992 - Driver - Ramallah, with frequent travel to Jerusalem

Application Type : External Vacancy
Job ID/Title : 992 - Driver
Category : Administration/Operations
Brand : UNDP
Post Level : SB 2/1
Application Deadline : 09-Nov-18
Duty Station : Ramallah, with frequent travel to Jerusalem
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Number :
(for 100 Series Contracts)
Languages Required :
Arabic, English,
Starting Date :
(date when the selected canditate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract : one year
Expected Duration of Assignment :

Under the guidance and overall supervision of the Sawasya Prgramme (UNDP/UNICEF/UN Women) and primary supervision of the Programme Assistant and the secondary supervision of the Administrative Clerk, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to the Sawasya Programme, and other UN officials and visitors ensuring highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

The Driver provides driving services to the Sawasya Programme, Consultants, Experts and UN staff on mission while ensuring full compliance with all of UNDP, UNDSS, and Host Government rules and regulations.

This position is related to the administrative activities and management under a Service Contract modality where contract extensions will be conditioned to satisfactory performance evaluations as well as availability of funding.  

Description of Responsibilities:

Summary of Key Functions:
- Provision of reliable and secure driving services
- Proper use of vehicle
- Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
- Availability of documents/ supplies
- Ensure provision of reliable and secure driving services by a) driving office vehicle for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items; b) meeting official missions and visitors; c) following and applying UN security rules and regulations while in the field; 
- Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and other reports as requested by the supervisor and on a timely manner.
- Ensure proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc;
- Ensure availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, necessary spare parts, approved security clearances of staff, alerting UNDSS radio room ahead of planned field visits;
- Ensure that all immediate actions are taken in case of involvement in accidents, according to UN rules and regulations;
- Provide logistical support and clerical assistance to operations and programme team when requested;
- Perform other duties as required

Impact of Results

The key results have an impact on the accurate, safe, cost-effective and timely execution of the UNDP/PAPP services.


Competencies :
Competencies and Critical Success Factors

Corporate Competencies:
- Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity 
- Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
- Self-development, initiative-taking
- Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
- Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
- Creating synergies through self-control
- Managing conflict
- Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
- Informed and transparent decision making
Functional Competencies:
Knowledge Management and Learning
- Shares knowledge and experience
- Provides helpful feedback and advice to others in the office
Development and Operational Effectiveness
- Demonstrates excellent knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair
- Demonstrates excellent knowledge of protocol
- Demonstrates excellent knowledge of security issues
Leadership and Self-Management
- Focuses on result for the client
- Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
- Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
- Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of views
Qualifications :
Secondary Education. Valid Public Bus driving license. 
Minimum 3 years’ work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
Language Requirements: 
Fluency in the Arabic language, good knowledge of
The English language.
“UNDP/PAPP is an equal opportunity employer: applications from both internal and external men and women will be considered equally”
UNDP actively supports the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities adopted by the United Nations General Assembly
Important message to all applicants!
-           Please be aware that the UNDP/PAPP will review your application only if you have uploaded Personal History Form (P.11) to your application. Please download the form from the following link: http://jobs.undp.ps.
-           You will get the opportunity to upload the P-11 at when you apply for the position.
-           Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will not be given consideration. Please note that only applications that are under consideration will be contacted. 
-           For more detailed information about UNDP/PAPP please visit our website at www.undp.ps.