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Organization: UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund

Country: Somalia

Field location: Garoowe

Office: Unicef in Garoowe

Closing date: Saturday, 26 February 2022

Driver, GS-2, Fixed Term, Garowe, Somalia # 63931 [For Somali nationals only]

Job no: 548418

Position type: Fixed Term Appointment

Location: Somalia Division/Equivalent: Nairobi Regn’l(ESARO)

School/Unit: Somalia

Department/Office: Garoowe, Somalia

Categories: Operations and Business Management

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Dedication

www.unicef.org/somalia

How can you make a difference…

  1. Reliable and safe driving services for staff and officials

Drives office vehicles for the transport of UN staff, officials, visitors and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items.

Meets official personnel and visitors at the airport and may assist with basic visa and customs formalities and arrangements when required.

  1. Maintenance of assigned vehicle

 

Ensures vehicle is kept in good running condition at all times through addressing minor repairs, making arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, water levels, and car washing.

  1. Documentation of vehicle related information.

Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle registration, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle; keeps track of insurance and other tax formalities

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

A secondary education is required, along with a valid driver’s license and knowledge of local driving rules and regulations

A minimum of two years of work experience as a driver in an international organization, embassy or UN system with a safe driving record is required.

Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

Skills:

Good knowledge of the city, local roads and conditions where the office is located

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Skills in minor vehicle repairs

Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with visitors

High sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment

Ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural background

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA).

The UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (1)

Works Collaboratively with others (1)

Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)

Innovates and Embraces Change (1)

Thinks and Acts Strategically (1)

Drive to achieve impactful results (1)

Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks:

UNICEF only considers Higher education qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed at http://www.whed.net

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Advertised: Feb 13 2022 E. Africa Standard Time Application close: Feb 26 2022 E. Africa Standard Time

Website: https://jobs.unicef.org/mob/cw/en-us/job/548418

 

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