Driver (Two positions – Addis Ababa and Mekelle)-UNOHCHR

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


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Job Objective and Organizational Context

Beneath the steering of the Senior Human Rights Officer-AUCF and direct supervision of the Deputy Undertaking Coordinator (HRO, P4), the incumbent will present protected driving providers to the AUCF Undertaking Group and different related stakeholders, and high-profile guests as required with the very best requirements of discretion, integrity, and duty. The Driver will need to have wonderful information of safety points and a client-oriented strategy, courtesy, tact, and talent to work with individuals of various nationwide and cultural backgrounds.

The motive force works in shut collaboration with OHCHR/UNDP and nationwide authorities to make sure protected and dependable transportation and protocol providers as required. In doing all this he/she ensures the upkeep of the profile, dignity, and confidentiality of the workplace.

Duties and Tasks

Provision of dependable and safe driving providers 

  • Transport UNOHCHR and different UN guests or officers making use of applicable protocols
  • Ship and acquire mail and paperwork and carry out different messenger obligations.
  • Meet official personnel and guests on the airport and help with visa and customs formality association when required.

Correct use of auto together with day by day upkeep and documentation 

  • Preserve correct day by day automobile logs, Insurance coverage renewal, annual automobile annual inspection, plate course of to the newly procured, plate return for the disposed autos and assortment of Performa price as required.
  • Present inputs to preparation of the automobile upkeep plans and studies.
  • Make well timed minor repairs and/or organize for main repairs
  • Guarantee well timed modifications of oil, verify of tires, brakes, automobile washing, and so on
  • Maintain present in automobile paperwork akin to automobile insurance coverage, automobile logs, workplace listing, and map of the town/nation.
  • Guarantee autos are in Compliance with UN Guidelines and Regulation and automobile first help equipment is satisfactorily stocked with normal medical provides.
  • Well timed inform the administration Analyst when upkeep service is required
  • Takes care of day-to-day upkeep providers of the automobile, verify oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, and so on

Guarantee UNSMS, UN properties and Property Security and Safety whereas on board and enroute, 

  • Apply defensive driving rules always and circumstances
  • Ensures that the steps, guidelines, and laws are taken in case of reporting an accident
  • Well timed reporting of accidents to direct supervisor, subject degree UNDSS and native police/site visitors
  • Acquire and share details with medical personnel and law enforcement officials, when essential.
  • Ensures availability of all of the required paperwork/provides together with automobile insurance coverage, automobile logs, workplace listing, map of the town/nation, first help equipment, essential spare components.
  • Deal successfully and tactfully with officers and guests that use his/her automobile

Performs different duties as assigned by the workplace 

  • Assist programme and operations staff in delivering and receiving messages to and from/to companions
  • Further duties might embody aiding with pouch assortment, Willingness to be assigned for after working hour duties, help procurement as wanted, help the employees throughout workshops and workplace retreat, reporting cost-recovery for the providers supplied by the workplace, help within the reconciliation of the year-end bodily verification train and different administrative duties.
  • Obtain Outcomes: LEVEL 1: Plans and displays personal work, pays consideration to particulars, delivers high quality work by deadline.
  • Suppose Innovatively: LEVEL 1: Open to inventive concepts/identified dangers, is pragmatic drawback solver, makes enhancements.
  • Be taught Constantly: LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares information, learns from errors, asks for suggestions.
  • Adapt with Agility: LEVEL 1: Adapts to vary, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is versatile.
  • Act with Dedication: LEVEL 1: Reveals drive and motivation, in a position to ship calmly in face of adversity, assured.
  • Interact and Accomplice: LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding in direction of others, varieties optimistic relationships.
  • Allow Variety and Inclusion: LEVEL 1: Admire/respect variations, conscious of unconscious bias, confront discrimination.
Cross -Useful and technical competencies.

Administration & Operations:    Automobile administration:     Data of coverage & procedures on fleet administration

Administration & Operations:    Registry & correspondence administration: Capacity to gather, register, preserve and ship mail and UNOHCHR pouch; potential to handle archives

Enterprise Administration: Communication: Capacity to speak in a transparent, concise, and unambiguous method each via written and verbal communication; to tailor messages and select communication strategies relying on the viewers

Ethics:   UN Coverage Ethics:  Data and understanding of the UN Workers Laws and Guidelines and different insurance policies regarding ethics and integrity.

Enterprise Growth: Data Era: Capacity to analysis and switch data into helpful information, related for context, or attentive to a said want

Enterprise Growth: UNOHCHR Illustration: Capacity to signify UNOHCHR and productively share UNOHCHR information and actions; advocate for UNOHCHR, its values, mission, and work with varied constituencies

Enterprise Administration: Buyer Satisfaction/Shopper Administration

  • Capacity to reply well timed and appropriately with a way of urgency, present constant options, and ship well timed and high quality outcomes and/or options to fulfil and perceive the true prospects’ wants.
  • Present inputs to the event of customer support technique.
  • Search for methods so as to add worth past purchasers’ quick requests.
  • Capacity to anticipate shopper’s upcoming wants and considerations.

Enterprise Administration: Communication: Capacity to speak in a transparent, concise and unambiguous method each via written and verbal communication; to tailor messages and select communication strategies relying on the viewers

Required Expertise and Expertise
  • Secondary faculty Training, 3rd grade driver’s license,
  • Minimal of two years (with highschool diploma) of related work expertise as a driver with a protected driving document and a legitimate 3rd grade driving license is required.
  • Minimal 1 yr work expertise with UN and Humanitarian/Growth NGOs as a driver; protected driving document, and information of driving laws, guidelines and legal guidelines in addition to abilities in minor automobile restore and upkeep is a bonus.
  • Expertise within the primary use of computer systems and related workplace software program packages (MS Phrase, Excel, and so on) and talent to make use of web-based administration and digital log, file and/or scheduling programs.
  • Data of protocols, courtesies, and safety necessities is a bonus.
  • Ideally with a diploma in Auto Mechanics and associated fields of research.
  • Expertise in automobile upkeep, coaching/certificates on defensive driving, and pc literacy is a bonus.


  • English is the working language of the United Nations Secretariat.
  • For this put up marketed, fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Fluency within the nationwide language of the responsibility station is required and fluency within the native language of the responsibility station is fascinating.
Please be aware that continuance of appointment past the preliminary 12 months is contingent upon the profitable completion of a probationary interval.
Utility Instruction
  • A cowl letter (most size: 1 web page) indicating why the candidate considers him-/herself to be appropriate for the place and in addition point out desire responsibility station from Addis Ababa and Mekelle below topic line of your cowl letter. 
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UNDP has a zero-tolerance coverage in direction of sexual exploitation and misconduct, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. All chosen candidates will, subsequently, endure rigorous reference and background checks, and can be anticipated to stick to those requirements and rules.
UNDP is an equal alternative and inclusive employer that doesn’t discriminate based mostly on race, intercourse, gender id, faith, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, incapacity, being pregnant, age, language, social origin or different standing.
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