Temporary Appointment Driver GS-2, Baghad, Iraq (for Iraqi national only)

Baghdad

If you are an IRAQI NATIONAL, committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

If you are an IRAQI NATIONAL, committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations.

 

Purpose of the Position:

Under the supervision of the Administrative Assistant (Baghdad), the Driver, at the G-2 level, provides reliable and safe driving services, ensuring the highest standards of professionalism, discretion, integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol whilst ensuring compliance with local driving rules and regulations.

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.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Reliable and safe driving services for staff and officials

 

Drives office vehicles for the transport of UN staff, officials and visitors and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items, and meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport and may include assisting with basic visa and customs formalities arrangements when required.

 

Maintenance of assigned vehicle

 

Ensures vehicle is kept in good running condition at all times through addressing minor repairs, making arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, water levels and car.

 

Documentation of vehicle related information:

Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, official trips logs vehicle registration, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle; keeps track of insurance and other tax formalities.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate:

  • Education: Secondary Education; a valid driver's license and knowledge of local driving rules and regulations.
  • Work Experience: Two years of work experience as a driver in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a safe driving record.
  • Language Proficiency: Fluency in English & Arabic.
  • Core Competencies: Commitment, Drive for Results, and Working with people.
  • Functional Competencies (Required): Analysing, Learning and Researching, Planning and Organizing, and Following Instruction and Procedures

 

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.

 

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.
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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Baghdad
  • Grade: GS-2, General Service
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2017-03-22

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