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Job Description


Background


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are core principles at UNDP: we value diversity as an expression of the multiplicity of nations and cultures where we operate, we foster inclusion as a way of ensuring all personnel are empowered to contribute to our mission, and we ensure equity and fairness in all our actions. Taking a ‘leave no one behind’ approach to our diversity efforts means increasing representation of underserved populations. People who identify as belonging to marginalized or excluded populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Learn more about working at UNDP including our values and inspiring stories.


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.


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.


Under the direct guidance and supervision of the Administrative Officer, the incumbent will provide reliable and safe driving services to UNDP staff, and if so, required to other UN officials and visitors ensuring the highest standards of discretion, integrity, and responsibility.


The Driver must have excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues and a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact, and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.


The Driver provides driving services to the operations and programme staff in the Hub, Consultants and Experts, and UN staff on mission.


Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Head of Administration the Driver will support and work in close collaboration with Administration and Support. The incumbent will support the driving services to UNDP Staff ensuring the highest standards of discretion, integrity, and responsibility, primarily in Pemba but also in other locations as needed.


Under the guidance and supervision of the Administrative Associate, the Driver will provide reliable and safe driving services ensuring to UNDP RR, other high-ranking UN Officials and visitors, highest standards of discretion, integrity, high sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver will demonstrate a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact, and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.


The Driver will provide reliable and safe driving services ensuring to UNDP RR, other high-ranking UN Officials and visitors, highest standards of discretion and integrity, high sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. Upon request for the supervisor, the driver can also be required to provide driving services to the Operations and Programme staff in the CO., consultants and experts and UN staff on mission.


Duties And Responsibilities


  • Provision of reliable and secure driving services
  • Provision of reliable and secure driving services focusing on the following:
  • Driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents, and other items.
  • Meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required.
  • Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle.
  • Accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
  • Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle.
  • Timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies
  • Ensure the management of vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, necessary spare parts.
  • Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
  • Driving office vehicles for the transport of UNDP RR, other high-ranking officials, visitors and other authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents, and other items.
  • Meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required.
  • Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
  • Proper use of vehicles
  • Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
  • Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
  • Through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Availability of documents/ supplies
  • 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.


Competencies


  • Ability to collect, register, maintain and deliver mail and UNDP pouch; ability to manage archives.
  • Knowledge of policy & procedures on fleet management.
  • Knowledge of policy and procedures on insurance: ability to conduct risk assessment to procure coverage; to ensure relevant tracking and reporting.
  • Ability to manage events, including venue identification, accommodation, logistics, catering, transportation, and cash disbursements, etc.


Required Skills And Experience


  • Skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations
  • Combined skills in driving and courier will be an asset.


Education


  • Secondary Education completed.
  • Valid Driving license.


Experience


  • Minimum 2 years of work experience as a driver.
  • Defensive driving course will be an asset.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Good knowledge of GPS/Maputo and Matola tracking will be an asset.


Please note that continuance of appointment beyond the initial 12 months is contingent upon the successful completion of a probationary period.


Disclaimer


Important information for US Permanent Residents ('Green Card' holders)


Under US immigration law, acceptance of a staff position with UNDP, an international organization, may have significant implications for US Permanent Residents. UNDP advises applicants for all professional level posts that they must relinquish their US Permanent Resident status and accept a G-4 visa, or have submitted a valid application for US citizenship prior to commencement of employment.


UNDP is not in a position to provide advice or assistance on applying for US citizenship and therefore applicants are advised to seek the advice of competent immigration lawyers regarding any applications.


Applicant Information About UNDP Rosters


Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement. We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.


Non-discrimination


UNDP has a zero-tolerance policy towards sexual exploitation and misconduct, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.


UNDP is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer that does not discriminate based on race, sex, gender identity, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, language, social origin or other status.


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