Transportation Support (Driver)
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure provision of reliable and safe driving services by:
Driving office vehicles for the transport of UNDP staff, other high-ranking officials and visitors,
Delivering and collecting of mail, documents and other items, and
Meeting authorised personnel and visitors at the airport including visa and customs formality arrangements when
Ensure proper daily maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, checking tires, brakes, car washing, etc. Raise any concerns with the condition and roadworthiness of vehicle immediately to project management;
Ensure proper recording and use of the logbook and the dispatch book
Ensure cost-savings on proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports
Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts. Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents
Perform office support duties as required, such as photocopying, scanning, binding etc
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REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Successful completion of Secondary School Education
Formal driving qualifications from a recognized transport institution
Valid Class “C” driver’s license that has been obtained at least 5 years ago.
Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a professional driver
Specific experience with UN or diplomatic organizations highly regarded
Prior knowledge of the UN and UNDP administrative procedures preferable
Outstanding safe driving record and strong orientation towards safety
Adept in national driving rules and regulations
Skills in minor vehicle repair and mechanics
Basic computer literacy as an added advantage.
Important applicant information
All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.
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Closing Date: 2019-06-03