Driver, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Driver, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Education & Work Experience: C-HS Graduate or Equivalent - 2 year(s) experience Languages Required: Desired: English Amharic Grade: G2 Vacancy Type: FTA Local Posting Type: External Bureau: Africa Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension Background Under the guidance and supervision of the Operations Manager and direct supervision of the Administrative Associate, 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 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. Duties and Responsibilities: Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by a) driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items and b) meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, 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. Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents. Competencies Corporate Competencies: Demonstrates commitment to UNDP's mission, vision and values; Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability. Functional Competencies: Knowledge Management and Learning Shares knowledge and experience; Provides helpful feedback and advice to others in the office. Development and Operational Effectiveness Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills; in minor vehicle repair; Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol; Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security issues. Leadership and Self-Management Focuses on result for the client; Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude; Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure; Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of views. Required Skills and Experience 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 Requirements: Fluency in the language of the duty station, knowledge of the UN language of the duty station. Disclaimer Important applicant information All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment. 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. Workforce diversity UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Scam warning The United Nations does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web.

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