Overview

Job Title: UN Clinic Driver
Agency UNDP
Job 24576
End Date 17/07/2019
Duty Station Kasulu, Tanzania, United Republic of
Education & Work Experience
B-Less Than HS Graduate – 3 year(s) experience, E-Technical School – 3 year(s) experience
Languages
Required:
Desired:
English & Swahili

As in many Programme Countries, UN field personnel in Tanzania are exposed to various health and security hazards that may result in disease; psychological trauma and life-threatening injuries. Dedicated, effective primary health, occupational health and emergency medical services may mitigate negative outcomes of trauma, injuries and health complications providing better chances for saving lives as well as for faster and better recovery.

Under the overall guidance direct supervision of the UN Health Manager, 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.

Duties and Responsibilities
Provision of reliable and secure driving services;
Proper use of vehicle;
Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle;
Availability of documents/supplies.
Ensures provision of reliable and safe driving services by:
Driving office vehicles for transport of UN officials and visitors;
Delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items;
Supporting UN officials and visitors on administrative and logistical issues,
Provision of reliable, timely and secure driving services by:(a) driving office vehicle(s) for the transport of UN personnel, and visitors (b) delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items to authorized personnel, (c) meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, facilitating customs and/or immigration formalities when/as required.
Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of lyres, brakes, car washing.
Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, 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.
Provision of administrative and logistical services when and as required.

Competencies
Core Innovation
Ability to make new and useful ideas work
Level 1: Assesses work with critical eye

Leadership
Ability to persuade others to follow
Level 1: Takes responsibility for and ensures high quality of own work

People Management
Ability to improve performance and satisfaction Level
1: Understands personal and team roles, responsibilities and objectives

Communication
Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform
Level 2: Understands, explains and shares information on assigned tasks with accuracy and clarity

Delivery
Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement
Level 2: Meets goals and timelines for delivery of products or services;

Technical/Functional
Level 1: Replicate Reliably: Carry out work, as directed, and demonstrate motivation to develop)

Required Skills and Experience Education:
• Secondary Education supplemented with a Certificate from a Technical/Vocational School. Valid driving license – Class “C”.

Experience:
• Minimum three years’ work experience as a driver in a recognized institution with a safe driving record,
• Adept in national driving rules and regulations;
• Skills in minor vehicle repair and mechanics;
• Basic computer literacy as an added advantage;
• Experience with UN or diplomatic or Government organizations is an added advantage;
• Experience in the rural areas in Tanzania region is an added advantage.

Language Requirements:
• Fluency in English and Kiswahili languages.

Disclaimer
Important applicant information
All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.
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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.

Workforce diversity
UNDP 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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