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UN Women’s job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Driver jobs in Borno

Job Location : Borno

Deadline : June 28, 2022

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Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Type of Contract: Service Contract
Post Level: SB-2
Languages Required: English  
Duration of Initial Contract: 9 months with possibility of extension

Background

  • UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
  • Under the supervision of the Program Manager with strategic reporting to the Operations Manager/Administrative Associate, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to UN Women Staff and other high-ranking UN officials and visitors ensuring the highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, and excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues.
  • The Driver also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, confidentiality, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds

Duties and Responsibilities
Provide reliable and secure driving services:

  • Drive office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel.
  • Deliver and collect mail, documents and other items to Government Offices/Embassies/Commercial Establishments/ UN Offices;
  • Meet official personnel and visitors at the airport, including visa and customs formalities arrangements when required;
  • Verify that all passengers wear seatbelts at all times in the vehicle;
  • Ensure all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
  • Ensure vehicle comply with the Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS).

Provide proper use of vehicle:

  • Ensure cost-saving by driving responsibly;
  • Maintain daily vehicle logs, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil change, servicing, greasing, repairs;
  • Provide inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.

Provide day to day maintenance of the assigned vehicle:

  • Ensure that the official vehicle is 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 (MOSS).

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 and payments of bills, as required.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Quality and timely driving services; safe and on-time
  • Quality care and maintenance of vehicle
  • Timely inputs to logs and records

Required Skills and Experience
Education and Certification:

  • Completion of Secondary Education is required.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience as a driver in an international organization, embassy, or UN system with a safe driving record
  • Experience driving 4×4/Armored vehicles in rough terrain
  • Quality, safe and timely driving services;
  • Overseeing routine vehicle maintenance
  • Experience keeping vehicle records and logs

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required
  • Knowledge of Hausa is a strong asset.

Competencies
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:

  • Excellent driving skills;
  • Good knowledge of driving rules and regulations, local roads and conditions;
  • Good defensive driving skills;
  • Skills in minor vehicle repairs;
  • Ability to be on time.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and Qualified candidates should Click here to Apply online

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