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Driver TA G2   (3 Positions)

Sanaa (Yemen)

  • Organization: UNHCR - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Location: Sanaa (Yemen)
  • Grade: GS-2, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: 2021-08-01

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Recruitment under Management of Temporary Appointments.

This Job Opening is open to all candidates. Applicants who meets the minimum requirements are considered eligible. External candidates must be legally present in Yemen at the time of application, recruitment and hire. Applicants who meets the minimum requirements are considered eligible.
External candidates must be legally present in Yemen at the time of application, recruitment and hire. Organizational Setting and Work Relationships:
The Driver in the UNHCR Office is normally supervised directly by the Administrative Officer/Associate/Assistant or another staff member when the scale of the Operation so require it. Besides driving, the incumbent 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 the basic function of a driver is to drive the official vehicles of UNHCR, s/he may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of UNHCR vehicles.

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

- 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, arrange for other repairs, and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean.
- Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations, or other local procedures, are taken in case of involvement in an accident.
- Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
- Ensure that instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor and security focal point are strictly followed.
- Ensures valid documentation for passengers, items or cargo in vehicle.
- Perform other related duties as required.

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

Certificates and/or Licenses
*Driving Licences;

Driving licence, knowledge of driving rules and regulations.

Functional Skills:
* DV-Driving Rules and Regulations;
DV-Basic Vehicle Mechanical Skills; Competencies as defined in Job Profile. Knowledge in English and Arabic are essential. Duration: until 31 December 2021 (renewal is subject to satisfactory performance and budget availability)

Effective date: As soon as possible

Candidates will be required to sit for a test. Only pre-selected candidates will be notified. Only online applications are accepted (applications sent by email will not be accepted). No late applications will be accepted.

UNHCR is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from qualified candidates regardless of disability, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

If you have questions during the on-line application, please contact HR Team well before the deadline: at (Aden) and (Sana'a).

Operational Context:
Entering the seventh year of conflict, the humanitarian crisis in Yemen is considered one of the worst in the world with 80% of the population in need of assistance. UNHCR¿s interventions focus on more than 4 million internally displaced and an estimated 135,000 refugees and asylum-seekers. Humanitarian access is severely constrained by administrative hurdles and ongoing fighting with rapidly shifting frontlines. UNHCR has a strong operational footprint in particular in relation to protection/protection of civilians, (emergency) shelter and NFIs and IDPs sites management (CCCM) both as UNHCR and as Tri-Cluster lead with one of the largest cash programme of UNHCR globally. UNHCR operations are managed by the Country Office in Sanaa, with three field offices in Hodeidah, Saada and Ibb, as well as in the South of Yemen through the Sub-Office Aden and a field presence in Marib. The closing date for submission of applications is 2 August 2021 (Midnight Geneva time).
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.

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