Driver at United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA)

UNOCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort.We are recruiting to fill the position below:    Job Title: DriverJob ID: 7364Location: Maiduguri, BornoGrade: SB1 Contract Duration: Initial Contract Duration of 9 monthsVacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)Slot: 3BackgroundUnder the guidance and supervision of the Administrative & Finance Analyst in Abuja and direct supervisor, the Head of Sub-Office in Maiduguri, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring high accuracy of work.The Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. The Driver provides driving services to the operations and programme staff in the Country Sub Office (CO), Consultants and Experts and UN staff on mission.Duties and ResponsibilitiesSummary of Key Functions:Provision of reliable and secure driving servicesProper use of vehicleDay-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicleAvailability of documents/ suppliesEnsures provision of reliable and secure driving services by a) driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items and b) meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required.Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.nsures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and 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.Impact of ResultsThe key results have an impact on the accurate, safe and timely execution of the CO services.CompetenciesCorporate Competencies:Demonstrates commitment to OCHA’s mission, vision and values.Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptabilityFunctional CompetenciesKnowledge Management and Learning:Shares knowledge and experienceProvides helpful feedback and advice to others in the officeDevelopment and Operational Effectiveness:Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repairDemonstrates excellent knowledge of protocolDemonstrates excellent knowledge of security issuesLeadership and Self-Management:Focuses on result for the clientConsistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitudeRemains calm, in control and good humored even under pressureResponds positively to critical feedback and differing points of views 

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