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  • Organization: UNOPS - United Nations Office for Project Services
  • Location: Maputo
  • Grade: Administrative support - LICA-2, Local Individual Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: 2023-12-03
Job categories Administration
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5327/27007
Department/office AFR, KEMCO, Mozambique
Duty station Maputo, Mozambique
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-2
Duration Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 20-Nov-2023 to 03-Dec-2023
Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Functional Responsibilities

Under the guidance and supervision of the Country Manager, the driver will be responsible for providing reliable and secure driving services and ensuring proper use of the vehicle as per the organization policy. 
The position requires the incumbent to have a client oriented approach, high standards of professionalism and responsibility, good communication skills, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. The position is based in Maputo, Mozambique.                                                                               
The incumbent of this post is responsible for the following duties:

1. Provides reliable and secure driving services by: 

  •  Driving vehicles safely for the transport of authorized personnel; 

  •  Collecting and delivering mail, documents and other items; 

  • Meeting official personnel at the airport and facilitating immigration and customs formalities as required.

2. Ensures proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of  inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports; 

3. Ensures the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle by checking oil, water, battery,  brakes, tries, etc.; performing minor repairs and arranging for major repairs; and ensuring that  the vehicle is kept clean; 

4. Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance,  vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts; 

5. Ensures that immediate steps as required by rules and regulations are taken in case of  involvement in an accident. 

Education/Experience/Language requirements

  • Secondary education is required; 

  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a driver with a safe driving record is required; 

  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs is an asset. 

Language Requirements:
  • Full working knowledge of English and Portuguese is required.

  • A valid Mozambique Driver’s license is required
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.