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Job Opportunity at UNOPS Driver
Job categories Administration
Vacancy code VA/2021/B5303/21214
Department/office AFR, KEMCO, Kenya MCO
Duty station Dar es salaam, United Republic of Tanzania
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-2
Duration Ongoing ICA – ‘Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.’
Located in Nairobi, Kenya, the Kenya Multi Country Office manages a growing portfolio of engagements, including associated strategic and operational risks.
The KEMC sub-region currently consists of an established Operation Centre in Nairobi/Kenya which manages a portfolio of engagements in multiple countries in East and South Africa.
This includes transactional projects in partnership with the Nairobi based UN Agencies, UN-Habitat and UNEP, and multiple ‘operational’ projects in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and island states.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Project Support Assistant, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services for the transport of authorized personnel.
The Driver has a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
This position is located in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania and may be responsible for the following duties.
Summary of Key Functions:
1. Provides reliable and secure driving services by;
a) Driving vehicles safely for the transport of authorized personnel and, in the case of peacekeeping missions, for the transport of cargo goods and/or hazardous goods vehicles;
b) Collecting and delivering mail, documents and other items; and
c) Meeting official personnel at the airport and facilitating immigration and customs formalities as required.
2. Ensures proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
3.Ensures the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle by checking oil, water, battery, brakes, tries, etc.; performing minor repairs and arranging for major repairs; and ensuring that the vehicle is kept clean.
4.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.
5.Ensures that immediate steps as required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident.
Monitoring and Progress Controls
The key results have an impact on the accurate, safe and timely execution of the UNOPS services.
The deadline for submitting the application is 28 February, 2021
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