Temporary Appointment (TA) – G2

Driver

16 October 2018

Aden

Post title: Driver         

Category: Temporary Appointment (TA) – G2

Post number: UNFPA/TA/HUB/2018/Driver /08Oct

Duty station: UN hub in Aden

Duration: One Year

 

The Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to UN officials and visitors ensuring the highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, confidentiality, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. Additionally, he drives the office vehicle for transporting authorized personnel and delivery/collection of mail, documents and other items for the UNFPA office. The post of Driver is located in UNFPA Aden Hub, Aden, Yemen and reports to the Head of Aden Hub

 

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drives for UN officials and staff.  Ensures provision of reliable and safe driving services by a) driving office vehicles for the transport of UN staff, officials and visitors and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items, and b) meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport including visa and customs formalities arrangement when required.
  • Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
  • Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes and water levels, car washing, etc so that the vehicle is kept clean and in good running condition at all times.
  • Ensures proper use of vehicle maintenance plans and assistance in preparing vehicle history report.
  • Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle registration, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle.
  • Keeps track of insurance and other tax formalities
  • Ensures that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident.
  • When necessary, translates in local language for the head of the office and/or official personnel using the car.
  • Assists office staff in filing, photocopying and maintaining stores when required.  Assists in the mailing and distribution of newsletters and publications and arranges to pay office telephone and other bills, as required.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned by the supervisor

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Knowledge and Experience: 

 

Education: 

 Completed Secondary Level education.

 

Languages: Fluency in the language of the duty station; knowledge of the UN language of the duty station.

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Three years’ work experience as a driver in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a safe driving record.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, and local roads and conditions
  • Skills in minor vehicle repairs.

Values:

  • Exemplifying integrity
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
  • Embracing cultural diversity
  • Embracing change

Core Competencies:

  • Achieving results
  • Being accountable
  • Developing and applying professional expertise/ business acumen
  • Thinking analytically and strategically
  • Working in teams/ managing ourselves and our relationships
  • Communicating for impact

Functional Skill Set:

  • Providing logistical support
  • Managing data
  • Managing documents, correspondence and reports
  • Managing information and work flow
  • Planning, organizing and multitasking

 

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­UNFPA offers an attractive compensation package commensurate with qualifications and work experience. UNFPA offers equal opportunities.This post is open to applicants of Yemen nationality only and only located in Aden applicants will be considered, preference will be given to applicants who are residents at the respective location.

Please send your application quoting the post number with covering letter including P11 FORM, which is attached in this advertisement.

To: yemen.vac@unfpa.org or to UNFPA Address below:

UNFPA Hadda area – behind L’Azurde Hotel

P.O. Box 7272, Sana’a

Deadline for applications: 16 October 2018

Please note that only short listed candidates will be notified.