Job Title Driver
Type Internal/External
Type Of Contract Temporary Appointment

Vacancy Notice Internal/ External Vacancy notice 008/Temp/2021
Position Number T/008/01/21
Number Of Vacancies Various
Location Multiple locations
Position Grade General Service
Closing Date 2021-10-21
Organizational Context

The Driver in the UNHCR Office is normally supervised directly by the Administrative Officer/Associate/Assistant or another staff member when the scale of the Operation so requires it. Besides driving, the incumbent is responsible for upkeep and maintenance of the assigned UNHCR vehicle(s) as per technical guidance and specifications established by the Organisation. S/he is required to follow strict instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor. While the basic function of a driver is to drive the official vehicles of UNHCR, s/he may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of UNHCR vehicles.

The Driver has regular contacts with staff within the UNHCR Office and with others (including Partners, government authorities, etc.) outside UNHCR involving a limited exchange of information

Functional Statement
  • Drive UNHCR vehicles for the transport of authorized passengers, deliver, and collect documents and other items.
  • Meet official personnel at airports or other locations and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required.
  • Perform day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles; check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc. and ensure that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road or waterway worthy and maintained up to the established security standards.
  • Perform minor repairs, arrange for other repairs, and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean.
  • Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations, or other local procedures, are taken in case of involvement in an accident.
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
  • Ensure that instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor and security focal point are strictly followed.
  • Ensures valid documentation for passengers, items or cargo in vehicle.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Required Competencies

Core Competencies

  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Client & Result Orientation

 Cross-Functional Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Technological Awareness
  • Planning and Organizing
Essential Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience
  • Completion of Primary School education is required.
  • Minimum 2 years of previous job experience relevant to the function is required.
  • Possession of a valid driving licence and knowledge of driving rules and regulations is required.
  • Knowledge of English is required.
Desirable qualifications & competencies
  • Certificate in Auto mechanics is desirable.
  • Basic Vehicle Mechanics is desirable.
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