Driver needed at UNDP

By on March 11th, 2016 in General Jobs

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Background

The 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.

UN Women, with funding from the Japanese government, is implementing a one year project titled ” Mainstreaming Gender into Humanitarian Response in Nigeria” This project is a humanitarian action component of UN Women’s current Peace and Security programme in Nigeria. It is designed to address the needs of internally displaced women and girls especially survivors of Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV).

It Will Focus On Filling Critical Gender Gaps In The On-going Humanitarian Response Activities In Three Areas

  • Strengthen emergency assistance initiatives to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) women/girls and survivors of SGBV in target areas.
  • Improve the economic capacity and social rehabilitation of women affected by crisis for peaceful cohabitation in target areas.
  • Strengthen humanitarian coordination mechanisms for a more comprehensive and gender-responsive approach in Nigeria.

The Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to the Project Management team 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.

Upon the request of the supervisor, the Driver can be also required to provide driving services to the operations and programme staff in the Office, consultants and experts and UN staff on mission. The Driver will provide basic administrative and clerical support to the UN Women Multi-Country Office – Caribbean.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provision Of Reliable And Secure Driving Services

  • Driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel only but this can include visiting Officials (Government, UN, Embassy Officials, etc.);
  • Ensuring that all passengers wear their seat belts at all times in the vehicle;
  • Enforcing the no smoking policy in the vehicle;
  • Facilitating immigration and customs formalities as required;
  • Escort: meet high-level official personnel at the airport and facilitate VIP missions;
  • Collecting and deliver mail/correspondence to Government;
  • Offices/Embassies/Commercial Establishments/UN Offices etc. Interact with Finance and Administration staff;
  • Ensuring that all vehicles comply with the Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS);
  • Following strictly all rules and regulations in relation to the use and management of UN Women vehicles as provided by the Operations Unit;
  • Ensuring that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Proper Use Of Vehicle

  • Log official trips in the official log books;
  • Keep abreast of traffic rules and regulations as well as road security and safety awareness to enable safe on time arrival for meetings.

Day-to-day Maintenance Of The Assigned Vehicle

  • Ensure that the official vehicle is kept clean and is always in good working order;
  • Provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports;
  • Keep track of insurance and applicable tax formalities.

Administrative And Clerical Support

  • Assist office staff in filing, photocopying, processing correspondence and maintaining required records;
  • Assist in the mailing and distribution of publications and payment of bills, as required.

Competencies

Integrity

  • Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.

Professionalism

  • Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.

Cultural Sensitivity And Valuing Diversity

  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff;
  • Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.

Ethics And Values

  • Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity.

Organizational Awareness

  • Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment.

Development And Innovation

  • Take charge of self-development and take initiative.

Work In Teams

  • Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Communicating And Information Sharing

  • Facilitate and encourage open communication and strive for effective communication.

Self-management And Emotional Intelligence

  • Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behavior towards others.

Conflict Management

  • Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution.

Continuous Learning And Knowledge Sharing

  • Encourage learning and sharing of knowledge.

Appropriate And Transparent Decision Making

  • Demonstrate informed and transparent decision making.

Functional Competencies

  • Excellent driving skills;
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, and local roads and conditions, and defensive driving skills;
  • Skill in minor vehicle repairs;
  • Professional appearance and punctuality;
  • Good people skills.

Education

  • Completion of secondary education is required;
  • Valid Driver’s license is required.

Experience

  • 3 years work experience as a driver in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a safe driving record.
  • Working knowledge of Bauchi, Adamawa and Gombe is required.

Language

  • Fluency in English is required;
  • Working knowledge of another UN official language is an asset;
  • Knowledge of Hausa is a must.

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Driver needed at UNDP

By on October 28th, 2015 in General Jobs

Job description

Listing Info

Background

Under the guidance of the Finance & Admin Analyst UN OCHA and direct supervision of the Logistics Clerk UN OCHA, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring high accuracy of work. The Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

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

Duties and Responsibilities

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 Secure Driving Services By

  • Driving office vehicle(s) for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items; and
  • Meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required;
  • Intra – city and state – to – state travel ( road trip).

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 oil change, tyre checks, brakes, car washing, etc.

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.

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 and timely execution of the CO services.

Competencies

  • 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).

Education

  • Secondary Education. Valid Driver’s license.

Experience

  • 2 years’ work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair

Language

  • Fluency and knowledge of English.

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