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VdE | Motorista e Auxiliar de Logística | UN Women

The United Nations Development Programme is hiring a Driver and Logisticas Assistant, for Pemba in Cabo Delgado.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide reliable and secure driving services

  • Drive office vehicles for the transport of UN Women Country Programme WPS team, other high-ranking officials, visitors, UN Women programme and operations staff, and support VIP missions;
  • Deliver and collect mail, documents, and other items to Government – Offices/Embassies/Commercial Establishments/ UN Offices;
  • Meet official personnel and visitors at the airport and support visa and customs formalities arrangements when required;
  • Verify that all passengers always wear seatbelts in the vehicle;
  • Oversee and ensure that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents;
  • Oversee and ensure that all vehicles comply with the Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS).

Proper use of vehicle

  • Ensure cost-saving by driving responsibly;
  • Maintain daily vehicle logs, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil change, servicing, greasing, repairs and oversee that other drives do the same (in case of other drivers using the vehicle);
  • Prepare and maintain data of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.

Day to day maintenance of the assigned vehicle

  • Ensure that all official vehicles are kept clean and is always in good working condition;
  • Make minor repairs and make arrangements for major repairs;
  • Change oil, check tires, lights horn, clutch and brakes and wash car regularly;
  • Ensure that vehicles comply with Minimum Operating Security Standards.

Maintain and ensure availability of all required documents/supplies

  • Maintain and ensure availability of all required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle;
  • Ensure that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.

Provide general administrative and logistic support as needed

  • Assist office staff in filing, photocopying, and maintaining required records;
  • Assist in the mailing and distribution of publications, collection of quotations and payments of bills, as required;
  • Liaise with Clearing and Forwarding Agents for clearance of official shipments while ensuring documentation for facilitation of such processes are in place;
  • Assist in all areas of Fleet Management including vehicle registration, insurance, maintenance, security, usage monitoring, vehicle ownership transfers and disposal;
  • Assist in managing the daily logistical issues of staff transport services, by working closely with HR and relevant service providers;
  • Update staff on various emerging traffic issues in Mozambique;
  • Follow up on Protocol matters for the organization and its eligible staff, including handing of visas, work permits and diplomatic identity cards;
  • Submit applications and follow up with relevant Government Ministries for approval of exemption and regulatory documents, issuance of motor vehicle number plates and logbooks as necessary;
  • Log official trips in the official log books.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Quality and timely driving services; safe and on-time;
  • Quality care and maintenance of vehicle and necessary documents;
  • Timely inputs to logs and records;
  • Quality and time admin and logistics support to operation and programme.


Core Values

  • Respect for Diversity;
  • Integrity;
  • Professionalism.

Core Competencies

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues;
  • Accountability;
  • Creative Problem Solving;
  • Effective Communication;
  • Inclusive Collaboration;
  • Stakeholder Engagement;
  • Leading by Example.

Functional Competencies

  • Good people relations skills;
  • Good driving etiquette;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Ability to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions, and present findings and recommendations;
  • Knowledge of UN operational systems.

Required Skills and Experience

Education and certification

  • Secondary education;
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.


  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience as a driver in an international organization, embassy, or UN system with a safe driving record;
  • Experience working on gender equality and women’s empowerment initiatives is an asset.

Language Requirements

  • Fluency in Portuguese and English is required;
  • Knowledge of local languages spoken in Cabo Delgado is an asset.

How to Apply


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