Under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Office, 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 for official work to the all staff in the OCHA Tripoli Office, Consultants, Experts and UN Staff/guests on mission.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Provision of reliable and secure driving services
Proper use of vehicle
Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
Availability of documents/ supplies
Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by a) driving office vehicles for the transport of UN personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items and b) meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required;
Ensure proper maintenance of the vehicle, cleanliness, and regular checking of the vehicle parts;
Maintain the vehicle logbook properly filled out with fleet information as well as invoices for fuel and maintenance of the vehicle and making sure it is signed by the authorizing officer;
Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, washing of the vehicle, performs minor repairs by self and arranges for other repairs to ensure that the vehicle is ready for use;
Report immediately to office and supervisor for any accident, mechanical failure occurring
during a trip in or outside the city;
Keep records use of vehicle daily mileage trips, fuel consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
Use radio communication and carry out tasks as directed by the supervisor and shall remain vigilant and professional all the time on duty;
Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts.
Full compliance with implementation of all security measures for the passengers and the vehicle during all the trips regardless of the location, destination and distance of travel.
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
Good Interpersonal skills, ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Remains calm, flexible, in control and good humored even under pressure.
Perform any other relevant duties as required.
Ipmact of Result:
To ensure the smooth and on time provision of transport services and facilitate the successful implementation of the office activities.
Comprehensive knowledge of and exposure to a wide range of humanitarian issues , emergency relief and related human rights issues; conceptual and strategic analytical capacity, to analyze and articulate the protection dimension of complex issues that require a coordinated UN response; demonstrated problem-solving skills; and very good knowledge of region of assignment, including the political, economic and social dimensions; strong negotiating skills and ability to influence others to reach agreement; ability to work under extreme pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human misery); very good knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to humanitarian protection and knowledge of the institutions of the UN system; demonstrated ability to complete in-depth studies and to formulate conclusions/recommendations; ability to relate humanitarian protection issues and perspectives, including gender issues, to political, economic, social and human rights programmes in affected region.
• Client orientation
Ability to identify client’s needs and match them to appropriate solutions; ability to establish and maintain effective and productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; capacity to keep clients informed of [progress or setbacks in ongoing projects. Ability to monitor ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’’ environment to keep informed and anticipate potential problems.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Required Skills and Experience
Secondary Education. Valid authorized driving license for LMV from the Government of Libya.
Minimum 2 year’s work experience as a driver; safe driving record; driving of Armour Vehicles; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills of minor repair. Experience for working with an International organization is desirable.
Fluency in Arabic and working knowledge of English is strongly required.
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