Driver (UNDSS)


Location : El-Fasher, SUDAN
Application Deadline :27-Sep-22 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Service Contract
Post Level :SB-1
Languages Required :
Arabic   English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
15-Oct-2022
Duration of Initial Contract :One year with possibility for extension

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.


Background

UNDSS is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDSS does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

Under the guidance of the Chief Security Advisor/ Deputy Chief Security Adviser, and direct supervision of associated Field Security Coordination Officer (FSCO), and UNDSS Administrative Associates, 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.

 The Driver provides driving services to UNDSS staff, Consultants and Experts and UN staff on mission.


Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of Key Functions:

  • Drives office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other supplies and equipment within and outside the duty station.
  • Meets official personnel at the airport and facilitates immigration and customs formalities as required.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle: Checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc., performs other minor repairs and arranges for external repairs and ensures that the vehicles is kept clean and in good working order.
  • Logs official trips, daily mileages, gas/fuel consumption, oil changes, greasing and other services and timely annual inspection and registration with the Ministry of Transport, etc.
  • Ensures that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in cases of any involvement in accidents.
  • Collects and delivers mail, pouches and other documents from and to the post office, airport, government agencies and other organizations.  Operates photocopying and other office equipment.
  • Uses official time for self-study.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Competencies

Corporate Competencies:

  1. Demonstrates commitment to UN system, vision and values.
  2. Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

Functional Competencies:

Knowledge Management and Learning

  1. Shares knowledge and experience
  1. Provides helpful feedback and advice to others in the office

Development and Operational Effectiveness

  1. Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair
  2. Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol
  3. Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security issues

Leadership and Self-Management

  1. Focuses on result for the client
  2. Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  1. Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
  2. Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of views


Required Skills and Experience

Education:

Intermediate Education. Valid Driver’s license. 

Experience:

At least 3 years’ work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair. Previous experience with United Nations agencies in Sudan is highly desired.

Language Requirements:

Fluency in the English and Arabic is required.



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