Driver at UNDP July, 2022

Job Description

  • Job Title Driving



Job Description

  • Under the guidance and supervision of the Logistics Associate, the Driver will provide reliable and safe driving services to UNDP, other high-ranking UN Officials and visitors ensuring highest standards of discretion and integrity, high sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues.

  • The Driver will demonstrate a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

  • Upon request from the supervisor, the driver can also be required to provide driving services to UNDP consultants and experts and UN staff on mission.

Position Purpose

  • The Driver will provide reliable and safe driving services to UNDP country office and other high-ranking UN Officials and visitors ensuring highest standards of discretion and integrity, high sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues.

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.

  • Provision of reliable and secure driving services focusing on the following:

    • Driving office vehicles for the transport of UNDP Staff, other high-ranking officials, visitors and other authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items;

    • Meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required;

    • Ensure that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.

  • Proper use of vehicle focusing on the following:

    • Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehiclethrough accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.

  • Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle focusing on the following:

    • Through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.

  • Availability of documents/ supplies focusing on the following:

    • Ensures 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.

Impact of results

  • The key results have an impact on the accurate, safe and timely execution of the CO services.

Required Skills and Experience


  • Secondary Education. Valid Driverrsquo;s license.


  • Minimum of 2 yearsrsquo; work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.

Language Requirement:

  • Fluency in English.


Core Competencies:

  • Achieve Results: LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline.

  • Think Innovatively: LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements.

  • Learn Continuously: LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback.

  • Adapt with Agility: LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible.

  • Act with Determination: LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident.

  • Engage and Partner: LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships.

  • Enable Diversity and Inclusion: LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination.

Cross-Functional amp; Technical competencies:

Business Management:

  • Customer Satisfaction/Client Management:

    • Ability to respond timely and appropriately with a sense of urgency, provide consistent solutions, and deliver timely and quality results and/or solutions to fulfil and understand the real customers#39; needs;

    • Provide inputs to the development of customer service strategy;

    • Look for ways to add value beyond clients#39; immediate requests;

    • Ability to anticipate client#39;s upcoming needs and concerns.

  • Operations Management

    • Ability to effectively plan, organize, and oversee the Organization#39;s business processes in order to convert its assets into the best results in the most efficient manner;

    • Knowledge of relevant concepts and mechanisms.

  • Resource Management

    • Ability to allocate and use resources in a strategic or tactical way in line with principles of accountability and integrity.

  • Digital Awareness and Literacy

    • Ability and inclination to rapidly adopt new technologies, either through skillfully grasping their usage or through understanding their impact and empowering others to use them as needed.

Business Direction amp; Strategy:

  • Entrepreneurial Thinking

    • Ability to create clarity around UNDP value proposition to beneficiaries and partners and to develop service offers responding to client needs based on UNDP#39;s organizational priorities and mandate.

  • Negotiation and Influence

    • Ability to reach an understanding, persuade others, resolve points of difference, gain advantage in the outcome of dialogue, negotiates mutually acceptable solutions through compromise and creates #39;win-win#39; situations.

Business Development:

  • Integration within the UN

    • Ability to identity, and integrate capacity and assets of the UN system, and engage in joint work; knowledge of the UN System and ability to apply this knowledge to strategic and/or practical situations.


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