries and run errands as required. Perform other duties as required.


  • Literate with good knowledge of road safety
  • A Nepali citizen who has experience of working in development sector for over 5 years of driving in IUCN Nepal field areas
  • Has good knowledge on vehicle maintenance


Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the “Apply” button.

Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST). Please note that only selected applicants will be personally contacted for interviews.

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About IUCN

IUCN is a membership Union uniquely composed of both government and civil society organisations. It provides public, private and non-governmental organisations with the knowledge and tools that enable human progress, economic development and nature conservation to take place together.

Created in 1948, IUCN is now the world’s largest and most diverse environmental network, harnessing the knowledge, resources and reach of more than 1,400 Member organisations and some 15,000 experts. It is a leading provider of conservation data, assessments and analysis. Its broad membership enables IUCN to fill the role of incubator and trusted repository of best practices, tools and international standards.

IUCN provides a neutral space in which diverse stakeholders including governments, NGOs, scientists, businesses, local communities, indigenous peoples organisations and others can work together to forge and implement solutions to environmental challenges and achieve sustainable development.

Working with many partners and supporters, IUCN implements a large and diverse portfolio of conservation projects worldwide. Combining the latest science with the traditional knowledge of local communities, these projects work to reverse habitat loss, restore ecosystems and improve people’s well-being.