Senior Driver

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U (unclassified)Family Type

PendingFamily Type

PendingResidential location (if applicable)

Grade

GS3Staff Member / Affiliate Type

General ServiceReason

Regular > Regular AssignmentRemote work accepted

NoTarget Start Date

2024-07-01Job Posting End Date

June 24, 2024Standard Job Description

Senior Driver

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships The Senior Driver mainly drives for the Head of Office and other high ranking officials. The incumbent is normally supervised directly by the Administrative Officer/Associate/Assistant or other staff member when the scale of the Operation so requires it. Besides driving, s/he is responsible for up keep and maintenance of the assigned UNHCR vehicle(s) as per technical guidance and specifications established by the Organisation. S/he is required to follow strict instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor. While basic function of a Senior Driver is to drive the official vehicles of UNHCR, s/he may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of UNHCR vehicles and may perform clerical, maintenance and other support services that deem necessary for office administration. S/he may as well provide interpretation services.

The Senior Driver has regular contacts with staff within the UNHCR Office and with others (including Partners, government authorities, etc.) outside UNHCR involving limited exchange of information.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR's core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties - Drive UNHCR vehicle mainly for the Head of Office and other high ranking officials. - Drive UNHCR vehicles for the transport of authorized passengers, deliver and collect documents, and other items. - Meet official personnel at airports or other locations and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required. - Perform day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles; check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc. and ensure that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road or waterway worthy and maintained up to the established security standards. - Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean. - Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations, or other local requirements, are taken in case of involvement in an accident. - Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc. and prepare reports on usage as required. - Ensures valid documentation for passengers, items or cargo in vehicle. - In the absence of an interpreter, assist with basic interpretation services.

- Support the identification and management of risks and seek to seize opportunities impacting objectives in the area of responsibility. Ensure decision making in risk based in the functional area of work. Raise risks, issues and concerns to a supervisor or to relevant functional colleague(s). - Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications Education & Professional Work Experience Years of Experience / Degree Level For G3D - 2 years relevant experience with Completion of Primary Education or High School Diploma or higher

Field(s) of Education Not applicable.

Certificates and/or Licenses *Driving License; Auto Mechanics Certificate; (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience Essential Driving license, knowledge of driving rules and regulations. Desirable Not specified.

Functional Skills *DV-Driving Rules and Regulations DV - Basic Vehicle Mechanical Skills (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English. For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language. For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

All UNHCR workforce members must individually and collectively, contribute towards a working environment where each person feels safe, and empowered to perform their duties. This includes by demonstrating no tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, harassment including sexual harassment, sexism, gender inequality, discrimination and abuse of power.

As individuals and as managers, all must be proactive in preventing and responding to inappropriate conduct, support ongoing dialogue on these matters and speaking up and seeking guidance and support from relevant UNHCR resources when these issues arise.

This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates.

Desired Candidate Profile

Candidate should have UN experience. The candidate should be a professional driver who is capable of chauffeuring high-ranking officials. Must possess the ability to drive swiftly and efficiently during high-level missions. In addition to the driving duties and responsibilities, the incumbent will be required to perform general clerical tasks to support the administration team. The tasks include on a regular basis submission of various documents to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Home Affairs and other ministries. S/he is expected to assist the admin team in registering and renewing registration of official vehicles as well as the registration and renewal of international staff member’s vehicles at the Department of Land Transport. S/he will keep monitoring the validity of office vehicle insurance and liaison with admin colleagues for its timely renewal. S/he will be responsible to oversee the vehicle regular service and liaise with the admin for any service-related matters.Required languages (expected Overall ability is at least B2 level):

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Additional Qualifications

Skills

DV - Basic Vehicle Mechanical Skills, DV-Driving Rules and RegulationsEducation

Certifications

Auto Mechanics Certificate - Other, Driving License - OtherWork Experience

Competencies

Accountability, Analytical thinking, Client & results orientation, Commitment to continuous learning, Communication, Organizational awareness, Planning & organizing, Teamwork & collaboration, Technological awarenessUNHCR Salary Calculator

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