DRIVER in UNDP Careers Yaounde, Centre, Cameroon

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Job Description

Background

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are core principles at UNDP: we value diversity as an expression of the multiplicity of nations and cultures where we operate, we foster inclusion as a way of ensuring all personnel are empowered to contribute to our mission, and we ensure equity and fairness in all our actions. Taking a ‘leave no one behind’ approach to our diversity efforts means increasing representation of underserved populations. People who identify as belonging to marginalized or excluded populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Learn more about working at UNDP including our values and inspiring stories.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

Under the guidance and Direct supervision of the Administrative Associate, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to UNDP Staff and other high-ranking UN officials and visitors ensuring highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact, and ability to work with people of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds.

Upon request of the supervisor, the Driver can also be required to provide driving services to the operations and programme staff in the CO, Consultants, Experts and UN staff on mission.

Duties And Responsibilities

III. Position Purpose

  • Provision of reliable and secure driving services
  • Proper use of vehicle
  • Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
  • Availability of documents/ supplies
  • Provision of administrative support in liaison services
  • Ensures provision of reliable and safe driving services by
  • Driving office vehicles for the transport of UNDP, other high-ranking officials and visitors and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items,
  • meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport including visa and customs formalities arrangement when required.
  • Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle
  • through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs,
  • for official purposes in priority and non-official purposes, upon written approval,
  • provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
  • Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
  • through timely reporting on minor repairs and arrangements for major repairs,
  • timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies
  • including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country,
  • first aid kit, necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle,
  • Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents,
  • Ensure efficient mail delivery and follow up with partner administrations.
  • Assist the administration in office routine tasks
  • Assist in updating the fuel log, by providing all fuel receipts per demand issued,
  • Assist un updating the vehicle fleet and report on the state of UNDP vehicles,
  • Help in the replenishment of fuel for the Generator,
  • Assist in the preparatory of mission logistics.
  • May assist with pouch, procurement, workshops, and other administrative tasks

Competencies

Core Competencies

Achieve Results

LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline

Think Innovatively: LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements

Learn Continuously: LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback

Adapt with Agility : LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible

Act with Determination LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident

Engage and Partner LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships

Enable Diversity and Inclusion LEVEL 1: Appreciateespect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination

People Management N.A

Cross-Functional & Technical competencies (insert up to 7 competencies)

Thematic Area Name Definition

Ethics UN policy knowledge – ethics Ethics

Administration & Operations Vehicle management Administration & Operations

Administration & Operations Vehicle management Knowledge of policy & procedures on fleet management

Customer Satisfaction/Client Management Customer Satisfaction/Client Management Ability to respond timely and appropriately with a sense of urgency, provide consistent solutions, and deliver timely and quality results and/or solutions to fulfil and understand the real customers’ needs. Provide inputs to the development of customer service strategy. Look for ideas to add value beyond clients’ immediate requests. Ability to anticipate client’s upcoming needs and concerns.

Communication Communication Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and unambiguous manner both through written and verbal communication; to tailor messages and choose communication methods depending on the audience

Business Management Customer Satisfaction/Client Management

  • Ability to respond timely and appropriately with a sense of urgency, provide consistent solutions, and deliver timely and quality results and/or solutions to fulfil and understand the real customers’ needs.
  • Provide inputs to the development of customer service strategy.
  • Look for ways to add value beyond clients’ immediate requests.

Ability to anticipate client’s upcoming needs and concerns.

General (across the functions) Driving vehicle & administrationAbility to perform vehicle driving functions. Ability to apply knowledge of various administrative rules and regulations. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines, and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenge.

VI. Keywords

Client Orientation

confidentiality

Teamwork

Ethics and Integrity

Education

Required Skills and Experience

Secondary Education with a valid driver’s license is required.

Have a good knowledge of automobile mechanics (will be considered an asset).

Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years (with high school diploma) of relevant work experience as a driver with a safe driving record is required.
  • Knowledge of driving regulations, rules and laws as well as skills in minor vehicle repair and maintenance.
  • Experience in the basic use of computers and relevant office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and ability to use web-based management and electronic log, file and/or scheduling systems.
  • Knowledge of protocols and security requirements is an advantage.
  • Experience working with an international NGO, an International Organization and/or the United Nations is an advantage.
  • Previous working experience in similar position or area of expertise is mandatory;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) would be an asset;
  • Previous experience in UN will be an asset.
  • Knowledge of use of vehicles in the field (safety, regular communication with the base and use of VHF, HF radios, etc.) will be an asset;
  • Knowledge of the rules of good driving and an aptitude for minor repairs will be assets.
  • Previous experience driving official vehicles and transporting official visitors is an asset.
  • Knowledge of road safety procedures and defensive driving will be considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with immigration and customs procedures at the airport will be considered an asset.
  • Fluency in the UN language in Cameroon is required
  • Knowledge of the local language is required

Please note that continuance of appointment beyond the initial 12 months is contingent upon the successful completion of a probationary period.

Disclaimer

Important information for US Permanent Residents (‘Green Card’ holders)

Under US immigration law, acceptance of a staff position with UNDP, an international organization, may have significant implications for US Permanent Residents. UNDP advises applicants for all professional level posts that they must relinquish their US Permanent Resident status and accept a G-4 visa, or have submitted a valid application for US citizenship prior to commencement of employment.

UNDP is not in a position to provide advice or assistance on applying for US citizenship and therefore applicants are advised to seek the advice of competent immigration lawyers regarding any applications.

Applicant Information About UNDP Rosters

Note: UNDP 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 UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

Non-discrimination

UNDP has a zero-tolerance policy towards sexual exploitation and misconduct, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

UNDP is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer that does not discriminate based on race, sex, gender identity, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, language, social origin or other status.

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JOB DETAILS
Company: 
UNDP-Careers-Job
Vacancy Type: 
Full Time 
Job Location:
Yaounde, Centre, Cameroon
Application Deadline:
N/A

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