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Driver - G2 (National Position)

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS OPEN TO IRAQI NATIONALS ONLY


Job title:                                            Driver-G2-Iraq-Baghdad

Level:                                                G2

Position Number:                              30486

Location:                                           Baghdad, Iraq

Full/Part-time:                                   Full-Time

Fixed-term/Temporary:                     Fixed Term Appointment

Rotational/Non-Rotational:              Non-Rotational

Duration:                                          One year (renewable)

Closing date:                                    19 May 2020

Duration: One year renewable

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The Position:

The Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to the UN staff, high-ranking UN officials and visitors. The Driver post is located in Baghdad and reports to the 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.


Responsibility:

  • 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.

  • Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle registration, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle.

  • Ensuring that steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident.

  • 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;

  • Guiding and coaching junior drivers as appropriate;

  • Assisting CO staff with general administrative duties as required.


Qualifications and Experience:

Education: 

Completed Secondary Level Education.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Three 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.
  • Skill in minor vehicle repairs.

Languages:

Fluency in Arabic. Basic knowledge of English is required


Required Competencies

Values:

  • Exemplifying integrity
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
  • Embracing diversity in all its forms
  • Embracing change

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

Functional Competencies:

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

Managerial Competencies:

  • Providing strategic focus,
  • Engaging in internal/external partners and stakeholders,
  • Making decisions and exercising judgment

UNFPA Work Environment

UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, Embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply. UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all including persons with disabilities.


Disclaimer

Important applicant information

All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.

Applicant information about UNFPA rosters

Note: UNFPA reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNFPA at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

Workforce diversity

UNFPA is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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Apply for this position before 19 May 2020 on:

https://erecruit.partneragencies.org/psc/UNDPP1HRE/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=30486&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1  

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