UNDP Job Vacancy: Driver/Clerk

UNDP is recruiting Driver/ Clerk  in Nigeria

Job TitleDriver/ Clerk (2 Posts)
Location : Abuja, NIGERIA
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Level: SB-1
Languages Required : English
Starting Date: (date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 26-Mar-2012
Duration of Initial Contract : Initial period of one year
Under the direct supervision of the Finance/Administrative Associate and the overall guidance of the UNODC Country Representative for Nigeria, this individual will be responsible for providing reliable and safe driving services to project personnel. S/he will also be responsible for providing clerical and administrative support to the project team, including in the office and in every-day program and project work as well as during events, such as workshops, meetings, conferences, seminars, and training activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
  • Provide reliable and secure driving services to CONIG and CONIG personnel, as required
  • Ensure cost-savings through, amongst others, proper use and accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs
  • Ensure 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, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit and necessary spare parts are available
  • Ensure that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents or incidents
  • Learn and comply with all security requirements, when driving and using the vehicle
  • Support the team by providing administrative and clerical support as requested, including in preparing, copying, collating, binding, filing, distributing documents, mail, and notifications, as instructed
  • Provide logistical and administrative support generally, including during events and meetings, as required
  • Support hospitality and orientation support of personnel and other individual, especially of new staff and visitors and guests of CONIG
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Professionalism: Basic mechanical knowledge leading to an ability to perform minor repairs of vehicle and also analyze any malfunctions and repairs performed on the vehicle accurately; sound knowledge of the Federal Capital City and its environs as well as good knowledge of some of the main cities in the Federal Republic of Nigeria; basic book-keeping knowledge and understanding, especially with regard to spreadsheets; ease of working in a multi-cultural, multi-dimensional, fast paced environment with competing demands. Demonstrates the values of the United Nations, particularly integrity, efficiency, respect for gender and diversity, in daily activities and behaviours; shows pride in work and in assigned role; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable
  • Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from the clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks; meets timeframes for delivery of goods, transportation requests, or services to client.
  • Teamwork:  Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; works collaboratively with colleagues within and outside of UNODC; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Planning& Organizing: Able to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor work while prioritizing competing demands; able to work on tight deadlines; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and projects as necessary; uses time efficiently.
Critical Success Factors:
  • Reliable and safe driving services of project and CONIG personnel
  • Professional use and accountability for vehicles, including on servicing, fueling, and mileage
  • Efficient clerical support is provided to the project and other CONIG personnel
Required Skills and Experience
  • Secondary Education and valid driving license.
  • A minimum of five (5) years work experience as driver.
  • Sound knowledge of UN and the Federal Republic’s driving requirements an asset.
  • Demonstrable skills in carrying out minor vehicle repairs are necessary.
  • Prior experience working as a clerk in an international or national office is an asset.
  • Fluency in any UN (preferably English) and national language of the duty station.
Other Skills:  
  • Prior experience working with the UN or other international institutions with stringent accountability rules would be desirable.
  • A relevant trade qualification will be an asset.
Method of Application
Interested candidates should apply online through the website by clicking on the Apply for this button. The system will prompt you to upload a CV on the next page.
Please note that instead of a CV you’re required to download the UNDP Personnel History Form (P11) from the following link by clicking HERE  Complete it and upload when prompted.
Applications without a fully completed P11 form will not be considered. Only applicants that are shortlisted will be contacted.
The system will only allow for one attachment.
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.


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