Under the guidance and supervision of the Operations Analyst, the driver provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring high accuracy of work. The driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
The Driver provides driving services for official work to all staff in the Country Office, Consultants and Experts on mission.
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.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by a) driving office vehicles for the transport of UN personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items and b) meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required;
Ensures proper maintenance of the vehicle, cleanliness, and regular checking of the vehicle parts;
Maintain the vehicle logbook properly filled out with fleet information as well as invoices for fuel and maintenance of the vehicle and making sure it is signed by the authorizing officer;
Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, washing of the vehicle, performs minor repairs by self and arranges for other repairs to ensure that the vehicle is ready for use;
Report immediately to office and supervisor for any accident, mechanical failure occurring during a trip in or outside the city;
Keep records use of vehicle daily mileage trips, fuel consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, and map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts in the assigned vehicle.
Ensures full compliance with implementation of all security measures for the passengers and the vehicle during all the trips regardless of the location, destination and distance of travel.
Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values.
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
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
Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Required Skills and Experience
High School Certificate and a valid driving licence.
Minimum 3 year’s work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills of minor repair.
Experience of working for an UN Agency, international organization or embassy is an added advantage.
Fluency in Sesotho and working knowledge of English is strongly required.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
“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.”
Closing date: 08 May 2020