Driver (on call in Bihac) - 1 position

Application Deadline :11-Jul-19 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :National Consultant
Languages Required :
Duration of Initial Contract :Five (5) months


a) Purpose

As travelling in Regional Office Bihac is more frequent, it is necessary to enlarge UNDP BiH roster of drivers.

b) Objective

The principal objective of the assignment is to drive office vehicles for transport of personnel, delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items.

c) Background Information

Bihac Regional office has been established at the beginning of the 2011. Growing of number of staff members from different UNDP projects brought the need for more frequent travel arrangements. Due to frequent travel requests there is serious need to enlarge UNDP BIH roster for the position of Driver.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • A) Drive office vehicle for transport of authorized personnel; delivery and collection of mail, documents and other item;
  • B) Meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required;

Scope of work

  • Ensures support in office related transportations (equipment, furniture, relocation of equipment and office relocation, etc);
  • Responsibility for management and maintenance of office vehicle, perform minor repairs and arranges for other repairs; ensures that vehicle is kept clean, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc;
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes greasing etc;
  • Ensure that steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident;
  • Ensure that steps required by UNDP rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident;
  • Responsible for maintenance of inventory of vehicle equipment;
  • Responsible for maintenance of inventory of security/communication equipment (VHF radios);
  • To follow up and to ensure all security rules and regulations are implemented;
  • Ensure to advance notify scheduled trips for the purpose of obtaining relevant security clearance, and
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values.
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Team worker and good organizer
  • Shares knowledge and experience
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security rules
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of views
  • Motivated, flexible and capable of working under pressure;

Required Skills and Experience

 Academic Qualifications/Education:

  • Secondary Education;


  • 5 years' work experience as a driver;
  • previous working experience in UN, International Organization or Embassy is desirable.

Languages Requirements:

  • fluency in the local language, basic knowledge of English language.

Other Requirements:

  • safe driving record and valid Driver’s license;
  • knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.

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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