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Driver

Monrovia

  • Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: Monrovia
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Logistics
    • Transport and Distribution
  • Closing Date: 2022-11-28

Background

 Under the guidance and supervision of his/her direct supervisor, the driver provides reliable and safe driving services to the PBF Secretariat in the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator ensuring high accuracy of work. 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. The Driver provides driving services to authorized personnel

Job Purpose and Organizational Context

  • Provides reliable and secure driving services to authorized UN personnel within the city and to regions with possible over-nights trips in the region.
  • Driving office vehicle for the transport of authorized personnel during security phases when required.
  • Meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport and ensuring the delivery of client services related to field travel, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Proper use of office vehicle

  • Ensure proper use of office vehicle, regular maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
  •  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

2.   Provision of a full range of logistical support for field mission focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Ensuring timely, accountable, and cost-effective delivery of vehicle operations and personnel.
  • Coordinating logistics operations with other UN agencies/funds/programmes and other organizations in the field as needed

3. Assistance with general office and facilities management to ensure the full functioning of all equipment and services by:

  • Assist in purchasing, travel authorizations, security clearances, reservations, etc

4.    Delivery and collection of mail, documents, and other items the following key responsibilities:

  • Provides support to official documentation formalities/arrangements etc;
  • Support other administrative/clerical services as required.
  • Assist in archiving official aged documents and stored in the archive room for safe keeping
  • Maintains data base of daily vehicle fuel consumption to be able to observe the minimum recorder level.
  • Attend to other official errands as requested.
  • Safe driving services provided for RCO/ Liberia Staff members.
  • Vehicles well maintained and made available for use at all times 
  • Fuel & vehicle daily logbook properly handled.
  • Communication ethics with UNDSS regarding travel out of mission straightly ahead to 
  • Services are provided within the limits of delegated authority, maintenance and repair of the RCO/LIBERIA field office vehicle is achieved

5. Ensure facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results

Competencies

 

Required Skills and Experience

  • Achieve Results: LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline; 
  • Think Innovatively: LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements; 
  • Learn Continuously: LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback; 
  • Adapt with Agility: LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible; 
  • Act with Determination: LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident; 
  • Engage and Partner: LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships; 
  • Enable Diversity and Inclusion: LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination.

Cross-Functional & Technical competencies

Knowledge Management and Learning 

  • Shares knowledge and experience;
  • Provides helpful feedback and advice to others in the office;
  • Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

Development and Operational Effectiveness

  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairs;
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol issues;
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of basic security issues.

Leadership and Self-Management

  • Focuses on results for client;
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Demonstrates good oral and preferably written communication skills;
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure;
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities;
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view;
  • Solicits feedback from staff about the impact of his/her own behavior.

   Education

  • Completion of Secondary School Education;
  • Valid Driver’s license. 

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ work experience as a driver in an international institution, governmental organization, embassy or UN system. Additional work experience is considered as an asset;
  • Safe driving records;
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations;
  • Skills in minor vehicle repairs;
  • Driving experience with the UN system or any international organization will be an advantage.

 

 

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