United Nations World Food Programme – Driver

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To provide efficient and safe transportation of authorized personnel and/or commodities. Under the direct supervision of the Finance and Administration Assistant, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)
Provide reliable driving services using the assigned vehicles, for the transport of authorized WFP staff members, officials and visitors in accordance with the authorized routing following UN safety and security rules and regulations.
Take care of the day-to-day efficient maintenance of the assigned vehicles, checking oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres, etc. And ensure that the vehicle is kept clean at all times before and after travel.
Perform minor preventive repairs and make necessary arrangements for repairs and service and ensure that the assigned vehicles are kept in good running condition at all times and any mechanical issues are reported to the supervisor to ensure safe and efficient services.
Posting of assigned vehicle fuel into Fuel Management System (FMS) data base on weekly basis.
Log official trips, daily mileage, fuel consumption, and servicing done to ensure completeness of vehicle operation records.
Provide weekly fuel reports to your respective supervisors to ensure accurate fuel consumption records.
Collect and deliver mail, documents and other items and assist in distribution of newsletters and publications, paying of office bills as required.
Meet official personnel and visitors at the airport and facilitate transport to their respective accommodation locations and/or office as required.
Take the necessary steps required in accordance with the rules and regulations in case of an accident and report immediately to the supervisor on any apparent problems, to seek for instructions and facilitate informative decisions on the way forward.
Negotiate, liaise and coordinate with local authorities to facilitate vehicle movements in designated areas.
Provide translation of basic information from the local language into the UN official language for the UN staff in the vehicle.
Perform other related duties as required.

Education: Completion of secondary school education. Formal drivers training with a valid driver’s license/certification to operate assigned vehicle following local rules and regulations. Qualifications in Motor Mechanic, Ms Word and Excel, First Aid or Defensive Driving will be an added advantage.

Experience: Two or more years of work experience as a Driver, preferably in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a demonstrated safe driving record. Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans, trucks and other kinds of motorised vehicles. Experience in defensive driving is desirable.

The deadline for this position is on 12 July 2017.

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