United nations high commissioner for refugees (unhcr) - Pretoria
30+ days ago (25/03/2020)

job description

Eligible Applicants This position is advertised open to internal and external applicants Procedures and Eligibility As reflected in paragraph 21 of the Policy and Procedures on Assignments of Locally recruited staff PPAL the following Job Opening is open to internal staff members based in South-Africa at all grade levels and external applicants Duties and Qualifications Driver Organizational Setting and Work Relationships The Driver in the UNHCR Office is normally supervised directly by the Administrative Officer Associate Assistant or another staff member when the scale of the Operation so require it Besides driving the incumbent is responsible for up keep and maintenance of the assigned UNHCR vehicle s as per technical guidance and specifications established by the Organisation S he is required to follow strict instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor While the basic function of a driver is to drive the official vehicles of UNHCR s he may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of UNHCR vehicles The Driver has regular contacts with staff within the UNHCR Office and with others including Partners government authorities etc outside UNHCR involving a limited exchange of information All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description They do so within their delegated authorities in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter UN Staff Regulations and Rules UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks In addition staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core functional cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR s core values of professionalism integrity and respect for diversity Duties Drive UNHCR vehicles for the transport of authorized passengers deliver and collect documents and other items Meet official personnel at airports or other locations and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required Perform day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles check oil water battery brakes tires etc and ensure that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road or waterway worthy and maintained up to the established security standards Perform minor repairs arrange for other repairs and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations or other local procedures are taken in case of involvement in an accident Log official trips daily mileage gas consumption oil changes greasing etc Ensure that instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor and security focal point are strictly followed Ensures valid documentation for passengers items or cargo in vehicle Perform other related duties as required Minimum Qualifications Years of Experience Degree Level For G2 - 2 years relevant experience with completion of Primary School education Field s of Education Not applicable Certificates and or Licenses Driving Licences Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk are essential Relevant Job Experience Essential Driving licence knowledge of driving rules and regulations Desirable Not specified Functional Skills DV-Driving Rules and Regulations DV - Basic Vehicle Mechanical Skills Functional Skills marked with an asterisk are essential Language Requirements For International Professional and Field Service jobs Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English For National Professional jobs Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language For General Service jobs Knowledge of English and or UN working language of the duty station if not English This is a Standard for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level The Operational Context may contain additional essential and or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and or position Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this and will be considered for the screening shortlisting and selection of candidates Position Competencies Competencies as defined in Job Profile Language Requirements Please also note that English is essential for this Job Opening Closing Date The closing date for submission of applications is 28 February 2019

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