Driver

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Driver

  • Post Date:May 31, 2022
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  • Career Level Driver
    Qualification Certificate
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Duty Station: Harare, Zimbabwe
Classification: General Service Staff G2
Type of Appointment: Special Short Term, 3 months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Reference Number: SVN2022/12
Closing Date: June 10, 2022

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental, and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants

Context:

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) in Harare and direct supervision of the Migration Health Physician; successful candidate will be responsible for driving IOM official vehicles in the Migration Health Assessment Centre.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Drive assigned IOM office vehicle(s).
  • Manage the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle(s) to ensure their roadworthiness. This includes daily check of tyres, brakes, engine oil, fan belt, etc.
  • Arrange for minor repairs and ensure that the vehicles are kept clean.
  • Ensure that the vehicles are serviced at regular service intervals.
  • Keep records of spare parts for vehicle(s) and conduct monthly inventory of the spare parts.
  • Find the most direct and safe route over the best available roads to the destination.
  • Ensure that the IOM vehicle(s) is used only for official/authorized business, as advised by the supervisor.
  • Make sure that the daily log sheet is prepared, and a monthly report is prepared summarizing statistics linked to mileage, fuel consumption, etc. for the vehicle.
  • Keep a high degree of confidentiality and discreteness in discussions, which involve IOM and its officials. Take proper actions to reduce potential security threats to IOM officials and/or property within the immediate vicinity of the vehicle and along transport routes.
  • Meet official personnel at the airport(s) and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required.
  • Collect and deliver mail, documents, pouches, and other communications/items from and to the country office; go to the post office, airport, government agencies, other UN agencies, institutions, project sites, etc., to take and deliver items and communications and keep records as required.
  • When needed, assist the country office staff in performing simple clerical duties such as making and answering telephone calls, making photocopies, keeping records, etc.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • High school degree/certificate with minimum 2 years of relevant working experience or bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Valid national driver’s licence

Experience

  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
  • Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles.
  • Skills in minor vehicle repairs.
  • Knowledge of radio, email, telephone, and other applications.

Languages: Proficiency in written and spoken English.

Required Competencies

Values

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent, and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge, and innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership of achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring, and motivational way.

Other

  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment.
  • No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to v[email protected] by 10 June 2022 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

Female candidates who are qualified and experienced are especially encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.