Fixed term appointment

National Post - Driver G2, Armenia CO

5 December 2019

Yerevan, Armenia

Role Specification

Job Purpose:

Providing reliable and safe driving services, you will uphold the highest standards of discretion and integrity; have a deep sense of responsibility, and excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. You will demonstrate a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. 

Rotation
Job title:                                           Driver

Level:                                               G-S2

Position Number:                             149686

Location:                                          Yerevan, Armenia

Full/Part time:                                  Full-Time

Fixed term/Temporary:                    Fixed Term

Rotational/Non Rotational:              Non-Rotational

Duration:                                          One year (renewable)

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS OPEN TO ARMENIAN NATIONALS ONLY

Closing date:  05 December, 2019 (COB - Armenian time)

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(*) No expectancy of renewal in accordance with UN Staff Regulations 4.5

Background Information
The Position:

The Driver position is located in UNFPA Armenia Country Office. Under the direct guidance and supervision of the Administrative/Finance Associate, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to the Representative, Deputy Representative, high-ranking UN officials and visitors.

The Driver works in close collaboration with the Administrative/Finance, Programme and Project staff to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

You would be responsible for:

  • Providing reliable and safe driving services by; driving office vehicles for the transport of UNFPA staff, officials and visitors; delivery and collection of mail and documentation; meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, including managing visa and customs formalities when required;
  • Keeping abreast of traffic and road and security and safety awareness to enable safe and on time arrival for meetings;
  • Managing all aspects of vehicle maintenance; conducting minor repairs and cleaning; arranging for major repairs and service to ensure vehicle kept in good running condition; keeping daily vehicle logs; and assisting in the preparation of vehicle maintenance plans and history reports;
  • Keeping track of insurance and tax formalities;
  • Acting as a translator in local language for official passengers, where necessary;
  • Guiding and coaching junior drivers as appropriate;
  • Assisting CO staff with general administrative duties as required.
     

Qualifications and Experience

Education: 

Completed Secondary Level Education.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Three years’ work experience as a driver in an international organisation, embassy or UN system with a safe driving record.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, and local roads and conditions, and defensive driving skills.
  • Skill in minor vehicle repairs.

Languages:

Working level of Armenian is required. Basic knowledge of the official UN language of the duty station - English and Russian is desired.

Required Competencies

Values:

  • Exemplifying integrity,
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system,
  • Embracing cultural diversity,
  • Embracing change

Functional Competencies:

  • Providing logistical support
  • Managing data
  • Managing documents, correspondence and reports
  • Managing information and work flow
  • Planning, organising and multitasking

Core Competencies:

  • Achieving results,
  • Being accountable,
  • Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen,
  • Thinking analytically and strategically,
  • Working in teams/managing ourselves and our relationships,
  • Communicating for impact

UNFPA Work Environment

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Compensation and Benefits
This position offers an attractive remuneration package including a competitive net salary plus cost of living adjustment, rental subsidy, education grant, home leave, health insurance and other benefits as applicable.

Closing Statement

Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

This is a project funded post.
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Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

Disclaimer

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