• Driver Job at United Nations

  • Posted on: 13 January, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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    Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Administrative Associate, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring high accuracy of work. The Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

    He/she provides driving services to the operations and programme staff in the Country Office (CO), Consultants and Experts and UN staff on mission.



    Duties and Responsibilities for the Driver Job

    • Provision of reliable and secure driving services
    • Proper use of vehicle
    • Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
    • Availability of documents/ supplies
    • Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services focusing on achievement of the following results:
    • Driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items and;
    • Meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required.
    • Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicles focusing on achievement of the following results:
    • 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 focusing on achievement of the following results:

    • Through timely minor repairs;
    • Arrangements for major repairs;
    • Timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing.
    • Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies focusing on achievement of the following results:
    • Valid vehicle insurance;
    • Vehicle logs, office directory;
    • Map of the city/country;
    • First aid kit, necessary spare parts.
    • Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken if involved in an accident.

    Impact of Results

    • The key results have an impact on the accurate, safe and timely execution of the CO services.

    Operational Effectiveness

    • Ability to perform a variety of repetitive and routine tasks and duties;
    • Ability to review data, identify and adjust discrepancies;
    • Ability to handle a large volume of work possibly under time constraints;
    • Good knowledge of administrative rules and regulations;
    • Ability to operate and maintain a variety of computerized business machines and office equipment in order to provide efficient delivery of service;
    • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities;
    • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair (for Drivers);
    • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol (for Drivers);
    • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security issues (for Drivers).

    Managing Data

    • Collects and compiles data with speed and accuracy identifying what is relevant and discarding what is not, records it in an accessible manner and maintains data bases;
    • Thoroughly and methodically collects, verifies and records data demonstrating attention to detail and identifying and correcting errors on own initiative;
    • Transmits file data; creates and generate queries, reports and documents utilizing databases, spreadsheets, communications and other software packages with speed and accuracy;
    • Interprets data, draws conclusions and/or identifies patterns which support the work of others.

    Managing Documents, Correspondences and Reports

    • Creates, edits and presents information (queries, reports, documents) in visually pleasing, clear and presentable formats such as tables, forms, presentations, briefing notes/books and reports using advanced word processing and presentation functions and basic database and spreadsheet software;
    • Ability to produce accurate and well documented records conforming to the required standard.

    Planning, Organizing and Multi-tasking

    • Organises and accurately completes multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, deadlines, available resources and multiple reporting relationships;
    • Plans, coordinates and organises workload while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines;
    • Demonstrates ability to quickly shift from one task to another to meet multiple support needs;
    • Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support.
    • Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.

    Qualifications for the Driver Job

    • Completion of Secondary Education;
    • Valid Driver’s license.
    • 2 years’ work experience as a driver;
    • Safe driving record;
    • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.

    Language Requirements

    • Fluency in English.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to United Nations career website on jobs.partneragencies.net to apply

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