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NATIONAL POST: Driver , GS2

Driver

 

Job title:                                                      Driver

Level:                                                            G-S2

Position Number:                                      162022

Location:                                                     Douala
Full/Part time:                                           Full-Time

Fixed term/Temporary:                           Fixed Term Appointment (FTA)

Rotational/Non Rotational:                   Non-Rotational

Duration:                                                    One year with possible renewal

 

The Position:             

The Driver provides reliable and safe driving services. She/he will work under the overall supervision of the UNFPA Country Representative and the International Operations Manager, the direct supervision of the Country Office Administrative Associate.

 

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

 

Job Purpose:

Providing reliable and safe driving services, you will uphold the highest standards of discretion and integrity; have a deep sense of responsibility, and excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. You will demonstrate a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. 

 

You would be responsible for:

 

  • Providing reliable and safe driving services by; driving office vehicles for the transport of UNFPA staff, officials and visitors; delivery and collection of mail and documentation; meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, including managing visa and customs formalities when required;
  • Keeping abreast of traffic and road and security and safety awareness to enable safe and on time arrival for meetings;
  • Managing all aspects of vehicle maintenance; conducting minor repairs and cleaning; arranging for major repairs and service to ensure vehicle kept in good running condition; keeping daily vehicle logs; and assisting in the preparation of vehicle maintenance plans and history reports;
  • Keeping track of insurance and tax formalities;
  • Acting as a translator in local language for official passengers, where necessary;
  • Assisting with general administrative duties as required.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

 

Education: 

GCE O level or its equivalent.

 

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Three (3) years’ work experience as a driver in an international organisation, embassy or UN system with a safe driving record.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, and local roads and conditions, and defensive driving skills.
  • Being familiar with the geographical, social and cultural environment of the North West, West, South West and Littoral regions of Cameroon.
  • Good knowledge of all parts of Cameroon, using HF, VHF radio.
  • Skill in minor vehicle repairs.
  • Knowledge of local Pidgin language will be an asset.

 

Languages:

Fluency in English is required; knowledge of other official UN languages, preferably French is desirable.

 

Required Competencies:

Values:

  • Exemplifying integrity,
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system,
  • Embracing cultural diversity,
  • Embracing change

Functional Competencies:

  • Providing logistical support
  • Managing data
  • Managing documents, correspondence and reports
  • Managing information and work flow
  • Planning, organising and multitasking

 

Core Competencies:

  • Achieving results,
  • Being accountable,
  • Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen,
  • Thinking analytically and strategically,
  • Working in teams/managing ourselves and our relationships,
  • Communicating for impact

 

Compensation and Benefits:
 

This position offers an attractive remuneration package including a competitive net salary plus health insurance and other benefits as applicable.

 

Disclaimer:

UNFPA does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Fraudulent notices, letters or offers may be submitted to the UNFPA fraud hotline http://www.unfpa.org/help/hotline.cfm