Driver - G2
Vacancy no.: DC/Dhaka/GS/2021/05
Publication date: 28 December 2021
Application deadline (midnight local time): 25 January 2022
Job ID: 7328
Department: RO-Asia and the Pacific
Organization Unit: CO-Dhaka
Contract type: Fixed Term
Contract duration: 12 months (renewable)
Under article 4.2, paragraph (e) of the Staff Regulations, the filling of vacancies in technical cooperation projects does not fall under Annex I of the Staff Regulations and is made by direct selection by the Director-General.
In order to support the best informed process in the filling of the above-mentioned vacancy by direct selection, the ILO invites interested candidates to submit their application online by the above date.
The following are eligible to apply:
- ILO Internal candidates in accordance with paragraphs 31 and 32 of Annex I of the Staff Regulations.
- External candidates*
*The recruitment process for General Service positions is subject to specific local recruitment criteria. The ILO may only offer a contract to persons who have a valid residency status in Bangladesh.
The ILO values diversity among its staff and welcomes applications from qualified female candidates. We also encourage applicants with disabilities. If you are unable to complete our online application form due to a disability, please send an email to [email protected].
Technical cooperation appointments are not expected to lead to a career in the ILO and they do not carry any expectation of renewal or conversion to any other type of appointment in the Organization. A one-year fixed-term contract will be given. Extensions of technical cooperation contracts are subject to various elements including the following: availability of funds, continuing need of the functions and satisfactory conduct and performance.
*Conditions of employment for external candidates: In conformity with existing ILO practice, the appointment of an external candidate will normally be made at the first step of this grade.
“Promoting Gender-Responsive Enterprise and TVET Systems (ProGRESS) is a new partnership Project between the Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and the ILO in Bangladesh for the next five years (2021-2026). The project aims to contribute to achieving gender parity in the labour force by 2041 by addressing the constraints affecting women’s participation in the labour force by working on the policies, systems, and operational level.
The project builds on over a decade of ILO’s support to the core policy and governance systems of Bangladesh’s TVET system, which played an instrumental role in establishing a market-oriented, competency-based skills system coordinated through a collaborative peak body. The current project is a continuation of the initiatives and focuses on promoting women’s access to labour markets in Bangladesh, including through gender-based budgeting for skills training and entrepreneurship development. The project uses gender equality as a central theme to driving for improvements in public policy, skills, and business service provision to empower Bangladeshi women. The project is aligned to GoB’s 8th Five-year plan and prosperity vision, where the country seeks to achieve gender parity in the labour force by 2041.
The project combines capacity building and policy support with practical demonstration to achieve sustainable change. It focuses on economically underdeveloped regions of the Chittagong Hill Tracts and other lagging behind areas for piloting the innovations.
As operational requirement of ILO for ProGRESS Project, one (1) driver will be recruited to be posted in Chattogram.
Guidance and Supervision:
The Driver will work under the overall guidance and supervision of the Director, ILO Country Office for Bangladesh and technical supervision of the Finance and Administrative Officer of the project.
Description of Duties
Under the overall supervision of Finance and Administrative Officer, the Driver will perform the following tasks:
⦁ Drive office vehicles for official purposes;
⦁ Meet official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs
⦁ Collect and deliver mail, pouch, documents and other items;
⦁ Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc., perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs, and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean;
⦁ Keep records of use of vehicle, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing and other services;
⦁ Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of requirement
⦁ Perform miscellaneous office support functions such as messenger services and making photocopies, etc.;
⦁ Ensure that UN security requirements and advice is complied with; and
⦁ Perform other related duties as and when assigned.
Primary education, valid driving licence, knowledge of driving, rules & regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs.
– Basic literacy on operating computer.
Minimum of two (2) years driving experience, a safe driving record, working experience as a driver in any UN system organization will be considered as an advantage.
Ability to speak, understand and write in English
- Proven ability to keep accurate records of the use of vehicle and drive safely in local traffic conditions.
- Ability to follow instructions correctly.
- Ability to lift and carry heavy mail bags and boxes.
- Ability to work in a polite, courteous and cooperative manner.
- Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes.
Please note that all candidates must complete an on-line application form. To apply, please visit the ILO Jobs website. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
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