Purpose for the job
The Driver, at the G-2 level, provides reliable and safe driving services, demonstrating the highest standards of professionalism, discretion, integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol whilst ensuring compliance with local driving rules and regulations.
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.
Summary of key functions/accountabilities:
1. Reliable and safe driving services for staff and officials
2. Maintenance of assigned vehicle
3. Documentation of vehicle-related information
Reliable and safe driving services for staff and officials
Drives office vehicles for the transport of UN staff, officials, visitors and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items
Meets official personnel and visitors at the airport and may assist with basic visa and customs formalities and arrangements when required.
Maintenance of assigned vehicle
Ensures vehicle is kept in good running condition at all times through addressing minor repairs, making arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, water levels, and car washing.
Documentation of vehicle related information.
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
Impact of Results
The efficiency and efficacy of the support provided by the Driver ensures the safe and timely transportation of staff, officials and visitors to work assignments and the efficient maintenance of vehicles owned/rented by the office, thus supporting the efficient running of the office which in turn strengthens UNICEF’s capacity in delivering programmes for the most vulnerable women and children in that particular country.
Competencies and level of proficiency required (please base on UNICEF Competency Profiles)
Care Respect Integrity Trust Accountability
Communication (I) Working with people (I) Drive for Results (I)
Analyzing (I) Learning and Researching (I) Planning and Organizing (I) Following Instructions and Procedures(I)
• Good knowledge of the city, local roads and conditions where the office is located
• Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies
• Skills in minor vehicle repairs
• Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with visitors
• High sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment
• Ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural background
Education: A secondary education is required, along with a valid driver’s license and knowledge of local driving rules and regulations.
Experience: A minimum of two years of work experience as a driver in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a safe driving record is required.
Language Requirements: Fluency in English and Arabic is required.
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