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  • Organization: UNWOMEN - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
  • Location: port sudan-red sea state
  • Grade: SB-1 (SC1/SC2), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: 2021-09-19

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UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security,

Reporting to the Operations unit ,under the general guidance and supervision of the Programme Manager  and direct supervision of the Operations  Associate, the driver provides reliable and safe driving services to the operations and programme staff in the Office, consultants and experts and UN staff on mission with the highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, and excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues.

The Driver also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, confidentiality, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of Key Functions:

  1. Provision of reliable and secure driving services;
  2. Proper use of vehicle;
  3. Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle;
  4. Availability of documents/ supplies.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.


The key results have an impact on the accurate, safe and timely execution of the CO services;

Corporate Competencies:

  1. Demonstrates commitment to UN WOMEN’s mission, vision and values.
  2. Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

Functional Competencies:

Knowledge Management and Learning

  1. Shares knowledge and experience
  2. Provides helpful feedback and advice to others in the office

Development and Operational Effectiveness

  1. Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair
  2. Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol
  3. Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security issues

Leadership and Self-Management

  1. Focuses on result for the client
  2. Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  3. Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
  4. Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of views

Required Skills and Experience

Education: High (Secondary) school cetfificate ;


  • 5 years’ work experience as a driver;
  • safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Field experience is an asset.

Please note that applications without a completed and signed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment. UN Women Personal History form (P-11) can be downloaded from

UNWOMEN is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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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