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Driver To The Head Office At UNDP

Date Posted: 03/Jun/2014
Deadline: 16/Jun/2014


Under the overall guidance of the DCD- O and direct supervision of the Logistic the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to UNDP RR/ UN RC and other high-ranking UN officials and visitors ensuring highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Upon request of the supervisor, the Driver can be also 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

Functions / Key Results Expected

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 safe driving services by a) driving office vehicles for the transport of UNDP RR/UN RC, other high-ranking officials and visitors and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items, and b) meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport including visa and customs formalities arrangement when required.
    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.

Impact of Results

The key results have an impact on the accurate, safe, cost-effective and timely execution of the CO services.



    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)


    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


    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


    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.


    3 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 English and National language of the duty station.

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

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