Driver (Open Only to Jordanian Citizens or People with a Valid Jordanian Work Permit)



Advertised on behalf of :

Location : Amman, JORDAN
Application Deadline :26-Jan-16 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Service Contract
Post Level :SB-2
Languages Required :
Arabic   English  
Duration of Initial Contract :One year

Background

UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

Placing women's rights at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States' priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.

Under the guidance and supervision of the Operations Associate, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to the UN Women country office ensuring highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.


Duties and Responsibilities

Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by:

  • Driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel, other high-ranking officials and visitors and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items, goods and supplies,  in/out of Amman and Zaatari Camp in Mafraq Governorate as assigned;
  • Meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport including visa and customs formalities arrangement when required;
  • Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.

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, car washing, etc.

Ensures availability of all the required documents, records and supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle.


Competencies

  • 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).


Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • Secondary Education with Valid Driver’s license.

Experience:

  • 3 years’ work experience in the field of transportation with a security  safe driving record;
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.

Language:

  • Fluency in Arabic and English are required.


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.


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