UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES (UNHCR)
INTERNAL / EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Vacancy Notice No. 86/87
Title of Post
General Service, G2
Type of contract
Date of Issue
06 November 2019
Effective date of
13 November 2019
The Driver in the UNHCR Office is normally supervised directly by the Administrative Officer/Associate/Assistant or another staff member when the scale of the Operation so require it. Besides driving, the incumbent is responsible for up keep and maintenance of the assigned UNHCR vehicle(s) as per technical guidance and specifications established by the Organization. S/he is required to follow strict instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor. While the basic function of a driver is to drive the official vehicles of UNHCR, s/he may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of UNHCR vehicles.
The Driver has regular contacts with staff within the UNHCR Office and with others (including Partners, government authorities, etc.) outside UNHCR involving a limited exchange of information.
–Drive UNHCR vehicles for the transport of authorized passengers, deliver, and collect documents and other items.
–Meet official personnel at airports or other locations and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required.
–Perform day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles; check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc. and ensure that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road or waterway worthy and maintained up to the established security standards.
–Perform minor repairs, arrange for other repairs, and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean.
–Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations, or other local procedures, are taken in case of involvement in an accident.
–Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
–Ensure that instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor and security focal point are strictly followed.
–Ensures valid documentation for passengers, items or cargo in vehicle.
–Perform other related duties as required.
Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
–2 years relevant experience with completion of Primary School education
–Driving licence, knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
–Basic Vehicle Mechanical Skills
–Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty
–Teamwork & Collaboration
–Commitment to Continuous Learning
–Client & Result Orientation
–A Technological Awareness
–Planning and Organizing
Internal candidates: Interested staff members should consult the Policy and Procedures on Assignments of Locally recruited Staff (IOM/49-FOM/50/2012 dated 15 June 2012). If you have questions regarding your eligibility, you may also contact the HR Unit.
An applicant who has internal status is a staff member holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment in any duty station in the country. Former UNHCR General Service staff members, having held an indefinite or fixed-term appointment for an uninterrupted period of at least one year may apply for internally advertised vacancies at their previous grade or equivalent or one grade above, if the seniority requirements are met, for a period of two years following separation (if such criteria are not met, former staff members can still apply as external candidates).
External candidates: External candidates must meet the essential minimum requirements of the position and candidates not citizens of the country must comply with all eligibility requirements for employment in line with the prevailing legislative prerequisites in the country.1
A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the International Civil Service Commission at: http://icsc.un.org
1Completed and relevant university education can count as maximum 50% of the required years of work experience.
Submission of Applications:
If you wish to be considered for this vacancy, please sign and submit in a pdf format a new Personal History Form (Nov 2017 version) which includes a Letter of Interest for the specific position prior to the closing date of the vacancy notice through UNHCR Libya’s recruitment portal: http://www.unhcr.org/ly-jobs/
Candidates must be Libyan citizens or hold a valid local work permit at the time of application. No relocation fees apply.
No late applications will be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a written test and/or oral interview. UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing or any other fees).
UNHCR strongly encourages qualified female applicants for this position. UNHCR seeks to ensure that male and female employees are given equal career opportunities. UNHCR is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.
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