Driver, G2 job at United Nations Human Settlements Programme

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Vacancy title:
Driver, G2

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Transportation & Logistics ]

Jobs at:

United Nations Human Settlements Programme

Deadline of this Job:
21 April 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Kigoma , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 06, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is the agency for human settlements mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities. UN-Habitat helps the urban poor by transforming cities into safer and healthier places with better opportunities. It works with organizations at every level, including all spheres of government, civil society and the private sector. This post is located in the Urban Basic Services Section, Kigoma duty station in Tanzania.

• Under the direct supervision of the Associate Coordination Officer, Kigoma the driver will be responsible for the following duties:-
• Drives vehicles safely for the transportation of authorised personnel to the respective project areas of Kigoma region. Collects and delivers mail, documents, and other items.
• Meets official personnel at the airport and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required;
• Takes care of the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles, check oil, water, battery, brakes, tries, performs minor repairs and arrange for other repairs and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean.
• Logs official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing.
• Ensures that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident.
Performs other duties as assigned.

• Professionalism: Knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
• Has a good knowledge of the area and the current condition of roads and highways, security and safety awareness; applies good judgment in the context of assignments given.
• Shows pride in work and in achievements;
• demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
• Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits
• interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
• Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; 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.

• High school diploma or equivalent. Driver training with a valid driver’s license.
• Work Experience
• At least One (1) year driving experience with a safe driving record is required.
• Experience in driving a variety of makes and models of vehicles, including vans and other kinds of motorized vehicles is a desirable.
• Experience with the United Nations Agencies or similar International organization would be desirable.
• Languages
• English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English and Kiswahili/Swahili (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of other local languages of Tanzania is desirable.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
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