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Driver (G2)

Ukraine (Ukraine)

  • Organization: OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
  • Location: Ukraine (Ukraine)
  • Grade: G-2, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: 2022-02-01

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Background:

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine is looking for highly qualified, motivated and experienced Ukrainian professionals for the position of Driver in Donetsk and Luhansk Monitoring Teams (in its field offices in Donetsk, Mariupol, Kramatorsk, Luhansk, Sievierodonetsk). The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization.

Initial duration of appointment, upon deployment from the roster, is for 12 months, subject to a subsequent OSCE Permanent Council Decision to extend the mandate of the Mission.

NOTE: Kindly note that the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine is looking for additional Drivers to establish a roster of Drivers willing to serve in Donetsk and Luhansk Monitoring Teams in future. 

The selected candidates who will not be deployed immediately will be on a roster and might be deployed within 12 months as per operational need. 

If you are interested in this position, please declare in your application and/or cover letter to which filed office (or multiple offices) within Donetsk (Donetsk, Mariupol, Kramatorsk) or Luhansk (Luhansk, Sievierodonetsk) Monitoring Teams you are applying.

All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link http://www.osce.org/employment/.

Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language will not be considered.

For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, please see http://www.osce.org/ukraine-smm


Tasks and Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Administrative Officer and overall guidance of the Regional Administrative Co-ordinator, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

1.    Performs driving and transportation services (passengers, documents and cargo) in support of the SMM mandate, using soft skin and (civilian) armoured vehicles;
2.    Conducts regular vehicle checks and performs minor vehicle maintenance/repairs;
3.    Informs the Administrative Officer and/or Transport Assistant of any needed vehicle repair and maintenance;
4.    Maintains day to day cleanliness and good working condition (fuel/refuelling, car fluids, oil, tires, springs) of vehicles;
5.    Maintains log of vehicle usage and ensures that the steps required by the rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident;
6.    Performs other duties as required.

Necessary Qualifications:

•    Ukrainian citizenship or holding permanent resident status in Ukraine;
•    Completed secondary education;
•    Minimum of 2 years of driving experience;
•    Valid driving license B, C1, C1E, C, BE categories;
•    Skills in minor vehicle repair;
•    Established awareness of security issues;
•    Working knowledge of English, both oral and written;
•    Professional fluency in Ukrainian and Russian languages, both oral and written;
•    Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
•    Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
•    Cultural sensitivity and judgment.

Remuneration Package:

Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 626.50 Euro/month. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna health insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale. 

Please note that SMM offers of appointment/assignment shall be subject to prospective mission members being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and failure to meet this medical standard will result in termination of the appointment/assignment.


For more details please visit the OSCE website employment section at http://www.osce.org/employment/. All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link. 

Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language will not be considered.

The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.

The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.

Additional Information
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