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Ambulance Driver/Clerk At UNDP

Date Posted: 11/Dec/2013
Deadline: 24/Dec/2013

Under the guidance and supervision of the UN Medical Doctor, the Ambulance Driver  provides support to the UN Dispensary  by performing driving service while ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. The Ambulance Driver promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach.

The Ambulance Driver works in close collaboration with the UN Physician, Operations, staff in the CO and to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery.

The post is Cost Shared funded post and limited to availability of cost shared fund.

Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:

The role of the Ambulance Driver is to ensure the effective and efficient  of assigned responsibilities towards the attainment of the goals and targets of the UN Dispensary.

The Ambulance Driver will report to the UN Doctor and be responsible for:
Provision of reliable and secure driving services;
Proper use of vehicle;
Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle;
Availability of documents/ supplies;
Driving of  the UN ambulance  as may be required  in a safe and secure manner;
Ensures provision of reliable and safe driving services by a) driving office vehicles for the transport of UN Dispensary staff, delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items, and Other driving responsibilities assigned by the direct supervisor;
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;
Ensures proper 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.;
Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle;
Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.


Functional Competencies:

Operational Effectiveness
Ability to perform a variety of repetitive and routine tasks and duties;
Ability to review data, identify and adjust discrepancies;
Ability to handle a large volume of work possibly under time constraints;
Good knowledge of administrative rules and regulations;
Ability to operate and maintain a variety of computerized business machines and office equipment in order to provide efficient delivery of service;
Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities;
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair (for Drivers);
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol (for Drivers);
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security issues (for Drivers).
Managing Data:
Collects and compiles data with speed and accuracy identifying what is relevant and discarding what is not, records it in an accessible manner and maintains data bases;
Thoroughly and methodically collects, verifies and records data demonstrating attention to detail and identifying and correcting errors on own initiative;
Transmits file data; creates and generate queries, reports and documents utilizing databases, spreadsheets, communications and other software packages with speed and accuracy;
Interprets data, draws conclusions and/or identifies patterns which support the work of others.
Managing Documents, Correspondence and Reports:
Creates, edits and presents information (queries, reports, documents)  in visually pleasing, clear and presentable formats  such as tables, forms, presentations, briefing notes/books and reports using advanced word processing and presentation functions and basic database and spreadsheet software;
Ability to produce accurate and well documented records conforming to the required standard.
Planning, Organizing and Multi-Tasking:
Organises and accurately completes multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, deadlines, available resources and multiple reporting relationships;
Plans, coordinates and organises workload while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines
Demonstrates ability to quickly shift from one task to another to meet multiple support needs;
Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support;
Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
Required Skills and Experience


Secondary Education. Valid Driver’s license.
2 years’ work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
Language Requirements:   
Fluency in the language of the duty station;
Knowledge the UN language of the duty station.
Candidates who have passed the FRSC test will have an added advantage.
The UN  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.

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