• Vacancy at UNDP-UNODC

  • Posted on: 19 May, 2011 Deadline: 3 June, 2011
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    Location :             Yenagoa, Bayelsa State., NIGERIA
    Application Deadline :    03-Jun-11
    Type of Contract :            Service Contract
    Post Level :         SB-1
    Languages Required :English 
    Starting Date
    (date when the selected candidate is expected to start):              01-Jul-2011
    Duration of Initial Contract :        One Year
    Under the overall guidance of the National Project Officer and Administrative Associate, the Driver/Messenger provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring high accuracy of work. He 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
    Summary of Key Functions:

        * Provide reliable and secure driving services by driving UNODC personnel/officers to project sites or meetings as may be directed and receiving UNODC personnel/consultants at the airport.
        *  Ensures cost-savings through proper use and accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs.
        *  Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through minor repairs, timely change of oil, check of tyres, brakes, car washing etc.
        *  Report any mechanical fault in good time for repairs to be carried out and cross check to see that the repairs were well done.
        *  At all time, make sure that copies of vehicle insurance including  office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit and necessary spare parts are available.
        *  Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
        *  Assist in making photocopies, binding of  documents and filing.
        *  Provides logistical assistance at meetings
        *  Performs other duties as assigned
    Corporate Competencies:

    • Demonstrates commitment to UNODC’s mission, vision and values.
    • Shows respect and adaptability for diversity (cultural, gender, religion, race)
    • Functional Competencies:
    • Ability to handle several assignments under time constraints
    • Ability to operate variety of computerized business machines and office equipment
    • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair
    • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of security issues
    • Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills
    Required Skills and Experience

        * Secondary Education and valid driving license

        * 2 to 3 years work experience as driver
        *  Knowledge of driving rules and regulations
        *  Skills in minor vehicle repair
        *  Fluency in any UN  languages (preferably English) and national language of the duty station.

    Method of Application

    UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
    Interested applicants should visit  www.ng.undp.org/jobs.shtml to apply.


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